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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

19 Ratings
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%
[ Store ]

280 School St
Mansfield, Massachusetts, 02048-1840
United States
phone: (508) 339-6900

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @wammansfield

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(Place added by: rybarclay on 11-11-2010)
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Reviews by KBrennan1000:
Photo of KBrennan1000
3.68/5  rDev -11.1%

Ended up spending quite a bit of money my first time in. I haven't gotten a similar haul from this place since then. Mainly due to the distance from my house and the selection not having much that I can't find closer to home. The staff was friendly and upbeat, albeit not overly helpful and the store was clean and well organized. I wish I could make it up for some of their craft beer seminars which look interesting. The domestic craft was priced well enough but I have seen a lot of the imports for quite a bit less in other places. Everything mentioned about the atmosphere is spot on. It's a beer and wine superstore. Convenient (if you're in the area) and they probably carry something most anyone will enjoy but it's a little pricey and you can get better guidance at a smaller store.

KBrennan1000, Jul 01, 2012
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4.3/5  rDev +3.9%

Didn't expect there to be that good of a store in this area, but was pleasantly surprised by this stop. Amazing selection. Lineup of FiftyFifty Eclipses available, plus good Bruery bombers. Picked up a handful of Clown Shoes bombers, don't see the stouts very often where I live. Was shocked to see Older Viscosity on the shelf, had to snatch that one up quick. If I had more money on me at the time I could have gone hog wild. Workers were friendly, but didn't ask if you needed any help. Not sure how knowledgeable they were. Most primo selections were on the shelf behind the cash register, in full view, although Older Viscosity was just sitting there lonely at the end of one of the aisles. Most beers could be bought in singles, always appreciated.

Definitely recommended!

GreesyFizeek, Jan 27, 2014
Photo of AdamF625
4.46/5  rDev +7.7%

They have a great selection here and manage to get in limited releases like BCBS, Parabola, Eclipse, Double Dose, BA old rasputin, Sucaba, ect. The staff isn't the most knowledge in the world but they are very helpful. They have about 6 large aisles of craft beer, multiple coolers, and tons of singles to make mix 6's. The prices are fair and it is in an easily accessible shopping plaza.

AdamF625, Nov 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

jayhunter357, Nov 12, 2013
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4.14/5  rDev 0%

Enormous liqour store. Easy to get to right off rt 495 on rt140. Great selection with excellent service. The store is in the middle of a mini mall so parking on the weekends is tough. The store is clean with great atmosphere. I can't wait to go back.

Denzo, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of ThomasMetal75
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%

Atmosphere- The name "Wines and More" is really the best name for a store like this. The store is primarily wine, then liquors, and lastly beer. But that said, the beer selection is very large. It's not just a beer store, but for what it is, one can find a craft, micro, or macro lager from just about every continent man inhabits.

Quality- All kinds of beers ranging in all kind of ratings from Beer Advocate are there. There is nothing wrong with the quality of products at the store.

Service- I may be bias on the service at Wines and More since I have a close friend that works there. He will spend as much time with me as I need when selecting beers. He helps recommend beers I've never heard of, and will recommend me beers due to my personal taste. Even when he's had a question, the beer department manager has been nothing but helpful. He has a vast knowledge of all types of beers and styles!

Selection- The first beer shelf when you walk into store is all local/New England beers. The rest of the shelves seem to by country. The side wall and back wall are pretty much 6, 12, and 18 packs of macro lagers or just 6's of a few particular micro beer. There is what is called a "Beer Cave" It is just above freezing and houses 30 racks of macro lagers, growlers, and assorted bottles of micro brews. Lots to choose from overall.

Value- I'm in-between reasonable and a bit pricey, because the value of beers at Wines and More depends on what you buy. Some things are really well priced, and some things are high end products that have a high price tag. The value is middle of the road. Not offal at all!

*MIX-A SIX 6 packs are available. You can make your own 6 pack of single some any 12 oz or smaller bottles. You get 10% off every beer when you Mix-A-Six. To me, this is the best way to try beers.*

ThomasMetal75, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of Daktyls
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%

The store is huge, with quite a few racks of beer available in both six packs, single bombers and single 12ozs for the mix-a-six. Compared to other stores in the area, the selection is impeccable. Quite a few beers that can't be found at other stores within 10 miles of it, so that's absolutely a plus. On the down side, as other reviewers have noted, the staff is not that great. Not a whole lot of knowledge of the beers and other than restocking the shelves, not too helpful. I've had better luck just looking for beers on my own.

Summary: The selection is awesome, but the staff, not so much. For a better shopping experience, with helpful staff, Cork's just down the street, is a much better bet.

Daktyls, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of kdp2011
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%

I usually stop by this place after work once a week to pick up a six pack here. They have about 8 aisles of craft beer to choose from ranging from west to east coast, local fare, and across seas. The prices are pretty good. Also they have a good deal with a six pack you can mix and save 10% on that pack. The staff is always willing to help and always are nice. They also have a vast range of wines to choose from for wine enthusiast. Almost every week they have some sort of tastings and events happening as well.

kdp2011, Oct 12, 2011
Photo of doogey
2.99/5  rDev -27.8%

So they have a very good selection of beer, but it's not phenomenal. You're not going to find the "oh my god I can't believe they had that" beer here. But you will find a wide variety.

