Half Time

2290 South Rd
Poughkeepsie, New York United States 12601
bottle shop  4.9/5.0 86 reviews
MON-WED 10AM-9PM THUR-SAT 10AM-10PM SUN 12-6PM

Mayor: ben4321 (22) | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 3,000
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Beers At Half Time

NameABVEntered
Burial Blade & Sheath6.4%6/22/2017
von Trapp Bohemian Pilsner5.4%6/21/2017
Almanac San Francisco IPA6.5%6/20/2017
Evil Twin Tropical Itch4.5%6/14/2017
Greenport Harbor Pith and Peel IPA5.2%6/8/2017
The Beer Diviner Ancestral Red Ale8%6/6/2017
Boulevard Tropical Pale Ale5.9%6/5/2017
Lord Hobo Consolation Prize9.5%6/5/2017
Long Trail Smash Project #3 - Munich Malt/Single Hop Equinox 6.8%6/3/2017
Boulevard American Kölsch4.6%6/2/2017
Cousin’s Revolution Hops of Liberty5.5%6/1/2017
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Golden IPA (2017)6.5%5/31/2017
Broken Bow Bockbreaker6.5%5/29/2017
Lord Hobo Hobo Life4.5%5/29/2017
Two Roads Passionfruit Gose5.2%5/18/2017
Kent Falls The Hollows5%5/18/2017
Stormbreaker Savage Nimbus Double IPA8%5/16/2017
Boulevard Heavy Lifting IPA6.2%5/15/2017
Modern Times Fruitlands - Blood Orange & Hibiscus4.8%5/13/2017
Sloop India Ink6%5/13/2017
Graft Green is Gold6.9%5/12/2017
Lord Hobo Boom Sauce8%5/10/2017
Evil Twin / Omnipollo Old Fashioned Lemonade IPA7%5/10/2017
Revolution Sun Crusher5.3%5/10/2017
Peak Organic Crush IPA7%5/10/2017
Peekskill Paramount Pale Ale5.4%5/6/2017
Jack’s Abby Excess IPL7.2%5/6/2017
Lord Hobo Steal This Can6.5%5/5/2017
Almanac Craft Pilsner4.8%5/5/2017
Steamworks Kölsch (Kanadische Kölsch)4.8%5/5/2017
Sloop Down Under Bomb6.5%5/5/2017
Revolution Galaxy Hero IPA7%5/4/2017
Burial Shallow Water4.5%5/1/2017
Broken Bow Broken Routines IPA Series: Mosaic & Amarillo5.5%5/1/2017
Equilibrium Perturbation Citra6.5%5/1/2017
RavenBeer Tell Tale Hearty IPA7.25%4/23/2017
Embark Old Marauder Cider7%9/22/2016


