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Craft Beer Cellar

Craft Beer CellarCraft Beer Cellar
BA SCORE
100
world-class

63 Ratings
Ratings: 63
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 4.78
pDev: 5.65%
$$ - reasonable


[ 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 ComRock12:
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

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

I love this store - it is hands-down the best beer store I have ever been to. The atmosphere is super classy and well organized, the owners are extremely knowledgable, and the selection is out of this world. While they don't have the most bottles I have ever seen in a single place, the focus on what they do carry makes up for it. The belgian section at the back of the store is hidden when you first enter, but do not leave without checking it out. Nice selection of glassware and specialty items like mustard as well.

07-31-2012 13:48:25 | More by ComRock12
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wmtammickiii

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +4.6%

04-07-2014 17:32:29 | More by wmtammickiii
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datalager

Connecticut

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.

04-01-2014 02:25:11 | More by datalager
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mchengcit

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

03-15-2014 04:56:10 | More by mchengcit
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hcontos

Massachusetts

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.

03-06-2014 02:32:52 | More by hcontos
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

03-04-2014 00:16:27 | More by Mikeynas
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AdamF625

Massachusetts

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.

02-05-2014 14:34:51 | More by AdamF625
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cellardwellersbrew

Arizona

5/5  rDev +4.6%

01-20-2014 21:36:51 | More by cellardwellersbrew
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Psychmusic

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -16.3%

01-05-2014 15:59:52 | More by Psychmusic
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

12-30-2013 09:01:49 | More by Kevincredible
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Craft Beer Cellar in Belmont, MA
100 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.