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Beer Stores with Vintage/Rarities near The Bruery

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by COBeerBuff, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. COBeerBuff

    COBeerBuff Savant (380) Kansas Jan 4, 2009 Verified

    We'll be driving through and stopping at the Bruery to pick up some allocations, and I wanted to see if anyone had some tips on a good beer store or two in the area. + for closer to the highway as were heading NW after the stop.

  2. salzar

    salzar Initiate (0) California Dec 27, 2008

    El cerito liquor has a pretty good selection, not too far from the 15
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  3. mrcraft

    mrcraft Champion (990) California Dec 15, 2012 Verified

    You may want to try Ramirez's Pico Rivera store. Today was their grand opening. Their LA store has been a mainstay for many BA's to pick up nice stuff. The Pico store is about 20 minutes from the Bruery without traffic northbound on the 5, so very freeway close and heading north.

    They must have had 100+ bottles of Cantillons today, including some rare, coveted ones.
  4. Agree on El Cerrito, but I havent been there in a yr, but you cant fuck with that spot. Best liquor store I have gone too.
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  5. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poobah (1,440) California Mar 18, 2010 Verified

    Like what?
  6. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Savant (315) California Dec 10, 2011

    Vintage Rare Shelfers...try Vons.
  7. They had Loerik falling off the shelves bro. Lol. Seriously, It was bottles of bio kriek, rose and bio gueze there all gone now though.
  8. mrcraft

    mrcraft Champion (990) California Dec 15, 2012 Verified

    Yeah, if you weren't the first few in line, those were the ones left over. I probably should have said earlybirds got more limited, not rare Cantillons, btw...
  9. I proudly spent 550 in there today bitches :) For my good friends in NC!
  10. armenk

    armenk Aficionado (100) California Dec 15, 2008

    Hi Time Wine Cellars in Newport Beach if you can spare 25 mins drive south
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  11. Hacienda Liquor in Brea is the best beer store in close proximity to The Bruery. Check them out on Facebook, and tell Frank I said "hi."
  12. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Champion (870) California Oct 24, 2009 Verified

    +1 Hacienda

    There's also a Total Wine, BevMo, and Vendome all in the Brea/Placentia area.. but Hacienda is a must.
  13. Vendome Fullerton is legit.