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About Coborn's Liquor

Starting as a produce market in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, Coborn's Inc. has grown to over 120 locations across Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota since 1921. The Coburn Inc. brand includes Coborn's and Coborn's Liquor, along with other acquisitions, including some Cash-Wise Foods, Marketplace Foods, Save-A-Lots, Ace Hardware, Subway, as well as convenience stores, pharmacies, a video store, and a floral shop. All of this began with a small produce market purchased by Chester Coborn.

Coborn's is in the business of serving people, both their customers and their employees, and prides itself on these relationships. The company wishes to inspire simplicity, healthy living, and happiness through excellent customer service from the top down. They are employee-owned, which means their employees continually work hard to improve the company.

Supporting the communities that Coborn's serves is an essential part of its philosophy of serving people. The Midwest chain donates to various nonprofits, health initiatives, youth programs, and the fight to end hunger. They work with Second Harvest Heartland to provide nutritious meals to those who need them and offer various health and wellness educational opportunities. Coborn's also employs its own staff dieticians to educate their food buyers as well as guests and the community as a whole.

Why should you shop at Coborn's Liquor?

Along with excellent customer service, Coborn's offers a huge selection of spirits, wine, and beer, along with a staff who knows their products. Whether you're looking to pair a wine with a meal for a special occasion or want to try the latest microbrew, they have just what you need. Keep up to date on specials and new products by signing up for the biweekly newsletter, delivered straight to your email.

Are you looking for a gift for a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary for that cognac connoisseur in your life? Check out either the Hennessy Privilege cognac or the Martell VS Fine cognac. Either one is sure to make an impression when you present them to your loved one, all tied up with a bow.

You'll feel even better with your cognac purchase, knowing that a portion of it will be used to support a variety of local charities that serve the community through the various programs that Coborn's Inc. donates to throughout the year. You're not only picking up a gift for a friend or loved one, but you're also benefiting your community.

What products does Coborn's Liquor carry?

Coborn's Liquor carries a massive inventory of wines, beers, and spirits in every flavor imaginable. You can find a fine wine to impress the host of a housewarming, ready-to-drink mixes to keep it simple for girls' night, and a fine selection of whiskeys to enjoy on the rocks after a hard day at work.

If you're looking for a brandy, check out their extensive array. Here you'll find everything from Christian Brothers to Korbel and everything in between. Check out the E&J Apple brandy for something a little different tonight. Need something with a little more kick? Pick up a bottle of Korbel Brandy 80 Proof.

Not a brandy drinker? That's OK because Coborn's has plenty more to pick from, including a wide selection of vodkas. Try one of the many flavors of Absolut, such as citron, mandarin, peppar, raspberry, and vanilla. Absolut offers a variety that appeals to absolutely anyone.

Now, to talk about that whiskey you get to enjoy over the rocks tonight after work. You could add a bottle of Windsor to your Instacart list, but perhaps a Writers' Tears would be a bit smoother? And, if you really want to treat yourself, try the Basil Hayden's, straight up or over ice.

Can you order from Coborn's Liquor online?

The answer is yes! Log on to Instacart to order your favorite bottle of rum while sitting at home in your pajamas.

Instacart and Coborn's Liquor have teamed up to offer pickup and delivery for your favorite wines, beers, and spirits, and that world is here and now. Ordering online is easy and can be done anywhere. Are you sitting at the mechanic waiting for your oil change? Pick up your phone and open the Instacart app to start shopping for your favorite chardonnay or merlot. Perhaps you're at home, and you notice you just topped off your beverage with the very last drop of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin. You can now add a new bottle to your list right then and there.

As you're planning the weekend barbecue with the neighbors, you can add a case of Alaskan Icy Bay IPA or Heineken to your Instacart list. All this while you go over the guest list with your significant other at the dining room table.

How to order from Coborn's Liquor

Ordering is super easy! All you need is the Instacart app.

Your time is valuable. Therefore, Coborn's and Instacart allow you to spend more of it doing what you want to do instead of tasks you need to do. Take shopping for beverages off your list today by placing your Instacart order.

You can either have Coborn's Liquor pickup or Coborn's Liquor delivery, so you can decide which service to use for every order you place. If you select delivery, once your order is received, an Instacart shopper will get to work filling the order and will deliver it to your door once complete. For pickup, you'll receive a notification when your order is ready so that you can pick it up at your earliest convenience, whether that's on the way home from work or on your way to the party.

Although not all products may be available for online order, Coborn's Liquor has a wide variety of wines, beers, and spirits to choose from for your Instacart order. You can select a 12-pack of Landshark Lager for the big game, a bottle of Astoria Lounge Moscato sparkling rose for book club, and a bottle of Baileys Original Irish Cream for your co-worker's birthday gift, all from the comfort of your sofa.

Download the Instacart app today and place an order with Coborn's Liquor!

Common questions

Yes! Coborn's Liquor offers same-day delivery with Instacart and you can get your items delivered in as fast as 1 hour.

It's simple. Using the Instacart app or website, you can shop for your favorite products from a Coborn's Liquor near you. After you have placed your order, Instacart will connect you with a personal shopper in your area to shop and deliver your order. Contactless delivery is available with our "Leave at my door" option. You can track your order's progress and communicate with your shopper every step of the way using the Instacart app or website.

Here's the breakdown on Coborn's Liquor delivery cost via Instacart:
  • Delivery fees start at $3.99 for same-day orders over $35. Fees vary for one-hour deliveries, club store deliveries, and deliveries under $35.
  • Service fees vary and are subject to change based on factors like location and the number and types of items in your cart. Orders containing alcohol have a separate service fee.
  • Tipping is optional (but highly encouraged!) for delivery orders. It’s a great way to show your shopper appreciation and recognition for excellent service. 100% of your tip goes directly to the shopper who delivers your order.

Interested in lower delivery fees? Sign up for Instacart Express and you can get $0 delivery fees on every order over $35, and lower service fees too!

Coborn's Liquor pickup cost via Instacart:
  • There may be a "pickup fee" (equivalent to a delivery fee for pickup orders) on your pick up order that is typically $1.99 for non-Express members. Express membership waives this like it would a delivery fee.
  • Pick up orders have no service fees, regardless of non-Express or Express membership.

The best part about Coborn's Liquor delivery via Instacart is that you can choose when you would like to schedule your delivery. You can get it in as fast as an hour, or choose a dropoff time for later in the day or week to fit your schedule.

Delivery windows start as early as 9am and run as late as midnight. Check local store hours. Delivery hours are subject to store operating hours, which includes holidays.

To make sure you get your delivery as scheduled, we recommend—
  • Turning on notifications for the Instacart app
  • Keeping an eye out for text messages and phone calls from your Instacart shopper
  • Leaving helpful instructions for parking, gate codes, or other clues to find your home.

Using the Instacart app or website, select Coborn's Liquor, select Pickup, and then select your preferred pickup location from which you’d like to place your order for groceries.

Then, when you arrive at Coborn's Liquor, use the Instacart app to notify us. Depending on the store, a shopper or store employee will bring the groceries to your car, or you can pick them up at the designated area.

Your Coborn's Liquor order placed via Instacart will be ready to pick up at the time you requested when you placed your order. However, no need to stress if you’re late! As long as you arrive before the end of the latest pickup window, we’ll have your order ready to go. (Heads up—the latest pickup window may end before the store’s closing time.)

At the moment, Instacart does not currently accept Coborn's Liquor gift cards as a form of payment.
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