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Harvest Wines & Spirits

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Harvest Wines & SpiritsHarvest Wines & Spirits
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Harvest Wines & SpiritsHarvest Wines & Spirits

Type: Store

842 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, Connecticut, 06119-1511
United States

(860) 906-1623 | map

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Added by ianmhall on 03-11-2010

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Ratings: 47 |  Reviews: 22
Reviews by DanE:
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4.64/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

This place is a gem. Reviews about Ian, the owner, are in no way exaggerating. The vibe is very laid back. Good music abounds you as you first walk in. The selection is as great as it gets in CT. Great selection of east coast and west coast varieties. Nice rarities and beers for special occasions. Anything you see on the shelves is for purchase. The prices are very reasonable. You will not be gauged. It isn't exactly organized but that's ok because it gets you to walk around, explore, and hang out. A place for either your favorite session beer or your unique treasure. I highly, highly recommend this place. But only those that...RESPECT BEER.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of spacecake9
4.51/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Travelling thru Hartford on business and this seemed the place to go. Excellent selection, but I suggest you ask questions because the guys will help you find what you want. Happy to come away with Singlecut, Counter Weight and Industrial Arts beers from my visit.

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5/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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4.67/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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3.73/5  rDev -18%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4

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4.43/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of sippingsunshine
4.14/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Nav71292
4.47/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.91/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of SBrouse90
4.82/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of AaronF
4.64/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Great staff willing to help and give suggestions. Has turned into my go to spot. Nice sour selection. Gets as good a distribution as anyone in Hartford County. Yes small space and can be a little disorganized but you need to browse a little.

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Photo of Roguer
4.29/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Found this spot by accident. Excellent spot for craft beer, with knowledgeable workers. Small and cozy.

Plenty of selection from all over, including a number of aged Belgians. Large Beer Cave: a walk-in cooler with plenty of chilled 12-packs and 6-packs of craft beer.

Definitely recommend hitting up this spot if you're in the Hartford area and looking for a place to buy some good beer.

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3.86/5  rDev -15.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Small place, kind of disorganized. Helpful friendly owner. Not a huge selection.

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3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

Down the road from the Half Door pub, Harvest Wine is a small and crowded booze store.

There are cases of beer and wine and bottles everywhere! Not very organized… I saw a bunch of dusty bombers, but the cooler with single bottles as you enter to your left across from the register is neat. Some good options there (I went for an Evil Twin barleywine).

Weyerbacher, Victory, Hebrew, Allagash, Southern Tier and Cambridge Brewing were among the brands I saw, but nothing rare or exceptional. They do have a shelf behind the register with awe-inspiring stuff like Utopias, but that is mostly for drooling purposes. Nice, super helpful guys. Give it a try, they deserve some business.

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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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5/5  rDev +9.9%

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5/5  rDev +9.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

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Harvest Wines & Spirits in West Hartford, CT
Place rating: 4.55 out of 5 with 47 ratings
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