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Best beer selection in Arlington (retail, not restaurant/bar)
  • iiandyiiii December 6, 2012 - 4:26 pm #60586 Reply

    Who in Arlington has the best beer selection as far as buying micro-brewed and imported bottles/cans?  I especially love the Belgian abbey-style ales, and traditional German beers.

    spaghetti December 6, 2012 - 4:49 pm #60591 Reply

    K-1 Beer and Wine on Columbia Pike has a decent selection. Westover Market is good.  Total Wine is awesome, but is located in Alexandria.

    veeta December 6, 2012 - 4:59 pm #60592 Reply

    Arrowine without a doubt, plus, Whole Foods, Grateful Red has a nice selection also.

    Sunshine December 6, 2012 - 6:51 pm #60602 Reply

    German Gourmet on Columbia Pike has a nice selection of German beer and wine. They have some Belgian beer as well. The store is small but it manages to pack in all the things you know and love from Germany quite nicely.

    BPMBA December 7, 2012 - 8:14 am #60612 Reply

    Lost Dog (Westover), World of Beer (Ballston), Rustico (Ballston), while restaurants, also sell their beer to go.

    CrystalMikey December 7, 2012 - 8:22 am #60613 Reply

    Another for Westover Market and their “Wall of Beer”.

    Quoth the Raven December 7, 2012 - 8:37 am #60614 Reply

    Westover Market has a great selection, to be sure, but if you want something international or unusual for whatever reason you should check out World of Beer – they have an amazing number of foreign beers, and they have a bunch of Belgians.

    newty25 December 7, 2012 - 8:56 am #60622 Reply

    I go to the Westover Market, Whole Foods, and Total Wine (in that order).  Total Wine probably has the most complete collection, but it’s locations are pretty far.  Whole Foods has many of the same beers at Westover, they’re just slightly more expensive.

    I have been to World of Beer twice, but it’s just too damn expensive for me.  At $9/beer, I’d rather drink imports/mircos at home and get a cheap beer while I’m out. I’m not sure if they sell carry out.

    MrMeow December 7, 2012 - 9:34 am #60588 Reply

    Doesn’t that place on Washington Blvd have a really big selection? can’t remember the name of it, bu tpeople mention it all the time on here.

    DCDirtDog December 7, 2012 - 10:43 am #60647 Reply

    Euro Mart on the corner of Wilson and Veitch in Courthouse has a pretty good selection of craft beers.  It’s small, but they usually have beers you can’t find elsewhere.  Good sandwiches too.

    Sunshine December 7, 2012 - 11:29 am #60657 Reply

    I’ve never been in the Euro Market. I’ll have to check that out.

    iiandyiiii December 8, 2012 - 8:30 am #60726 Reply

    Thanks everyone.  I go to Euro Market sometimes because it’s so close to me, but I’ll check out some of these others too.

    nativeczar December 8, 2012 - 2:49 pm #60736 Reply

    Definitely recommend total wine if you can get out to McLean or Alexandria. I usually hit it up once every few weeks to load up for the month. Westover has a great selection, but they can’t compete with Total Wine’s prices. If you’re looking for kegs, head on over to Arlington Market near W-L High School. Haven’t tried World of Beer yet.

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