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Five Points Bottle Shop

Not Rated.
Five Points Bottle ShopFive Points Bottle Shop
BA SCORE
100
world-class

53 Ratings
Ratings: 53
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.65
pDev: 7.53%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

1655 S Lumpkin St
Athens, Georgia, 30606-4742
United States
phone: (706) 543-6989

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @5pointsbottle

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(Place added by: AlexJ on 05-03-2005)
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mtstatebeer

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +7.5%
quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

I've been to this place quite a few times and finally decided to rate it. This place was a must stop for me when I visited Athens the past few years. In just the three years that I shopped here, the selection got better and better. Each time I visited I typically spent a good bit of time and money, but always worthwhile. Service is awesome, Sachin and the crew were always willing to help. I can't say enough about the folks who work here. They love beer and were always helping beer geeks like me and regular folks who were just there to try something new. Selection is great, last time I was there they were adding Founders to their selection and had a complete 4 or 5 shelf section dedicated to their Mikkeller selection. There were many Belgians, English, German, and a ton of American crafts. If you are ever in the Atlanta area or driving on I-85 in that area, it is well worth the stop.

06-15-2009 02:09:10 | More by mtstatebeer
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Mantooth

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $

The best beer store I've ever been in.

Athens is a killer college town, we hit it once a year for a fun weekend. It's loaded with pubs & restaurants and everyone is laid back and cool.

I only discovered this shop on my last trip and can't believe I've missed out on it before now. I literally spent an hour and a half poking around the store and ended up with a very reasonable tab for the amount of items I bought.

In the same parking lot there's a draft building with 20 taps of quality brews you can purchase in three different sizes of growlers.

They have a second store in town too that I have yet to visit.

This place is worth a trip, make a weekend of it and be sure to stop at Trappeze Pub. You'll be happy.

02-10-2012 21:12:38 | More by Mantooth
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sgsmfdoom

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $

Literally the perfect bottle shop. The other location has growler fills, so I guess there's that, but the selection in this store is phenomenal. I never knew how amazing this place was until I moved away from Athens. This shop is the hidden gym of the south, I'd absolutely put it up against Brawleys or Sam's any day. Literally any beer in Georgia's substantial distribution plus some vintage ales. It may not look like much from the outside, but this place is a monster for excellent brews. I'd say it's worth at least a 45 minute detour.

07-02-2011 03:45:35 | More by sgsmfdoom
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pelesf1re

Ohio

5/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Very impressed with this store. I had found it after doing a search on this site and after reading the reviews decided this would be the place to start for some beers I can't find in Ohio. I was not let down. The selection was huge and some nice choices I thought I may only read about and never get to try. The find I was happiest with was the Westbrook Mexican Cake. Very friendly staff, couldn't have asked for more. Hope I can make it back next time I'm travelling to pick up some more gems.

06-21-2014 18:17:35 | More by pelesf1re
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edamjohnson

Georgia

5/5  rDev +7.5%
quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Five Points Bottle Shop is the only truly great bottle shop in Athens. They have pretty much carried the banner for great beers in this town. The selection is amazing and you always find something you have not yet tried. The staff is knowledgeable and well versed in both beer and wine. If you are looking to buy great beer in Athens this is the only stop that is guaranteed to not be a waste of your time. I have been by numerous times this month and have always found another beer that is world class. Keep up the good work guys.

01-24-2008 21:58:15 | More by edamjohnson
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elgatoborracho

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +7.5%

05-25-2014 01:11:45 | More by elgatoborracho
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uga760

Georgia

5/5  rDev +7.5%
quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

In response to Anthony1's comment about kegs, Five Points Bottle (5 points location only) carries a large number of craft beers in kegs. Whether they are torpedoes, 1/2 barrels, etc. There is always a list located at the far end of the register closest to the beer cooler. So if you are looking for a keg or something special for a wedding or a party and bottles are just not the answer, Five Points does have a large number of craft beers on their keg list...not just High Life, Miller, and Bud Light!! The link below is their keg list, I do not know how updated it is.

http://www.fivepointsbottleshop.com/fivepoints/pc/viewCategories.asp?idCategory=97

I love 5 Points and The staff there is wonderful! The beer selection is a-m-a-z-i-n-g, and the largest in town. The amount of time put into the selection of beers is well thought out and extensive. As a resident of Athens this is a place if you are driving through, staying for a weekend, or just moved to town that you need to stop and visit, you will not be disappointed.

08-06-2009 12:20:02 | More by uga760
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doublewide

Georgia

5/5  rDev +7.5%

11-20-2013 16:30:57 | More by doublewide
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Keith_R

Georgia

5/5  rDev +7.5%

03-02-2014 05:05:18 | More by Keith_R
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slayer13

Georgia

5/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

The best beer store in Athens, and one of the best in the SouthEast. A phenomenal selection with new beers coming in almost every week. The staff is great with people specialized in knowledge for beer, wine, and liquor. The everyday beers are a little pricier than usual here, but the specialty and craft selection are about on par with every where else.

02-23-2013 23:52:01 | More by slayer13
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Five Points Bottle Shop in Athens, GA
100 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.