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.
Best selection of beer on the east coast as far as I’ve seen. The website is easy to use, always up to date and if I have any questions, a quick call to Zack gets me the answers I need. I never thought I’d visit the place since I don’t like to drive anywhere north of Jacksonville, FL, but a recent flight to Austin, TX had a lengthy layover in Greenville of all places. My wife wasn’t opposed, so we grabbed a taxi to the store and the place couldn’t be more organized or clean. Ridiculously clean. Obsessively and compulsively clean. Friendly service and some great stuff on tap for growler fills. Cheers to Zack and the whole crew at GBX!
Online ordering is outstanding, pricing is very reasonable and shipping is prompt!! Zach and Cameron are superb beer salesmen. Both have one helluva lot of beer knowledge and are willing to share this info anytime I call. Keep up the good work and keep the brews flowing!!
This is for an online order!
Online Inventory is up to date and easy to search. You email them your order, they come back with prices and suggest you order in 3, 6 and 12 bottle quantities to make shipping easier. They give a quote + shipping over email. If you’re a new customer, you have to call them to give your credit card number and email a photo of your State ID to verify you’re 21. Once they know you, you can email in orders.
Very fast! I ordered and 30 minutes later, the beer shipped to be delivered in 4 days at my doorstep. They emailed me a tracking number and everything. VERY impressive.
This is not the biggest store out there, but the selection is world class. Every inch of the store is covered with bottles, glassware, cooler front or the growler station. Both Cam and Zak take the time to help if you need assistance. Taps are always flowing with local and some very hard to come by beers. The foreign selection has some of the most esoteric beers I have seen. They also have a selection of gluten-free beer. There is cider and mead available for those that care to venture outside the bottle. They have started shipping as well.
I love this place! The staff is the most knowledgable that I’ve ever encountered. Cameron is a walking beer encyclopedia. Ask him about a style & he’ll give you brewery histories, brewing styles and walk you around the store to point you in the direction of some esoteric stuff that you’d never have glanced at otherwise. Of course, this also means that I can’t get out of the place without spending half my paycheck, but at least it keeps my beer cellar looking interesting! The selection here is incredible, especially their wide variety of international beers. And the growler station may very well be the best one in town. They also have weekly free tastings every Thursday. I unfortunately never get to go to those because I work evenings but when I read their weekly newsletters, I’m constantly jealous of everyone that gets to attend. Parking right near the store can be tricky since it’s in the heart of downtown, but GBX will give you a parking pass that allows you to park in any of the city’s paid lots for free for 30 minutes. Pretty great.
This is the place. The service is top flight and the selection cannot be beat. Weekly tastings are accompanied by education on styles and brewery history. Some tastings are even done with local food shops to demonstrate proper pairings. The shop is also dog friendly. Located in the heart of downtown Greenville, it’s easy to find. It’s also next door to Greenville’s best beer bar. You really need to stop in and visit if you’re in town.
This place can be a pain in the arse to find, but well worth the effort. Parking is best in one of the nearby garages - I lucked out and parked in front, but could stay only 15 minutes. Service is first-rate - the fellow pointed me straight to some excellent South Carolina brews, and managed to get me out in time. He even came after me when I left my oh-so-important beers tried list hardcopy behind - extra point there! Prices appear to be reasonable. I hope that next time I visit Greenville I can spend more time in this great beer boutique.