The Warren Store

The Warren StoreThe Warren Store
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4.19/5
75 Ratings
The Warren StoreThe Warren Store
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

284 Main St
PO Box 79
Warren, Vermont, 05674-0079
United States

(802) 496-3864 | map
warrenstore.com

Notes:
One of a handful of places that sells Lawson's Finest in bottles.

Added by papat444 on 04-25-2010

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
75
pDev:
10.5%
 
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Reviews by rikatine:
Photo of rikatine
4.78/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

A very nice drive from Waterbury. Cute store with the infamous Lawson's beer. The store is so Vermont. Nice little seating area with coffee and baked goods. Nice looking deli selection. Some nice local offerings of trail mix, merchandise, wine etc. The coffee was delicious. But we are here for Lawson's. It is Thursday morning at 10 am. The beer is not here as we arrive, and there are various individuals milling about the store, are they here for beer? Yes they are.

The Lawson's starts rolling in at 10:10 or so on a hand truck from the back. The store clerk is right on it. Passing out the beer with the four bottle limit per person. Up to the register to check out. Nice people, friendly, especially considering we are really just there for the beer. A very positive experience.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Me, I enjoy the semi-rustic sort of general store that this place gives off, maybe not for city slickers, but hey, it's one of the four places in Vermont to grab Lawson's bottles, and actually, this is the "first" place on the stop to grab their bottles. With that in mind, get there early to get their bottles because at least during the off season of tourists, they don't limit Lawson's bottles. Also, they get S.O.S., and Heady. Recommend.

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Photo of Newbeergeek1
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Very very eclectic store and a joy to visit. Heck, they even have some great beers to play with. One of the places one can get Heady and Sip. Well worth going.

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Photo of xtonytx
3.89/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of Soloveitchik
4.74/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Phantom2665
4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Abbbp
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

The thing is, Lawson's essentially loves this place. But you gotta come here for the provisional country store vibe- I guarantee if you can spend just a bit of time here, slow down, relax, you'll walk out with more than just beer. Don't go in thinking you're gonna find #whalezbro, in fact I didn't find anything, but you'll walk out w real time Vermont if ya want.

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Photo of zotzot
4/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of TrackcoachLVPA
4.15/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Slatetank
4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of emottram
4/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of imbibehour
3.7/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

It's a real small unassuming store in a very small town, situated very out of the way from anything very large or major.

Has a real unique country store vibe to it. I love the wooden refrigerators with the trim and nice handles, what a neat little touch.

The store is however very small, in which half is taken over by a deli and popular sandwich counter. Can't comment on the food though. Selection is quite tiny actually, but you'll find something local. It's a good spot for Lawson's brews as this store tends to actually get the bottles, or at least it did when I visited on their delivery date. Service is pretty solid, depending on who you get I found.

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Photo of Kegatron
4.06/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of winningwes91
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.39/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Yes, this is the place we all go to for our Lawson's/Heady Topper. But I have found some other local brews here that were stellar as well. Also, BCBS, and several Bruery finds. And glassware. I always leave with more than just the Heady/Lawson's.
Also the food is stellar. I am not sure who Emily is, but her breakfast special a few weeks ago was awesome.
I understand that it is not as easy to score Lawson's/Heady here as it once was, but that is not the stores fault. There are plenty of other places I have been to in Vermont that carry Heady, and the store owners are frustrated by those who only come in on the Heady hunt, and buy nothing else. And their level of service shows. But not at the Warren Store. Their service is always impeccable. Attentive, friendly employees who always smile and greet you, even if you are in a crappy mood because you just drove 7 hours, and the beer delivery hasn't arrived yet.
This is the place I always stop for breakfast on the way into Vermont for my beer hunt, for the service, food, and (not bad, but not stellar) coffee. If the Heady or Lawson's is on the shelf, that's just gravy...

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Photo of rodmanfor3
2.83/5  rDev -32.5%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 4 | selection: 3

This used to be the place to go for limited Lawson's bottles.

Now, it's best left for the locals.

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Photo of tobelerone
4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of JKV96
4.15/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of calitrie1486
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Great people working here, very helpful and friendly compared to other local places!

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Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Beer21
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of dfecteau
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Macsimus
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Lawson's is the real deal - egg sandwich was legit too : )

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Photo of Knapp85
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Great little general store that gets some very nice VT beers in stock. They also get some other nice bottles/cans from time to time but you just have to check it out because I'm sure it varies all the time. The place has just about anything you would need to survive, There is a small kitchen in the back where you can get some sandwiches made which were awesome. It's a great stop just to check it out even if you don't buy anything.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
4/5  rDev -4.5%

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The Warren Store in Warren, VT
Place rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 75 ratings
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