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The Perfect Pour

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The Perfect PourThe Perfect Pour
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world-class

85 Ratings
Ratings: 85
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: n/a
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6630 Marie Curie Dr
Ste E
Elkridge, Maryland, 21075-6402
United States
phone: (443) 285-0702

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Ratings: 85 | Reviews: 60
Reviews by qchic:
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4.3/5  rDev -1.4%

What else to say about this place that hasn't already been said. Super selection, worth a trip from either the Baltimore area or DC. From beyond, an easy stop off of I-95, though I was surprised there isn't better signing in the strip mall it's located in (I never would have known the name of the place if I had stumbled upon it...even some people who shop there don't know the name), With the high prices, they certainly could afford a sign. Even seasonals from last fall are barely discounted, but it is Howard Co. so I guess they get away with it. At least most prices are visible, and I always appreciate that. If you're looking for something specific or you enjoy ogling beer eyecandy like I do go to Perfect Pour. Service has been friendly upon entering and at the register, but I haven't been approached otherwise--no biggie, I do fine on my own. If you plan of going, sign up for emails with occasional coupons. They'll also let you know about tastings.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Bodomnjk
4.36/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

Needs beers from breweries in Minnesota and Michigan.

Bell's (MI)
Surly (MN)
Summit (MN)

Bell's Two-Hearted Ale is one of the most popular craft beers in the Mid-west and Summit is one of the most well known breweries in MN, WI, IA, ND, and SD. Surly is also becoming extremely popluar in MN and growing exponentially. Some of the best IPA I have ever had; comparable to west coast IPA's such as Sierra Nevada Torpedo, Green Flash West Coast, and Stone IPA's.

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4.35/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of greg4579
4.45/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of DCgolfpro
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

This place has recently given State line a run for their money for best bottle shop in MD. Under new ownership their pricing has become reasonable. Their selection is unreal and the customer service is exceptional for a store of it's size.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of bubseymour
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

I thought this place was amazing. The European beer offerings especially I found to be a wider selection than anywhere else I've been. Some complain about prices, but I found them reasonably priced and comparable to most bottle shops that sell singles over in Frederick, MD.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.6/5  rDev +5.5%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of Jack_Frost79
4.79/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

The selection here is beyond compare (at least in Maryland). Everyone who works there is extremely knowledgeable and eager to help. Maybe a little too eager. You won't get out of there without being asked if you need anything about 10 times. That can be kind of annoying, but they do know their stuff and are everywhere. The Growler station has 12 beers on tap at all times. The only reason this place doesn't get a 5 is that their prices are higher than other places. Cindy's, also in Elkridge, has a good selection (but not as good) with better prices.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of wrightst
4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5

The beer staff is knowledgeable and eager to help. Great group. Even the wine side will try to help, and are not completely lost on the beer side.

The selection of beers cannot be beat. I have yet to find a beer store, coast to coast, that compares, let alone beats this store. You pay for the selection, however. For commonly available beers, you can probably go around the corner and save a dollar or more per six-pack. In my opinion, this is totally worth it. I'll take selection over bargains any day of the week.

My only complaint is that the wine side seems to be growing as of early 2014, and encroaching on the beer side. It certainly hasn't hurt their selection, and the current American beer scene will keep new things constantly coming in.

Great place, and I'll keep coming back.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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The Perfect Pour in Elkridge, MD
96 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.