The Greenville Beer Exchange

7 S Laurens St
Greenville, South Carolina United States 29601
bottle shop  4.95/5.0 43 reviews
Mon - Sat 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Sun 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mayor: Travlr (4) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 1200+
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
changeup45  (109) Lake Mary, Florida | November 15, 2011
If you’re looking for bottles (or growlers) in the Greenville area then this is the place you need to go. It’s not easy to find though, even with GPS, and if not for the trucks unloading kegs down an ally way then I might still be looking. The organization of this place is top notch. It’s not huge but it’s clean and packed with a very impressive selection of bottles, as well as an extensive growler section. The service was also top notch. I didn’t catch the name of the guy working behind the counter but he was very friendly, knowledgeable, and clearly into the craft beer scene (uh, you’d have to be, right?). We chatted import distributors, ratebeer/beeradvocate, and just beer in general. A must stop if in the area and even a little drive could be justifiable.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
magsinva  (168) Virginia | July 30, 2017
Visited in 2015, just noticed that I forgot to add my place rating!?! I was such an amazing visit that I still remember it clearly. We arrived with fumes left in the car, because we were trying to make it before closing, and we made it with just 10 minutes to spare. We walk explained how we’d heard about them from RB and had driven in especially to see them and they were kind enough to stay open for us, so we buy some of their awesome selection of locals and rarities. We both took home more beer then our already stuffed to the gills car could handle, but hey, when you find a great beer store that goes out of there way to be very accommodating, that should be rewarded. Very highly recommended!
82
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (2936) Charlotte , North Carolina | December 2, 2016
Our first stop on an Atlanta weekend. Great choice too. Small store, two small rooms jam packed with good bottles. Just two tables so we stood at the growler fill station and chatted to staff. Pints and half pours of everything at the growler station are possible, or you can drink bottles in house. No food. Staff were terrific, prices were good. Loved it.
82
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
jcnielsen  (319) Charlotte, North Carolina | April 18, 2016
Stopped by on a Saturday afternoon. Pretty small store, but they make good use of the space. A very nice selection, and prices seemed pretty good. Growler filling station with 16 taps. Sounds like if you are from out of town, they can ship you any beers that you pick out. Great place to check out and right near other good beer places.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99  (625) Cincinnati, Ohio | May 16, 2015
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
notalush  (407) Lakewood, Colorado | February 27, 2015
Small, cramped store, but the ambiance is nice and the space is utilized well (ie. They fit a lot of beer into that space) - however, the small space does make one constantly nervous that he is about to knock something over - mostly singles and large format bottles, but some domestic craft six packs as well - impressive import selection - there were some locals, but not a ton - there is a growler filling station with a pretty impressive selection of draft-only regional brews - prices seemed fine, but I have no real context - staff was helpful and seemed to know the product well - quite a nice store, really - I wouldn’t call it world class, but for the region it is certainly very good.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
ginajo  (6) South Carolina | January 21, 2015| Updated January 22, 2015
Great shop, lots of selection, great staff.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh  (741) Tampere, Finland | November 3, 2014
When we entered the store there was Left Coast tasting event going on so we were introduced to some Left Coast brews. Quite small store but nice selection. All the beers available as singles. Managed to find some nice Westbrook and Prairie beers. Helpful and knowledgeable staff.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
chinchill  (216) South Carolina | September 18, 2014
Slightly claustrophobic, basement location as a decent cellar vibe. Helpful and knowledgeable staff. Rare beers come through here. Excellent variety for limited space. Limited tap selection usually has something interesting. Imports are relatively strong. Willing to sell singles of anything without price gouging.
78
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
italarican  (115) Indiana, Pennsylvania | July 5, 2014
I came here after visiting another well-reviewed bottle shop and felt this was a nice place but second in almost every category: more cramped, more awkward layout, fewer rarities, more expensive. On the plus side, the guy at the counter mentioned they are open to trades if you bring in a bottle from an outside region!
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 4/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
chibuck  (583) Chicago, Illinois | April 11, 2014
Set up as bottle shop with growler station, but didn’t allow for selling of points, if they did I wasn’t offered. Tons of bottles in the space but older and cramped feel. Service kind of sucked, too busy yaking with a local, didn’t even talk to me until I checked out. The growler fills were solid if not spectacular. There were more bottles but less locals than Community Tap, lots of quantity not quality. Nice glass shelf though.

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