Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk | Austin, Texas
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Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk
Good based on 8 ratings
Type: Beer Store

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

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Hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm, Closed Sun

Mayor: ttoadee (46) | Bottles: 300

Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk

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Beer Available At Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk (arranged by most recent)
Goose Island Autumn Ale 79, Goose Island Experimental Ale - Autumn 2015 52, Goose Island Ten Hills 77, Rogue Farms Good Chit Pilsner 79, Uinta Baba Black Lager 86, New Braunfels LuftWeiss 34, 13th Century Grut Bier 75, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Two Jokers Double-Wit 95, Real Ale Brewhouse Brown Ale 70, 1809 Berliner Style Weisse 95, Rogue HazelNut Brown Nectar 97, Jolly Pumpkin Fuego del Otono (Autumn Fire) 98, Ommegang 2015 Belgian Independence Day Dry-Hopped Tripel 97, Avery Ellies Brown Ale 87, Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale 85, Belhaven Scottish Oat Stout 89, Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Blanca 95, De Ranke XX Bitter 96, Belhaven Scottish Ale (US Version) 45, De Ranke Saison De Dottignies 95
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8 reviews for Specís Liquor - Arbor Walk
 Ambiance  57%
 Service  62%
 Selection  69%
 Food  100%
 Value  71%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  70%

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk  (140) Crestview, Florida | January 4, 2015
Same as the others, better than the Highland store. Nothing special at this one. If you arenít near the Brodie Ln one, itís worth a quick pit stop.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
ttoadee  (13) 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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
Caytinator  (113) 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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
dresden  (83) 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.
  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.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
mmmbeer  (59) 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.
  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.
fly  (231) austin, Tejas, Texas | 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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