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Magnolias Wine And Spirits

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PLACE INFO

Type: Store

42 Upper Montclair Plaza
Montclair, New Jersey, 07043
United States

(973) 746-7337 | map
magnoliaws.com

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Added by ekempey on 12-18-2006

PLACE STATS
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Reviews:
5
Ratings:
6
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
15.62%
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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by stingrayvr6:
Photo of stingrayvr6
4.2/5  rDev +15.1%

Stopped in this place after a friend recommended them. Definitely a solid selection with beers of every style and origin. I love that they carry cases of Stone IPA, my go-to over the summer. Also found some interesting sixes from Victory and Southampton. Their selection of 750s and 22oz. bottles was also quite good, with some offerings from Brooklyn, Allagash etc. They vary their selection fairly frequently too. All of their prices were on par with what I have seen in other places. Probably not worthy of a special trip but definitely a place to get something good if you are local.

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Photo of muskiesman
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of BirdFlu
3.15/5  rDev -13.7%

The only thing saving this place from being a total waste of time is that they had a few offerings from dogfish, weyerbacher, stone, etc.. at that, they only had really the most basica (90 and 60 min ipa, stone ipa, etc.. nothing you can't find anywhere else around here).. another issue is the somehwat-hidden location and extremely-tight parking, both are not very convenient. On one hand, sure, its better than ONLY having BMC garbage, but still.. having an all-macro selection shouldn't be the standard by which locations are judged "average".. If you are only looking for beer, I don't really see any reason to stop by here.

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Photo of dsa7783
4.35/5  rDev +19.2%

Although this place is primarily dedicated to wine and wine products, the modest selection of brews they had included some fancy well-known Belgians like Chimay and Orval, which were set at a reasonable price... the service was excellent... very friendly and eager to help and please and give out good recommendations... they are also very willing to place personal orders and I was told that they would do their best to honor local competitors prices, which I thought was cool... The quality of their products seemed top-notch, and the store was pretty clean and very browsable... definitely worth checking out if you're in the area... a nice place...

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Photo of mikesgroove
2.85/5  rDev -21.9%

This place really is a wine store. They have one of the coolest wine collections you have ever scene, however what they have for brew is pretty limited. The only things they carry are Belgians, and a few French ales I saw out there, and I think they only really carry them because they think they are wine. Not really any help you can get there, you just kind of wonder in one day. I did not buy anything, but there really was not much to get. Overall I would skip this completely, nothing to see here unless you are local and want some Belgians.

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Photo of ekempey
4.15/5  rDev +13.7%

It is mostly a wine shop, but they do have a good selections of Belgians (Duvel, Orval, Chimay etc.) as well as Belgian style beers like Ommegang as well as others. Their prices are very reasonable (Duvel 11.2oz being $3.25/ea), and their customer service is exceptional. I asked if they could order a beer for me, a week later it was there. It's a neat little place hidden off of the main strip in Upper Montclair. I found it one day walking from the train to work, and I now make it a weekly habit on my way back to the university to stop there.

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Magnolias Wine And Spirits in Montclair, NJ
3.65 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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