Premier Gourmet | Amherst, New York
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Premier Gourmet
Excellent based on 70 ratings
Type: Beer Store

3904 Maple Road
Amherst, New York United States 14226 [ print map ]
716 877 3574

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Hours: Mon.-Thrus. 9a.m.-9p.m. Fri.-Sat.9a.m-9:30p.m. Sun Noon- 6p.m.


Mayor: Miked1687 (48) | Affiliated user(s) here phhd, one4peace | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 1500


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Beer Available At Premier Gourmet (arranged by most recent)
Allagash Saison 96, Stone Saison 88, Great Divide 20th Anniversary Belgian-Style Ale 88, Off Color Troublesome 90, Ayinger Bršu-Weisse 97, Evil Twin Femme Fatale Kabosu 93, Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA 96, Cooperstown Pride of Milford Special Ale 84, Cooperstown Old Slugger 41, Sierra Nevada / Ninkasi Beer Camp Double Latte 99, Evil Twin Femme Fatale Sudachi 90, Lagunitas NightTime Ale 99, Sierra Nevada / Oskar Blues Beer Camp CANfusion Rye Bock 88, Green Flash Green Bullet 98, Bells Planet Series: Mars - The Bringer of War 99, Jackís Abby Mass Rising 99, Lavery Dulachan IPA 93, Sierra Nevada / Victory Beer Camp Alt Route 90, Ommegang 2014 Belgian Independence Day IPA 88, Ommegang Fleur De Houblon 96
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70 reviews for Premier Gourmet
 Ambiance  66%
 Service  74%
 Selection  88%
 Food  81%
 Value  72%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  95%
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80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris  (520) Burnaby, British Columbia | September 5, 2014
A big box store with style. Although large and cavernous, this is high end with a great selection of many different things. Service was pleasant and tried to be helpful. Selection is huge and I could spend lots of time and money here. They have a cafe, but I didnít eat. Pricing is reasonable, make sure you get a value card for the special discounts. A great stop that I would happily frequent whenever I am in the area.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
bigda83  (7) Jamestown, New York | August 14, 2014
Another recommendation to me by a fellow RB member and this is one I will visit every time I make the drive out to Buffalo. The selection here is insane and you can spend a lot of time browsing. Prices are pretty good, but some stuff is a little too high for me. Itís very hard to get the limited release stuff, but there is so much to choose from I always leave happy. Just wish the rare beers were easier to get there and Iím guessing many get bought up by the employees first. Overall though this is one stop you need to make in Buffalo.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
Helsdon  (12) Toronto, | March 16, 2014
It might just be because Iím a long-suffering Ontarian living under the iron hand of the LCBO, but I love this place. The website touts that they have1500 types of beer, I didnít do the count, but there were lots, and lots of choices here. Definately a few I canít get in Ontario (ie Tripel Karmeliet) plus lots of local US craft beers, and vintage bottles. Itís tucked into the back corner of a much larger Gourmet Store, which I didnít pay the slightest attention to. The staff was quite helpful both during my most recent trip as I looked for a couple of stragglers off my list and to my wife who on a previous trip just handed my whole list over. Canít comment on value as their beer was cheaper than that in Ontario, but compared to other US locations, Iím not sure. The only real negative I had was their website. It didnít list all the beers that they had on shelf, and really wasnít searchable. I put in Ommegang and got no results, but by viewing all beers and scrolling through to page 16 there is the list.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
merc7186  (162) North Tonawanda, New York | November 17, 2013
Visited: 6-3-12 Thet have moved into their new location and it is better than it was before. Even though the beer sector is roughly the same as the previous location, but they now have a 20 tap growler fill station and a good sized walk in cooler. A: The Gourmet shop has a nice atmosphere and the place is very clean. They also will feature a small cafe area which is nice because you grab some gourmet delicacies while there too. Q: They have lots of different beers from different states and countries...plus get all of the rarities that come to the area. S: Ethan and his team are very knowledgeable and will make great recommendations for any style you inquiry about. There is always someone there to talk ask questions. S: Thee best selection in the Buffalo area..is doesnt even come close. V: They are very reasonably priced compared to consumers or village beer merchant and is always the cheapest when it comes to rarities. Overall, if you are from out of town and post a thread about what bottle shops to hit, this one is always at the top of everyones list. No Comparison.
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Johnsense  (71) , | September 7, 2013
buffaloís best selection, in my opinion. Fairly large gourmet food stop with a big selection. Tougher bottles (KBS, BCBS, etc) go fast though. Good selection of imports but a bit pricey. Fantastic selection of cheeses here to go with your haul.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier  (87) Capital City, Ohio | July 18, 2013
Last stop on the way back home. Huge warehouse style place (the kind of place my girlfriend likes to call the "booze barn"). Ridiculous selection of beers, but amazingly left empty-handed. Weíd already picked up so many bottles on this trip, I was looking for something crazy impressive or rare. Still canít dispute the great selection, although if you try to look at every bottle in the place, you may get a sore neck from looking high and low.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
ATTWNone  (12) , | May 29, 2013
THE place to go for exotic foods, coffee and craft beer in Buffalo. Growler selection is always top notch, plus they infuse CO2 into the container so it can keep longer before opening.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
Miked1687  (8) Buffalo, New York | March 11, 2013
HUGE selection from all over the globe. Good prices, huge state of the art growler station. Canít say enough about the selection. Only frustration is that the rarities usually go really quick, most likely to the employees.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis  (378) Sunnyvale, California | December 10, 2012
My first stop after landing at Buffalo airport. Well worth the 15 minute drive. This place is clearly world class in many ways. Great selection of domestic and international beers, including several right from my wants list. Plus, although I did not really check it out, they fill growlers! Pretty impressive.
74
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Studentofbrrs  (3) Ontario | December 3, 2012
Big place with a huge selection, close enough for me to make the trek from Canada, lots of variety for a good price

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