State Liquor Store

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1880 Mountain Rd
Stowe, Vermont, 05672-4638
United States

(802) 253-4525 | map

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Added by RunawayJim on 06-29-2008

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Ratings: 38 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of bret717
4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Amazing selection of VT and out-of-state beers at great prices. Dude at the register wasn't particularly friendly or helpful, but I didn't really need any help so it wasn't an issue to me. FWIW, i met another employee of this store at The Alchemist the next day and he was super friendly and informative re: VT beer, so I'm thinking my vibe and service scores would be a bit higher had he been working when I stopped by. Nevertheless, I would make it a point to stop by this store when in Stowe. The selection was by far the best of any store I went to while I was there.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of spacecake9
4.37/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

This is an excellent liquor store. Very good selection, top notch quality. Heavy on locals. If you are going to Alchemist, you should stop by and grab a few more for your cooler.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.47/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

This is your best option for bottle/can shops in Stowe. Everything is well kept, lighting seems appropriate (not overly dim) but nothing beaming down on bottles that shouldn't be. Every time I've been here, service has always been good. Obviously, there's Heady here. This should be your number 1 stop while in Stowe for looking for bottles and cans to take with you.

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Photo of Soloveitchik
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Sabtos
4.4/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

I can't believe I forgot to rate this after our NE beercation this summer!

Otherwise known as Stowe Beverage, this place is known by many as a reliable stop for a Heady pickup, but it actually has quite an impressive selection of other beers from across the country and world that some of our bottle shops aren't able to get here in beer loving NE Ohio.

The kicker is this place is run by one of the most magnificent BAs out there. If you've already had the pleasure of being acquainted with him, there is no doubting he is the best asset to the store.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Solid selection of local beers with great selection of imports and other breweries from the midwest and from out west. Staff is knowledgeable and always willing to help. Prices are fair but there is no deal to be had over here. Parking is ample.

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Photo of SpoiledInVT
4.03/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Great little store with a decent selection of local VT beers. Everyone will comment about the Heady, or lack thereof, when they go... but that is every store in Vermont, 2 hours after they get it. Do your research and go on time. Also, talk with Bob about some hidden gems, he really knows his stuff!!! It's a great place for liquor and wine, as it is a Vermont State Store.

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Photo of byronic
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

Not a bad store, a decent selection but some with a noticeable amount of dust. Should you spot some rare bottles be sure to check for any dates! A nice selection of beer which echoes the other stores in the area.

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Photo of BranfordBound
4.15/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Stopped here in Stowe on Saturday. Out of Heady (of course) but found some other VT options to pick up. Service was friendly and we had a conversation for a few minutes. Selection is decent for the size of the place (re: small). Overall the only package store worth visiting in Stowe. Show up early on Friday and get your Heady.

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Photo of SRBush1974
4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Resuin
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of RichD
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tobelerone
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JKV96
4/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Antg8989
2.2/5  rDev -45.9%
vibe: 1 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 3

Did not feel too welcome here. I don't know, maybe it's because I wasn't a regular.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Jwale73
3.57/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Decent selection of local brews as well as Shelton beers but nothing in the way of the elusives (HF (except La Vermointoise), Heady, Lawsons). Solid cooler selection of bombers and some six-pack options. Picked up a Lost Nation Gose and there was a decent array of Crop beers. You'l definitely find something worthwhile if you drop-in.

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Photo of ThrashMaster
3.92/5  rDev -3.7%

Photo of Rifugium
4.15/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Very cool for a small shop, and they seem to always have something that surprises me when I go in (got some super cheap BA Biscotti Break and MOAS here once!). The owner is a cool guy to talk to, and he definitely knows what's up in the beer scene. HT is sold here, but as with most places, goes quickly. I always make a point to pop in here when I'm in VT.

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Photo of richobrien
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of ColForbinBC
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of dunix
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of SkiBum22
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of MattGrimley
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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State Liquor Store in Stowe, VT
Place rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 38 ratings
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