Swiftway Beer & Soda

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Swiftway Beer & SodaSwiftway Beer & Soda

Type: Store

1602 Route 112
Medford, New York, 11763-3634
United States

(631) 654-1338 | map

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Added by Biggness on 07-10-2008

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of Longisland44
4.97/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This is my go to store. Excellent selection, with a surprise here and there. They always have a case or two of something that is hard to get, usually left of the counter or right of cash register. Staff is pretty knowledgeable and helpful. If in the area stop by

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Photo of klav
4.64/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Really great shop. If you are in the area make sure you stop in.

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Photo of soedesh
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of Harryrass
4.39/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

I usually drive past this place to get to my favorite store. But the big cheese at my favorite was out of what I was jonesing for, so he called these guys, and they had it, so he sent me packing! I'll be putting them into my regular rotatation, and this is why.
The guy at the counter - Looks kind of like a hippie. Was singing along to the radio when I walked in. That's a plus. I told him "I'm the guy Dave sent over". He had the beer behind the counter for me. He DIDN"T try to sell me anything else. I looked around the store, he wandered with me. Talked craft beer, and knew what he was talking about. Sang Dave's praises. I thought that was really cool. I see why Dave doesn't mind sending people here.
Plenty of stock, plenty of choices. Great service. Prices in line with most. Enjoyed my visit.
Thanks Dave! Thanks Brice!

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Photo of brewtechnik
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Nice little store nestled away in a little business strip. Loved the guy working the register the day I was in...singing to the tunes playing in the background. He was also very interactive and knowledgeable about the wide beer selection the store offered.
I found the craft beer selection to be much better than expected...came to the store to purchase an 8-dollar 4 pack of Brooklyn BCS, but left having spent close to $80 :)
A small spattering of Craft Breweries available:
Cigar City, Goose Island, Mad River, Dogfish, Founders, Oskar Blues, Firestone, Mikkeller, Hoppin' Frog, Stone, Captain Lawrence....etc.

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Photo of beerogre
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%

Swiftway has a decent selection of US and imported beers which is comparable to the local competition. What I really liked about this store though is that the prices are displayed on the shelves, so you know what you're getting in to. If I want to try an interesting looking beer I'll probably buy it anyway, but at some places I've occasionally had a nasty surprise at the till and have been left wondering if I've been overcharged, which detracts from the wholly pleasurable experience that I like my beer buying trips to be. I was also impressed with how neat and tidy Swiftway was; not a major factor in my purchasing decisions usually, but impressive none the less and it left me reflecting that if the store's tidy, perhaps they look after the beer well also. Staff were friendly and helpful, which always helps. Overall a pretty good experience. I'll shop here gladly.

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Photo of Biggness
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

This is my favorite place to buy beer. Dan and Bryce are very knowledgable on their selections and they always have great suggestions on new brews to try. A good balance on US Microbrews and imports. Stone, Left Hand, Bear, Southhampton, Duvel, Unibroue, Victory... need I say more? :D The have a convinient location just north of the intersection of Woodside and 112. Oh yeah they also carry all Bud miller etc products :P Their cooler is COLD so if you are looking for fresh, COLD beer this is definately the spot for you. Be sure to check them out if you are in the area

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Swiftway Beer & Soda in Medford, NY
4.48 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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