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Beer Available At Big Z Beverage (arranged by most recent)
AleSmith Old Numbskull 100, Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail 97, Stillwater Import Series Vol. 3 ’Jaded’ 96, Captain Lawrence St. Vincents Dubbel 95, Long Trail Brewmaster Series Imperial Porter 98, AleSmith Nut Brown English-Style Ale (bottle and draft) 97, Nøgne Ø Porter 99, Mikkeller Koppi Tomahawk x Odoo Shakiso Coffee IPA 94, Bud Light Lime-a-Rita 3, Hurricane High Gravity Lager n/a, Mikkeller Czechet Pilsner 82, Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA 99, Dogfish Head World Wide Stout 2001/2003-Present (18%) 100, Southampton Abbot 12 99, Breckenridge Agave Wheat 36, Unibroue Don de Dieu 97, Unibroue Éphémère Apple 82, Founders Rübæus 95, Verhaeghe Duchesse De Bourgogne 98, Southampton Imperial Porter 97
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drinksaround (3) | March 8, 2008
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
i went to this place because i have been reading all the new reviews and i was very disapointed. The owner was not in when i went in there but the guy behind the counter was nice( didnt know muchabout what i wanted to know but nice) the selection is basically what you would find in any beer store that wants to sell good beer and the size of the store is not all that impressive not to mention that i almost got creamed by jericho tpke traffic trying to get into the tiny parking lot. The store was clean and deffinitly kept up with but its didnt give me that big beer store ambiance... they had a mix a six shelf but the variety was fairly limited and not always the best value. I alsoo noticed that they close very early so i was lucky i got there early. All and all not a horrible alternative to superstar or even shoreline for that matter but dirve the extra 2 min up the road to superstar and you will be much more impressed.
beerbill (97) Laurel, New York | March 6, 2008
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
I used to visit this place 9 or 10 years ago when it was under different ownership and it was the best place to get beer on LI at that time. Over the years it deteriorated and I stopped going. The place is under new ownership now and Mark is super enthusiastic about beer. I’ve been there several times now and he’s always bringing in new beers and seems genuinely interested in talking about beer. He recently installed new storage shelves and the place is spacious compared to most beverage stores. I especially like his pick-a-six section for $9.95. Often times I don’t want a to buy a six pack just to try a beer, and this is a great alternative. This is now one of the two bottle shops I routinely visit, the other being Dave’s in Bellport, who is another great guy to talk beer with.
beastiefan2k (164) 2nd City (formely NYC & KS), Illinois | March 5, 2008
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
I too will exalt the owner’s service and friendliness. This place is much more spacious than almost any beverage place on LI. The selection is on par with the other good shops, maybe at the moment a step below Shoreline but cleaner and less old stock. Prices are usually about a dollar more than usual (still on par with the other LI stores). However, they have a constantly changing mix-a-6 for 10 bucks that often includes beers that are worth a lot more than that. Also, they seems to want to reduce old stock by having sales (50% off). Special brands include Captain Lawrence and Alesmith, gets stuff as fast if not faster than the other stores. I really see no reason why this wont soon become my only stop in LI for out of town beer.
glennmastrange (48) hobe sound, Florida | December 23, 2007| Updated December 2, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 14/20
Mark, the owner is exceptionally friendly and helpful. He goes out of his way to find beers for you when you request them, and if you ask he’ll hold special bottles for you (like Stone Double Bastard). He also has a bunch of shelves with a decent selection to make up your own mixed six pack. Increase the selection and the popularity of this place will go up as well. Update 9/27/09: Back again. This time the selection has increased, larger selection on tap (which we were given free samples), breaking up six packs are not an issue, and the big guy was very helpful and even pulled out a free bottle from his own cellar. Kudos for turning the service around! Just be mindful of the singles rack. The prices are high for singles, but the savings increases the more you buy.Update 12/2/2013 This place sucks as of late. Bottle selection is reduced, the growler station has nothing but mediocre stuff, and all at jacked prices. Shame
southamptonsam (1) New York | December 19, 2007
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Great new owner who is very responsive to suggestions and requests. Always something new and interesting to sample.
bonbright7 (39) Jacksonville, Florida | June 16, 2007
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Last night, I was invited to see the revitalized Big Z with another consultant and I was pleasantly surprised to see a good selection of imports and American craft beers. As we walked around, the neatly arranged store came into full view as a growing business that was complimented by the new owner’s cheerful "can-do" attitude. I saw some interesting sizes of brands I had not seen before, such as Westmalle 750’s. While the selection has a way to go to matching the depth and quality of Shoreline’s, the new Big Z has made a good start to becoming a worthy competitor.
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