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Super BuyRite

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

38 Ratings
Ratings: 38
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.27%
$$ - reasonable


[ Store ]

222 Route 31 S
Pennington, New Jersey, 08534-3509
United States
phone: (609) 737-0358

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Notes:
Formerly Circle Liquors.

(Place added by: RonfromJersey)
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Vstanlee

New Jersey

4.93/5  rDev +20.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$

Great store. The employees, in my opinion, are exactly what you want: they will leave you alone until you ask for help and then they will tell you everything you need to know. I often ask them for suggestions and they have never disappointed me. The place has a great feel and is well organized. They have a great "make your own" six pack option with some great choices, and the best singles/22s selection around.
I only wish they had a growler selection. And maybe a little bar on the side?

11-10-2013 19:52:04 | More by Vstanlee
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Drinkalot

Pennsylvania

4.8/5  rDev +17.6%
quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

I can't say enough about this place. The selection is outstanding, with a broad variety of belgian, german, etc. and enough single bottles to fill two full cold cases. There is a multi-sided display case in the middle of the beer section with zillions of big bottle rarities. The staff is always very engaging and there are some real geeks that work there that can tell you a tremendous amount about the products that they carry. This is undoubtedly among the top 3 or 4 beer stores in Jersey.

One little beef though...they always had the Ale Street News on display. I'd keep up with reading everytime I shopped there. What happened?

11-08-2009 00:44:10 | More by Drinkalot
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sparkydoyle

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Go in the front door and make a left turn at the wine department, walk about 50 feet, and you're in the beer department. One of the best selections of import beers in the area, and nearly everything is refridgerated.

Appears that all of their beer selections are available as singles, priced in the $2.00 to $4.00 price range. Many beer prices were a little high, but there are more than a few deals. Picked up more than 24 single bottles (getting ready for a beer tasting, and needed to do some homework), and all the ones I've tasted so far are reasonably fresh.

10-05-2003 13:49:07 | More by sparkydoyle
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ShadesOfGray

Pennsylvania

4.65/5  rDev +14%
quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $

I've been using Super Savers Wine in Pennington for a while now, used to be called Circle Liquors I believe. It's located right on a circle in Pennington NJ. My first couple visits to SSW wasn't that impressive...but pretty average. Then I realized, on a specific visit, that I wasn't taking the time to really look around. The line-up of refridgerators contians a pretty good craft beer selection, from most of the Trappist Belgian beers, to big name IPAs, stouts, and barleywines! Then, I started to realize that SSW does have a non-fridged selection, and there is where I proceeded to find some gems...aged beers, including some Cantillons and Fantomes. I was fortunate enough to have some long conversations with the staff, and the beer manager is VERY well knowledgable in the world of beer, which is nice to know. Pricing is also VERY reasonable...I would even have to say inexpensive when you compare some prices to other local stores. A very cool place for beer, liquor, and wine...and is now on my beer route!

03-14-2010 23:17:32 | More by ShadesOfGray
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Naugros

New Jersey

4.65/5  rDev +14%
quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Beer lovers should hang an immediate left upon entering and head right on back past the liqueurs. That is where the beers are. The wall on your left is the single bottle cooler. Go to the end of it and pick up a 6-pack carrier. Fill it and get 10% off each bottle. Warning, a lot of those carriers are 4-pack holders. You need to get 6 to get the discount. The other coolers hold six packs and more. Not everything in the single bottle cooler has a representative in 6-pack country and vice versa, so explore both. Definitely explore the displays in the middle of everything. Bombers from DFH, Rogue, Allagash, a variety of Belgian Breweries and more are displayed. I found a DFH Pangaea, which I had lost hope of finding until the next release.

There is always staff around asking if you need help and the ones there when I was there were pretty beer-knowledgeable.

The best part of this place is the single bottle cooler. Yes, they're all cold, but beer skunking due to cooling down and warming back up and cooling again is a complete myth...get over it. There are many beers I want to try, but don't want I don't want to spring for a full 6 or a bomber, so this is perfect for experimenting.

The bad: check dates on beers that don't have a major shelf life. This place is pretty out-of-the-way for most people and does not get as much traffic as Booton Liquor Outlet, Gary's Wines or Oak Tree in South Plainfield, NJ, but it's worth the trip.