However, it is very sterile... very. It's a converted "bed bath and beyond" superstore. As somebody else mentioned, I was there for almost 20 minutes browsing, and not once did someone say "something you're looking for"? And then when I asked about Cantillon and Rodenbach (not really that obscure... right?), the guy had absolutely no idea what I was talking about. And everyone he asked had no idea... kinda disappointing.

The other problem I have is that they are pretty expensive. Almost $1 more per bomber than most everyone else. So, if you really need to have something that not everyone has, they'll probably have it, but be prepared to pay a little more.

Basically I only go here if I "need" to... otherwise Corks (just up the street) is a friendlier and more reasonably priced store.

doogey, Sep 15, 2011
Photo of DirtyPenny
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%

Titanic booze juggernaut that opened up in Mansfield not long ago and is partly responsible for launching me into full beer nerd-dom. They have several aisles packed with loose singles, making them a great stop if you're in the mood to try a bunch of new beers. They let you pick and mix your own 6-packs.

Staff was quick to help look for things and seemed to know their stuff. There's a beer cave in back and a huge cooler full of 6-packs and 12-packs, with a fridge for cold singles up front. Clean and well-lit.

Minor gripe: still having last December's Smuttynose 12-packs on the shelves in July. Oh well, best by date says I still have a little over a week.

DirtyPenny, Jul 21, 2011
Photo of Burt
3.73/5  rDev -9.9%

Clean like everyone else says, a little unorganized. Great selection of singles, bombers and 4-6 packs all mixed in on selves. Cases of beer where on the walls around the beer section. End cap of local brews. Some what set up regionally, Belgium, Europeans and domestic. "Beer cave" which is a walk in cooler filled with growlers (Blue Hills, Berkshire and Opa), cases and singles.

Walked the beer section for 20 minutes and was not asked if I needed help finding something.

Prices where high for what I purchased. They have a 10% off of a mixed 6 pack. Off course after reading my receipt I did not get the discount. I had a couple of 22oz bombers mixed in, must of been the fine print that was not available or clear what a single beer is.

Burt, Jun 23, 2011
Photo of wahnee86
4.53/5  rDev +9.4%

A large selection with knowledgeable staff, Wines & More can satisfy the beer needs of most beer lovers. From those who need a 30 pack of mass production swill, to those who want individual bottles of craft brew, this place has it all.

An added bonus is their regular beer (and wine) tasting events. Though the last one saw a beer distributor leading the tasting rather than a brewer, it's still nice to have the beer brought to you. An opportunity to taste beers you might not ordinarily think about when making a purchase. This is overall a quality store to have in your backyard.

wahnee86, Jun 20, 2011
Photo of Fluke828
3.58/5  rDev -13.5%

Stopped by this place after hearing about it and even from the outside it looks massive, resembling some kind of Food Wholesale monstrosity. I was pleasantly surprised upon entering to see several bombers on prominent display in one aisle, and another, and another, etc. I couldn't believe how many shelves upon shelves of bombers and six packs this place had. Selection seemed fairly impressive just based on sheer volume but it was missing a few staples you would find at store that focused more on craft beer. That being said, there was still plenty to rave about and go home with. And all very well laid out.

Pricing however, was all over the place. For the most part though, on the high end. Even single bottles priced individually were significantly higher than other stores in Mass that allow to to mix a six. Still, cheers to Wines and More for allowing customers to do this. You save 10% doing things this way.

Again, based on sheer volume, this place is unparalleled, however that seems to be what they are going for with a few miscues on price and some missing links in certain lineups from breweries. Prices were a little overzealous and with so much volume it's really no surprise that a couple of beers I checked were a little old on the dates. I would recommend checking this place out however, if you do get the chance.

Fluke828, May 05, 2011
Photo of Greenlabel
4.86/5  rDev +17.4%

I was told of this store by a fellow beer enthusiast and finally had the chance to give it a try. Very easily reachable since it's so close to I-495 and stands out as a large presence in a new mall.

I've been to most, if not all, of the large beer stores in New England and would say that this relatively new store has the overall best selection of American craft beers to be seen in any of them. Shelf after shelf of 6-packs, bombers and individual bottles/cans. All are very attractively displayed which adds to the pleasure of reviewing the massive number of brands and products contained on the shelves.

I didn't need any service but the checkout personnel were very friendly and upbeat. As a bonus, Blue Hills Brewing was doing a tasting at the time of my Saturday afternoon visit and I ended up with a 6-pack of their new Black IPA and a free glass.

I won't pass by on I-495 again without visiting this store.

Greenlabel, Mar 13, 2011
Photo of mdaschaf
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%

New store in Mansfield Crossing.

Came home for Thanksgiving and decided to check this place out. Pretty big for the area and very clean. They have a Beer Cave as their walk in cold area.

There are 4 beer aisles, 3 comprised of domestic and one of international beers (Belgian, German, etc). They have a make your own six pack and you get 10% off when you do this.

Overall I thought the selection was pretty good for the area. Having been to many other stores, they have far more locals and beers from other areas of the country. I thought that the prices were pretty fair for most of the American beers, but a little pricey for some of the foreign stuff. Have seen some of the bombers for $1-$1.50 cheaper at other stores though.

Staff was very nice and there was an impromptu tasting including BrewDog Tokio! Not everday that a store is willing to sample a 12oz bottle that is 18.2% abv.

mdaschaf, Nov 24, 2010
Wines & More in Mansfield, MA
92 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.