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Peabody's Wine & Beer Merchants

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Peabody's Wine & Beer MerchantsPeabody's Wine & Beer Merchants
BA SCORE
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world-class

104 Ratings
Ratings: 104
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 4.76
pDev: 6.3%
[ Store ]

1104 Highway 105
Boone, North Carolina, 28607-4617
United States
phone: (828) 264-9476

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @peabodysofboone

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Photo of ToddThompson
5/5  rDev +5%

My favorite bottle shop period! Always has plenty of quality beers in stock and a nice variety of ciders for the lil' lady. GReat place to get local and NC beers also. The growler station is an awesome addition. The service is outstanding and the staff is friendly and knowledgeable.

ToddThompson, Oct 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev -0.2%

prevatt28, Aug 05, 2014
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macuistin, Aug 02, 2014
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ZEB89, Jul 25, 2014
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dbrauneis, Jul 02, 2014
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SLewis, Jun 17, 2014
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McAndrew, Jun 09, 2014
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Jlang2012, Apr 29, 2014
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tfsimpkins, Apr 11, 2014
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elkinbrown, Apr 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5%

KFrank729, Feb 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +5%

mccorvey, Feb 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev -0.2%

charlienyc, Jan 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -5.5%

dvmin98, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of PostQ
5/5  rDev +5%

My favorite beer store in the Southeast! Most knowledgeable, friendly and helpful staff I have encountered, and they always seem to remember me. When I stopped by on my birthday last year, Chris was nice enough to find a bomber of something really special for me. And Benny is always very helpful at distracting my wife with wine whilst I peruse the beer. As a big Olde Hickory fan, they always seem to have plenty of what I am looking for. Hands down the best I have found in NC, and always a mandatory stop when heading up to Beech!

PostQ, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of mwbrady12
5/5  rDev +5%

I have never stepped foot in their brick and mortar building but on two occasions they have hooked me up via mail, and once for a case of a big bottle, (and one that was very special to them!). Check them out at all costs and cheers to them for their customer service and appreciation to the craft beer world!

mwbrady12, Nov 27, 2013
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5/5  rDev +5%

dmsulli, Oct 17, 2013
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Bung, Oct 14, 2013
Photo of jsboots21
4.86/5  rDev +2.1%

Emailed Chris, the beer manager, before my visit. That was a great decision.

Drove up from Hickory one night after work because Chris said "you won't regret making the drive." He was right. Greeted by him at the door and shown around the entire place. He and two other employees talked with me for nearly an hour as I shopped and asked questions about local goods. They knew everything any beer store employees should know about the products they're selling.

Service was perfect. Selection was great and thoughtfully curated. Lots of global beers mixed with a great variety of US craft. The atmosphere was really cool, too. Boone, being a mountain and college town, just has a great vibe. Peabody's fits in perfectly.

One of the most highly recommended stores I've visited. Going back this week!

jsboots21, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of humuloner22
5/5  rDev +5%

This is the way a beer store should be ran. Great staff, wonderful selection and now a growler stand. I am editing my review, because based upon what I have experienced in other stores as far as customer service and selection Peabody's is nearly impossible to beat. I would say that maybe Sams Quick Shop in Durham may have them on selection but its a city five times that of Boone, and Peabody's has stuff that they probably can't get due to distribution issues. That said this is a great place the prices are typical of an independent, but they have stuff you can't find in a grocery store, they have that stuff too, but are you really going into this store for those beers? Anyway props to the guys and I am loving the growler selection. I do apologize for the bad review that other time and I felt it was time to revise that. Also, in regard to the one bottle rule you had that pissed me off initially, at least you were letting the people have one. I went to another store that a friend told me had another difficult to find beer and had obtained and they wouldn't even sell it to me because they only sold it to friends or frequent customers. I think that store is in the process of going out of business, so what I am trying to say is you Peabody's have the perfect business model and keep em coming. I just wish we could get some of those rare Vermont and California beers in NC!

humuloner22, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of blueiguana86
5/5  rDev +5%

this store has an amazing beer selection to choose from as well as wine. the employees there know there beers and will help you find new beers your sure to love. as must go next time your in boone. the guys that work there are all very friendly and will keep you coming back time and time again.

blueiguana86, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of cardsfan
5/5  rDev +5%

Had such a great time visiting peabodys two weeks ago! Spoke with Chris over email and met Kirby while I was ther...just the nicest guys and really knew their stuff. Great to hang out with and the selection was unreal. Greatest beer shop experience ever. Thanks peabodys!

cardsfan, Aug 02, 2013
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4.78/5  rDev +0.4%

I used to love coming into Peabody's during my time at ASU. The selection is great, especially for the size of the store. Though I've been at stores with greater selection, I don't know that I've ever been to one with as good an atmosphere or service.

StayWounded, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of brother_kenneth
4.82/5  rDev +1.3%

Visited Peabody's for the first time this past weekend for the annual Cellar Sale. Didn't know what to think beforehand, but now that I've been, it will be an annual trip for me and my buds!

Chris and all of his staff are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the beer they sell. Granted, we were there for mostly rare beers and believe me, there were plenty of them. But, even inside where the "normal beers" were located, it was plainly obvious that these guys carry quality stuff. Everything was priced reasonably, and the store was very nice.

As for the sale, that was an epic event. Cases upon cases of vintage and rare bottles, not to mention crazy one-offs from numerous NC breweries outside afterwards. At one point, I have to admit, me and some buddies were sharing a Bruery Bois in the parking lot and one of the Peabody's employees had to come over and do his job. He kindly let us know that their shop wasn't licensed for consumption in the parking lot. Instead of being an asshole about it, he nicely let us know that we should just fill our cups and head back into the roped off "consumption area." At most places, the staff would have flipped shit about something like this. This tells me a lot about their staff and the focus they have on keeping their customers.

I will be back soon, with any luck. Peabody's is definitely one of the best shops I've visited yet (in any state). Thanks for a great time, guys! Cheers!

brother_kenneth, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of legend8706
4.93/5  rDev +3.6%

This is my first time visiting Peabody's and it was for their annual Cellar Sale and first off I have to admit these guys did one hell of a job on putting this event together. Lots of dedication on Chris' end and the dude was a super cool and very knowledgeable as well. I was very impressed by the selection of beers he carries and his staff was just as helpful, friendly and knowledgeable, too. Prices were phenomenal to boot. If Boone was closer I would probably make this a monthly trip, just to support these guys! But I will definitely be returning to next years Cellar Sale and you best believe I am gonna be first in line! And if in Boone before then I will be stopping that is for sure! Hope you enjoy the Get Bent Mountain IPA that Gary aka Redneckbeerz gave you Chris!

legend8706, Jun 24, 2013
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Peabody's Wine & Beer Merchants in Boone, NC
100 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.