Five Points Bottle Shop - West Side
Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 8 | Display Reviews Only:
4.89/5 rDev +4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$
Amazing place to shop for beer. Both this location and the original are packed full of stuff I can't find/have never seen elsewhere. The staff is very knowledgeable, and willing to have a beer conversation without pushing/pointing you toward anything specific unless you ask for direction and guidance. Fund of information and willingness to help are amazing.
Prices are standard, and not jacked up even for hard to find/retired items.
Definitely worth stopping in if you are in the area, and even planning a day trip from atlanta if you have nothing else to do!
06-27-2013 11:31:58 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
5/5 rDev +6.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $
The sister location of the original that's actually in Five Points, this location has it's own unique offerings. While this store doesn't get quite the volume of crazy rarities that the original handles, what goodies it does receive are able to wait on their proper owners. If you go in this store knowing what to look for you can find some really amazing deals. The other plus that puts this location on the same level of greatness as the original is the adjacent growler fill station. With an entire wall full of taps, great homebrew supplies, and an amazing glassware collection, the growler store is almost as exciting as the main location. The stuff they have on tap is ridiculous as well, I mean, what type of location sells growlers of Older Viscosity? It was literally the most expensive growler I've ever gotten as well as the best value. This place is awesome.
07-02-2011 03:50:57 | More by sgsmfdoom
4.44/5 rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | $$
this is the bigger but still little brother of the downtown five points bottle shop. this is a crazy huge store, and im sure they do a lot for frats in the area. dont let that scare you away the beer selection is impeccable. there is a new addition of a homebrewing store/growler station with (i think) over 40 taps. the selection on tap is ridiculous, as well as the selection of bottles in the store. this place is big, and that kind of hurts the service a little. they are more than helpful if you need something, but they arent coming up to you and asking you what you want. this store is a little more off the beaten path than the other one, and is worth a trip in the area. go there.
06-01-2011 20:36:57 | More by dbhall
4.3/5 rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Quality is very good. Most of the beer is refrigerated. However some more fragile styles like IPA's are setting on the shelf. I love the smell of the humidor in this place.
Service is good. Most people here seem to really know what they are talking about. However at times I have had trouble with not finding a person to help me.
Selection is great. Ive never been in Five Points and didn't see something new to me. They have been my go to spot for Cantillion for a while now. They keep many of the harder to find imports in stock. And occasionally there are surprises on the shelf.
05-04-2011 20:55:29 | More by jimixr
Five Points Bottle Shop - West Side in Athens, GA
98 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.