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: Andrew196 (88) | Taps: N/A | Bottles: 300+
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Beers At Specís Liquor - Downtown (Houston)

Clown Shoes Space Cake #77.77%1/18/2017
Destihl Wild Sour Series: Counter ClockWeisse3%1/18/2017
Texas Beer Refinery Oyster Creek Stout5.3%1/15/2017
Sierra Nevada Tropical Torpedo6.7%1/14/2017
Ballast Point Barmy Apricot Ale12%1/14/2017
Victory 21st Birthday IPA6.1%1/13/2017
Destihl Wild Sour Series: Flanders Red6.1%1/13/2017
Uinta Rise & Pine Hoppy Dark Ale7.5%1/10/2017
The Bruery Jardinier4.5%1/10/2017
New Belgium / De Koninck Lips Of Faith Flowering Citrus Ale7.4%1/9/2017
Jester King Black Metal Farmhouse Imperial Stout (Batch 16+)10.8%1/8/2017
The Bruery So Happens Itís Tuesday14%1/6/2017
Gigantic Lustrous8%1/5/2017
Jester King Wytchmaker Farmhouse Rye India Pale Ale (Batch 9+)7.3%12/24/2016
Shiner Texas Warmer6.8%12/24/2016
New Belgium / Hof Ten Dormaal Lips of Faith - Golden Ale7%12/23/2016
Adelbertís Whimsical Series: Hibiscus Saison5.6%12/23/2016
Oasis Texas Buff Sisters4.8%12/23/2016
Alvinne Omega 6%12/22/2016
Uinta Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout7%12/22/2016
Real Ale ESB5.5%12/22/2016
Tupps Northbound 756%12/22/2016
Gigantic Pipe Wrench IPA - Gin Barrel Aged7.8%12/21/2016
Saint Arnold White Noise0%12/21/2016
Guinness Rye Pale Ale5%12/19/2016
Breckenridge Vanilla Porter4.7%12/17/2016
Karbach Yule Shoot Your Eye Out8%12/17/2016
Oskar Blues Beerito4%12/16/2016
Odell Brombeere Blackberry Gose4.8%12/15/2016
Clown Shoes Josh The Revelator10.2%12/14/2016
5 Stones Iíll Be Your Basilberry6.5%12/14/2016
Evil Twin Ashtray Heart8.9%12/13/2016
Gigantic Ginormous8.8%12/13/2016
SKA Modus Mandarina6.8%12/12/2016
Bear Republic Big Bear Black Stout8.1%12/12/2016
Buffalo Bayou Feliz Navidad10.2%12/11/2016
Evil Twin Christmas Eve at a New York City Hotel Room (2011-)10%12/11/2016
5 Stones Rain on the Scarecrow6%12/11/2016
Odell Jolly Russian13.3%12/11/2016
Dogfish Head Beer for Breakfast7.4%12/10/2016
Odell Cutthroat Porter5%12/9/2016
Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion Revolution No. 0045.9%12/9/2016
Saint Arnold Sailing Santa 20167.2%12/8/2016
Lagunitas NightTime Ale7.9%12/6/2016
Buffalo Bayou Gingerbread Stout10%12/4/2016
903 Crackiní Up Pecan Porter8%12/3/2016
Bruery Terreux Hottenroth Berliner Weisse3.1%11/30/2016
Buffalo Bayou More Cowbell9.1%11/29/2016
Saint Arnold 5 OíClock Pils5.2%11/29/2016
Pedernales Bitter Battle American Pale Ale6.5%11/26/2016
Boulevard Smokestack Series: Bourbon Barrel Quad11.8%11/26/2016
Odell India Pale Ale (IPA)7%11/26/2016
Boulevard Smokestack Series: The Calling IPA8.5%11/25/2016
Goose Island Festivity Brown Ale 7.7%11/23/2016
Ballast Point The Commodore - Cinnamon Raisin6.5%11/22/2016
New Belgium Accumulation6.2%11/21/2016
South Austin Brewery Texas Pale Ale (TPA)5.5%11/20/2016
Clown Shoes Coffee Pecan Pie Porter8.5%11/15/2016
Breckenridge Autumn Ale6.7%11/15/2016
Boulevard Smokestack Series: Funkier Pumpkin8.5%11/13/2016
Texian Charlie Foxtrot7.5%11/13/2016
Boulevard Funky Pumpkin Spiced Sour Ale5.8%11/11/2016
Breckenridge 471 Small Batch IPA9.2%11/11/2016
AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale10%11/10/2016
Bayou Teche LA 31 Boucanťe5.1%11/9/2016
Wasatch Snap Down India Pale Lager 4%11/8/2016
Firestone Walker Easy Jack4.5%11/8/2016
Deep Ellum Easy Peasy IPA5.2%11/8/2016
Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion Revolution No. 0025.9%11/6/2016
Blue Moon Cappuccino Oatmeal Stout5.9%11/4/2016
Rahr & Sons Visionary Brew Dry-Hopped Kristallweizen (2016) 7%11/3/2016
Clown Shoes Crasher In The Rye11.5%11/2/2016
Avery Raja8%10/30/2016
Prairie Brett C.8.1%10/29/2016
Bayou Teche LA 31 BiŤre Noire4.8%10/29/2016
Brazos Valley Mama Tried India Pale Ale6.6%10/29/2016
Lagunitas DayTime4.65%10/28/2016
Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout9.5%10/26/2016
Real Ale Oktoberfest5.7%10/24/2016
Uinta Hop Nosh IPA7.3%10/24/2016
The Bruery Trade Winds Tripel8%10/23/2016
Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot (WTF) Ale7.83%10/22/2016
Clown Shoes Presumptive Nominee6.85%10/19/2016
Hops & Grain Greenhouse IPA #480%10/18/2016
Bruery Terreux Humulus Terreux6.3%10/17/2016
Deschutes Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale6.2%10/15/2016
Deep Ellum Local Legend5.3%10/15/2016
Moody Tongue Caramelized Chocolate Churro Baltic Porter7%10/12/2016
Green Flash Sea to Sea Lager4%10/12/2016
Oskar Blues GíKnight Imperial Red8.7%10/11/2016
Destihl Wild Sour Series: Here Gose Nothiní5%10/8/2016
Founders Mosaic Promise5.5%10/8/2016
Green Flash Jibe Session IPA4%10/8/2016
Karbach Fifth Anniversary Quintuple IPA13%10/5/2016
Clown Shoes Archdruid9%10/4/2016
Rahr & Sons Drahthaar9.2%10/3/2016
Victory Tart Ten10%10/1/2016
Clown Shoes MangŲ American Style KŲlsch5.5%9/29/2016
Lagunitas Stoopid Wit6.3%9/27/2016
Ranger Creek Oatmeal Pale Ale5.8%9/27/2016

  • 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.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
deyholla  (588) 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
dfinney23  (43) 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!
  • 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.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
rougeau13  (80) Richmond, Texas | August 27, 2010
Best selection in Houston. Definitely the place to go to buy something new
  • 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".
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
blutt59  (176) 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
  • 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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