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Hop City Craft Beer & Wine

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Hop City Craft Beer & WineHop City Craft Beer & Wine
BA SCORE
100
world-class

131 Ratings
Ratings: 131
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.63
pDev: 8.21%
[ Store ]

1000 Marietta St
Ste 302
Atlanta, Georgia, 30318-0685
United States
phone: (404) 350-9998

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(Place added by: jophish17 on 04-24-2009)
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Reviews by coreyfmcdonald:
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4.73/5  rDev +2.2%

This is easily the best craft beer store I have ever been to.

First and foremost is quality. I have never had problems with beer quality here, which I have had multiple issues at other craft beer stores in the Atlanta area. Their beer is all fresh, and I would not hesitate to bring it back if the quality was not up to par, as I know this is what they'd want me to do.

The service is excellent. The people that work here know their stuff. They are more than happy to walk around with you and help you with your selection, whether you are a beer amateur or the most experienced of craft beer drinkers.

The selection is about as good as it can get for Atlanta distribution. They are American craft and Belgian focused, but that is what I am looking for, anyways. My only complaint is how quickly they run out of limited releases. This certainly has to do with the quality and popularity, along with them being fairly new to the market. Distributors: please give these guys more limited release cases! They deserve them. They also have a decent selection of homebrew equipment. New to Atlanta and Hop City is growlers. They have about 50 beers on tap at any point and have gotten some fairly impressive beers, many of which are not bottled. I particularly enjoy how they are focused to have local beers on growler, in particular local non-bottled beer.

You may pay a 5% premium to buy here, but it is worth it. Friendly, helpful service combined with a great selection of quality brews. This is the kind of place that can help establish Atlanta's beer scene and expose craft beer to a lot of Atlantans.

coreyfmcdonald, Sep 27, 2010
More User Reviews:
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4.65/5  rDev +0.4%

Stopped in while in town and found some nice barrel aged beers I haven't seen down in Florida like Ride the Lion, BA Narwhal, London Balling, and Brooklyn Hand & Seal. Also had plenty of Tilquin Gueuze and Quetsche, among many locals and other great brews. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful, and a big growler station as well. Looked like some brewing supplies next to the growler station, and a nice big selection of wine, too. I can see why this place is highly rated. Definitely recommended for a stop-in.

BMMillsy, Yesterday at 06:13 PM
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3.72/5  rDev -19.7%

Pmcnamee86, Sunday at 11:47 PM
Photo of KMitch
4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

I gave it 4.5 only because I frequent the Birmingham, AL location. That store is bigger and you can get full pours from any of the 60 beers on tap. Last time I was here, state law prohibits drinking on the property but they are working on changing that.

KMitch, Nov 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

GeorgiaBeerGuy, Nov 06, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +1.1%

Kappakoosh, Oct 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

mattreitz49, Sep 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8%

Fomalhaut, Sep 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Afroman, Sep 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

mecmd, Sep 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8%

legod, Sep 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

jbfarris, Sep 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

thatoneguymike, Sep 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8%

I went to the Atlanta store today for the first time. It will not be the last. They have an excellent selection of beers plus the staff is knowledgeable and very friendly. I was assisted by 2 people, Chris and Abby. They were great. Several others offered to help. Now I have to come up with reasons to go to Atlanta.

walterk, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

GaToWyo, Aug 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

Hulud, Aug 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

paul_db, Aug 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

I am a big Hop City fan, and have made it to the Atlanta store a few times. Craig is very knowledgeable and friendly, he generally recognizes me from the Bham store as well. The store seems a little cramped, but it is because it is overflowing with beer! I stop her to get brands I cannot get in Alabama. It is a great experience for beer lovers!

MOVERTON1284, Aug 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8%

Arcman, Jul 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.8%

ADTaber, Jun 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8%

GTJayG, Jun 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.6%

miguellunarusso, Jun 17, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev -8.6%

Similar to the Hop City in Birmingham but with a few less hard to get beers. Probably due to demand in Atlanta vs Birmingham. Still a great selection on draft/growler and even better throughout the store. They do have access to few more brewers (because of GA) than their AL counterpart.

halo3one, Jun 16, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev -7.3%

We visited Hop City in early March of 2014, while we were in town taking a big exam. Naturally we wanted to stock up for after the exam, for the one night we were staying over in the hotel room, so we did our research and found this place to come highly recommended.

We found the place, seemingly right downtown, without much trouble. You park around back and travel up a series of steps and walkways to come to the entrance, on the street side of the shop. You enter into an open space, met first by the stand-alone checkout counter, but the rest of the store is product. Off to the right side there was the wine selection, but the entire left side of the store was dedicated to beer. It was arranged in four to five longitudinally arranged wire shelves, faced back to back, like your typical grocery aisle. There were several other wire displaces offset from this, as well as a cooler to the far back wall. Everything was clean, and no bottles were dusty that we could tell. Most things came in six packs, but we were told that we could single any bottle out, should we so choose.

The staff was very friendly, and we were asked if we needed help from at least three different employees. We finally took the help from the last one, asking if he could recommend some essentials, as we could only take what we were going to drink that night (had only carry-on’s, so nothing could come back with us). We were led to a nice selection of SweetWater, Terrapin, and Westbrook, with numerous other ultra-local offerings. All of the beers were arranged by style, rather than brewery, so it was actually a little hard for us to pin down all the things we were looking for quickly. He was knowledgeable, helpful, eager, and friendly, and we ended up getting about twelve bottles, which made for an interesting, fun, and challenging night, to say the least. We were very happy with the selection, especially since we were able to find some big hitters from the larger regional breweries, as well as some of the smaller, equally as tasty fish. We felt comfortable with the prices too, and would recommend this bottle shop to anyone just passing through looking to get a good taste of Georgia.

TheBrewo, Jun 14, 2014
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Hop City Craft Beer & Wine in Atlanta, GA
100 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.