05-30-2010 20:13:12 | More by Naugros
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board45

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

This is one of the best beer stores I have been in. They have over 700 beers available to purchace with a pretty good wine selection. The Belgium, English, and American sections of single brews is huge. The rotation is great. I asked the owner who works there, if i could get a couple different beers that i couldnt find there and he said, "I bring in ever beer i can possibly get from my distributor." Now that says a lot for a liqour store. They have a lot of good stuff. Hard to find stuff too. I am going to be going here more and more. It is a little bit of a drive but worth it for me. A BA paradise.

06-17-2005 23:44:12 | More by board45
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Reverand

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Oh my God. A huge selection of imported and micros. You know I don't think I saw a macro swill beer there. Maybe I was just over come by the selection of imported beers. A great selection of beers from B. United International and the Shelton Brothers. Rick, who orders the beers, was great he ordered me beer and saved me beer. The cool thing was that I was a first time shopper. He even saved me his last bottle of Westvleteren. Even though it is about 1 1/2 hours away I will definitely be visiting this store again and again.

11-20-2007 09:16:02 | More by Reverand
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4.37/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Im re-reviewing Super Saver after a recent visit on St. Patricks Day. I went in looking to build two mixed sixes of all stouts and schwarzbiers. When i entered and began looking I was approached by an employee to ensure I found everything ok, which was the first time thats happened there. Ok so i knew what I was looking for but he offered some new info. They have revamped the place a bit. They now have a larger selection of all beers particularly including foreigns and higher quality beers. They have brought in more quality domestic stuff and added a long bomber bottle rack opposite the singles fridge line. The employee was very friendly and let me break down ANY 4 or 6 pack I pleased. I was happy to know ANYTHING was up for a mix 6. Apparently they will be holding tastings on Fridays and they have more beer on the way. I was impressed. I also made out with a couple Samichlaus bottles from 2000 at a VERY good price. I am now much more anxious to return and see whats up next.

03-18-2011 15:31:11 | More by BeerForMuscle
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$$

I was long overdue for a visit, so I took my wife's new wheels for it's first beerrun. Found things pretty much unchanged from prior visits: good selection, everything cold, everything available as singles. Did notice that the prices do seem just a little higher than most stores I frequent. Fine store if it's closer than the Supersaver.

Original review 11-11-2002:

The most striking thing about this store, is that all, or almost all, of the beer is in coolers. Except for a few made-up Octoberfest samplers and some sampler cases from Pete's. Troegs, and a couple of other breweries, everything is kept cold. The odd thing, this leaves a tremendous amout of vacant floor space. It's like walking around a museum. Selection is quite good, and everything is available as singles. I've been there twice, most recently picked up Troegs sampler 12 pack, Troegs Oatmeal Stout, Dock St Amber, all of which I've haven't found in my usual haunts. Staff has been helpful both times. If you're traveling on Route 195 to/from PA, its a short detour up Rt. 31 North (I think it's 195, it's one of the 95s).

02-07-2006 01:55:46 | More by RonfromJersey
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Gavage

New Jersey

4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Haven't visited this establishment in about a year and I wanted some singles for sampling, so I made the trip 35 minute trip. There is a large wine section when you walk in the store, but there is a large beer section farther left in the building. Numerous refridgerators on 5 walls holding six packs, bombers, and 12 ounce singles.

The single selections were nice, as they were broken down by international and US beers. Great Belgian section, German, Czech and surrounding countries, and Russian sections. The remainder of internationals include Spain, India, Brazil, Portugal, etc. but these are mostly one or two brands at best.

The US section is dominated by east coast beers, with a lesser selection of the smaller micros of the rest of the country (still large selection of Sierra Nevada, Anchor, etc).

There is plenty of walking room, and the floor does have numerous styles of variety 12 packs, and with the holidays nearing, the winter varieties are there now. This store creates their own variety packs but were almost priced the same as 6 singles.

Service was nice but no overly helpful. Prices are all over the board, some single were relatively cheap ($1.75) while others were high ($7.99 for 12 oz Dogfish WW Stout).

Great place to pick up numerous singles you haven't tried, or don't want a six pack of. There was several BA.com logos on the refridgerators in front of some of the top 50 beers sixpack with a hand written "Ranked # X on BA.com". I was surprised to see this but it was a nice touch. You'll spend a little more here, but selection will make you happy.

11-12-2003 13:37:44 | More by Gavage
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Super BuyRite in Pennington, NJ
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