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Ball Square Fine Wines & Liquor

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

19 Ratings
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
[ Store ]

716 Broadway
Somerville, Massachusetts, 02144-2239
United States
phone: (617) 623-9500

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Reviews by Billolick:
Photo of Billolick
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Just a few minutes from Tefts Univ. in Somerville, this little corner place screams neighborhood, boutique type of wine, booze and beer kind of place. Clean, well lit, well laid out, no dust on the bottles. Friendly service, the good beer is located straight ahead in the coolers and on a large display rack. Decent selection, so you will have no trouble finding plenty of BA worthy brew, basically a reasonable selection of the usual widely available stuff. What you will not find is much beyond that. For a wider selection you will have to go to Downtown Wines and spirits, which is just a few minutes driving.

Billolick, Apr 26, 2008
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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dubdrop, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of papat444
4.46/5  rDev +6.4%

Post EBF bottle shopping :)

More classy, upscale store with everything available to MA. The difference between this one and Downtown is they had rarer beers that i hasn't seen elsewhere. Saw a Utopias, 4 versions of Black Damnation, Older Viscosity and 7 different beers from Bruery. Also had 3 versions of Yeti. Definitely a place to check out for some harder to fins beers.

papat444, Mar 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

thesarahfuller, Mar 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Resuin, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of brureview
4.55/5  rDev +8.6%

This is one of the better craft beer, wine, and spirits stores in MA.

The vibe is great- lots of foot traffic, and a clientele who wants to purchase better quality wine, beer, and spirits.

The service is quite good- the staff takes time to help you, and their opinions about beer are valuable.

The store often has craft beers which I couldn't find elsewhere- including the Narragansett Bock,
and Prairie Hop.

They also have an online service for purchasing an order to be picked up. All beers in stock
are listed online.

The store will be opening an additional store under another name in Needham summer of 2013.

brureview, May 20, 2013
Photo of atdunn9
4.8/5  rDev +14.6%

One of the most underrated beer havens in the Somerville/Boston area. An unbelievable selection of beers, and always getting new shipments of rare beers and your usual selections. The staff is extremely knowledge in all areas.

If you go, talk to Nate. He is the beer manager and one of the friendliest people in there. Always recommending new beers based on certain flavors I enjoyed in previous beers.

Follow them on Facebook as they usually post the rare shipments there. Just picked up some Barrel Aged Bigfoot today which they didn't post, so you never know what they will have that they haven't announced on social media.

They have a great selection of sours and belgians in the back corner right along side a superb selection of 22oz and 12oz beers from around the US.

Definitely my favorite liquor store in the area.

atdunn9, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of ridedammit
4.28/5  rDev +2.1%

This is a small but very nice beer and wine store (they also have cheese and other foodstuffs). Beer selection is great, they have lots of local brews as well as beer from good breweries around the world (at least those that can be gotten)

The staff is super friendly and are always roaming the store to make sure you can find what you are looking for. They have a beer club that does not have discounts but rather it pouts your name on a mail list so that if a rare or limited release beer comes available you can get them to hold a bottle for you so you can pick it up.

ridedammit, Dec 09, 2011
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Ball Square Fine Wines & Liquor in Somerville, MA
92 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.