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D & Q The Beer Station

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4.51/5
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78 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

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

(713) 526-4451 | map

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Added by soultrain19 on 05-19-2009

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
78
pDev:
7.76%
 
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of IvanJ126
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of barchitect
5/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of RexlySnipes
5/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I love this place always has whats new and there are so many beers to select from. They are also so many different styles of glassware, the glassware is cheap and the beers are exceptionally price great place to go to when you want that late night great beer and the grocery store trash just ain't going to cut it!!!! I love the build your on six-pack and i've also heard that they are putting in a new growler station. Which is a really a great idea. cant wait to see what they are going to offer!

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Photo of greenspointexas
5/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Selection is the 2nd best in Houston, hands down. This place has more beer than any other place within 150 miles except Specs Midtown. However, the great thing about this place is that the owner, Brandon, always has stuff the big boys dont. Because of Texas' crazy distribution laws, he either gets stuff Specs doesnt have or gets it before anyone else does, so you can always count on finding some "suprises" each time you go.

Ive been a customer for almost 3 years now and visit this place once a week or so. Best service in Texas and very friendly place. Amazing that more people dont know about this place, but hey, more for me right? A++

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Photo of HeadHopperz
5/5  rDev +10.9%
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.

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of rwf08
5/5  rDev +10.9%
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.

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of RHMaximus
4.97/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of davidanastas
4.94/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Dajtai007
4.94/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Walking in to the place you are bombarded with beers and fish. Yes, fish. Fish tanks all around, its quite pleasing to see little fishies mingling with bottle after bottles of beer. Bottle decorate the walls, some of them really sought after. The selection is pretty expansive, with lots of obscure beers and hard to gets. A massive selction of "build your own" six packs and glassware. The prices may be a tad bit higher than the large liquor store, but you get a better selection of beers and great customer service. The guy knows his beer. I highly recommend this place for craft beers, as do others.

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Photo of dga5030
4.88/5  rDev +8.2%
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.

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Photo of Crack2000
4.86/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

My new favorite bottle shop in Houston. After the recommendation of a fellow BA, took the short trip just outside of downtown to this hidden gem. First trip was a bit overwhelming, especially given the amount of singles available. I was able to cobble together a variety of singles I've either never seen before or have been too hesitant to pull the trigger on in full 4 or 6 pack form. Also nice to talk to the store owner who you can quickly tell is every bit as enthusiastic about good beer as you are. I've been able to score some hard to find items here and most recently a keg of Weedwacker. Will definitely make D&Q a regular haunt; would like to see the entire store expanded to just beer!

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Photo of PhilsPils
4.85/5  rDev +7.5%
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!

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Photo of caffeineTX
4.81/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of bens0n
4.8/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Nice place, really unsuspecting craft beer place. Selection is nice, they stock some beer that Spec's and other places in town do not.

Owner of the store seems really nice and friendly too.

Its like a Spec's minus the wine/liquor/food selection and people with samples of cheap wine.

If you are looking for craft beer, this is a great place to check out.

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4.79/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of LehighAce06
4.79/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

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4.76/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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D & Q The Beer Station in Houston, TX
Place rating: 4.51 out of 5 with 78 ratings
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