Half Time | Poughkeepsie, New York
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Half Time
World Class based on 78 ratings
Type: Beer Store

2290 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, New York United States 12601 [ print map ]
845 462 5400

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Hours: MON-WED 10AM-9PM THUR-SAT 10AM-10PM SUN 12-6PM


Mayor: beerandbeyond (88) | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 3,000


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Beer Available At Half Time (arranged by most recent)
TrŲegs Sunshine Pils 70, Stone Saison 88, Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA 98, Sly Fox Grisette Working Class Ale 90, Anchor Zymaster Series No. 1 California Lager 70, Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA 95, Sierra Nevada Nooner Session IPA 79, The Bruery Saison Rue 98, Sierra Nevada Snow Wit White IPA 91, Harpoon Summer Beer 32, Southern Tier Farmerís Tan Session IPA 71, Adirondack Indian Pale Ale 79, Yuengling Lord Chesterfield Ale 11, Shiner Ruby Redbird 19, Smuttynose Wheat Wine 95, Avery Collaboration Not Litigation 96, Adirondack Beaver Tail Brown Ale 73, Midnight Sun 2011 World Tour: Moscow 99, Twisted Pine Hoppy Boy IPA 48, Lagunitas Undercover Investigation Shut-Down Ale 98
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78 reviews for Half Time
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  84%
 Selection  90%
 Food  60%
 Value  70%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  98%
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68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
grandet  (13) Scranton, Pennsylvania | January 15, 2008
Very good selection with alot of belgians. 7 beers on tap while I was there. Pricing was pretty good and there was a pretty good selection of glassware as well. I try to get up there once or twice every couple months.
66
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01  (12) Knoxville, Tennessee | November 15, 2013
This place has some of the best selections in the country. Slow delivery and high prices. One has to take the good with the bad.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Bestbrew1  (10) Minnesota | May 15, 2013
Overall good selection. Iíve ordered a few times through them and just about every time my order was shorted a few of the beers I ordered. They did fix the problem with a refund but I only found out once my order arrived at my house and checked my bank statement. There wasnít any email about a refund or what they didnít have enough of in stock. That is my only irritation with this place. There is also the fact that to get free shipping you have to order $100 of beer which is quite a bit of beer at a time. The beer isnít always fresh I received Sculpin which expired just a few days after I received it. On a brighter note selection, time to receive order and dependability as far as never having a problem at least most of my order this place has been a decent place for a good variety of brews.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
ElJefe  (9) Rochester, New York | February 26, 2006| Updated June 11, 2007
This place is outstanding. The selection is great, you can get anything they carry as a single, they have growler fills, tons of stuff cold, and itís clean and well organized. Now what more could you ask from a beer store? The staff let me roam around unaided, as they could probably tell from the selection in my cart I knew what I was doing. I was asked once if I needed any help with anything, and they had plenty of staff available if I needed them. The tap selection for growler fills was nice (Southampton Saison & Aventinus Eisbock, among others). One of the staff (manager or owner?) knew it would take a bit of time to cash me out, so he came over to assist with any price checks, and to just talk to me a bit about beer in general. He had a Stone Imperial Stout shirt on, so that scores points in my book too! Even though the prices are great, be prepared to spend a lot of money in here! They threw in a couple glasses as well! A great touch! The only bad thing about this store is that it isnít closer to me...
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
kiscokid  (8) Mount Kisco, New York | July 19, 2007
I drive 50 miles from Westchester County to shop here several times a year. Their bottle selection is outstanding (sure, there are a few important breweries missing but why quibble) and their keg selection is not to be believed. I recently wanted a keg and asked if they had any Avery and they said, "which one, we have them all, in multiple sizes". Very friendly owner and knowledgeable staff. Well worth the trip from, well, anywhere!
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
shev1863  (3) New York | July 22, 2011
Awesome place. However, I keep hoping They make their Scottish section larger. They never have an 80 shilling when Iím there...
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
rds  (3) | September 11, 2008
First visit today and I will surely be back soon despite the 50 mile drive. I could spend an hour wandering around this immaculate, well-lit place without handling the same brand twice. Very professionally run, yet friendly store. By the bottle or pack, the selection is impressive. If you are in the area, you owe it to yourself to stop by.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 19/20
NPRugby11  (3) New York | December 16, 2009
One day on the way back to New Paltz from the Galleria I stopped in to see what all the fuss was about...turns out I discovered a full-on beer supermarket!! Absolutely massive selection from all over the world, and the only place around that carries Schlenkerla Rachbier. Prices are a bit high but you canít beat the selection.
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
MakeMineAnIPA  (2) Bloomingburg, New York | July 5, 2007
Here in Sullivan County, we do not have a decent beer store. So, walking into Half Time the selection was just awesome. Well worth the forty mile trip. I spent over a hundred bucks picking out four packs and six packs of each of my favorites, and single bottles of things that looked interesting. The staff is helpful and friendly. They gave me a free glass, I picked the goblet type for drinking higher alcohol content beers. As far as prices, I thought they were reasonable. Iím looking forward to my next visit.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
s13  (2) | December 8, 2007
Stumbled across this place entirely by accident while vacationing upstate in October. Thought it was some kind of sports bar the first time I passed it, then got a closer look at its sign going the other way and had to check it out. All I can say is WOW, I would love if they opened a second location here on Long Island. Tons of rare brews I havenít been able to find down here, and we have a few good distributors of our own. Half Time must have expanded their selection since the summer as they had several of the brands that others said were missing (Southern Tier, Great Divide, DFH... dunno about the others). Suffice it to say Iíll be stopping at Half Time whenever Iím within an hour radius of PK for sure!

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