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Beverage Warehouse

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Beverage WarehouseBeverage Warehouse
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80 Reviews
Reviews: 80
Visits: 170
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

1 East St
Winooski, Vermont, 05404-2023
United States
phone: (802) 655-2620

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thebevy802

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Beverage Warehouse stocks every beer currently available in the state of Vermont. The current total is 850 uniquely different beers, ciders, malt beverages and vintage releases from the Beer Cellar. Free tastings and giveaways nearly every month.
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Reviews: 80 | Visits: 170
Reviews by Jimmys:
Photo of Jimmys
4.15/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

visited while in burlington last weekend. about a 15 minute drive from downtown burlington where my buddy lives.

pretty typical looking beer store imo. plenty of bottles, but the store did feel a little dirty/unorganized....to help you out, beers are to the right, all the way to the back.

so once one gets past the cosmetics (and dont get me wrong, you should be able to), enjoy strolling through the bottle section. organized by imports/domestics/crafts, there is also a solid in-state selection (rock art, heady topper, lawsons, and hill farmstead (when available)). mainstays and a few harder to finds from belgium and germany. plenty of cheap american brands if you are just looking for some beers to mindlessly throw back.

the best thing about my visit was i was able to get in touch with them before hand (via facebook) and had them set aside some topper and lawson's. would have had them set aside some hill farmstead as well but they were out. i HIGHLY recommend doing this if you are making a quick visit and you want to leave with some of these brews!

like the other reviews say, definitely worth checking out if you are in the burlington area. check out their facebook page to see what they most recently got. (1,229 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of therubicon
4.11/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of KGilmour
4.28/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of Ajlvt
4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of sliv
4.82/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

I love this place!

I took my family on a last-minute getaway to Burlington this year, and the day we were leaving, I thought I would hit a local store to find some local beer. I wasn't hunting Heady, but accidentally walked in (to the end of the line) at a distribution day with a bonus of Sip of Sunshine. Made it through the line twice, ended up talking with the staff for at least a half hour, and came out with some beers they didn't have out on the shelves. Such nice people, everywhere. Not the crabby people hating on beer travelers, but friendly people interested in other people's interest in good beer. I will make sure to visit this store any time I am in the area. (677 characters)

Photo of bostonbeans
3.64/5  rDev -15%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of emeyer
4.74/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of tim007007
4.11/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of KOrtyl
5/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This place has it all. nice knowledgeable people. great beer selection. 2nd to none. If you want Heady Topper or Lawson's Liquids go to no other place. (156 characters)

Photo of Baab200
4.75/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Went for Lawson's release. Organized, helpful staff. Huge selection! (68 characters)

Photo of Kegatron
4.19/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of VTMLB
5/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The go to place for me. Great selection and the guys there are good people! (75 characters)

Photo of rodmanfor3
1.83/5  rDev -57.2%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 4

The worst service imaginable. I wish I did not have to buy beer here.

It's the only place to get limited Lawson's bottles, otherwise I would avoid this place at all costs. (173 characters)

Photo of psweendogg
4.49/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of floridadrift
5/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Great staff, great selection and vibes all around. (50 characters)

Photo of Rjh1985
5/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of CTJman
4.29/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BMMillsy
3.96/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Got my case of Heady so I'm happy. I'd say my complaint here would be that the place is filled with 3 month old (and older) IPAs, and prices are tough to find on some beers. A nice big selection of local stuff, just make sure you read the dates if they have them. (263 characters)

Photo of 2ellas
4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Photo of smanson56
4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of captainkrad
4.89/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Amazing store! Stood in line for Heady Topper and Sip of Sunshine. The distribution was organized and flawless. The staff were courteous and helpful, and the line moved amazingly quick. The selection of beer is outstanding. So many rare beers to be found on their shelves! (277 characters)

Photo of Wolvesinthetaproom
5/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

It's essentially the one-stop shop in Vermont. If the state gets it, they will have it while supplies last. The secret out that this is the go to, so anything limited/obscure that comes in will go faster than the other shops in the state, and of course for Heady/SOS shipments, expect to be there at the time the shipment drops or you won't get any. I've seen Heady sell out in under 5 minutes.

On that note, the service also makes everything here ideal. Not only knowledgeable, very good at pointing people to the right vermont beer direction as well so if you're not there trying to find heady and lawsons, you will still find somebody who can tell you what good VT brews you might have skipped out on otherwise. They also count the heady line to ensure if you do line up you will get at least some. Some days they are handing out cases like nothing, and others you'll stil at least get a pack or two.

Since it's also the most distant from me in the direction I come from, I don't always get up here for cases, but no complaints when I have, and I always get a case. The line itself is also not too bad as every time I end up meeting with and talking to fellow beer geeks about VT beer or other highly reviewed/sought after beers from our parts of the country so it's always a pleasant visit compared to other experiences. Prices are about what you will see across the state as well.

Overall I can't think of anything more you would need out of your typical bottle store. (1,476 characters)

Photo of RMD579
5/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My favorite beverage store there is. Also the best place to get Heady Topper, Lawson's, and a bunch of other Vermont treasures. I was lucky enough to live right around the corner so I could roll out of bed 10 minutes before Heady got delivered and still score some. (265 characters)

Photo of byronic
4.32/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JKV96
4.37/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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Beverage Warehouse in Winooski, VT
95 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.