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Habersham Beverage Warehouse

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

13 Ratings
Ratings: 13
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 8.58%
[ Store ]

4618 Habersham St
Savannah, Georgia, 31405-4213
United States
phone: (912) 345-6477

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Reviews by Fenris244:
Photo of Fenris244
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%

Had to find a place to grab some goodies for home while I was in Savannah and I came here, doesn't look like much from the outside. Came in and saw the cooler in the back and went there, thought the selection was really lacking until I looked left and saw the beer isle, go me.

The selection was great, port/la, founders, cigar city, I was really happy with what I picked up, double simcoe was an awesome find, the service was alright, nobody ever bothered to see if i needed help or anything but the guy at the register was very friendly.

If im ever in Savannah again this will be my go to store.

Fenris244, Sep 15, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

boogs, Jun 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

KVNBGRY, Apr 09, 2014
Photo of rudabegga9
3.65/5  rDev -10.5%

I go to both locations weekly, The store on habersham has a little bit better selection but i live closer to the abercron store. They have a decent selection of craft beer, it could be better but they are the stores that carry a wide variety in savannah. Service is alright, no one will come up and ask you if you need help but the staff is knowledgeable. The are reasonably priced, sometimes I will compare prices of 6 packs to other larger grocery stores and just about every time habersahm is just as much if not cheaper. Im grateful savannah has this place but hopefully another store will pop-up so theirs more competition and better selection

rudabegga9, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of jsanford
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%

One of the only 2 options for purchasing craft beer in Savannah (the other being the Abercorn location, of course), Habersham Beverage Warehouse offers everything you need from the Georgia beer scene, including Terrapin, SweetWater, and Wild Heaven, and plenty of other "regional"offerings (Highland, Duck-Rabbit, Thomas Creek, Cigar City, ect.), along Bell's, Founders, Brooklyn, Sierra Nevada, Flying Dog, Lost Abbey, Victory, and others. Import selection is decent, with standards like Duvel, Chimay, Westmalle, and the like available. The options at this store differ slightly from the other location (which has a larger selection overall), so I usually plan time to hit up both to get the full picture. Prices are always great. Service is decent considering I go there basically once a week, but the staff is only as friendly and accommodating as they need to be, nothing more. Still, if you're heading to Savannah this is your only option, so stop on by!

jsanford, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of atigerlife
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Sitting at the end of a little strip mall on a little strip of street with stores on both sides.

Walk in and go to the far left. The whole left wall of the store is floor to ceiling beer. 6 shelves. Rather amazing. There is one small fridge with a scant amount of beer, but pretty negligable. The main attraction is all the beer to take home and put in your fridge.

Staff seemed willing to help. Also quite knowledgeable.

Really too many brews to list. I just bought some Hoppin' Frog and Oskar Blues. Some others are: Duvel, Chimay, Moa, Maudite, Samuel Smith's, St. Peters, Schneider & Sons, etc, etc, etc,

atigerlife, Nov 03, 2010
Photo of ejinthesky
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

After living in Savannah for a year, this is by far the best place to buy quality beer.

Is it your perfect dream selection? Not totally, but there's no one else who comes even close in Savannah.

The prices aren't super cheep but they are definitely lower than some other stores in the area.

They also have a solid wine selection if you dig that angle. (go with Black Box for session winos)

The traffic in that area is nasty, but there's just nobody else in town that comes close to that selection, both of domestic micros and imports.

ejinthesky, May 08, 2010
Photo of SaCkErZ9
3.65/5  rDev -10.5%

A fairly small store located on the south side of Savannah. Seems like this was at the very edge of the "better" part of town.

Quality was a litte hit or miss. Was looking through most of the selection and some was good but some was old. Several brands (local brands and Lakefront, etc) had some dusty bottles and drink by dates that had expired anywhere from 2 to 6 months ago. That isnt necessarily bad but some were lagers and light ales.

Good selection otherwise. I found what I needed and/or wanted. Guy who was stocking the shelves offered his assistance twice but I was okay without his help.

