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3.93/5 rDev -12.7%
The store is tremendous. Still aisles with empty shelves, but it's only been open for a few weeks now. Has potential but still pricey like the other New York stores. For a guy from CT this place will be a go-to since it's only 25 min away. Still wish selection was a bit more vast for the sheer size of the building. The entire back wall is cooler doors. Glassware and goodies from breweries available which I thought was cool as well as beer gift baskets. Staff was really friendly and knowledgable. My favorite part of the store is the 22 taps for growler fills. Especially the first I've ever seen, THE 16oz Growler!!!! I love this concept for a growler that size. Perfect sampler and price point (around $5-6).
Overall I will return and hope to see other new things as the store continues to grow.
01-13-2014 01:57:53 | More by Mersh
4.14/5 rDev -8%
If you have been to the Poughkeepsie location this new spot will bring no real surprises.
Selection is huge, with well stocked aisle after well stocked aisle of quality beers. 20+ taps for your growler filling needs. Huge cooler wall in the rear. You will find everything beer here, including glass ware, gift baskets, home brew supplies. If its available in the general area, this place will have it.
My question is will they be able to move enough beer to make this giant location profitable. With every gas station, super market and convenience store seemingly stocking a decent array of craft beer, this sort of out of the way location seems kinda iffy...we will see
01-26-2014 20:19:41 | More by Billolick
4.16/5 rDev -7.6%
Huge. Welcoming. Bright. Well-designed. Areas of the establishment are clearly defined and labeled. Long, spacious rows are not yet filled, but offer a promising glimpse into what this place can be in the future.
They've got some fantastic stuff here, not all of it easy to find elsewhere. Craft beer fans can spend at least an hour in hear perusing the aisles before deciding what their budget will get them. Because the place is so new, so are the products. Nothing dusty, nothing damaged, nothing expired (that I saw).
A couple of sales folks were doing the rounds. Folks were available for questions but were not overbearing by any means. Check-out people were friendly. Manager/owner seemed a bit overwhelmed (they opened before scheduled because customers were banging on their doors daily).
Best I've seen at a beer store thus far. Craft Beer from the US, South America, Belgium, Russia, Germany, Italy, Spain. The list goes on. Entire sections dedicated to Gluten-Free (not my thing, but this is indicative of their breadth of selection). Their tap wall (for growler fills/refills) features 22 rotating taps.
They also have a home brew supply selection. As a home brewer I'd sooner go to my preferred Local Homebrew Supply shop, but this place could do in a pinch.
The soda and crap beer selection is also plentiful, but rightly segregated towards the rear of the store, clearing the way for their customers to bask in their craft beer selection.
Fair prices that seem aligned with the market. Prices and availability of product are attainable on their website (http://www.halftimebeverage.com/).
Huge. Accommodating. Varied. Easy to access. Knowledgeable staff.
02-14-2014 15:27:33 | More by AnthonyBeerdain
Half Time in Mamaroneck, NY
96 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.