Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk | Austin, Texas
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Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk
Exceptional based on 7 ratings
Type: Beer Store

10515 N Mo Pac Expy
Austin, Texas United States 78759 [ print map ]
512 342 6893

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Beer Available At Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk (arranged by most recent)
Viven Imperial IPA 98, To ōl By Udder Means 98, Founders Porter 100, Ballast Point Fathom India Pale Lager 97, Ballast Point Longfin Lager 44, Rochefort Trappistes 10 100, Rochefort Trappistes 8 100, Rochefort Trappistes 6 98, Uinta Crooked Line Tinder Rauchbier 96, Westmalle Dubbel 99, Alaskan Hopothermia Double IPA 94, Save The World Froctum Bonum 75, Saint Arnold 20th Anniversary Ale 92, Save The World Lux Mundi Patersbier , Duvel Tripel Hop 2014 (Mosaic) 97, Real Ale White 91, Avery Karma Ale 45, Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale 99, Avery The Maharaja Imperial India Pale Ale 100, To ōl Baltic Frontier Seabuckthorn IPA 93
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7 reviews for Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk
 Ambiance  57%
 Service  63%
 Selection  71%
 Food  100%
 Value  75%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  71%


84
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
ttoadee  (10) Austin, Texas | June 14, 2014
Excellent selection of beers from far and near. Just a take and go, but when they do events they are great. Must stop place for beer in Austin.
58
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
Caytinator  (112) Tucson, Arizona | August 2, 2013
I agree with other raters - beer is definitely the sideshow at this liquor & wine store. That said, they had a decent selection worldwide bottles, and they want a pretty penny for the really good ones (even with the cash discount). Although for the size of the store, the selection should be even better. It was hard to find the deals, but I got a few. They didnít have many 12oz singles available, mostly bombers or 750ml bottles. The staff didnít seem to knowledgeable or passionate about beer at all.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
dresden  (49) Saskatchewan | November 2, 2012
Huge store, mostlyliquor but theback wall has quite a few beer. Not reallydominated by BMC. Mostly 6 packs plusa couple dozen bombers, figured outearly to ask what special stuff they have in the back.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
dchew  (1) Austin, Texas | November 3, 2010
Unfortunately due to the vendors this store canít always stock everything that is needed for the customers. The staff works hard for the pay. Limited space in the cooler means that not all beers (including IPAís) have to be kept on the warm shelves. With that said, the food from the deli is excellent.
64
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
mmmbeer  (56) Austin, Texas | August 16, 2010
I figured by my 20th visit, I may as well rate the place. Beer is definately the unwanted child in the attic here- half the beer inventory is on shelves at room temperature (including MANY IPAís- buyer beware), but at least they recieve seasonals- somewhat on time to everyone else- sometimes. More alcohol than beer here, by an easy 4 to 1 margin. Does have a deli inside, but Iíve never got anything to eat here, let alone known anyone who has. Service- very hit and miss. I used to chat it up with several workers there, but itís clear within 10 seconds that some are there for the beer while others are just drawing a paycheck. Price- on average with everyone else. Overall- well, itís Specís- if youíve been to one, youíve been to them all in my book. While itís within walking distance to where I live, it makes me miss Grapevine everytime I go there.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
KAggie97  (220) Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas | March 31, 2010
Itís a Specís store. In Austin. Probably the go-to place in the city.
66
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
fly  (224) austin, Tejas, Alabama | January 28, 2010
They have their ups and downs - definitely cater to other products more than beer, but thatís the case of most liquor stores. That said, they have close to all available product and generally good pricing and even decent sales now and then. Pay in cash/debit and get slight discount. (why they donít chill some better beers I donít understand)

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