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Craft Beer Cellar

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

53 Reviews
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
100
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
89
Avg:
4.73
pDev:
4.23%
Craft Beer CellarCraft Beer Cellar
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

51 Leonard St
Belmont, Massachusetts, 02478-2526
United States

(617) 932-1885 | map
www.craftbeercellar.com

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

Added by Suzanneccll on 10-09-2010

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Reviews: 53 | Ratings: 89
Reviews by rjp217:
Photo of rjp217
5/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The absolute epicenter of Craft Beer in Massachusetts and dare I say, New England. Their selection is unreal. They can and will get almost anything out there. Foreign and domestic, reading materials, clothing, glassware, they have it all. The ladies that run the shop make the experience even better. Extremely knowledgeable and courteous. They constantly update the current selection whether it be on the website, facebook and twitter. I cant say enough positive things about the place. They do it right and im glad it's close to me.

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Photo of rorykanderson
4.75/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

What more can I say about a place with this reputation? Excellent selection for its size, and the vibe is the equivalent of a chill, super friendly beer geek looking to hang out. Nothing snobbish or dismissive. Suzanne introduced herself and then took me on a 10 minute sour-journey. Epic service. A flagship store that truly changed the landscape of the MA retail scene, you'll find everything from Grimm to Logsdon to cheek-puckering sours and everything in between. If you don't ask what's new or what they're drinking these days you're probably missing out.

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Photo of SveNss0N
4.61/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Tim_kast
5/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Jcorn
4.84/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Not a huge place yet somehow a great selections. Top notch service. Helped me pick out 14 different beers. Love the pick &mix.

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Photo of StrayteEDGE
5/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of RBCIPA
5/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I LOVE CBC Belmont. There is a huge and very well organized selection of beers. What makes CBC so great is the staff. They know beer but when asking for advice or recommendations they never talk down to you or talk above your beer knowledge. Great place

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4.64/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of HookemHoos
4.36/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of dfecteau
4.75/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of KriekKrazzed
5/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Outstanding across the board! The owners passion shows and it's not their only store. People like this are the Generals on the front line delivering us fine craft beers.
"Craft Beer Cellar" is a growing name to keep an eye on!

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Photo of DavidSomers
5/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Superb selection, great service, good people

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4.68/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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5/5  rDev +5.7%

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Craft Beer Cellar in Belmont, MA
100 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.