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Amity Wine & Spirit Co.

Not Rated.
Amity Wine & Spirit Co.Amity Wine & Spirit Co.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

67 Ratings
Ratings: 67
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.4%
[ Store ]

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

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Reviews by mltobin:
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4.15/5  rDev 0%

Located in a strip mall, near a Sam Ash music store, just off Route 15 in New Haven, right next to the Woodbridge border.

Right when you walk in, if you continue straight, you have the micro/craft and german/belgium/other countries beer selection.
I bought some belgian beer and was pleased with the options. They seemed to have a good array of stuff from Southern Tier, Great Divide, Flying Dog and other quality breweries in the U.S.
Pretty good prices overall and attentive staff...glad I stopped in.

mltobin, Sep 14, 2008
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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.

Roguer, Dec 24, 2013
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Amity Wine & Spirit Co. in New Haven, CT
93 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.