Cranbrook Liquors

Cranbrook LiquorsCranbrook Liquors
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Cranbrook LiquorsCranbrook Liquors

Type: Store

52 Cranbrook Rd
Cockeysville, Maryland, 21030-3404
United States

(410) 666-8248 | map

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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of bl00
3.08/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3

Staff are nice and helpful. Store is decently clean and organized. Beer selection is sub par compared with other options in the area. Didn't look like much turnover in stock last time I was there.

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Photo of TimberSwanson
3.83/5  rDev +21.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of SKathryn
1/5  rDev -68.4%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1


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Photo of PA-Michigander
3.49/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of WeezyBoPeep
3.55/5  rDev +12.3%

I used to hit this place up a lot when I lived in Steeplechase Apts on Cranbrook Rd. I have to admit, in those days I was not as into craft beers as I am now, but I'd say I went in Cranbrook Liquors at least a dozen times.

You will find mostly wine and liquors in the front. The beer cooler in the back has all the usual suspects, along with a few "rarer" brews: DFH, Stone, etc... Nothing too out of the ordinary.

A good spot to hit before a bbq or a football night...when you wanna grab a semi-decent 12-pack that you don't mind sharing with some drunk people eating buffalo wings and throwin' back a few cold ones.

I always found the service to be pretty good here, they were always friendly.

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Photo of BeerisfoodLLC
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

A pretty run of the mill liquor store but they usually have a better than average microbrew selection. Don't expect anyone there to be beer knowledgeable but you can get some pretty decent brews there. You wont find anything rare though. Good liquor & wine selection as well. No kegs. Place is usually clean, but its annoying that they are closed on Sundays. Its also not always easy to find a price of something. Pretty reasonably priced in comparison to similar area stores. Handy if you are in the area but not worth the trip.

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Photo of tgbljb
3.7/5  rDev +17.1%

Visited the establishment while my wife shopped at Hunt Valley. The beer is located at the back of the store, and the primary focus seems to beer on wine and liquor. Selection was avergae at best, at least by Maryland standards. I did not see anyting out of the ordinary, and many of the seasonals had no prices on them (my pet peeve) The stock looked clean and in date. I purchseed one bottle of a Britsh product which I had not seen before. At the checkout there were some Bass Ale glasses with no price on them. when I asked for the price, there seemed to be some hesitation as if the checkout person was trying to decide what I would be willing to pay. The price was acceptable so I purchased two. Why do these stores not price their items? Worth a stop if you are in the area, but not worth gonig out of your way for.

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Photo of qchic
2.9/5  rDev -8.2%

If you're passing by, this shop carries a better than average selection of microbrews and prices are average. I wouldn't seek this one out though, as the service is consistently subpar. The staff isn't very knowlegable about beer (and it does appear by their stock that they focus more on wine), I only stop by occasionally as it's close to where I work, but each visit is a reminder as to why I go further out of my way to patronize other shops in the area. I would recommend Shawan Liquors up the road.

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3.35/5  rDev +6%

When you arrive, go straight to the back for the wall of coolers. Craft beers and imports are mainly in the center, with a good selection of six packs. Not many singles in the coolers. Bombers are located on an aisle in the middle of the store closest to the coolers. Selection is not very well organized, but you never know what you might find. Some Rogue, DFH, assorted Belgiums, and a mix of other countries offerings. If wine is also on your list, they have an excellent selection. Liquor area is pretty well stocked also. Beer is not the primary focus, but they do have a good selection and reasonable prices. Service is not a strong point.

Edit 1/11/2008 - Since I first reviewed this place, it seems like their beer focus (a bit hazy to begin with) has decreased somewhat. If you are in the area, it's not a bad place to stop by, but I wouldn't go out of my way for it.

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Cranbrook Liquors in Cockeysville, MD
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