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Bauer Wine & Spirits

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Bauer Wine & SpiritsBauer Wine & Spirits
BA SCORE
96
world-class

81 Ratings
Ratings: 81
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.97%
[ Store ]

330 Newbury St
Boston, Massachusetts, 02115-2739
United States
phone: (617) 262-0363

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Reviews by bigdaddypolite:
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4.64/5  rDev +6.7%

Great little shop located on Newbury Street in Boston. I stopped in when visiting Boston for a few days and staying at the nearby Sheraton. I probably stopped in about 6 times over the course of 3 days (kept making new space in the luggage or drinking my bottles!). It's a great break for beer fans who are not as excited about the other shopping options along Newbury.

The place is small due to their location, but everything they carry is high quality. Picked up some nice stuff I can't get in MN, including Heady Topper, Maine Brewing, Pretty Things, and some imports I haven't seen before (my first beer from Iceland). Their beer guy Tom is very friendly and knowledgeable.

I can't compare to other Boston area options first hand, but it was a great stop as a visitor. Prices seemed reasonable to me, especially considering the location. Only improvement would be getting rid of some of that wine to make room for more beer!

bigdaddypolite, Jun 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -8%

groleau, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of smcolw
4.18/5  rDev -3.9%

For a city liquor store, Bauer is a hard place to beat. It's located on pricey Newbury Street (between Massachusetts Avenue and Hereford). It's an underground location which makes it easy to miss. It's location requires it to be somewhat expensive, but it is also convenient for the Back Bay residents.

For a small store, they back a lot of interesting and unusual brews (and wines/spirits). One of the great features they have is mailing list for new and unusual arrivals. This gives one a great chance to catch the latest (rare) offerings. I also like that they have many unusual imports--it would be very easy for them to focus only on domestic craft beer.

I would not describe this as a "go to" place, but if you are in the area, it's worth checking out.

smcolw, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

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Bauer Wine & Spirits in Boston, MA
96 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.