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Green's Beverages - Ponce

Not Rated.
Green's Beverages - PonceGreen's Beverages - Ponce
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

67 Ratings
Ratings: 67
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.01%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

737 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30306-4329
United States
phone: (404) 872-1109

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mklinger

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.9%
quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Stopped here before heading home to Alabama expecting to spend a good amount of money. I didn't spend as much as I thought I would and wasn't as impressed as I thought I would be, though it is a good beer store.

Lots of good beer here. To the right when you enter is a wing dedicated to American beer. Floor space dedicated to BMC & craft 6 packs, a wall full of bombers, and coolers with about half BMC & half craft 6 packs. Then there's a cold room full of mostly Belgians which was very impressive, and one small rack next to it with European beers (mostly German & British). The college students working here were nice enough but didn't really know about Terrapin's Side Project series or Sweetwater's Dank Tank series, both local breweries.

Prices were reasonable. It's a place I'd go to again, but may not drive out of my way much for it.

06-28-2010 03:00:32 | More by mklinger
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

3.9/5  rDev -5.3%
quality: 4.5 | service: 2 | selection: 5 | $$

This is a go to spot for bottled beer in Atlanta. Not as nice of atmosphere as Hop City nor in the vicinity of any brew pubs. But in terms of selection, it's tough to beat. Prices are typically as good or better than you'll find anywhere else either. Service is nothing to get excited about, and at times the crap music encourages one to make a rushed selection. Edit: Am actually lowering service score based on the fact that the 4 out of the last 5 times I've been there, they've had to do a price check on one of the beers I'm buying. Getting a little old guys.
As far as product rotation, I think they do a pretty good job of turning over most products before they get old. Also, they seem to be one of the first stores to get new releases.

10-15-2009 22:06:49 | More by GeezLynn
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Blazer06

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.9%
quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | $$

This place has a great selection of beers. Lots of stuff that I didn't even know what it was. They have a belgian room that is excellent and has some real good, quality beers in there. It seemed they carried just about every beer from the different breweries that distribute to Georgia.

It is not the most noticable place, but it is and older looking white building with a green awning. The service was not the best in the world but it wasn't horrible.

I would highly recommend any beer advocate to stop here, just don't expect world class service.

08-06-2009 20:17:22 | More by Blazer06
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aesopsgato

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -9%
quality: 4.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5 | $$

The craft section is a bit cramped, and the service was iffy. it seemed there was one designated beer employee and he wasn't about to help me. i don't know what was going on, this was my only time there, but the employees, especially the beer guy, seemed standoffish. the selection was good, the prices were good, and i found some things i would not have expected to find. bottom line as far as i see it: if you know what you want, and don't mind a squeeze, go for it. if you want to be helped and like your personal space, this might be a tough time for you.

07-18-2009 00:55:03 | More by aesopsgato
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RunawayJim

Rhode Island

4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | $$

We stopped here to pick up some beers to bring back to the northeast with us. They have a large beer selection with what I can only assume is everything available in Atlanta. They had all the GA breweries represented, along with a lot of stuff I cannot get in New England. I picked up a 6 pack of Red Brick Brown Ale, a 4 pack of Red Brick Double Chocolate Porter, a 6 pack of Bell's Kalamazoo Stout, and a bottle each of Avery Brabant, Terrapin 90 Schelling, Terrapin Monk's Revenge, New Belgium 1554, Fat Tire, and French Broad Altbier all for a little over $60.

I was disappointed I couldn't mix 6 packs as I would have bought a larger selection of beer (I wish I had bought more Terrapin beers). I was also very disappointed with the woman at the counter. She seemed absolutely miserable.

05-26-2009 13:25:39 | More by RunawayJim
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EricP

Virginia

4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$

My family and I traveled to Atlanta to meet-up with other family members. On the way to the hotel, I took a detour to Green's and boy am I glad. They had an outstanding selection of both local, regional and national micros as well as Belgium and other imports. I bought about 2 cases since I live in the beer desert of MS. BTW - love the Atlanta Brewing Company's Double Chocolate Oatmeal Porter. One of if not the best beer I've ever had.

The only draw back is that the area surrounding this location is a little sketchy. My wife stayed in the car with my son but didn't really feel comfortable and met up with me inside.

If I lived in the Atlanta area, I'd be at this store on a regular basis.

05-21-2009 18:18:10 | More by EricP
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | $$

The selection here is not too different from the other Green's in Atlanta. Loads of USA craft beers and Belgian beers. The nice differentiation here is that they have a "Belgian beer cave", basically a separate climate-controlled room for storing Belgian beers. There must be >100 beers from Belgium alone, very nice selection. The prices are generally just a little higher than the other location, about 5% more if I'm not mistaken. One big plus is location, this store is much closer to downtown (I guess I'm writing this review for the business traveler who is likely to be downtown).

04-29-2009 23:40:14 | More by TurdFurgison
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

4.7/5  rDev +14.1%
quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | $$

Plenty of parking, fairly easy to find, it is not large but has a fabulous beer selection. Not only are there plenty of six-packs and samplers of locals, craft brews and imports, there are a whole lot of single bottles so you can stock up on favorites - and maybe grab a bottle or three for trade. ;) They have a huge wine selection in addition to all the beer, and plenty of various liquors of all sorts. Their personnel are not the friendliest nor the most aware that I have met, but they are not surly or distant either; at least they are more than acceptable. If you live in or near downtown Atlanta, this is a good place to stock up on suds.

02-20-2009 22:21:40 | More by Cyberkedi
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GrizzlyBrew

Georgia

4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$

This is still the place for a great selection and hard to find beers. The price is very competitive and recently found it less expensive than in my home town (glad I'm downtown at least 1-2/week!).

It seems like there used to just be people on the floor waiting to help you. Although, they are not always on the floor, there is almost always someone who can help you with a great suggestion or anything else you may need. I have been redirected several times by employees helping me to find a particular beer in a rival liquor store. That's commitment to customer satisfaction!

Still one of the best in Atlanta!

01-17-2009 09:04:55 | More by GrizzlyBrew
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GJ40

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Green's on Ponce de Leon isn't much to look at from the outside but they carry quite a supply of craft beer. They have lots of US beer such as Rogue and Sierra Nevada and a good selection from the locals including Sweetwater and Terrapin. They also carry a great selection of Europeans with good numbers from Belgium, Germany and England. And a good portion of the stock is refrigerated.

I picked up a six of Sweetwater IPA (my favorite IPA from the southeast) and a 22oz of Lagunitas Hop Stoopid.

Green's is well worth a visit if you're in the area.

01-03-2009 12:42:38 | More by GJ40
Green's Beverages - Ponce in Atlanta, GA
92 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.