Green's Beverage Warehouse
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3.3/5 rDev -26.2%
This Green's was a little bit of a let down for me. It's selection was ok, in that it did have some good craft/imports, but the other beers just out numbered it. In the other beers, that means micros/imports that can be found anywhere else.The highlight was definately the service. I noticed several employees helping others find a good beer or wine for Thanksgiving. It did have a large section of beers in the a fridge section that scaled the entire back wall. Overall it was a little bit of a let down. Normally this store has some better selections.
11-27-2005 14:30:22 | More by JISurfer
3.65/5 rDev -18.3%
Green's on Fernandina is a very large place, almost a warehouse. The layout is different than the one downtown and the selection is somewhat different as well. The Fernandina location seems to be more of a sixpack and case type of store.
The prices at Green's are always amazing. Some NC beers are less expensive in Green's than you find them in NC. The service is typical and not especially helpful, but the selection is very good for a SC store and I often stop in to see what they might have that is new. Often they will get an odd Belgian in that I have never seen before, perhaps because of the lower ABV or just that SC has a few of the importers for those brands.
If in the area and looking for a place to purchase beer, Green's should definitely be on your list of places to stop by.
12-21-2004 16:50:47 | More by GCBrewingCo
3.7/5 rDev -17.2%
This Green's location seems to have a little more beer than the one on Assembly St. The best thing about this location is that they fill growlers. They usually have 3 or 4 different things tapped. Beer is divided (for the most part) into American, Belgian, English, and the rest of Europe. Most of their selection is unrefrigerated but they do have some things in a cooler against the back wall. They have a good selection of cases as well. They sometimes have a few nice glasses for sale.
Prices are good and discounted is you pay cash.
09-06-2008 13:21:19 | More by hellomcfly
3.8/5 rDev -15%
This place is pretty large and the selection is spread out all over the store like it would be in a warehouse. There's also a very large fridge in the back that includes most of what you'll find on the floor.
The service seems to be okay. I didn't have anyone offer to help me but the place was pretty crowded and I saw employees helping others which was more important anyway because... hey I'm a BA.
The selection was fine for a South Carolina store. They offer pretty much anything you'll find in state. They however aren't too big on singles (their biggest flaw by far). They only singles they sell are 500 or 750 MLs for the most part. Occasionally, I've found a gem or two hiding on the shelves here but for the most part, they sell the same stuff you'll find in state at a better price.
This place is worth a trip if you're in the area.
03-27-2006 14:58:39 | More by timtheenchanta
3.8/5 rDev -15%
This Greens is like a wholesale warehouse of wine and beer. More wine than beer but it is definitely starting to come into its own for beer too. Cases of beer fill the place so it is a definite for a party. Also as far as cases go it has a greater selection than their other location on Assembly St. and the parking is a lot better too. I like the Greens on Assembly better for their selection of singles and the Worlds Best Beer Room that stores the beer at a more adequate temperature. Both are great locations. The staff is always friendly and willing to learn about beer as well as school you too.
12-15-2007 10:14:28 | More by MTNboy
4.15/5 rDev -7.2%
Living in the Irmo area, it was very nice to see both a Green's and Total Wine (see another review of an area location) open with a "one-two-punch". Within a few months, what was a usual 30 min drive to downtown Columbia to purchase crafted brew, turned into a 10-min drive to two prime venues.
Green's has a large selection with a nice selection clearly separated by country of origin. A very nice side feature, it the option of buying either "room-temp" or "refrigerated" versions of many of the same crafted beers. Always a plus when your running short on time.
The prices here are quite in line, and many times less than what can bought at near-by locations.
The staff are quite helpful, and many times know as much about the brews, and they do about the wines.
10-16-2005 01:58:07 | More by Nesued
District of Columbia
4.15/5 rDev -7.2%
I have to say that the selection here was pretty damn good, but I was hoping to see a bit better of a regional/local selection of brews. In any case, I was still able to find quite a few nice US and European brews that I haven't seen on the shelves in NY/NJ just yet.
The single selection (of 12oz.) could have been a bit better as well, but the bomber selection was pretty outstanding.
I only have the Total Wine nearby this location to compare for the area, but I have to say that Green's was better for overall selection, and plus they do growler fills, which is pretty cool.
My only real complaint is that I wasn't offered service at any point, but then again, I didn't go looking so not entirely their fault. Definitely worth a stop if you're in the area.
05-31-2009 18:57:17 | More by Nickls
4.16/5 rDev -6.9%
This store was the saving grace of the last leg of returning from the beach in NC on our way to GA. The kid was screaming in the back seat and thanks to a couple of BA's (urbancaver and arvjunk) was able to get directions to this southern gem.
The atmosphere was of a alcoholics dream land. Rows and rows of booze. Mostly BMC stacked up in the front of the store with a wall of lined up coolers. After a second, I noticed the shelves of beer and skipped my way over to them.
At first glance my thoughts were "holy fudge, there is a lot of Imports, where the hell is the local loot" then I took a step past the first two aisles and saw the next three. There they were, 4 aisles of great stuff. I was able to find a beer for a trading partner that I have been trying to get for him for months. So very happy with the selection.
As far as service, didnt need any, didnt ask for any, didnt get any. The lady checking me out was courteous and pleasant. The prices to me were in line with other stores of this magnitude.
Will definitely seek this store out again whenever I am any where close to in the area.
07-10-2011 01:24:24 | More by biglobo8971
Green's Beverage Warehouse in Columbia, SC
97 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.