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Amity Wine & Spirit Co.

Not Rated.
Amity Wine & Spirit Co.Amity Wine & Spirit Co.

40 Reviews
Reviews: 40
Visits: 77
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

95 Amity Rd
Ste 2
New Haven, Connecticut, 06515-1400
United States
phone: (203) 397-9463

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Reviews: 40 | Visits: 77
Reviews by Roguer:
Photo of Roguer
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

OK atmosphere: basically a large wine and spirits store.

Shelves seemed to be stocked and cared for regularly; the only old dates I saw were on bottles for which it is entirely appropriate (e.g. Belgians).

I had good experiences with three different staff, all of whom were friendly and knowledgeable.

The selection is near as good as I have seen, with tons of local brews, but also a great selection of craft from throughout the US, and a massive amount of imports. They had two full long aisles of nothing but craft brew, and stacks of cases available (of good stuff, too).

Prices were exactly what I'm used to for craft: no gouging noticed, but no bargains, either.

This is so much better than what I have in SE CT. Then again, that's to be expected. Chances are they've got what you need, and if it's a bit rarer or limited distribution, they've got a good chance of getting it in; keeping it, or not selling out within hours, is another story entirely. (962 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of ZEB89
3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of smakawhat
4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

If you're at NEBCO just down the street, coming here is a no brainer.

Simple strip mall and a very good sized store but not too large. Excellent selection of domestics and imports, even some NEBCO offerings from time to time too. Staff are extremely helpful and very knowledgeable as well, had a million questions and they answered them all with ease.

Great stop if you are in the area without question. (407 characters)

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.31/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of BranfordBound
4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Almost right next door to NEBCo, in a older plaza across from A1 Toyota. Place is light somewhat dimly near the beers, not the cleanest or fanciest place like Coastal. Service is OK, usually a bit understaffed and no one will talk to you unless one of the beer guys is free. Selection is great, definitely one of the best in the area. This probably has the largest selection in new haven. (388 characters)

Photo of dipaslife4me
4.64/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ctbrewer227
3.03/5  rDev -26.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2 | selection: 4.25

The selection is awesome here no doubt, BUT the attitude staff gives off left a sour taste in my mouth lately. I was always a regular here but lately it seems everything on the shelf is ridiculous out of date. Its a shame for those said reasons I have stopped shopping here, I know I am not the first person here to feel the same way. I found several six packs of certain IPAs that were over a year old, that is just not called for (431 characters)

Photo of CTJman
4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Macsimus
3.97/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Resuin
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Sweffin
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of jFRIDAY4
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Definitely the best selection in the area for beer/cider/mead. A solid stock of excellent imports and sours. Hard to get bottles are still hard to get as the traffic here is heavy and things tend to sell out quick. (214 characters)

Photo of jroberts08
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Amity Wine & Spirit Co. in New Haven, CT
92 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.