Craft Beer Cellar

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Craft Beer CellarCraft Beer Cellar
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79 Ratings
Ratings: 79
Reviews: 51
rAvg: 4.78
pDev: n/a
[ 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 shootingbox:
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5/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

The CBC is essentially worked into my weekly routine. Living in Watertown there are a number of stores with a good selection of craft beer, none however compare to the the selection found at the CBC. I have never walked out of there disappointed. Kate and Suzanne (the owners) are awesome and know their beer. The staff at the store also are very well versed and always looking to help you find the perfect beer and are quick with great recommendations. I try to tell everyone I know about this place and have caught myself on more than a few occasions telling patrons in other beer stores that if they love good beer they need to pay the CBC a visit.

More User Reviews:
Photo of DavidSomers
5/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Superb selection, great service, good people

Photo of Kirby2011
4.68/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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5/5  rDev +4.6%

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5/5  rDev +4.6%

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4.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

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4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

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4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of BeerThursdays
4.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Dicers
4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of JKV96
4.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Std73
5/5  rDev +4.6%

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5/5  rDev +4.6%

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4.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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5/5  rDev +4.6%

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5/5  rDev +4.6%

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.

Photo of mchengcit
4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of hcontos
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.

Photo of Mikeynas
4.75/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of AdamF625
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.

Photo of Psychmusic
4/5  rDev -16.3%

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Craft Beer Cellar in Belmont, MA
100 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.