The Brewer's Kettle
Ratings: 18 | Reviews: 15 | Display Reviews Only:
3.71/5 rDev -18.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | $$
The website says it all -High Points only premium beer store. It is small with a pretty good selection. Nothing near Bestway in Greensboro but worth the trip. Since I live 2 miles away I will be a regular. Another beer cooler or two would really increase the overall selection and make the place a much better destination. I definitely think they need to increase the hours of operation. They close at 7pm M-F and 6pm on Saturday and closed on Sundays. Being new to the area, I am not sure if the limited hours have to do with the laws in the south or not.
11-18-2013 00:12:05 | More by ttcummings
4.9/5 rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$
Dave definately knows his stuff, as well as Nick. They get many of the beers that are heavily sought after (that can be distro in NC). He understands how a 3-tiered system works and uses that to his and his customers benefits. If he doesn't have something you are looking for--just ask. I have been going here for over 2 years now and they are hands down one of the best bottle shops (bars---as there is draft as well) around.
11-05-2013 16:53:12 | More by mattsmith413
4.76/5 rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | $$
Love this shop. David knows is stuff. They expanded into the neighboring storefront relatively recently and the other staff (shoutout Jess and Nick) are awesome as well. I always find something new to try here, they keep a healthy variety in stock. the bar area is a definite improvement as now you can really relax and enjoy what they have on tap.
10-24-2013 20:33:00 | More by dphoxie
4.49/5 rDev -1.8%
vibe: 2 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
I saw the reviews here and decide to try the place. David wasn't there but Scott was and he was very helpful. I had been going to Total Wine but like to support local guys when I can. This was such a different experience. Instead of being ignored, which is the usual case to Total Wine on High Point Rd. (they generally are pretty helpful on wine though), Scott was friendly and offered suggestions. He was familiar with their product, offered a sample of what they had on tap, and invited me to their beer tasting.
Local people, some local brews, good, friendly service. It can't be beat. I will be back.
03-12-2012 17:25:50 | More by JimKal
5/5 rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$
I was lucky to find Brewer's Kettle when it first opened. Until late 2011 David Armstrong, the owner, had to have another job to assure that his true love, Specialty Beer in the Brewer's Kettle, would survive. In that time David's wife manned the cash register when he wasn't available. David is now there full time and I know he loves it.
I've decided that the small space is what makes this so special. It's cozy and promotes a friendly atmosphere. No question is out of bounds. David is but a step away with help.
I think the selection has now grown to almost 300 beers from around the World. We all have our favorites but mine is Aventinus by Schneider. He has added wine and specialty ciders. Try Ace Perry Cider or Oliver Peach.
I must admit that anyone who goes to Brewers Kettle becomes a friend. That's what I feel when I'm there. I'm with friends, close friends.
03-08-2012 21:54:41 | More by dfrith
4.74/5 rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
I had the pleasure of meeting David (the owner) after some recommendations from guy's in my brew club (HOPS) and following him on twitter. He had a Scottish Beer tasting and I figured it was time to drop by. I had a chance to talk with him before a crowd started building for the tasting started and the guy knows his stuff. He's a former home brewer and knows the ins and outs of brewing (as opposed to a store owner that just sells a product). The Scotch beers that were sampled were very nice and he gave me a discount for buying a mixed case - buy 24 bottles, 6ers, 4 packs, and/or singles in any combination and he hooks you up. I like that they have singles available for those that you want to try without having to buy a 6 pack. It definately beats Total Wine High Point Rd. (where beers go to die). I'll be stopping in more often now that I've found it .... maybe you shoud give it a try too.
01-08-2012 15:07:33 | More by RedneckBeerz
4.59/5 rDev +0.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$$
Met David (the owner) a couple times and boy, does he know his beer! This joint doesn't offer much as far as atmosphere goes but if you want good beer, this is your spot. In the past I have had to drive all the way to Greensboro or Winston to get to a beer store with a decent selection, but The Brewers Kettle fixed that. It offers alot of different styles for the customer and it also keeps a good stock of some pretty rare stuff. Can't find what you need, ask David, he is very in-tune with the beer community.
12-07-2011 12:14:17 | More by UNCCTDawg
The Brewer's Kettle in High Point, NC
97 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.