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Feb 24, 2010 01:32 PM

New Beer Store

I was just shopping at Heartland(Mississauga) on the weekend with the family when I noticed there's a new Beer Store open. Its on the outskirts of the center, along McLaughlin close to Matheson and it looks like they took over the space that Linen n Things used to occupy. For those that need a better reference, its close to the LCBO but on the opposite side. Not really sure why they chose that side and not next to the LCBO but either way its there and I'm happy about it.

Its a self serve store, meaning you walk around and grab your own beer and bring it to the cash. Looks really nice and staff seem very friendly. Its about time they opened a store in this area. I'm glad they did!

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  1. I'm down at Heartland all the time, never hurts to have another beer store.

    Thanks for the tip!

    Now all they need are some new beers.. They've been selling the same stuff for 5 years now

    3 Replies
    1. re: duckdown

      It would be nice to see a Beer Store with a world wide selection, and knowledgeable staff.
      The LCBO, leaning on the same high profits, has more to offer.

      1. re: jayt90

        I'm generally fed up with the beer stores selection.. Coors this, Canadian that.. blech.

        We need some new imports.. and bad.

        1. re: duckdown

          there's a reason for this
          (from wikipedia)
          "Forty-nine percent of the company is owned by the Labatt arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev of Belgium; forty-nine percent is owned by Molson Coors Brewing Company which has headquarters in both the United States and Canada; and the remaining two percent is owned by Sleeman Breweries, an arm of Sapporo of Japan."

    2. We need a new Beer Store in the downtown east core. I can walk to at least 4 liquor stores to buy beer, but none of them accept returns, so unless I want to lug my empties 3 km I have to throw the bottles in the recycling and lose my deposits. Grr.

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      1. re: Gary

        The LCBO did not agree to take returns, but the Beer Store is agreeable to this.