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Wells Discount Liquors

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BA SCORE
89
very good

36 Ratings
Ratings: 36
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.69%
[ Store ]

6310 York Rd
Baltimore, Maryland, 21212-2635
United States
phone: (410) 435-2700

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Photo of gillagorilla
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%

The atmosphere is a bit classy, but it everything is a very bright white. The beer selection can be quite messy with boxes everywhere and things a bit disorganized.

They have a good selection, but only a few bombers and most of what they carry is six packs, which isn't an issue, except for specialty beers.

The guys here seem to focus on wine, with beer as an afterthought. I haven't gotten help with beer here before.

Pricing is decent here as well, but they don't sell singles and thus no mix-six.

It is out of the way for me, but I originally came here for cider and the selection is ok compared to most places.

gillagorilla, May 18, 2013
Photo of HarryPotHead
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%

By far the best selection i've seen in the Baltimore area. Lots of hard to find imports and American Crafts in all styles...something for everyone. If you can't find it here then it probably isn't distributed in the Baltimore area. Staff was very helpful and courteous as well. A little out of the way for me, but i'll definitely be going back when i'm in the area again.

HarryPotHead, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of cpanossian
2.7/5  rDev -31.5%

I was visiting family in Silver Spring so I decided to stop here on my way back home in New York - a bit of a detour from I-95.

I really went to scout out a good source for mid-Atlantic beers. Wells Discount Liqours had a decent selection for the local brewers. Also an interesting, if modest, selection of UK and old world beers from Belgium, Germany, etc.

So I picked up some beers from DuClaws, Brewer's Art, and some Clipper City stuff. Found a bottle of Sam Smith's Yorkshire Stingo which was a nice surprise.

As I was checking out I asked the clerk if they sold "singles", as in "mix-a-six six packs."

The guy just shrugged and said: "No - it would be a nightmare for us to manage."

Well sorry, wouldn't want to make your life difficult. I just think offering that option is a great way to get people to experiment with a new or unknown beer or brewer without having the fear of purchasing an entire 6-pack and not liking it.

I'll stick to Oaktree Discount Liqours in South Plainfield NJ - Dan the owner is a really nice guy and the shop is incredibly well stocked.

cpanossian, Oct 17, 2010
Photo of jwff
3.15/5  rDev -20.1%

I live in the area so I find myself here once every few weeks. It is generally a clean store except for loose bottles and cases in front of their shelves mainly in the wine and beer departments. The shelves themselves are always stocked and in order with descriptive tags on certain items. I'm not sure if I should give credit to the store or to the vendors but these are helpful if I'm not there to buy anything specific.

As far as the service goes there doesn't seem to be any on the beer side of things. Any help would be nice because their selection is where this store really shines. Wells has an extremely large selection of Belgian, English, German, and finally a very serviceable amount of American beer. Their collection of sours is one of the best I've seen around here. They are well stocked and up to date with the seasonal beers and special releases. Be warned their prices are generally 2 dollars or more higher than almost every store I've been to in the Baltimore area, especially on 6 packs. Luckily all the prices are on the website so you can check in advance.

Overall this is a good place to visit every once in a while or when you are looking for something special.

jwff, Sep 30, 2010
Photo of jgasparine
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%

I don't know how I didn't review this place before. I have been buying here since for almost 10 years, and it has always been a favorite of mine.

While their American Craft beer offerings are solid, it's their European and Asian beer offerings that really stand-out. English, German, Czech and Belgian beer selections about here. Often, rare vintages of JW Lees Harvest Ale and Samichlaus can be found on these shelves.

Now, I will admit that I don't always find every specific beer I'm looking for; but I always walk out with some good brews.

I would definitely recommend this place to anyone in the Towson/Baltimore area.

jgasparine, Feb 14, 2010
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Wells Discount Liquors in Baltimore, MD
89 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.