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RSVP Discount Beverage & Redemption Center

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very good

41 Reviews
Reviews: 41
Visits: 63
Avg: 3.78
pDev: n/a
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887 Forest Ave
Portland, Maine, 04103-4107
United States
phone: (207) 773-8808 | map

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Reviews: 41 | Visits: 63
Reviews by GarthDanielson:
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3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Always heard ads for this place on the Maine radio stations, and was driving through Portland on our way home so we figured we'd stop by. If you are in the area and specifically looking for Maine beers, this is a good place to look. We were able to score a 6er of the newest Baxter release at the time, as well as some bombers from Rising Tide and some Allagash not normally available in NH or Mass. The place is your typical liquor store, with wine and booze sections along with the beer. The beer consists of a wall of coolers, as well as two aisles of bottles. On top of that, there are some end caps on the aisles, and a couple of random displays throughout the store that all have beer, so you really have to do some searching/exploring. That being said, there are some solid beers available here, both US and imports. On top of the Maine beers, we were able to score a variety of Mikkeller brews. The staff doesn't roam from behind the register from what we saw, but they were friendly enough. They have snacks and what not available, mostly chips and jerkey, which is typical of a liquor store. We are going to try to visit some of Portland's other stores, but it's good to know RSVP is solid for when we need some decent brews.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of ElGallo
4.34/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of illpass78
3.97/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Good bigger store. Check the dates on your bottles; some stuff sticks around a while. Otherwise I'm a fan.

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Photo of MacQ32
4.12/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of OJT1993
4.29/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.01/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of brewstervt
4.33/5  rDev +14.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.4/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.04/5  rDev +6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.93/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

I stopped in here last week while working out of town. I’m a little surprised about the low ratings from previous reviewers, but then again I had no issues with my out of state ID because I’m a bit older. On forest st a bit out of the center of Portland a bit past the Bear with ample parking. Feels like an open warehouse with a row of cold beer coolers filling the back wall of the store. Macro’s well yea they have them, but a huge focus on craft beer with a focus on Maine as usual. Off to the far right hand side of the store is a long warm isle with an incredible selection of craft beer. Respectable imported selection but more domestic with a focus on ME brews. Employee sent to straighten out the shelves said hi to me but never asked if she could assist me. Nice selection. decent prices, if I were in town again I wouldn’t hesitate to stop in again. .

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Photo of spence3208
2.97/5  rDev -21.4%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.25

Heard this was to place to go if in portland area. so I ventured in. found a decent amount of craft beer offerings. the store is a typical bottle store with dim lighting and cardboard displays. my buddy had a hard time with buying beer because he had a NH ID he is (24) strange issue, but other then that was a OK experience. cant say id make the trek to go again.

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RSVP Discount Beverage & Redemption Center in Portland, ME
86 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.