An excellent spot. It’s a comprehensive liquor store and they have a great range of beer, with an emphasis on New England breweries. Lots of unique stuff here, in addition to high quality. Also good range of national US brands and imports. Easy-to-find location. Pretty good value. Certainly worth a visit.
Claims to be the largest liquor store in New England. I’m not sure if that’s true but it’s bigger on the inside than it looks outside. The beer lines the back wall except for the rarer or newer beers which are located at the managers desk near the back. They have a ton of local and regional craft at really decent prices. They also seem to put out rather than hold back much of their rarer stuff which is cool if you’re not a local. They seemed to have a real knowledgeable beer guy ready to help which you don’t always see at a liquor store. It’s definitely worth seeking out if you’re anywhere near.
Very good selection with a few gems. Professional service--the wine guy went through every beer in my cart and checked whether or not he could give me a discount. He didn’t know a lick about beer, which actually made his effort all the more admirable. Very good for this type of store.
This store is very close to Old Sturbridge Village, so a stopover is quite easy when visiting the area. Micro and import selections are very good, yet a few quality seasonals and sought-after breweries were missing, even though these can be found at Table and Vine in Springfield, about 30-40 minutes from here. It’s hard to really complain when you go to a store with so many beers to choose from, but there are better stores in Massachusetts (Julio’s is another one, for example). Be careful when you buy singles they sometimes show up as 6-packs on the cash register screen. That happened 3 times during my last visit alone and I had to be alert to avoid getting billed 20$ too many.
Compared to Julio?s in nearby Westorough, this place has a less impressive and less well-organized beers selection. Still, there was lots to choose from including some hard to find beers. Well worth a stop if you are within a half-hour or so.
Yea, this place is pretty legit. I’d venture a guess that 90% of this place is wine and spirits. Had a clutch selection of whiskey if that’s your thing. Back of the store is beer with a long single shelf of "craft." Had a good selection, New England locals are plentiful. Found some ATG sours, Cisco sours, 3F shelf turds. I should have grabbed a cart but I did not which limited my credit card damage. Prices where average, if not a tad high... But what ever. A lot of these turds would not last but a few minutes where I live.
Well, this place was a pleasant surprise. They have many of the common things you’d find at a Town and Country, but they have a much better Cantillon selection. Their trappist selection is quite weak. They have a decent variety of NE micros as well as more widely distributed big brands. The real highlight of this store was the bottle of Jadwiga that I found as well as their nice selection of Sakes. This is worth the stop if youre at the I84/Masspike intersection.
Great selection, especially of New England stuff and Belgians. They still have some Oude Beersel here (Feb 2004) so snap it up! Also the only place I saw DFH Pangaea on a recent trip, and Christoffel gift packs. Usually the best selection of Berkshire, Wachusett and several other MA microbrews that you'll find. Dated stuff less of a problem than in the past, but I'd still be careful. Some good cider choices as well, and a small homebrewing section. Hard to get help, but it might be worth it to do so, they have in the past had stuff in back or underneath piles of other things that was worth getting to.
They have several stores in Massachusetts and they advertise frequently. They live up to hype. Don’t blink or you’ll miss it as you drive along Rt. 20. It’s a good sized place with a large variety of macros, micros, independents, and crafts in bottles, cans, and some Opa-Opa and Berkshire growlers. There were a few I had heard of but not seen before. You can split 6-packs but you pay the going rate per bottle. This place also has many wines and other spirits, some cheeses, and snacks for sale.
Big and bigger. Huge selection of beers though part of them crappy macro ones. Good prices and a selection of micro beers, that I believe must be among the best in the whole state. Heaven for a serious beer drinker!