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“nirvana for the drinker?”
Review of Beer Shoppe

Beer Shoppe
Ranked #21 of 104 Restaurants in Ardmore
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed March 15, 2015

tough to review this as it's not a bar, and not really a restaurant either, its mostly a retail beer distributor with a classy display case. big selection of mostly private, small label and import selections of things like IPA's, and some draft selections in the back at a mini bar area. staff are available to talk up the varieties and vagaries of how to pick your poison. small area of high-tops to relax and set a while. gets crowded during happy hour where they knock a buck off a draft for all the thirsty drinkers who wander in. Not a fan of all the weird choices in particular and as single selections they come to about what it would be in a full bar or more, but that's what you get for broad selection. They serve little bites of food as well, and in contradiction to what others may have reviewed here, I can firmly state the hot dogs are terrible. wouldnt go out of my way to go here but it was convenient to meet friends. very slow service when busy, one barkeep. Closes kinda early.

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Reviewed February 15, 2015

Some of the best hot dogs you'll ever have, accompanied by a constantly rotating selection of eight beers on tap and hundreds by the bottle. Knowledgeable and helpful staff. Atmosphere can be a bit sterile - it is first and foremost a store after all - but nice and relaxed; a place I feel comfortable bringing my young daughter into for a hot dog.

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1  Thank Todd B
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Reviewed October 24, 2014

As it says on the sign this is really a beer shop or as they say a beer shoppe. I suppose it qualifies as an eatery because you can eat some nice salty meats and small sandwiches at the counter in the rear. Staff is very knowledgeable and obviously has a passion for beer. A small variety of DeBruno cold cuts are also for sale. Obviously, the star is the beer, housed in all varieties of bottles in glass cases that run down the sides of the long store. Beer is now the thing with the 20 and 30 something crowds with fancy local and not so local small breweries having a huge run in the USA. I'm not a huge beer dude myself, but go there if you like to hear about this one being "hoppy" and that one being more like an ale and the other one being fruity. These beers are not cheap, but then you are not taking home six packs of Schaeffer ifrom this place.

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1  Thank TommyBoy94
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Reviewed April 30, 2014

For those who enjoy craft beer; talking about it, looking through shelf after shelf of it, and drinking it in the company of others, the onset of bottle shops was a great thing. The Beer Shoppe wonderfully fills the role of local bottle shop. They keep up a great selection, both of beers that are always reliably available and new releases. The employees are always willing to help and do not put on a condescending manner for those unfamiliar with craft beer or just want a plain macro-beer (Coors light, Fosters, etc). At the same time, the employees are not pushy when it is clear you know what you’re doing. Paying per bottle to create a six pack certainly is more expensive then a case, but is a good way to sample, and if you are like me, choosing a beer to enjoy in store is much cheaper than heading to the bar. I’ve had many a good conversation at their bar in the back where they have some tables, snacks (hot dogs, nachos, etc), and rotating taps. Another great bottle shop for the Philadelphia area.

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2  Thank Mike191919
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

And great place. I go three times a week and not only can you find whatever you want you ACTUALLY find people who care to help. I have two service businesses and the people at Bee Shoppe could come work for me ANY day! Great people with a great attitude. Sometimes I come and end up getting called from my wife to get home as I was not supposed to be gone so long.

BTW they fill ALL Grogs from all places. Please see my other review of Tired Hands.

Glad we have a place like this in the neighborhood and BTW best dam hot sausage dogs I every had!

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1  Thank brian_sutcliffe
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