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West Side Liquors & Wine Shop

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Type: Store

105 S State St
West Harrison, Indiana, 47060
United States

(812) 637-2337 | map

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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by FtownThrowDown:
Photo of FtownThrowDown
2.65/5  rDev -23.4%

It's a short jaunt over to Harrison from my home so I thought I would take a ride. This is a corner liquor store in the middle of historic Harrison. Lots of liquor and BMC. There is a section of the store that hosts the micro and imports. Mostly just your standard fare for the area. I guess it's possible to find a nice older beer here, however on my trip I found nothing to peak my interest. Nice selection of singles in the fridge if you wanted to give something a try. Competitive pricing compared to other local shops. If you live in the area, then it's nice to stop in and check out every now and then, but not a store that I'll stop at regularly.

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Photo of chrismattlin
3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of lacinakboy93
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

Recently moved to this area and had to check this place out, Large selection of Liquor and Macro beers. Although the craft beer selection is small, They do have a few stones and yes this place does carry Three Floyd's and New Belgium, I purchased a craft pack by New Belgium it had 12 bottles three Ranger IPA's Three Fat tires Three Mothership WIT's and Three Somersaults the lot was $16.99 which I find cheap. This place is nice for it's location and I plan on going back. The owner as well owns a place in Aurora which I plan on visiting soon.

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Photo of Beejay
4/5  rDev +15.6%

For such a small shop in a small town I feel it has a pretty ok selection. Don't get me wrong they have one room with craft beer, and it is kinda tiny... but good selection when you take into consideration the location, and community. You can get Three floyds there, as others have mentioned, and it is close enough to Cinci to be convenient.

The Service depends on who is working. You can always break up packs into singles which is something I look for, and they occasionally will ring something up for cheaper than it should be, when it doesn't come up on the scanner. (1.99 for a single of Dark Horse Plead the 5th. Thank you)

I don't know his name but there is a guy there who seemed to be very knowledgeable with current releases and beer styles, plus he gave me a free church key the first time I came in..

Good, not great.

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Photo of rhinos00
2.65/5  rDev -23.4%

Since I was in the Cincinnati area I figured this would be my best bet at getting 3F's.

As previous reviews have already said, this is definitely not a place with a great selection. They did have some Bell's a few Rogue's and some Belgian beers, but nothing of much else. I picked up a few bombers of Dreadnaught and split a six pack with Alpha King Pale Ale and Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA.

I also wasn't very impressed with the service. The people at the counter did not seem to know what I was talking about...maybe the beer person was gone that day?

If it wasn't for the 3F's and being from Ohio, I would not go out of my way for this store. It is a quick and convenient way of getting your hands on 3F's

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Photo of pwoods
2.45/5  rDev -29.2%

This place definitely isn't a beer lovers dream but it's Cincinnati's best bet, at the moment, at scoring FFF products(and Dark Horse for that matter). The first thing you should know right off the bat is that you should probably except everything to be old. I'm talking everything unless you know they literally just got it in. The clerk didn't care that I did some digging... found a case of '03 Left Hand Imp Stout(the store is probably around 70degrees and they were in the case... cheap... so I bought some), some '03 crappy wit's, some random '05 and '06 'noncellar' beers. The Dark Horse Scotty Karate that was in the cooler was lacking some carbo but still tasty. They usually go through enough FFF to make the freshness on those pretty decent but it'd be worth a call to find out when they get their shipments in. The staff is basically clueless as the good beer isn't what is normally bought, though they were very happy to look prices up and show us the back room >:) Prices are very very good here. Moloko Plus $6.99, cheap single and all around good prices. The selection is pretty average except for the FFF and Dark Horse. I'll still come back for FFF :)

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Photo of Alkiser
3.35/5  rDev -3.2%

In all honesty, this place isn't very impressive, the selection of beer gets a decent amount of sunlight and the service is not upto par.

That being said, in Cincinnati you can no longer get three Floyds and this is the closest place I have found to pick it up. I also walked in one day to pick up one of 4 cases of Double Crooked Tree from Dark Horse.

So if you can't find it in Cincy, take the 20 minute drive to hit this place. If you go, and are looking for help, ask for Jason, he will do what he can.

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Photo of beachbum1975
4/5  rDev +15.6%

With Three Floyd's distribution ending to Ohio in late 2007, I needed to look for a place close to Cincinnati to get some.

I found my 3F's hook-up!

After a recent Cincinnati BA gathering, I learned of West Side Liquors. After some calls to the store, I made my first trek last Saturday. It's a corner shop located in the historic part of West Harrison, IN.

They have wine, spirits and your usual suspect beers (BMC). However, if you journey back to the corner of the store, you will find lots of craft/import beers. American craft beers that stood out to me were Dogfish Head, Three Floyd's, Dark Horse, Bell's, etc.

The staff was super polite, knowledgeable and the pricing was average. If you're am Ohioan who misses Three Floyd's like I do, I'd definitely recommend checking this place out. Just try and stay away from the beers too close to the window, to avoid skunked beers!

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Photo of laintringulis
4.15/5  rDev +19.9%

I have been here several times and I have found some hard to get brews for this area. They have a lot of local Indiana brews, standard micros, and a smaller selection of Belgian's. Large selection of German beers. And of course, BMC. The staff has been very helpful and knowledgable about the beers, even willing to try to order products. (I have not done this yet.) Large selection of singles, about 25% in refrigerated case. Bell's, Sprecher, Chimay, Avery, Stone's, are just a few of their product lines. Very impressive for a store that looks like a rural pony keg from the outside. I have even found Hair of the dog's Fred there. Every time I go back I find something new. Prices are very competitive with the other local markets.

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Photo of mobyfann
4.15/5  rDev +19.9%

It's been over a month since I've worked in the west side of CIncinnati and I really miss this place a lot...

They sell singles at almost nearly a sixth of the cost of the six pack; Note-worthy microbtrews brews in this place are Dogfish Head, Stone, Great Lakes, Avery, Left Hand, Bell's, Sprecher, North Coast, Bluegrass and others that I have yet not tried...

The international selection is as good as any other place I've been; specializing in German brew from three kinds of both Weihenstepaner and Spaten to Celebrator Doppel and both Warsteiners were always $11 per 12-pack. They were also the only place I saw to carry the Midwest Taster in the Cincinnati area, as of now at least... They also sold kegs as well, mostly macro; but I thought it was worth mentioning b/c I think it's cheaper in Indiana, as it borders the street than borders the state of Ohio. (20-25 minutes from downtown)

The service is incredible for a redneck town, the staff is knowledgeable of their beer and they will never hesitate to help you, I miss my beer man!

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West Side Liquors & Wine Shop in West Harrison, IN
Place rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 10 ratings
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