Spec's #61 - Brodie Lane

BA SCORE
94
outstanding

40 Ratings
Spec's #61 - Brodie LaneSpec's #61 - Brodie Lane
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

4970 W Highway 290
Austin, Texas, 78735-6748
United States

(512) 366-8260 | map
specsonline.com

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Added by LittleDon on 04-04-2009

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Ratings:
40
Reviews:
10
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
2.79%
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Ratings: 40 |  Reviews: 10
Reviews by northaustin:
Photo of northaustin
4.2/5  rDev -2.3%

i usually go to the specs at the arbor walk so it was kinda like bein in the same store in a different universe.

before i start the full review i have to say this place has without a doubt the most poorly designed parking lot ive ever seen. that aside...

much more open and spread out than the other two specs. despite this i still found help very quickly and had a lengthy convo about beers (a must when visiting new stores). found a few that arent at arbor walk such as two jokers and old bawdy barleywine.

as i was not familiar with the people at the register they carded me and made me feel young again so that was nice.

a pleasant experience and definately the highlight of my trip to south austin.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DoctorZombies
4.68/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Awesome selection and super friendly staff. There is a deli section where you can eat, and there were multiple venders serving wine, food and liquor samples. Tons of beer from around the world to select from; seemed this Specs had more beer than others I have been in here in Texas.

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Photo of jrstar96
2.88/5  rDev -33%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of MichialTanner1
3.93/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of MLDucky
4.14/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of mig100
4.01/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of BGsWo22
3/5  rDev -30.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Photo of BeerSamurai34
4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Incredible store. It's a chain superstore and has tons of great food and wine. The beer selection was ok, but nothing special. There were quite a few options, but nothing too rare.

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Photo of gilgar
4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ericaus
2.72/5  rDev -36.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.5

I really like specs, they have a great selection service is not so great

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Photo of Matt141
4.23/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dmorgan310
4.07/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JamLand
4/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Although one of the larger Spec's, it used to not be frequented too much. However, that has changed. They also lost their only quality beer guy awhile back, so service is hit or miss now.

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Photo of ccapurso
3.64/5  rDev -15.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of menezes
3.49/5  rDev -18.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Photo of ChaseTheAce
4.07/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of DCash7
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of bryan03
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of mamaraza
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of stumac
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of kacysouthwest
4/5  rDev -7%

Photo of kjkinsey
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Nightwish1094
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of permian-boozer
5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Evango
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Spec's #61 - Brodie Lane in Austin, TX
4.3 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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