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Type: Store

222 Dorset St
South Burlington, Vermont, 05403-6243
United States

(802) 863-2569 | map

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Added by kingcrowing on 05-04-2009

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.39/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Health food market with a good beer selection in the back. Luckily, for me, I go in here usually knowing what I'm looking for as if you're going to look for someone to help you with the beer selection, good luck - every time I've been in here, no one has ever helped me. I only go back when in the area and if I'm looking for something that I can't find elsewhere. If you're place tickin,' sure give it shot but I wouldn't go out of my way to check this place out.

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Photo of zotzot
4.12/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of smanson56
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Healthy Living Market & Café is kind of like a Whole Foods. They've got a great selection of items, including beer and wine. It's not the best selection in Vermont, that's over at Beverage Warehouse in Winooski, but it's not the worse either. While I was there on my last trip I just happened upon a U-frame cart of the Alchemist's Heady Topper. I also picked up a seasonal release from Queen City, a 4-pk of Lost Nation's Mosaic IPA, and a bottle of Rodenbach Vintage for my wife. They don't play around with prices as some of the liquor stores do because they're a market; and you can grab all kinds of other gourmet food items while you're there.

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Photo of HamdenHector
3.93/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

This is a grocery store, not a beer store. Not a large beer selection, but they do have a nice variety of local stuff, including Heady Topper. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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Photo of Vikesfan93
3.37/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Photo of Ajlvt
3.21/5  rDev -17.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Elsuperjefe
3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Get in line early for some Heady. Nice store. :)

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Photo of rodmanfor3
4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75

Probably the best beer spot in town. The beer and wine guys know their stuff.

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Photo of PA-Michigander
3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of TBonez477
4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of woodchip
4/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Not a beer store, does not have a big beer selection, but they do get regular deliveries of Heady. I picked up my first ever case of Heady from this place so it has a special place in my liver.

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Photo of TheDoctor
4/5  rDev +2.8%

I was torn as to whether this store is deserving of a 3.75 or a 4. On the one hand it is not a beer store and only has a little section of the coolers dedicated to it. However, on the other hand they have a great selection of local and national beers to appeal to just about anyone (despite size). And it is NOT a beer store. So there you go.
I've only been there a couple times, but the first time I got some HT and the second time I was able to get a couple other locals I had never tried.
Both times they were in the process of rotating out bottles so it obviously sells pretty quick and stays fresh.
Not the end-all-be-all, but excellent for what it is.

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Photo of baybum
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Y2kbug
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jeed
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of groleau
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of RichJamz
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of esktime
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of vtbeerandbud
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of gatheredwaters
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of chippo33
3/5  rDev -22.9%

Photo of ChipMurray
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of sgn4779
3.68/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

This is my neighborhood store, and closest spot for a six pack. They have a fair amount of selection and you can usually find something pretty good, including weekly supplies of Heady Topper, even available in full cases. A fair amount of bombers are available as well, and have a dedicated place for gluten free beer offerings.

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Healthy Living in South Burlington, VT
Place rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 30 ratings
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