D & Q The Beer Station

Store

806 Richmond Ave
Houston, Texas, 77006-5514
United States

(713) 526-4451 | map

Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.52
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
46
pDev:
7.52%
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Rated by Ben7773 from Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Feb 09, 2014
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5
Not much to look at but a great place for beer. You will feel like a kid in a candy store. Great selection of local and international beers. For example, had some German beers I had never before saw for sale. Cashier was nice and helpful. Highly recommended!
Aug 27, 2018
 
Rated: 5 by hcproff36 from Texas

Jan 31, 2018
 
Rated: 4.53 by brew-Ed from Texas

Jan 20, 2018
 
Rated: 4.15 by 22Blue from Kansas

Dec 31, 2016
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Reviewed by HeadHopperz from Texas

5/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
Yes, i scored a perfect 5 on this joint. Located near the cusp of Montrose where everybody and everything is as diverse as you cant get. Dont know how the owner has his connections but he is able to get a whole varitiey of beers from West to East Coast. In addition to beer, he has a small wine collection to sale too. Owner is knowledge on a whole array of products not just beer.
While the main competition is Spec's, neighborhood bars and the local HEB, he still blows them out the water.
Oct 19, 2016
 
Rated: 4.75 by juneof44 from Texas

Sep 10, 2016
 
Rated: 5 by barchitect from Texas

Jul 01, 2016
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Reviewed by bmwats from Louisiana

4.07/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4
Out of the way place. Selection in terms of more likely to find something on the harder to get side, is superior to the big box. Selection in general is pretty great. Friendly on my experiences.
May 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4.14 by stephenjmoore from Maryland

May 22, 2016
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Reviewed by PhilsPils from Texas

4.85/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75
I drove 25 miles to visit after seeing it on BA. Just as advertised, they had a great selection of craft beers. If Spec's has the same beer it will probably be cheaper but they have some hard to find beers. I was hoping to score some Yellow Rose but they didn't have any that day. Still made a nice little haul of singles and bombers. I didn't have a lot of interaction with the owner but I overheard him helping another customer and I could tell he was knowledgeable about craft beer. My wife and I were meeting up with family so I didn't have a lot of time to shop the peripherals...glassware, t-shirts etc. but I'll get back there fairly soon. Worth a trip, for sure. And disregard the poster who implied it was a dodgy area of Houston. It's just...fringe Montrose!
May 14, 2016
 
Rated: 4.29 by Pro_Magnon from Texas

Mar 22, 2016
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Reviewed by BeerSamurai34 from Texas

3.71/5  rDev -17.9%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5
This is a tiny little bottle shop in the middle of a bad part of town with Asian owners that are a bit rude sometimes. Luckily all of these bad things are saved by their selection. The store is small but only has craft beer bottles and good variation including fresh Yellow Rose every week.
Mar 01, 2016
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Reviewed by dga5030 from Texas

4.88/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
D&Q is the best place for rare and limited release beers in Houston. My first time walking in there, FW Velvet Merkin was simply sitting on the shelf, next to Abyss and day-old Yellow Rose. On top of that, the owner that's always there is awesome and knows his stuff.

The outside of the building might look a little sketchy, but you forget all about that as soon as you walk inside and see hundreds of singles just waiting to be tasted.

Also, I recommend following them on twitter to see when they get something new.
Dec 26, 2015
 
Rated: 4.97 by RHMaximus from Texas

Dec 08, 2015
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Reviewed by Best_Enjoyed_In_Texas from Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4
Great place to find craft beer in Houston. Superb single bottle collection which is great for trying things. The owner is good people, especially if you make yourself a regular. He consistently posts what he receives each day on Twitter, which I've also come to appreciate. The only thing that i noticed is they don't have Founders. I keep meaning to ask the own why...

Also, someone mentioned that this store is in a rough part of town. Clearly, that person isn't from Houston.

Houston is a more diverse and eclectic city then most other places (Dallas, OKC, NOLA, & San Antonio). D&Q is in a perfectly safe part of town where you have absolutely nothing to worry about other then finding all the beer you want to take home. : )
Nov 28, 2015
 
Rated: 4.76 by BdM from Netherlands

Oct 25, 2015
 
Rated: 4.25 by Scamboogery from Texas

Sep 04, 2015
 
Rated: 4.94 by davidanastas from Texas

Aug 18, 2015
 
Rated: 4.81 by caffeineTX from Texas

Jun 17, 2015
 
Rated: 4.79 by OKFine from Michigan

Jun 14, 2015
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Reviewed by valkyre65 from Texas

4.54/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5
This place was an amazing find! Best place in H-Town to buy craft singles and special releases. Walked in for the first time, not knowing what to expect and ended up spending over an hour there! Once I was looking totally confused, the owner there(Brandon?) spent at least 20 minutes pointing out things he thought stood out to him and had no problem with me app scanning his choices for confirmation. In the end I walked out with 20 highly rated Biers and a definite sh*t eating grin I couldn't shake. This will DEFINITELY be a regular stop for me from now on ;)
Jun 05, 2015
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Reviewed by menezes from Texas

4.25/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
There's a very good selection of craft beer They receive most of the releases (limited and standards), and many limited releases from craft brewers from across the US.
Mar 10, 2015
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Reviewed by rwf08 from Texas

5/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
The owner is super cool and sold me one of his rare beers once because he sold out before I got there. Anytime I stop in for a rare beer, if he doesn't have it, I still buy something out of gratitude for this good service and selection.
Mar 09, 2015
 
Rated: 4.39 by saspurs50

Mar 06, 2015
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Rated by acharles331 from Texas

4.44/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5
Great peoples, the guy behind the counter is very helpful and always willing to offer a beer suggestion. Highly recommended for your beer needs.
Mar 04, 2015
 
Rated: 4.58 by Matt141 from Texas

Mar 04, 2015
 
Rated: 4.79 by LehighAce06 from Pennsylvania

Feb 28, 2015
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Rated by GregJ from Louisiana

4.31/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5
Interesting arrangement but great selection of beer and knowledgable owner.
Feb 19, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by Beer-Zombie from Oregon

Oct 13, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by halo3one from Georgia

Sep 23, 2014
 
Rated: 4.75 by BlackNotesIII from Alabama

Sep 14, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by Wayne17 from Texas

Sep 02, 2014
 
Rated: 4.5 by Dogleg from Pennsylvania

Aug 27, 2014
 
Rated: 5 by IvanJ126 from Texas

Aug 21, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by cfrobrew from Texas

Aug 19, 2014
 
Rated: 4.75 by hoppy91 from Texas

Aug 15, 2014
 
Rated: 5 by Jon4than from Texas

Aug 12, 2014
 
Rated: 5 by cultclassic89 from Texas

Jul 19, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by Rawbeads

Jul 15, 2014
D & Q The Beer Station in Houston, TX
Place rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 81 ratings