This one is tons smaller than the Abercorn location, therefore the selection takes a little hit. But a good beer store overall.

SaCkErZ9, Oct 30, 2008
Photo of asabreed
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%

I got to check this place out last week, after my brother said we were going to the "liquor store" to get beer. In Virginia I'm not used to both beer and liquor being carried in one store, so I figured they wouldn't have much. But the "Beverage Warehouse" name here is key: they have a lot of good stuff.

Some stuff I found that I can't get in Richmond: Sweetwater, Oskar Blues (Ten FIDY and Gordon), a bunch of Jolly Pumpkin, Dogfishhead Palo Santo, and Fantome Noel. To me those are a great find; as I said, I was unable to find them in Richmond. There's even more local stuff of course, with a lot of the North Carolina breweries represented.

There's not a lot of walking room, but the lack of spaciousness is made up for by the clarity: the shelves go pretty high, but whether it's under a single bottle or a 6-pack or 4-pack, the price is there, plain and simply, and that's one thing that can be a real pain in the ass in some stores, the lack thereof.

A fairly large beer selection all the way to the right, a fairly large wine section to the left of that, and of course tons of liquor if that's your thing.

I'll be hitting this place up next time I'm in Savannah, especially for the good stuff they have that I can't find near me currently. I wanted some Gordon the second day we went back, but it was gone. I'm glad I got the Ten FIDY while I could...

asabreed, Mar 20, 2008
Photo of cbros
3.55/5  rDev -13%

This is the place I go to buy my beer. Partly because of selection and partly because of location. The a forementioned selection is good considering that Savannah is not known as a beer lovers town. The whole right isle upon entering is micro brews and selections that otherwise would be impossible to find in this region. The prices are reasonable even though they are heavy on American brews you can find your share of foreign beers. Staff is knowledgeable and nice.
The only downside is that you can't get kegs here and only big name stuff is kept cold.
But overall a good place to buy beer.

cbros, Aug 23, 2006
Photo of barleyman
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%

I Have just recently moved back to Savannah, and I have utilized this location while I have been recovering from a broken leg. The selection is really powerful for a small, non-warehouse type of store. They help me out with my purchases and have what I'm looking for. The prices are much better than the local grocery stores on wine and beer. They carry my purchases out to my vehicle without being asked. I love a small store which carries the items you desire without having to shop all over town.

barleyman

barleyman, Feb 08, 2006
Photo of deesonic
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%

In general, we Georgians don't get to enjoy the selection of beer that many in other parts of the country do. There are so many beers that I miss from my days in Denver (like Fat Tire and Tabernash) that I can no longer get because their distributors will not come this far east. Well, Habersham does a fine job under the circumstances for a liquor store in a relatively small isolated southern city. And since the state government lifted its ban on higher alcohol beers, the selection has gotten much better.

In Savannah, Habersham Beverage is the best store for beer selection and price (beer is particularly expensive in Georgia in my opinion). You can usually find good specials on a good micro, such as Flying Dog variety 12 pack for about $10.99. That's a good deal down here. And as for the new higher alcohol beers? So far as I know, this is the only store you can get them in Savannah.

Now, the Abercorn store is larger and can hold a larger selection, but this is the one I frequent most. The staff are very friendly hospitable and pretty knowledgeable as well.

Overall, not fantastic. But pretty darn good for this part of the country.

deesonic, Jul 28, 2004
Photo of fattyre
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%

This is the original store and the one that I go to most often since it is on the way to my brothers house. It also is located in a strip mall but it is actually a much older building(probably a series of store fronts rather than a true strip mall).
The selection is pretty comparable to their flagship store on Abercorn with a lot of product crammed in a much smaller shelf and cooler space.
I've bought a lot of beer from here over the last couple of years and haven't had any bad bottles and made a few new discoveries.
As with their other store I would rate it a bit higher against other stores in Georgia perhaps 4.0.

fattyre, Feb 13, 2003
Habersham Beverage Warehouse in Savannah, GA
91 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.