1. Extreme Beer Fest tickets go on sale Sat, Sep 27 @ Noon EDT.
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Dawson's Liquors

Not Rated.
   No picture uploaded.
   Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
98
world-class

22 Ratings
Ratings: 22
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 11.16%
[ Store ]

589 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Severna Park, Maryland, 21146-3809
United States
phone: (410) 544-6200

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @dawsonsliquors

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: Gatordaddy on 02-19-2009)
Place: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30  | next › last »
Ratings: 22 | Reviews: 14 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by weller1js:
Photo of weller1js
4.71/5  rDev +3.1%

Went here with ianjsullivan on the morning of his wedding day. He told me about the place (see review below), so what better a relaxing trip to the liquor store prior to getting hitched.

I love when looks can be deceiving. From what looks like just a typical liquor store, once you enter and make your way past the front area where the liquor and wine are shelved, you discover the hoard that is their beer selection in their back area.

Limited warm shelving, most of the warm six pack selection are sitting on top of an island of sixers, 7-8 cold cases containing the expected mainstream and some special craft beers as well.

Their niche is in their larger bottles, with a more extensive and diverse craft beer selection in 750mL than what I have seen in some of the big-boy stores in Maryland or elsewhere for that matter.

Staff was quick to offer assistance, and was very helpful in assisting us with our selection. We went all-out and bought some Sink the Bismarck! by Brewdog, which they even told us that wasn't at a high mark-up simply because they like having it on hand.

Only downside was the cramped layout, but one can easily get past that once they get a load of the selection.

If you are ever in Anne Arundel, it is worth a slight detour.

weller1js, Jun 09, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of ThisWangsChung
4.15/5  rDev -9.2%

Since I'm all the way in middle-of-nowhere St. Mary's County, coming up here takes a bit of effort. It's extremely worth it, though.

The guys working there - especially Danny - really know their shit about beer, as one can tell by the selection. I found such goodies as DuClaw Colossus (didn't buy, because $30), Imperial Biscotti Break, Ola Dubh 12, Beer Geek Breakfast, Black Albert, Caractere Rouge, and all other sorts of imported goodness. They're also very good at getting limited release stuff (like anything barrel-aged from Firestone Walker)

Prices, though, are consistently quite high, but at least there's no ridiculous gouging on certain beer. For example, IBB is normally around $17-$18 a bottle - here, it's $20. Another example, Victory 4 packs are $12 here ($10 in other places).

Really, I don't care. Anytime I want something rare, European, or both, this will be one of my go-to stores.

ThisWangsChung, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Devman171
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Devman171, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of reebtaerG
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

reebtaerG, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of gillagorilla
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

gillagorilla, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of Dannyboy
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

Dannyboy, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of KEB
2.66/5  rDev -41.8%

I was in need of some suds and I have stopped in here before. My last visit did not have what I was looking for but I thought since I was in the neighborhood, stop in and check out the selection.
After navigating through the tight maze of displays I finally made it back to the beer department. I did several laps around here looking for a somewhat local craft brew(60 miles away). No help was offered and I was not about to go looking for it. I found only 2 of the brands product lines. Very bummed especially since I know Fishpaws a few miles down the roads stocks a bunch more. Stopping here on this day was not an option.
As I mentioned before I have been here several times when in a pinch. The majority of times I have left empty handed. Hopefully others will have a more fruitful experience.

KEB, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of bcgeiman
4.25/5  rDev -7%

bcgeiman, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of nbaradel443
4/5  rDev -12.5%

nbaradel443, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of BMMillsy
4.15/5  rDev -9.2%

Place rating #50! Stopped in here right after heading to Fishpwas and glad I did. Variety of wine and beer and lots of liquor. Still have some BCBS and BCBW on the shelf but a little pricey at $8 per bottle. Utopias behind the counter, too. Grabbed some shelf turds like 2009 Pannepot Reserva, Mogli, Fifty Fifty Eclipse and a Perennial milk stout. Plenty more but my wife will be mad if I grabbed everything I wanted but a neat spot. Definitely worth checking out when in the area, but be on the hunt carefully as bottles are strewn about everywhere.

BMMillsy, Dec 24, 2013
« first ‹ prev | 1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30  | next › last »
Dawson's Liquors in Severna Park, MD
98 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.