DownTown Wine & Spirits
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Reviews by Wolfsdenbrew:
4/5 rDev -2.7%
Was bought here by a fellow BA after eating at Redbones to stock up for my flight back to "lackluster beerland" I call NM.
I had been turned on to Flemish Reds during the EBF weekend and wanted some examples of the style to take home. Found several on the nice size aisle that was full of Belgian beers. Also picked up some Cantillon.
Toward the moderate sized beer coolers I found several American micros that I had wanted to take back with me, DFH 120 IPA, WWS, Stone's Vertical Epic '03 and at reasonable prices.
Overall a reasonable selection of imports and american micros and reasonable prices.
02-02-2005 02:42:25 | More by Wolfsdenbrew
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4.63/5 rDev +12.7%
My college roommate and I are both beer fans. Whenever she comes to visit, I bring her here. Fabulous selection, and usually reasonable prices (I got some Bourbon County stout for a dollar less than what she pays in Florida).
This last visit said roomie had been raving about a few beers she had recently tried, one of which being the Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel. As we were walking down the aisle and she was talking about how wonderful it was, four bottles jumped out at us on the shelves. Her praises were not unfounded. :)
The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and they don't necessarily breathe down your neck, which I like. They have always made good recommendations, and though I don't shop there frequently, I am never disappointed.
08-06-2014 02:12:33 | More by Acaval
4.36/5 rDev +6.1%
Post EBF bottle shopping :)
Beer is in the back and they have a massive selection that seems to go on and on. Huge selection of Belgians, lots of imports and pretty much all the U.S. craft beer available to MA. Was greeted when i entered asking if i needed help with my selection. Very nice place, will certainly come back again.
03-25-2014 19:07:05 | More by papat444
4.01/5 rDev -2.4%
Offering this feedback from recent visit during a Wednesday afternoon visit (2/2013). New management/owners? The beer shelves were being restocked , staff very put out looking but in their defense the aisles were full with recent deliveries that they were trying to stock and everyone looked overwhelmed . Check out service was uncertain of what to do and everything about the atmosphere seemed in flux.
Always found hard to find brands ( Belgian , Australia/NZ, UK, Germany) that many stores do not offer. Relatively decent pricing in the past,. Prices seemed high during recent visit and far fewer selections , again new management or cleaning out past prime stock? US craft brands well represented . One of the best selections in Boston/Cambridge Area. Hope whatever is going on gets resolved quickly.
02-23-2013 01:04:02 | More by JMFBOSTON
DownTown Wine & Spirits in Somerville, MA
92 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.