Specís Liquor - Downtown (Houston)

2410 Smith St
Houston, Texas United States 77006
bottle shop  4.35/5.0 44 reviews
Mon - Sat 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Closed Sun

Mayor: UXO (21) | Taps: N/A | Bottles: 300+
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Beers At Specís Liquor - Downtown (Houston)

NameABVEntered
Brooklyn Improved Old Fashioned12.8%6/26/2016
Saint Arnold Icon Gold - Texas Honey Saison6.4%6/26/2016
New Belgium Lips of Faith - Blackberry Barleywine10%6/22/2016
8th Wonder Rocket Fuel0%6/12/2016
903 Sasquatch Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout10.3%6/8/2016
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot9.6%6/6/2016
Boulevard Love Child No. 69.2%6/5/2016
Uinta Crooked Line Sea Legs Baltic Porter8%5/28/2016
Jolly Pumpkin La Roja Du Kriek7.2%5/24/2016
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Pat-Rye-Ot Revolutionary Pale Ale5.6%5/22/2016
Prairie Phantasmagoria8%5/21/2016
New Belgium Lips of Faith - Ericís Ale7%5/11/2016
Saint Arnold Icon Green - 7220 Pale Ale6.1%5/9/2016
Cedar Creek Dankosaurus IPA6.8%5/6/2016
8th Wonder Dome Fauxím5.1%5/6/2016
Karbach Hop Delusion9%5/6/2016
Clown Shoes Chocolate Sombrero9%5/5/2016
Stone Go To IPA4.5%5/3/2016
Real Ale Full Moon Rye IPA6.2%5/3/2016
Guinness The 17599%4/5/2016
Great Divide Old Ruffian - Barrel Aged 11.8%3/25/2016
Jester King / Live Oak Kollaborationsbier4.2%3/11/2016
Jester King Figlet6.2%3/11/2016
Boulevard Love Child No. 58.2%3/10/2016
Karbach Here Comes The Sun8.5%3/6/2016
Boulevard Smokestack Series: Tell-Tale Tart6.2%3/4/2016
Jester King Simple Means5.6%3/4/2016
Saint Arnold Icon Blue - Coffee Porter6.2%3/4/2016
Boulevard Smokestack Series: Chocolate Ale - Raspberry9.1%3/1/2016
Lakewood Saint Dymphna8.6%3/1/2016
Prairie Ape Snake7.9%2/29/2016
11 Below Oso Bueno Amber Ale5.3%2/21/2016
Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron12%2/12/2016
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout10%2/9/2016
Oskar Blues / Shamrock Death By Coconut6.5%2/8/2016
Stillwater As Follows9%2/7/2016
Destihl Wild Sour Series: Here Gose Nothiní5%2/7/2016
Robinsons Trooper 666 (Bottle)6.6%2/7/2016
Destihl Wild Sour Series: Counter ClockWeisse3%2/6/2016
Samuel Smiths Yorkshire Stingo9%2/5/2016
Stillwater Stateside Saison6.8%2/4/2016
Stillwater Cellar Door6.6%2/4/2016
Prairie Eliza5beth8%2/3/2016
New Belgium / Three Floyds Lips Of Faith - Grštzer Ale4.5%2/3/2016
Avery White Rascal5.6%2/2/2016
Southern Star Walloon0%2/2/2016
Deep Ellum Dreamcrusher Double IPA9.7%2/2/2016
Saint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower Ale4.9%2/1/2016
Avery Raja8%1/30/2016
Karbach Hopadillo IPA6.6%1/30/2016
Wild Beer Bliss6%1/26/2016
Wild Beer Somerset Wild5%1/26/2016
Green Flash Soul Style IPA6.5%1/26/2016
Real Ale Devils Backbone8.1%1/26/2016
Real Ale Full Moon Pale Rye Ale5.6%1/26/2016
Green Flash Segal Ranch Session IPA4.5%1/25/2016
Prairie Standard5.6%1/25/2016
New Belgium Citradelic6%1/25/2016
Victory Hop Ranch Imperial India Pale Ale9%1/25/2016
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Tropical IPA6.7%1/25/2016
Independence Brewing Stash IPA7%1/24/2016
Abita Grapefruit Harvest IPA6%1/24/2016
Harpoon IPA5.9%1/24/2016
Green Flash Citra Session IPA4.5%1/24/2016
Stone / Sierra Nevada NxS IPA8.2%1/21/2016
Stone Stochasticity Project Grainiac8.5%1/20/2016
Stone / 4 Hands / Bale Breaker Sorry Not Sorry9%1/19/2016
Founders Backstage Series #14: Project Pam10.8%12/16/2015
Alvinne Phi 10%12/11/2015
Boulevard Smokestack Series: Imperial Stout X - Tart Cherry11%11/3/2015
Saint Arnold Art Car IPA 7.2%10/20/2015
Infamous IPA7%10/11/2015
Southern Tier Tangier4.6%10/11/2015
Destihl Wild Sour Series: Lynnbrook Raspberry Berliner Weisse3%10/11/2015
Martin House Cellarmanís Reserve IPA - Sorachi Ace7%10/11/2015
Jester King SnŲrkel4.5%10/10/2015
Stone Stochasticity Project Master of Disguise9.7%9/18/2015
Troubadour Magma Special Edition 2013 Galaxy9%8/30/2015
Boulevard Hibiscus Gose4.2%8/20/2015
Uncle Billys Gypsy Dubbel Coffee Porter7%8/20/2015
Ballast Point Habanero Sculpin7%8/19/2015
Founders RŁbśus5.7%8/19/2015
Twisted X Chupahopra7.5%8/18/2015
Founders Devil Dancer Triple IPA12%8/18/2015
Jester King Hibernal Dichotomous (2015)4.9%6/27/2015
Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout Beer5.7%6/11/2015


