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Old 12-20-2010, 01:27 PM  
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Richardson, Tx
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Not being flippant, but at some point if you require access to good beer you may want to consider homebrewing. I haven't bought commercial beer in a very long while, and get to drink exactly what I want.

Currently drinking an English bitter.

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Old 12-20-2010, 01:31 PM  
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North Richland Hills, Texas
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I homebrew, currently have 8 gallons each of an American IPA, a Doppelbock, and a session stout. I still like to buy commercial beer to try and widen my pallet and to get inspirations.

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Old 12-20-2010, 06:16 PM  
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Garland, TX
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Central Market gets my vote. Great selection, and much better than liquor store prices from what I have seen. Only thing I don't like is the crowds and waiting to check out. It's not just a quick drop in and get out.
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Old 12-21-2010, 09:20 PM  
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Check Majestic Liquor stores as well.

S&K if in Plano

Hit me up if you're in Denton as there are a few honey holes here.
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Old 12-27-2010, 05:26 PM  
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Dallas, TX
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Metzler's in Denton. Central Market and (most) Whole Foods. Kegs and Barrels.
It seems that Dallas proper has no "good" spots for beer lovers (retail). I wish there was a "whip in" like in Austin.

I second the Homebrew...
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Old 12-31-2010, 11:14 AM  
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Frisco, TX
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Originally Posted by TenFidy View Post
The best bottle shops in the Metroplex are below - all of which specialize in craft beers.

Halls - Grapevine / Colleyville area
Sams Beverages - Carrollton - my favorite - ask for the special bottles in the back
Lonestar Beverages - Carrollton
Keg's and Barrels - Plano
Mr. G's - Plano - LARGE Selection
Central Market - Plano / Southlake
Majestic - Addison
Judging by the screen name this guy doesn't like Oskar Blues does he?

That is the best list I could think of. Rick at Lonestar/Sams is an awesome guy and a beer geek himself. If he doesn't have it, ask if he can order it.
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Old 01-11-2011, 10:33 PM  
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Amarillo, Texas
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My mom lives in Hickory Creek and when you exit for her house you can drive past at least 5 beer/liquor stores. East side of I-35E.

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