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Craft Beer Cellar

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Craft Beer CellarCraft Beer Cellar
BA SCORE
100
world-class

78 Ratings
Ratings: 78
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 4.78
pDev: 5.44%
[ Store ]

51 Leonard St
Belmont, Massachusetts, 02478-2526
United States
phone: (617) 932-1885

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @cbc_belmont

Notes:
Owned and operated by Kate Baker & Suzanne Schalow, formerly of Cambridge Common.

(Place added by: Suzanneccll on 10-09-2010)
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Reviews by BeTheBall:
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4.86/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Beautiful and attractievly stocked store on a busy downtown street. Found free 2 hour parking around back, and a rear entrance came in quite handy. Two very friendly and pleasant women asked right away if I needed help, and turned out to be very knowledgable on beer. No BMC at all!! Never seen this before; a bold attitude and marketing plan. I love it. The selection was quite impressive, and I bought 2 mixed six packs, many of which I had not yet tried. There as a cooler section along the left, then further down many bombers and 750's of all styles, and origins. On the right, all beer for the 1st half of the store; warm six packs and bombers. A small display of othe beer related products. Despite the sort of busy location, and about q 10 mimute drive from work (Gordons and Marty's are closer), I will go back. Love the concept and layout, service, and selection.
That being said, the prices are priced a little on the high side, but is Belmont? Check it out.

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Photo of datalager
4.86/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Okay, this place is awesome. I've only ever seen another place with close to the same selection. But I've never been to a dedicated craft beer store, and here are The Cellar's two huge advantages:

1) The staff. I think there were three or four people working on Friday afternoon. All of them exhibited the epitome of friendliness, knowledge, and willingness to help! I am not a beer dunce, but living in CT there are definitely plenty of breweries that we don't share with MA. One the workers greeted my friend and I and pretty much acted as our private guide for close to an hour.

2) You can get anything (yes, ANYTHING) in singles. Best of all is that the prices were completely in line with a typical large liquor store, that is to say perfectly fair.

One cool thing is how they set up the store. You essentially walk into the New England section, and move into the Southeast, Midwest, then West Coast. The back half of the store is all international, and they really do have GOOD international stuff.

Well worth the visit. Get there.

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4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

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4.93/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

In from California on a business trip. Always looking for local beers in cans (for my collection) that I can't get back home. Great selection with the ability to get singles of any beer. The guys in the store were extremely helpful. I would suggest Craft Beer Cellar to any beer lover even if your not a can collector like I am.

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5/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

You can't beat a store solely devoted to great beer. It is a small store but it's like a candy shop for beer geeks. The selection is great and they get all the limited release beers. The staff is very helpful and share the passion for great beer. Their prices are good and you can buy singles of any beer in the store which I love.

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Craft Beer Cellar in Belmont, MA
100 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.