DeCicco's

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DeCicco'sDeCicco's
BA SCORE
100
world-class

59 Ratings
Ratings: 59
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.69
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: 725
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery, Store ]

50 Independent Way
Brewster, New York, 10509-2360
United States
phone: (845) 278-0836

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(Place added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-29-2010)
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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.66/5  rDev -0.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

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4.53/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I am the wine manager at a package store in Brookfield CT. Over the past couple of years, I have turned my energy to small batched spirits and small batch beers
We have a problem bringing in a number of quality beer to CT. I wont go into the politics behind this. but the access and availability in CT is difficult where as DeCicco's knows how to utilize this.

With any retail organization, customer server always sticks out.

In this store, VINNY the beer man stands far above retailers. Besides his knowledge, he always demonstrates his compassion for beer and can help someone who is a novice to beer, as well as someone who is a ciceron

VINNY is a super person. Top me, he makes the difference. Even if DeCiccos carried only 4 different beers, he would be abl to discuss all the pros/cons about the beer. HE makes the difference!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

The Holy Trinity of beer in Westchester- DeCicco’s Armonk, Ardsley and Brewster. I’ve been to Armonk and Ardsley several times but never to Brewster… on my first visit there, I got lost a couple of times. The massive mall location sure doesn’t help!

This DeCicco’s is rather gigantic, bigger than the other two locations. The bar is right upfront as you enter, to the left after the checkout registers. It opens at 11am and it is a fine place to grab a beer and chill, no pressure. They typically have some rare brews on tap; not as rare as Armonk but good stuff nonetheless. I had Goose Bourbon County (regular and barleywine) during my second visit there…

The beer section is at the very end of the store, can’t miss it. It is truly massive. They have a mile-long cooler with all sorts of beers, and tons of cases with bombers and singles haphazardly open on the floor by the cooler wall.

Aside from all the big-name stuff from Stone, Dogfish, Allagash and every other beer name in America, I saw North Coast Old Stock 2009, the Midnight Sun imperial and barrel-aged releases and possibly the best selection of Mikkeller and Evil Twin on earth. Also Aventinus 2004-2009 vintages for your pleasure.

They have one or two beer guys here working the floor- once he asked me if I needed help, the second time I had to reach for them to get a pack of Bourbon County (which they kept on the back, sorry I got the last one).

Needless to say, this is a beer must in Westchester.

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

This is the largest selection of any of the DeCiccos and one of the largest selections in the area. 40 coolers worth of beer as well as many shelves and a bar with 10 taps and a nice bottle list.

At the bar I had my first ever crack at Cantillon, a 375ml bottle for 20 bucks. A solid deal in my mind because I've seen places charge as much as $50 for a 375 ml kriek. (I'm looking at you Eagle provisions).

The staff is incredibly friendly and can be found making rounds between the coolers and the bar. They are extremely knowledgable and friendly.

All and all one of the best beer buying experiences a guy could have.

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4.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +1.3%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

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5/5  rDev +6.6%

Dynamite ! These guys know and are on top of their stuff. Bring the wife. Let her do the food shopping and get lost in the beer section

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4.41/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

This review is of the Brewster New York store only. There are several more DiCicco's down the Hudson valley of the state.

A rather upscale food market featuring a huge selection of craft beer along the entire back width of the store, well over a hundred feet, in coolers, on racks and stacks. Good provision for mixing sixpacks, although the single bottle prices tend to be rather high.

During my fifteen minute perusal, a stock clerk who knew his beer was available for consultation.

Came back a second time a few days later, but they were closing (8:30 PM on a weekday) so I did not pick up the new issue of Evil Twin Biscotti Break that they had on sale for $15, and did not get to check the quality of their checkout service.

Definitely one of the better beer stores for selection in all of NY state, worth a stop anytime you are driving I-84 in the Brewster area. Easy off and on.

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DeCicco's in Brewster, NY
100 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.