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More than a bottle shop!!!!!

The Barrel Chest is indeed a bottle shop, but it's so much more. First off, they have the best beer... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Steve L
Rocky Mount, Virginia, United States
Beer bonanza

If you're looking for a good place that has tons of craft beer from all over then this is the place... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
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29 May 2018
“More than a bottle shop!!!!!”
1 Apr 2018
“Beer bonanza”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4035 Electric Rd Ste B, Roanoke, VA 24018-8449
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

The Barrel Chest is indeed a bottle shop, but it's so much more. First off, they have the best beer selection in Roanoke. They carry a generous supply of domestic, imported and local craft beer as well as being a great wine store. They are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve L
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a good place that has tons of craft beer from all over then this is the place to go. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. They also have taps and brew some of their own.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank yourfatmomma
Reviewed March 19, 2018

The small batch beers made on site were top-notch. I tried got a 4 ounce sampler all three and two pork tacos for ~ $15.00. The Barrel Chest Double IPA was awesome! This is a no-tip bar and basket food restaurant so in the end...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank adviceman66
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Great place to buy craft beers and wines, and a good place to belly up and throw one back. They always have an interesting array of wines and beers on tap and I've never been disappointed. Will be stopping in more often, I expect.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank chiknlvr
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Barrel chest has a wonderful selection & was a favorite of mine until this last visit. We had beer, two apps, & bought beer for the next day. We spent a pretty penny in this establishment only to be chased after in the parking lot...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Martin K, Owner at Barrel Chest Wine and Beer, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Anita, I am sincerely sorry for your experience. As you experienced in previous visits and can see from our other reviews here and on other sites, we usually succeed in providing polite and helpful customer service. I am very disappointed to hear that you were...More

Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to bring back beers to TN that are local to VA or hard to find at home. We were greeted and assisted from opening the door to leave. This is not just a place to buy beer and wine, but a great place...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Stop in to shop the awesome beer, wine and cider selection. But stay for the craft beer bar! An awesome and fun place for brew lovers!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank HungryMan1111
Reviewed August 4, 2016

We forgot....went to 419 for quick catch-up...then realized we could go to Barrel Chest Wine and Beer..pick our wine (at a much lower price) and have small eats!...very informative..Eric answered many of my wine questions!....Good Pick!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank DR5492013
Reviewed July 7, 2016

The best beer selection! And you'll love their bar in the back where you can sample a diverse selection and enjoy conversation with fellow beer lovers!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank HungryMan1111
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Love this place. Don't be intimidated you don't need to know the difference between a Simcoe and Amarillo hop to appreciate this place. I have discovered new beer just by explaining what I drank and liked. The staff provided a simple explanation of the type...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jeffery M
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