Westmere Beverage Center | Albany, New York
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Westmere Beverage Center
Excellent based on 27 ratings
Type: Beer Store

1756 Western Avenue
Albany, New York United States 12203 [ print map ]
518 456 1100


Mayor: smaynard6000 (7) | Bottles: 1000 +

Westmere Beverage Center

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Beer Available At Westmere Beverage Center (arranged by most recent)
Citizen Cider Witís Up 74, Trinity Old Growth Flemish Brown , Chatham Farmerís Daughter , Stiegl Radler Grapefruit (export) , Captain Lawrence Frost Monster 97, Newburgh Cream Ale 66, Two Roads Road 2 Ruin 92, Bad Seed Old Elmer Traditional Cider , Downeast Cider Cranberry Blend 56, Steadfast Oatmeal Cream Stout , Sierra Nevada Harvest Single Hop IPA - Idaho 7 94, Ninkasi Venn 66, Etienne Dupont Cidre De Givre Eis Cider 96, Kasteel Winter 94
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27 reviews for Westmere Beverage Center
 Ambiance  57%
 Service  79%
 Selection  84%
 Food N/A 
 Value  73%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  87%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla  (444) Minneapolis, Minnesota | April 30, 2012
My regular place for bottles during my time in Schenectady. Best selection around in a warehouse type set up. They have a growler station that rotates fairly frequently. Staff was always helpful. Prices were relatively fair.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
auerbrau  (307) Ithaca, New York | September 6, 2011
Another solid beer stop. Almost mind-boggling, largely because the store is a little disorganized. I love the flat $3 off a mixed six pack, that really works for me. Lots of selection in both imports and regional micros. I thought the national micro selection was a little thin, but Iím okay with that. This is where Iíll be stopping on my trips to the Adirondacks.
j12601  (285) Poughkeepsie, New York | February 18, 2011
Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon on a drive back from Montreal. Nice selection with a good variety of imports. Ended up picking up a few different ciders that I canít get by me. Worth a stop if youíre in the area.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Quevillon  (248) Boisbriand, Quebec | September 25, 2012
Visited for the first time, September 18, 2012. Wow! That is an ugly place and a little dirty, even the shopping carts are crusted. At least the selection is very good, especially the U.S. products, although the selection of imported beer is not spit at. Well divided by state and by country, it is quite easy to find what you are looking for, or at least if you do not know what you want to buy. The staff is very friendly and they are willing to help you if you ever need them. I would go back if Iím in Albany again!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus  (233) Connecticut | January 5, 2009
This place stocks every good regional and has a decent selection of foreign beers. If looking for regionals, go here over Olivers. Overall, the staff is much more knowledgeable as well.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut  (207) Between JAX and SGJ, Florida | August 7, 2012
Came here to grab a beer for the hotel room. Large selection sorted by country. Plenty of beer to tick. Lots of it seemed to be collecting dust so check freshness. Some 6 packs, bombers, and magnums in the cooler. Prices were fair.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Jow  (197) New York | December 26, 2011
My brother in law thoughtfully gave me $30 gift certificate here for christmas. Iíd never heard of before since i donít live in area but great choice. its a beverage center so no ambiance but staff was friendly and helpful. prices compared to city were great. i got a bunch of local to upstate brews which was nice and some belgians.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186  (186) North Tonawanda, New York | November 17, 2013
Visited: 9-21-11 I always look for reviews from out of towners as I believe that locals tend to over hype places. I live outside of Buffalo so I am not a local. The place looks like a mini mart from the outside and has a lot of BMC neon and BMC beer in the front windows. When you walk in, more than half the store is filled with craft beer. They have a better than average selection and it seems they get a mixed distribution of downstate and upstate distributors but donít really have any special or rare that I canít get back home. The guys working there were friendly and willing to answer questions. Their prices were mixed, some things high, some things were average. I would not return here myself and not because of service, selection, or price..because I can almost of the beer they carry at home.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
changeup45  (109) Mount Dora, Florida | July 14, 2012| Updated July 24, 2012
Iíve been to Oliverís before and this place is pretty much the same thing. Not much to look at inside or out with a mini warehouse setup but they make up for that with a pretty good beer selection. Theyíve got kegs and a growler station as well. The guy stocking the shelves offered me some assistance and the cashier was friendly too. My guess is this (or Oliverís) will have the best selection in the Albany area, probably getting most of whatís distributed in the area. They are starting to get Captain Lawrence on a more frequent basis, which is good. Singles are available of almost everything to purchase as well, a nice added bonus.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
LadySusan  (104) Ste-Therese, Quebec | October 29, 2013
Visited in Sept.2012.The choice of beers in very good,from the U.S. and imported.well placed easy to find,good and friendly service,very helpfull.It does look old and O.K. clean, but that was not what I was looking for,I was looking for a good choice of beers and I found it.

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