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Hop City

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

48 Ratings
Ratings: 48
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.74
pDev: 5.06%
[ Store ]

2924 3rd Ave S
Birmingham, Alabama, 35233-2913
United States
phone: (205) 279-2337

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @hopcitybham

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(Place added by: sepharious on 09-28-2012)
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Reviews by Vestlake:
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4.85/5  rDev +2.3%

This is what Birmingham has needed for a long time. Hundreds of beers to browse, we'll laid out by style. A very helpful and knowledgeable staff to assist you if needed. They have a great tap selection with lots of local Alabama beers. There is also a great wine selection.

Vestlake, Jul 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

Sambo4, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -5.1%

BlackNotesIII, Sep 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

thatoneguymike, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of MOVERTON1284
4.97/5  rDev +4.9%

I am a regular here and Hop City rules. They have everything in package available in the state and they do a great job of showcasing the local breweries in state. A growler wall with 60 taps is hard to beat. Great service from the staff, Jay and Josh are top notch.

MOVERTON1284, Aug 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -5.1%

B33rcules, Jul 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

Spiderpig, Jul 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

justinm4bama, Jul 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -5.1%

BeerMeInStl, Jul 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Big-Daddy, Jun 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.5%

watsontiger98, Jun 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

mecmd, Jun 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.5%

JonRobbins, Jun 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

Sanmn420, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of halo3one
4.6/5  rDev -3%

Great, well rounded selection divided by type and a very knowledgeable staff who are eager to help educate. They have a broad wine selection and about 50 beers on tap as well. For a city the size of Birmingham, this is as good as it gets. Highly recommended.

halo3one, Jun 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

memphischas, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Zonian1
4.41/5  rDev -7%

Fairly easy to get to off I-65. Definitely worth a stop if you are passing through Birmingham. Easily combined with a stop at Good People.

Beautiful looking store with a nice layout. Single bottles are available if you don't want a six. Some nice selections that I can't find back in Ohio, including some good options from Jester King, Straight to Ale, lots of Westbrook and Evil Twin.

I was disappointed in the lack of local choices, but that wasn't really the fault of Hop City as I was told Beer Engineers and Good People are not consistently bottling their best beers. Also found several IPAs dated from January (I visited the store on Memorial Day)

Overall, they do a good job getting a great selection. Highly recommended!

Zonian1, Jun 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.5%

Ice_cyclops86, May 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +0.2%

BLC11, May 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.5%

KMitch, Apr 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.5%

Justinbshelton, Mar 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.5%

Book, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of rwbuffon
4.61/5  rDev -2.7%

This is a pretty cool place to go when in Birmingham. They have a great selection of beer and wine as well as 60+ beers on tap for tasting and/or taking home in growlers. Not the finest decor but great feel and good people to meet and talk to. I buy my kegs for my kegerator here - they are reasonably priced and will order whatever I want based on availability. I end up going every month or so to get a new keg and then end up grabbing some great beer to take home and have some at the bar.

rwbuffon, Feb 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5.5%

markjarema11, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of lostinct
4.97/5  rDev +4.9%

I made Hop City an intentional stop on my cross-country drive to pick up some things I won't be able to get once I finish my move. The staff on both the retail and tap sides were fantastic, offering some nice suggestions and insights on locals while thinking through what made sense to buy there versus other markets. They definitely know their stuff and made it worth a trip to Birmingham.

lostinct, Feb 05, 2014
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Hop City in Birmingham, AL
100 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.