Peabody's Wine & Beer Merchants

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Peabody's Wine & Beer MerchantsPeabody's Wine & Beer Merchants
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107 Ratings
Ratings: 107
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 4.76
pDev: n/a
[ Store ]

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

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Reviews by wcudwight:
Photo of wcudwight
5/5  rDev +5%

A buddy of mine went to Peabody's, came back and told me about it. I figured it couldn't be that good so I went the very next day. It was that good and more. This is the first time I've given all 5's in a review, and Peabody's deserves it. When you go in you first see wine, but then a walk to the back of the place leads to the largest beer selection I've ever seen. They have cases upon cases stacked on the floor. Beer on shelves and several coolers stacked full. They have a large selection of High Gravity Beers and many regional and national micros. They also have a large selection of imports. When a new seasonal comes out Peabody's is one of the first to have it. Ex: They had several of Highland's Cold Mtn. Winter Ale. Peabody's has become one of my new favorites and I will make make many more visits. When vacationing in Boone Peabody's is a must visit and is worthy of a road trip.

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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.

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Photo of PostQ
5/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 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!

Photo of mwbrady12
5/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 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!

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5/5  rDev +5%

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Photo of jsboots21
4.86/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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!

Photo of humuloner22
5/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 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!

Photo of blueiguana86
5/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 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.

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Peabody's Wine & Beer Merchants in Boone, NC
100 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.