88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
thomas15  (17) Alabama | 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.
76
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
deyholla  (499) Minneapolis, Minnesota | September 16, 2012
A large liquor store that has a good selection of beer for Texas. This store also has a large wine selection as well as a small specialty grocery area. The employees are pretty knowledge able and the prices are competitive. Very good for the area.
88
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
SPDickerman  (95) 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.
78
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR  (422) Los Angeles, California | November 4, 2011
Massive warehouse. Huge selection of wines and liquors including a massive TX selection (good or bad). Beer selection seemed quite complete, but I have been out of the area for over a year. Plenty of shelves of TX stuff. A fully stocked deli area as well with some decent produce. Good prices. A worthy bottle stop for sure.
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.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
dfinney23  (42) Houston, Texas | March 25, 2011| Updated November 15, 2013
Huzzah! Specís is selling singles! Just one endcap and nothing cold but itís mostly locals and microbrew seasonals, which is what I typically want in singles anyway. No discount for picking up 6 (or 4, which are the plain carriers they had). Still, huzzah!
68
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
osu97gp  (30) Cincinnati, Ohio | December 6, 2010
In town on buisness for a couple days and decided to check out this place. A decent selection of bombers, however I wish there had been some more singles to choose from. I will be stopping by again the next time I come to town to get more beer that I canít get in GA.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
rougeau13  (78) Richmond, Texas | August 27, 2010
Best selection in Houston. Definitely the place to go to buy something new
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
bigcwood79  (1) Texas | July 9, 2010
Decent selection. Well... best selection of beer anywhere close to me. My high ratings are based solely in comparison to everything else Iíve been to in the Greater Houston area. Their best store is by far the downtown Houston location on Smith Street. As I live over an hour from this location, I lovingly refer to it as "Mecca".
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
blutt59  (172) Dallas, Texas | February 14, 2010| Updated July 21, 2010
Best selection in Texas of available brews, huge store more like a grocery, look for some hard to find stuff
86
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
BarZigKin  (30) San Antonio, Texas | January 1, 2010
The Smith Street location is the epicenter of craft beer (bottles) availability in Texas. THE place to be for Divine releases (84 cases sold in under 12 minutes!) as well as finding any/all available beers for import into Texas. If this location doesnít have it, then itís probably not available in Texas. Highly recommended.

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