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New Beer Distributors

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

137 Reviews
New Beer DistributorsNew Beer Distributors
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

167 Chrystie St
New York, New York, 10002-2809
United States

(212) 260-4360 | map
www.newbeerdistributors.com

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
94
Reviews:
137
Ratings:
159
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
11.4%
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Reviews: 137 | Ratings: 159
Reviews by ommegangpbr:
Photo of ommegangpbr
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%

I'd been meaning to drop in on this place for quite some time now and I'm glad I did.
The F and V trains are easy to get to for me and them there trains take you but 2 blocks away from this establishment.
One issue/negative with this place is that it was too warm. Granted, it was an 80+ degree day outdoors but there was no temperature conditioning at all. Another issue is that there isn't much of an already cold selection of beverage. Yet a third issue is that the checking out process was mildly annoying: the lady behind the glass/counter/register took her sweet time ringing up the hand written list that the employee on my side of the glass wrote up for her to check out.
A not great to lousy selection of six packs available.
As to the pros.
Ahhh the pros.
The guy on my side of the glass was among the most helpful help I have gotten. Told me about what came into the store today and asked me if I needed anything.
Prices range, as most places do, from bad, to reasonable, to cheap.
I found most things to be on the reasonable and cheap side.
The selection was wonderful (for large bottles and single bottles). Saw many brews I've never seen in person before.
Go to New Beer!

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.97/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

My first stop in NYC for bottled beer to take home. It's a Warehouse & after 10 minutes a was asked if I wanted any help. What seemed to me to be a very good selection of beer from all over the world but I was after NY brewed bottles, which I found plenty and was able to split the 6 packs. Also found a number from breweries in CT as well as New Belgium, NC

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Photo of bgold86
4.37/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of neckbeardahab
2.74/5  rDev -34.9%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 1.5 | selection: 4

there is some very old beer for sale here, I wouldn't buy anything that's not bottle dated or a one time current release. the brothers who run the place are honest about how long they've had things in my experience.

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Photo of StoutBoi
4.37/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of dgilks
4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Figoeric710
4.51/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Zekenyce
4.79/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

My type of place. Great selection and maintained in ideal cellar conditions.

Best prices in town. Hands down.

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of jaymo18
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of JonahNW
4.2/5  rDev -0.2%

Grimy, unassuming, very well-priced Valhalla for saisons, sours, Belgians

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Photo of JohnG190
3/5  rDev -28.7%

Photo of PVMT
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Vizualize
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Srkolodn
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of sanhedrin
5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of rozzom
3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of markgugs
3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of MisterBisco
3.32/5  rDev -21.1%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2 | selection: 4.5

This is a curious place. Total warehouse feel. If you can hunt a staff person down, they range from snappy and unhelpful to warm and inviting.

Don't go for IPAs, unless it's something you know was released recently - the warehouse isn't temperature controlled, and their IPAs don't clear the shelves very quickly.

Some good values can be found, but overall found their prices to be average to pricey.

Worth stopping in if you're in the area, and it makes for a nice beer haul stop along with Whole Foods Bowery and Top Hops, both very close by.

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Photo of dtomes
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Hutch517
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of banger7
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of timotao
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Bwagner1122
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of JohneHoodlum
4/5  rDev -5%

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New Beer Distributors in New York, NY
94 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.
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