About Us


Roger Esser

An Iowa State alum, Roger Esser has been with Cyclone Liquors since 1991, and Central Iowans have come to appreciate the passion and level of expertise Roger brings to our store. Always happy to share his expertise, Roger hosts over 40 tasting classes a year at Cyclone Liquors––and he will enjoy helping you find that perfect wine or spirit for your next special event. Stop in and meet Roger. He’ll help find the perfect product for you.

Cliff Wheeler

A native of California, this west coast transplant is an aficionado of spirits and beers––and just might know what you want before you do! A member of the Cyclone Liquors team since 1995, Cliff’s unique knowledge of beers and specialty brews is unparalleled. He specializes in matching products to your taste. Talk with Cliff before your next purchase and we’re sure you’ll be impressed with his knowledge and guidance.

Our Location

626 Lincoln Way
Ames, Iowa
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