Beer

The finest selection of imported beer and microbrews in the state of Iowa, carefully chosen by our experts.

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Wine

A hand-selected collection encompassing all major appellations, represented in both old and new world styles.

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Spirits

Iowa City’s best selection of high-end spirits, including rare and prized bottles.

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Deli & Bakery

Comfort food just like grandma used to make it, handmade from scratch daily.

Featured Products

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    Bell’s Two Hearted Ale

    India Pale Ale style well suited for Hemingway-esque trips to the Upper Peninsula. American malts and enormous hop additions give this beer a crisp finish and incredible floral hop aroma....

    $9.00
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    Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat

    Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat Beer is a lively, refreshing ale with a naturally citrusy flavor and distinctive cloudy appearance. It is reminiscent of the wheat beers that were brewed at the...

    $9.00
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    Surly Coffee Bender

    The regular Bender beer with a cold-press coffee-brewing process. We steep 20 gallons at a time, so this beer will pop up at Tours, beer fests and special tappings. The coffee is roasted ...

    $12.00
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John’s Grocery has been integral to the history of Iowa City since John and Erma Alberhasky bought the grocery business in 1948. But the history of the building goes back a century further. In fact, the State of Iowa itself is only two years older than 401 E. Market Street, which was built in 1848. Since then the building has been a grocery store, a fire station, an apartment building, a saloon, a barbershop, and even a toiletry factory for the Ernste Manufacturing Company. No matter what variation the building has always functioned as a service to the community. We honor that history by continuing to provide Iowa City and surrounding communities with great products and service.

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