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City Swiggers

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

19 Ratings
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 14.25%
Taps: 14
Bottles: 500
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Store ]

320 E 86th St
New York, New York, 10028-4606
United States
phone: (212) 570-2000

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @cityswiggers

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(Place added by: NutBrown on 11-08-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

mkoenig, Jul 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

wadestevens, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

phishdaly, Jun 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

sdaly3, Jun 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

banger7, May 31, 2014
Photo of cck5
2.73/5  rDev -32.9%

very very pricey. owner is rude and disrespectful when asking him any questions regarding a release. When he is "busy" he frequently gets rude with customers.

about $5-7 dollars more expensive for bombers than other stores in the area.

no thank you. no thank you.

cck5, May 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

tainohawk, May 05, 2014
Photo of quentinlegrain
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%

This is an awesome place for trying new beers, especially for the imports, which they carry a lot compared to other beer stores in NYC, their taps are interesting; it's pricey due to the area but I thought it would be even more. They carry some beers that you would have troubles to find anywhere else like the Captain Lawrence triple IPA. They have some tastings events, written on a board in the store which is a good way to get in touch with whats happening in the store. Their manager is available to answer questions which is rare in NYC. Definitely a place to go, even though it is uptown.

quentinlegrain, Apr 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

ImPourTed, Apr 01, 2014
Photo of KornWallace
3.33/5  rDev -18.2%

When I went to City Swiggers they had a very nice beer selection (I was able to pick up BB Biscotti Break, Enjoy by 4/20 and a couple other things). They were a bit pricey but it's what I expected from the area. All the beers I looked at were fresh and mostly in season. The atmosphere of the place was a little plain, although with that being said I did like how clean the whole place was.

The service seemed to be the real issue in the store, when I went in there were three employees and none of them bothered to help. After making a $60 dollar purchase of bottles to go I asked if I could get a small tasting of one of their beers on tap. The older woman who was behind the bar told me I would need to purchase at least a pint if I wanted a tasting, which I thought was a little absurd

While I did get to pick out some nice beers I will not be returning. Between the service and the cost it's simply not worth it.

KornWallace, Mar 31, 2014
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City Swiggers in New York, NY
91 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.