86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
leitrim65  (16) Seattle, Washington | September 15, 2005
Good service, great selection, and they allow you to take singles. Growlers are also available from a selection of 12 taps. It’s worth a side trip to this place, and make sure to give yourself some time to linger the aisles.
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
JFURYCAT  (37) East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania | May 22, 2005
I spent all afternoon here yesterday and several knowledgeable staff members helped me navigate the store. I love the selection-they had a pretty good selection when it came to Belgians, Californians, UK beers, Eastern Europeans, and New York and PA microbrews. I liked seeing 12 beers on tap but found the growler prices a bit high. NYS also has this absurd law which says you cannot taste beers at a beer store. You can only taste wine at a wine store. I’m just happy I could get bottles which was well worth the 45 minute commute from Milford, PA. I think a lot of people go here as the ad now said 1,200 beers down from 1,400. They had multiple varieties of St. Benardus, Rogue, Hair of the Dog, Abbaye des Rocs, Stone, Bear Republic, North Coast, Weyerbacher, Avery, Chimay, Duvel (almost sold out), Cooperstown Brewing, Fantome, Southampton, Rochefort, Westmalle, Anderson Valley, Samuel Smith, Allagash, Youngs, Ommegang and too many more to list. I didn’t have time to check out the Asian and Latin American aisles. I do like how they price the 4/6 packs and single bottles separately. Its like being in a supermarket with wide aisles, ample parking, lots of lighting and big carts.
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
MaiBockAddict  (76) Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey | November 23, 2004
This is where I hit to find the NY micros and Other micros not in NJ. They have them all including Southampton, which is key. Good selection of imports as well, but I have seen better. Growler fills are also available, and Matt is extremely helpful in being a beer guide. Great place to find beers.
88
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
tiggmtl  (117) East York, Ontario | November 18, 2004| Updated April 1, 2005
Fairly typical bottle store ambiance. Clean, bright, well-lit, plenty of space in the aisles to navigate your beer cart. Enthusiastic service. Seemed happy to see people picking and choosing plenty of singles rather than just grabbing a case of whatever. Selection appears to be one of the best I’ve seen in the North East. Certainly rivals or betters all other bottle shops outside of NYC. This will always be a destination to stop at on any road trip in the area for me.**I’ve driven six hours out of my way to shop here, and it is worth it. Food rating applies to the restaurant next door that has a nice little tap and bottle selection and a very good quality if somewhat limited menu.
94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
Rastacouere  (702) Montreal, Quebec | October 12, 2004| Updated July 24, 2009
Huge selection. They claim to have 1400 bottles now. Very friendly service. I was offered a free glass and I only bought worth 36$. Huge alleys, well ordered by country, but you’re still gonna miss a few beers you are looking for even if they are there, so you’d better bring some friends. Lots of room to move. Prices are steeper than average. Probably more bottles than any other store I’ve been to, but not necessarily the deepest and most interesting selection of rare beers. First vintage selection is almost unexistant. I’m not sure exactly how knowledgeable the staff is, but I have the feeling that there’s always one person on the floor who knows his/her stuff.Peaceful shopping experience, great lighting, very clean. Examples: 3f gueuze: 19.49, hitachino eisbock: 4.99, hanssens gueuze: 9.99, cuvée des fleurs: 11.99. They had the 2 SH saison and alt only btw. ///// They had 6 southamptons on the last visit and the prices seemed fairly cheaper than I remembered. I must say I can’t think of any equal anymore..perfect service, perfect selection, those taps offerings seem to have SH everytime I look.. The restaurant in the same building also offers around 30 local beers and excellent food if you’re hungry.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 20/20
DocLock  (156) Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania | September 8, 2004
By far, this place has the largest selection of beers i have ever seen. They are meticulously arranged by country in diagonal rows. I found some styles I’ve been seeking for awhile, and found some sleepers in the fridge. They threw in 3 drafts for free. Great place, and worth the trip if you are within 3 hours away.
62
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 14/20
Eyedrinkale  (130) Astoria, New York | September 8, 2004
I can’t see what the big deal is about this place, unless you live in the area. I drove 2+ hours to see what all of the fuss was. Regular selection without anything I can’t get in NYC.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
dojalvo  (1) Southbury, Connecticut | August 15, 2004
The beer MECCA. Incredible selection, both warm and dold. Mix and match 6 packs, and tasty growlers!!!
92
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 19/20
DYCSoccer17  (334) Woodland, California | July 30, 2004
This place lived up to all the hype. Had a great selection and the prices were very fair as well. I personally believe this place is better than Premier Gourmet in Buffalo. Beers of the World in Rochester, probably has a better selection of European stuff. Beers of the world doesnt have the knowledgeable or friendly staff, though. The Owner was awesome.
90
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 19/20
LiamPatrick16  (2) Montgomery, New York | July 10, 2004| Updated May 19, 2007
this is my place, i love halftime. they have everything and many good beers on tap to sample in a 10 oz bottle or a growler. Many US Micros and everything else. the GREATEST thing about it is you can mix and match any beer you want to make custom six packs. Awesome place . the employees are very helpful and knowelegable. Best place ive been to. mabey if you are lucky you will see me and spkldhenlvr24 wandering around in awe.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 19/20
spkldhenlvr24  (31) Newburgh/Buffalo, New York | July 8, 2004
Awesome store. Best way to describe it is a grocery store of beer. Tons of US micros, a lot of Rogue, DogFish, plenty more. You’ll most likely walk around for 20 minutes looking at everything possible. Some great beers on tap with different size growlers. Great selection of glassware. Rate-Beer shelftags come in common. The owner knows ALOT about good beer, and is very willing to help. Worth a stop if your anywhere near it. I’d say the best in US, although I haven’t been to Buffalo yet.

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