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Bert's Better Beers

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Bert's Better BeersBert's Better Beers

43 Reviews
Reviews: 43
Visits: 75
Avg: 4.52
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

1100 Hooksett Rd
Ste 105
Hooksett, New Hampshire, 03106-1073
United States
phone: (603) 413-5992

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Place added by: Bierman9 on 08-20-2009

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Reviews: 43 | Visits: 75
Reviews by jamescain:
Photo of jamescain
4.44/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

I noticed while shopping here that some of their beers are a bit pricy. Its not too much of a concern for me since I'm usually visiting NH and I don't have a car so I wouldn't want to make my host drive me around to different beer places to save some money per beer, just an observation.

The first time I went there the store was relatively small, but they packed a lot in. The next year when I returned it had expanded into the space next door. Although the store was larger, it didn't seem like they offered too much more then they had before, just more space between the selves.

Their selection is vast and they carry many local beers and some glassware. The service depended on who was working. The first two times I went the person working was very nice and helpful, the second time he for some reason seemed suspicious of me. I'm not sure why I felt that way I just did, maybe because I had to look at all of the beers. It is slightly annoying that they arrange their beers by style instead of by brewery, so if I wanted to try say all of the smuttynose offering I would have to search throughout the entire store. Its a good beer store and easily the best in the area. If you live in Manchester I definitely recommend going, if you don't and you're just passing through the only reason to buy beer is because there is no tax but every surrounding state, with exception of Maine has a better selection then NH.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Gsdmica
4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

This store is great, owner and staff are very helpful. A must go if you're in the area. They carry many hard to find and limited releases. Mix and match as well

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Photo of Beersnob79
4.06/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Was told by many of people that I HAVE to go there. Staff was super friendly but with the reputation they have....I was not impressed with the amount of out dated beers they had. I spent over 70 dollars in craft beers and thought they would all be fresh based on the stores reputation. I had to throw out 5 beers because they were undrinkable. But I know....Shame on me for not checking the best buy date. I know I know.... :/

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Photo of Rochefort10nh
4.67/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Gtwreck45
4.58/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of nofutureparttwo
4.9/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of MacSon1982
4.59/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Very impressed. Good layout, and great selection.

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Photo of notascoolasyou
4.86/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SawDog505
4.43/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Excellent selection, knowledgeable staff, but my only complaint is the prices. He seems to jack up the prices a bit, especially on the more rare beers.

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Photo of papat444
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of 31Sam13
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of swalsh666
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Great selection. Single bottle/mix pack options. Bert is a really unique guy!

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Photo of Hik0
4.86/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Photo of skcrowley
5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of jeed
5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of smakawhat
4.24/5  rDev -6.2%

A real nice place that is very neatly organized and presented.

The selection is fairly good, with a good mix of local New Hampshire stuff. You will find the occasional Maine and Vermont stuff in here, but not the highly regarded and demanded stuff such as Alchemist for one thing.

Staff are really nice and knowledgeable. They will easily chat you up for any needs, or desires you may have. They know the product well and can answer pretty much anything, there will be no glassy eyed stares or I don't know kind of responses here. They are extremely helpful.

You wont find everything in the world here, but it's a decent basic selection, and well organized. Also I like the fact they have a shelf dedicated to "what's new" which is something I always love when shopping.

I will be stopping by again if in the area for sure.

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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3.5/5  rDev -22.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -6%

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3.25/5  rDev -28.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

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Bert's Better Beers in Hooksett, NH
98 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.