Premier Wine and Spirits Boutique | Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Premier Wine and Spirits Boutique
Exceptional based on 26 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1540 Birmingham Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada B3J 1G5 [ print map ]
902 435 6945

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Hours: 10am-8pm 7 days a week


Mayor: Atheist_Peace (44) | Bottles: ~100


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Beer Available At Premier Wine and Spirits Boutique (arranged by most recent)
Chedabucto Bay Rare Bird Pale Ale , Yukon Midnight Sun Espresso Stout 95, Buxton Tsar 99, Tripel Karmeliet 99, Dieu du Ciel Rigor Mortis Abt 99, Unibroue Trois Pistoles 100, Bad Apple Mosaic Double IPA , Gťants Gouyasse Tripel (Triple) 90, Youngs Double Chocolate Stout 98, Unibroue Blanche de Chambly 81, Schneider Weisse Original 95, Buxton SPA 90, Duvel 99, Garrison Saint Peters Belgian Style Strong Ale , Moylans Dragoons Dry Irish Stout 91, Buxton Axe Edge 99, Gulden Draak 99, Unibroue La Fin du Monde 99, Leute Bokbier 85, BrewDog Dead Pony Club 93
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26 reviews for Premier Wine and Spirits Boutique
 Ambiance  67%
 Service  75%
 Selection  74%
 Food N/A 
 Value  61%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  81%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
DomD  (1) Halifax, Nova Scotia | June 4, 2014
Best place in Halifax to pick up brews you canít find anywhere else. As others have mentioned, it can be a bit pricey.
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee  (502) Toronto, ON, Ontario | September 10, 2013
Revisited many times (but finally updating my rating which dates from a long time ago). Theyíve done a hell of a lot to improve the selection in here. A nice selection of California, BrewDog and a bunch of stuff Iíve not seen anywhere else. Can be pricey for some of the more obscure stuff but you arenít going to find it anywhere else. Friendly guys inside. Easily the best shop in the province. Small store with what seems like an incredible amount of wasted space. Has a few things that you probably will not find anywhere else, but it doesnt really have a very broad selection at all.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
danmalleck  (16) Alberta | April 7, 2013
A nice surprise for this displaced Ontarian. Lagunitas IPA (my fave) and a random but decent selection of bottles from all over. So a 12oz bottle of Lagunitas is nearly $5, thatís ok because itís a rare treat. Other good stuff--from USA, from Belgium, UK. As ever, the interprovincial trade barriers make the other Cdn provinces under-represented, but they canít be responsible for our stupid prohibition era laws. Sadly the spirits selection was limited and nothing smaller than 750ml (I was travelling so wanted a little tipple). But this is rate BEER so ignore that :)
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
ipamonger  (4) New Brunswick | September 12, 2012
best beer selection in the maritimes. Staff is knowledgeable, and appreciate the importance of offering stuff people in Halifax and around probably donít see that often.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 1/10   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable  (109) Ontario | August 19, 2011
Great store, and great selection, especially in Atlantic Canada. Prices are sky high though, one real big downside from where I sit. Still, I give them credit for trying and I donít mind paying extra for quality or different experirences.
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
HeistAlmighty  (17) Saint John, New Brunswick | June 6, 2011
The name might be wines, but the whole section just inside the mall entrance is beer. Long hours, 10am to 8pm seven days a week. This location pretty much completely lacks macros, but thereís really no need for them to be carried. Premier mostly carries craft brews, either local Propeller or Garrison and a wide variety from Quebec, with a small but varied selection of international brews. Most of their stock is either hard or impossible to find anywhere else in Atlantic Canada. The staff did not seem surprised that I was stocking up on my way back to New Brunswick and helpfully gave me a wine box to carry all my finds back to my car. Of note, they have an online catalog, but the catalog lists some selections as being sold only in 4, 6 or 12 packs. While this is the case for online orders, in the store, as far as I could tell, everything was available as singles. Buying larger packs was a better value, but if you want a wide variety or to try something before committing to 5 more this was very exciting.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Ontbeertaster  (159) Ontario | May 11, 2011
Definitely worth the stop here for the local seen and other awesome canadian brews, not many imports, a few belgians. But its got a really nice selection of of cdn brews. nice staff, good stop, glad I when here, if your in there area and looking for a good selection of halifax brews, recommend a stop here
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy  (128) Boise, Idaho | July 5, 2010
Stopped in to fill my cart with Canadaís finest and I was not let down. The best selection of beer I hit while in Canada by a mile. A pretty good selection from all over.
48
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 13/20
TheCommodore  (9) Ontario | May 20, 2010
The selection here is a decent selection, with some okay quality beer. Staff not very knowledgeable or helpful. Location can be difficult to find if not local.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 18/20
Atheist_Peace  (24) Halifax, Nova Scotia | April 27, 2010| Updated January 31, 2011
Easily the go to place for beer in the Atlantic/Maritime provinces. These guys seem to have figured out that thereís nothing out there for the beer loving community and filled the niche well. A lot of the selection is currently from Quebec based brewers - DDC, Unibroue, Brasseurs de Montreal (which I hadnít even heard of until these guys started selling them) - with a few American crafts, Belgians and locals. I have it on pretty good authority theyíll be getting some Scottish brews soon. The service is usually top notch most of the time. A few of the people that work here obviously really dig their beer but others donít seem to know a thing about it.

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