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Bestway

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

84 Ratings
Ratings: 84
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 11.43%
[ Store ]

2113 Walker Ave
Greensboro, North Carolina, 27403-1655
United States
phone: (336) 272-4264

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Notes:
Monday-Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00am
Sunday: 9:00am - 10:00pm

(Place added by: cbros on 03-24-2009)
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Photo of Zonian1
4.28/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3 | selection: 5

This is basically a quaint small town grocery store with a killer beer section. I visited on a busy Saturday afternoon in Dec 2014. There were lots of people loading up carts with huge purchases of NC beers. The NC beer selection was the best of the 5 BA-top-rated stores I visited in the Triangle area that week. For example, they had a stack of Hop Drop n Roll cases 5 feet high--beer that was canned the day before I visited!! Amazing! Also, a really nice selection of Wicked Weed offerings. And many others I hadn't seen at other stores during my week in the Triangle area. The down side: this is a grocery store, not a beer store, which meant there was no one in the store on a Saturday afternoon who could give any advice about the beer offerings, except for other customers. I shudder to think about the business they could have been doing if they'd have had a smart beer person helping the customers. However, put that aside, do your own homework before you go, and definitely make Bestway a stop if you are anywhere close to the area.

Photo of wilson9603
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of GarthDanielson
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

This place has a monster craft beer selection. Just about anything brewed in the state of NC is available here, from flagships to seasonals. Further down the cooler, you get all the craft offerings from around the country, and finally a ton of imports. There is a growler station offering rotating fills of 16oz, 32oz, and 64oz jugs. There is quite a selection of glassware, as well as some interesting t-shirts and other swag from time to time. They do quite a few tastings, and have special releases of rare beers when they have them. This is a full grocery store, so there is plenty of food available. Also, there is a decent wine selection. Worth a stop if you are in the Triad.

Photo of anthonyvin
4.92/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Llogan383
4.84/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of pauldave1976
1/5  rDev -78%

Horrible customer service. These guys have always been completely rude to their customers and are WAY over priced. But today took the cake. They were the only bottle shop to receive Bourbon County Coffee and REFUSED to sell it to the people waiting. Never again will I spend a dime with them.

Photo of Martyrob
4/5  rDev -12.1%

Selection is OUTSTANDING with tons of great beer to choose from, but they are not very friendly and many of the employees are not very knowledgeable when you ask questions so I give a 4.

Photo of Luke_logan
4.99/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of Hipgezus
5/5  rDev +9.9%

I work here. So naturally I'm a bit biased. The largest selection of rotated, refrigerated, and hard to find beers. Wicked Weed, Caskade, Crooked Stave, NoDa, Alesmith, The Bruery, etc. We also have a rotating growler menu.

Photo of Renegawam
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Brewndruid
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Bestway is my go to bottle shop! If you can't find it here than it is either unavailable here, or it isn't worth having!
Roger, Nancy and Leslie have put a lot of hard work into this projct and it shows. The beer knowledge is some of the best around.

Photo of Cubatobaco
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of TheTySimon
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of wyang11
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of HopUpTriad
3.77/5  rDev -17.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5

The selection is great, I won't deny that. There is beer gems tucked in every nook and cranny at a decent price. Wine was pretty sub-par, nothing that stood out. The problem is, you can have the best selection but the people make it a home run for me. It took forever for me to locate anyone, besides the one at the cash register. When I finally found someone, the answers I received were dismal. I wasn't even sure if it was lack of beer knowledge or maybe just not wanting to. Both employees were very unfriendly and less than helpful. Another problem, which I brought to their attention, is the outdated beer. I didn't look at snack items for dates but I found it on 3 different beers. I think this establishment is good and in a unique, but fitting, location but it could be phenomenal if managed properly.

Photo of jak
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Pjuhl2313
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of paul_db
4/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of Rld85go
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of tylerrash
5/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Majesty
4/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of Hopcycle
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of CopperMtnPlowboy
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of uncccegr
4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
4.08/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 5

I visited my father in Burlington, NC last week. Since I knew I'd need my beer fix, I looked around for a place that boasted a great selection. All roads led to Bestway.

I was very impressed with their selection, which was nicely set up. Local NC brews had their own display, which I thought was a nice way of promoting it. Beers were grouped by country of origin as well as by brewery. Overall, everything was easy to find.

Service was nothing special. Although, I may have just been talking to the wrong person. I saw a lot of Dark Horse displayed and asked one of the workers if they had Plead the 5th. The guy said, "I've never heard of that before." C'mon, man! Never heard of Plead the 5th?

But my complaint is a small one. If you're in the Greensboro area, this is the spot. This, or the Total Wine just off Rt. 40.

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Bestway in Greensboro, NC
100 out of 100 based on 84 ratings.