Green's Beverage Warehouse
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5/5 rDev +11.9%
Green's has been my go-to spot for all my beers needs since moving to SC 4 years ago. They have a very knowledgeable staff that can help direct you whatever style of beer you may be looking for. They have an awesome 8 growler station with taps rotating every week, the selection of bottled beer is massive and with new arrivals every week can sometimes be hard to keep up with. No matter where i have traveled I have not found a beer store that can match the selection or quality of people that Green's Piney Grove has to offer.
05-08-2011 19:35:04 | More by BJRHOMEBREW
5/5 rDev +11.9%
Can't really say enough about these guys. Love this place!
Located off the Piney Grove exit off of I-26, this is my favorite location and by far the best in Columbia.
Being a relative noob to the craft beer scene, Joseph and Wes have been extremely helpful in answering my questions, guiding me towards the beers I like, despite my lack of experience in beers to compare to.
They have a great wine selection, which takes up one side of their store, but the other side is all beer and it is a beautiful thing. Lots of singles, foreign and domestic, sixers, whatever you're looking for....really great selection for a beginner into this (almost too much) but it's really opened my eyes to several delicious beers and styles.
...but the gem here is the growler station. They have 4 taps currently (another station going in this week, I believe, bringing the total to 8 taps!!) and the kegs they get in are from local breweries, as well as all over the country, and cross the gamut in styles. I look forward to getting the weekly email from Joseph, letting us know what is coming to the growler station, what the "Rare Keg Of The Week" (that never makes it that long) is, and what swag or reps will be there. They have tastings on Thurs and Fri, and often have reps in the store as well. I've personally met with the Bells and Stone reps the last time they were there and enjoyed the chat.
Long story short, great location, awesome staff...if you're looking for beer, come in and ask for Wes or Joseph. They always seem to be there and are more than willing to help you out.
02-12-2011 06:07:06 | More by koil
5/5 rDev +11.9%
I have visited this Green's location a few times in the past while traveling through the Columbia area and just have never gotten around to giving them some review love! Great selection and I always seem to be able to knock a few beers off my wants list with each visit. Store is very clean and organized and they seem to employ a very knowledgeable staff. The local beer geeks have a hot spot in their backyard and I would recommend any out of towner's swinging through Columbia make a quick pit stop!
01-15-2011 01:34:54 | More by marine1975
4.85/5 rDev +8.5%
the guys at the store are awsome! Wes & Joseph are well versed in quality beer. They will steer you right every time & they strive to get us the good stuff. The growler station ROCKS! Now with tastings one thurs. & fri.
great selection of craft brews!
very well located, right off I-26 @ st. andrews exit. the traffic getting in at times is a mess though. thank goodness they have two pull ins on opposite sides of parking lot.
Keep up the good work guys! keep spreading the word of good craft beer in the midlands!
looking forward to the expansion on the growler station!
12-02-2010 21:13:39 | More by welldigger888
4.45/5 rDev -0.4%
Easy access from I-26; this store sits on an unattractive parking lot almost on the interstate. Warehouse atmosphere.
This is by far the best Green's as far as beer selection I have ever been to, including 2 stores in Atlanta and one in Greenville SC.
In addition, they sell and fill growlers. About 4 taps but interesting and varied selections when I've checked.
Lots of variety in cold 6- and 12-packs in the back.
Huge international selection of singles, including many top 100 beers. Some BA and Rate Beer evaluations posted on the shelves. Nicely organized. Exceptionally friendly, helpful and knowledgeable worker there during my last visit.
10-08-2010 02:36:24 | More by chinchill
4.65/5 rDev +4%
This is my favorite store in Columbia. I visit here everytime I am in the area. They are one of the only retailers, maybe the only one, in Columbia to offer growlers of beer.
The staff are generally knowledgeable and accomodating. BA member khiasmus works there and I tend to chat him up on my visits.
Selection is great. Today, I purchased some really fresh Sculpin as well as one of the Terapin side projects and a growler of OBP Toasted Coconut Porter. The growler station is hit or miss, in my opinion, but just having the option is always nice.
I have been coming here for years and love this place. If in Columbia, one should certainly check this place out. Anything available in SC will be available here.
08-30-2010 20:20:25 | More by SaCkErZ9
4.85/5 rDev +8.5%
I lived in Columbia for years and never went here and now I could kick myself. This place is amazing! Great selection! The place is very clean and they have almost anything you could ask for. The best thing about this place is how nice the staff is and how everyone, even customers, are outgoing. I spend 45 mins in one aisle talking to a guy about tenfidy, home brews, and hiking the AT. It's been 2 years since I've visited friends up here, and now I have a big reason to come back. A must for anyone driving through Columbia on I26.
08-08-2010 02:05:32 | More by BrewCrew2010
4.5/5 rDev +0.7%
Got my first opportunity to stop by this location after passing it MANY times on I-26. Big thanks goes out to Joseph for hooking me up. Thanks again man! This is by far the best Green's as far as beer selection I have ever been to. We have one here in Greenville and the beer selection is laughable. This location is EPIC. Went to pick up two growlers only and left with a case. Oops. The beer is laid out nicely in the back right of the store and is quite easy to spot from I-26. Will definitely be stopping in when I pass by from now on. Nice work guys!
07-25-2010 16:03:11 | More by thagr81us
4.8/5 rDev +7.4%
Wow.... what a beer store. I had no idea. It's the place to stop in Columbia. Talked to Wes, that is very knowledgable. I was very imperessed with the slection and price. Well displayed, clean store with phenomial hard to get brews. Many Founders, Rockers, Terrapin, Bruery etc.... to grab. I'll be in Columbia quite a bit and this will be my store to check things out... Great place.... One of the best beer stores I have been to. Belgian slection was huge and there are tons of mikkeler selections to chose from. Can't wait to save uo more money to stop by again.... Great store and I'm a big fan of Wes, one of their beer specialist. Thank you!
07-24-2010 03:58:26 | More by CampusCrew
4.3/5 rDev -3.8%
I was headed to Total Wine to purchase my beverages for vacation in the NC mountains, until I found Green's on BA. Based upon the reviews, I was initially very excited about what I'd find. And Green's lived up to my expectations. 2 full isles devoted to American craft/micro. I also noticed 6 of the 7 Trappist beers, with healthy selections of each (if applicable); and a huge selection of Europeans. But I was after the micros not available in N FL. I found New Belgium, New Holland, Founders, RJ Rockers, Bear Republic, and many others. I was impressed by the selection, and the price seemed spot, if not more inexpensive than what I am used to. The folks working seemed interested and willing to help. And the location right of I-26 makes this a no-brainer stop on these trips through Columbia.
07-11-2010 11:42:44 | More by cbak999
Green's Beverage Warehouse in Columbia, SC
97 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.