Sam's Wine and Spirits - South Loop (CLOSED)

50 E. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL, 60605, United States
(312) 663-9463
Latitude: 41.86747, Longitude: -87.62574


Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $$
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 4.00 | Atmosphere: 4.00 | Service: 3.25
out of 100
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rhoadsrage (22)
Monday 18th of August 2008 03:10:20 PM
When I moved to Chicago ~10 years ago Sam's was the first and foremost in beer and liquor, they were the ones that really got me into crazier styles of beers. They have shifted their focus to almost all wines but they still have a decent beer selection. This location is smaller than most but it is right beside the Roosevelt El stop so it is on my way home. They have two isles of warm beer and a long open cooler of cold beer. I have picked up six packs from the cooler and the cardboard carriers always feel a bit soggy,so I stick with the warm beer if possible. The space is very open with lots of glass windows and the beer gets full southern exposure but I have never had a bad beer from them yet.

They have a good selection of local beers and imports and get a good supply of season beers as I think they have a high turnover rate. They also have a tasting space with a nice big chess board if you want to hang out and have a beer, or wine. The roof top deck is finished although I'm not sure if it for private parties or what.

They are putting more effort into advertising and I get lots of emails about wines on sale and sidewalk sales but the only beer I have seen on sale is bud light. I take advantage of its location if I'm walking but if I'm driving/biking it is worth the trip down the road to the Binny's
Selection: 4 | Atmosphere: 4 | Service: 3.25 | Food: N/A

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