New Beer Distributors

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135 Reviews
Reviews: 135
Visits: 155
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

167 Chrystie St
New York, New York, 10002-2809
United States
phone: (212) 260-4360

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Reviews: 135 | Visits: 155
Reviews by Neffbeer:
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4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

I routinely stop by this place at least once a week ( I work in the neighborhood on Rivington st). They tend to have great beers, but some of the stuff, especially IPA's, are out of date. On the other side of things, their import selection is really excellent. They have many great Belgians: Drie Fonteinen, Hanssens, De Ranke, DuPont, Gouden Carolus, St. Bernardus, Rochefort, Boon, De Dolle, De Cam (from time to time) etc. Norway, Sweden, Italy, Germany, England, Japan, and the Netherlands are also well represented. Overall they have an excellent selection just watch out for old bottles of stuff you would not want to cellar. (631 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of dgilks
4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Figoeric710
4.51/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Zekenyce
4.79/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

My type of place. Great selection and maintained in ideal cellar conditions.

Best prices in town. Hands down. (111 characters)

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of JonahNW
4.2/5  rDev -1.4%

Grimy, unassuming, very well-priced Valhalla for saisons, sours, Belgians (73 characters)

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3/5  rDev -29.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of MisterBisco
3.32/5  rDev -22.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5

This is a curious place. Total warehouse feel. If you can hunt a staff person down, they range from snappy and unhelpful to warm and inviting.

Don't go for IPAs, unless it's something you know was released recently - the warehouse isn't temperature controlled, and their IPAs don't clear the shelves very quickly.

Some good values can be found, but overall found their prices to be average to pricey.

Worth stopping in if you're in the area, and it makes for a nice beer haul stop along with Whole Foods Bowery and Top Hops, both very close by. (548 characters)

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of drewone
3.04/5  rDev -28.6%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Worth a stop as its around the corner from whole foods bowery. A large dark warehouse type space. Everything is out on shelfs, nothing is refrigerated. Don't expect service or to talk beer, but there is a wide selection and a few items that others don't carry. A wide import selection too.

No temp controller so i would generally avoid hoppy beers here unless I knew they were fresh.

One things I really like is you can buy a single of anything that sell, so I picked up quite a few 12oz that I wanted to try.

A lot of stock, so there seems to be a few things that linger here longer that other places, found a sixpoint 3bean (which turned out to be quite tasty). (667 characters)

Photo of metter98
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Vibe: This isn't your typical Manhattan beer store as the back half functions as a warehouse and the front half features as a retail area. It's not uncommon to see kegs being wheeled out to the street for deliveries when you're shopping. The cashiers are located in a separate room behind a glass window and will manually add up your order.

Quality: This store has a large selection and doesn't have as much turnover as the nearby Whole Foods Bowery so sometimes you can find some aged beers without having to cellar them yourself.

Service: This is a family-run business so the staff is generally friendly. If you're there for a while, someone will usually ask you if you need any help. The only drawback about the store is that it's only open until 6 pm and closed on Sundays.

Selection: The store is a lot more organized than it was in past years and beers are mostly arranged on the shelves by country, most of which are available as singles. Just about all of the beers are stored warm, although there is a smaller cooler near the front opposite the cashiers and a small growler filler station. This store has hundreds of different beers and probably has the largest selection in New York City.

Value: Beer prices are very reasonable and slightly cheaper compared to other stores in the area such as Whole Foods and Top Hops. (1,333 characters)

Photo of Lare453
2.6/5  rDev -39%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 4

A a cement floor, no lighting, warehouse. It was hot as balls which can't be good for the beer.

Q there was a lot of beer, mostly fresh stuff.

S no one spoke English, there was one bald guy thre but he was very angry looking and didn't want anything to do with the customers. Pretty much a dick.

S lots of beer, the is a good import section but the were no gems in the domestic section. Bcbs for $8 a bottle.

V pretty expensive... Even for the city (452 characters)

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New Beer Distributors in New York, NY
95 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.