Specís Liquor - Downtown (Houston) | Houston, Texas
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Specís Liquor - Downtown (Houston)
Excellent based on 40 ratings
Type: Beer Store

2410 Smith St
Houston, Texas United States 77006 [ print map ]
713 526 8787

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Hours: Mon - Sat 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM


Mayor: rougeau13 (70) | Taps: N/A | Bottles: lots


Specís Liquor - Downtown (Houston)

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Beer Available At Specís Liquor - Downtown (Houston) (arranged by most recent)
Great Divide Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti 100, Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPA 100, Sierra Nevada Snow Wit 92, Sierra Nevada Blindfold Black IPA 95, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA 100, Lagunitas Sucks 100, Deep Ellum Double Brown Stout 86, Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #11 98, Ranger Creek Small Batch Series No. 8 82, Stone Go To IPA 97, Bear Republic Apex 99, Viven Porter 97, 5 Stones Sleepy Hollow 83, Redhook Audible Ale 30, Stone Mattís Burning Rosids Imperial Cherry Wood Smoked Saison 93, Alaskan Hopothermia Double IPA 93, Clown Shoes Space Cake 98, Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA 98, To ōl By Udder Means 98, Quimera Imperial Stout 85
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40 reviews for Specís Liquor - Downtown (Houston)
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  70%
 Selection  82%
 Food  74%
 Value  81%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  86%
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90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 20/20
Sacrament  (4) Houston, Texas | October 3, 2009
best place to buy beer in houston as far as i know, amazing selection of beer, plus good deli and other foods.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
rougeau13  (70) Texas | August 27, 2010
Best selection in Houston. Definitely the place to go to buy something new
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
stclairtr  (10) Houston, Texas | January 17, 2009
The Holy Grail of beer stores (at least in Houston).
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 2/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
twinkie  (1) , Texas | October 18, 2008
Great Place in Houston to find rare beer
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
Zinister  (52) Houston, Texas | June 14, 2007| Updated June 4, 2008
This is the Mecca for wine and beer fans. Awesome selection of brews for Texas. Wonderful deli for lunch and just an overall fun place to hang out. Oh yeah, and the guys/gals in wine/beer department are helpful AND knowledgeable.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
djd07  (24) Houston, Texas | August 8, 2007
By far the best selection for beer in Houston. The specs around town have about a third of what this one has, from microbrews to big bottle imports it has a great selection. The employees have a great knowledge of beer and can help you find exactly what you are looking for.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman  (69) Texas | July 18, 2012
Giant store. Lots of beer, wine, liquor. They have fancy foods. They offer "discounts" for paying with cash. The staff is usually helpful and kind.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
blm225  (2) Texas | September 3, 2011
Specís is a chain so I am rating the chain overall. Individual stores are better or worse depending on the staff and selection. I would not rate the Smith St. store as the highest in service since other stores have more helpful staff in the beer dept. One black mark on the Smith St. store. I was buying a whole unopened case and I was forced to open the case in order to get checked out. This caused a delay and the staff did not seem to care. Since I spend thousands of dollars a year at Specís I do feel I am entitled to some consideration. The Smith St. store sells out of the most popular ales faster so it is a matter of timing in order to obtain some of the rarer varieties. I am actually able to obtain some of the more difficult to find ales in some of the peripheral stores with a much more sympathetic and helpful staff. I would honestly give the Smith St. store a ranking of 65 but the other stores actually bring up the rating overall.
88
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
tapthis  (57) Baytown, Texas | November 13, 2012
For the selection of beer and wine, this is probably THE PLACE to go. They have everything you could want.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
thomas15  (17) | November 12, 2012
Huge place with lots of stuff, fancy food liquor wine and a decent amount of beer. They look to have about everything they could have, and some stuff they shouldnít like 2011 Saison Brett. The debit card discount led to an extra bottle. Good organization, easy to find everything.

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