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Julio's Liquors

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Julio's LiquorsJulio's Liquors
BA SCORE
100
world-class

187 Reviews
Reviews: 187
Visits: 251
Avg: 4.65
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

140 Turnpike Rd
Westborough, Massachusetts, 01581-2806
United States
phone: (508) 366-1942 | map
www.juliosliquors.com

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Reviews: 187 | Visits: 251
Reviews by Dope:
Photo of Dope
4.64/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

This is a huge store down in Westborough - a bit of a hike for me but it is worth a trip once in a while.

The entire right side of the store houses a pretty amazing selection of beer. There are multiple aisles, shelves and coolers housing pretty much any beer you can get in the New England area. They have a very well organized selection of singles, 4/6pks and cases all grouped together so you buy whatever quantity you desire. You can also mix and match anything you want, no restrictions at all.

Price wise they were quite good and they offer a nice discount even if you mix and match out of any 4/6pks.

Place seems extremely popular, I could barely even find a place to park. Good luck finding a dusty gem hiding in the back of a shelf. Everyone knows about this place and it shows. Everything appears quite fresh and they are constantly getting new stock in.

Service is hard to say. It seems very popular and busy so I never had a chance to chat beer with anyone. More "businesslike" than your average local mom and pop craft beer joint.

They have a decent web presence and have a facebook page with regular updates.

Overall, very nice place, it would be more of a go-to joint if it weren't so far from me.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SveNss0N
4.3/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.62/5  rDev -0.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of scxcrunner
4.32/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Really nice selection with great staff. They frequently have beer tastings, hold beer releases and have a great rewards program to help reserve those hard to get beers.

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Photo of GetTheYayo
4.3/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Large liquor store with a good selection of beer. Had some good New England offerings and also had a nice selection of other beers from all over the country. Overall a top tier beer store. Prices are high though.

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Photo of hockeypuck
4.42/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of WarEagleJeep
4.57/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Dolphinsmarlins1
4.47/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Yesterday was the second time I visited, and I spent a considerable amount of time browsing. I ended up leaving with a few beers that I hadn't seen much of in Western Mass too much: Logsdon and Jolly Pumpkin.

The staff seemed pretty knowledgable and were willing to offer suggestions and information about some of the newer brews they had in stock (one of which was Kung Fu Hobo from Smuttlabs), which I added to the mix six. Speaking of the mix six, as soon as you hit the 6 beer or more mark (any size... bomber, 750, 12 ounce bottle, etc), you automatically receive 15% off each beer. So if you were in there looking for something that only comes out once a year, or is pricey, that could be a good way to save some money. The best part is that the mix six doesn't all have to be the same size. Theoretically, you could buy 5 really cheap beers and one really expensive beer and still get the discount.

The organization of store could be a little better, but once you do a walk through, you can kind of see why certain beers are placed where they are; however, I have seen it done much better (Table and Vine of West Springfield for example).

Overall, it's a place that is definitely worth stopping if you are in the area in search of "good" beer.

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Photo of ejimhof
5/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of gmarkwpi
4.88/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of JKV96
4.5/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of portia99
4.74/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JasonHaviland
4.75/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of dfecteau
5/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Rideguy64
4.48/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Sweffin
4.64/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of MLaVioletteJr
4/5  rDev -14%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.64/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.37/5  rDev -6%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -3.2%

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5/5  rDev +7.5%

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Julio's Liquors in Westborough, MA
100 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.