Highland Package Store

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

19 Reviews
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Store

2228A Highland Ave S
Birmingham, Alabama, 35205-2902
United States

(205) 558-4337 | map
www.highlandpackagestore.com

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Added by AgentMunky on 09-24-2010

PLACE STATS
Score:
95
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
42
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
7.95%
 
 
Taps:
72
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 42
Reviews by Bonhoeffer:
Photo of Bonhoeffer
4.85/5  rDev +10.2%

Go here. On pace to have the single largest selection of beer in Alabama. Another review mentioned having a problem with the service, which is surprising. The proprietors are very friendly and strive to understand what they are selling, and they are usually very talkative and helpful. Yes, their prices may run a tad higher than some other places, but most other places only have a fraction of the selection. And some stuff here is very competitively priced, so it's a mixed bag on pricing.

And of course the draft beer selection sold via growlers is huge.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Squire123
3.76/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Jeff_Hallam
4.07/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Akfindlay
3.24/5  rDev -26.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of richj1970
4.08/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -14.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of TheBeard89
4.02/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Justinbshelton
4.33/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Really cramped, but great selection.

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Photo of Zachb4au
2.99/5  rDev -32%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 4.5

Great selection, but be careful, their hoppier bottled beers are often old from my experience. The employees know nothing about beer. Anytime you ask them about a specific brew they just say "it's good".

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Photo of CIBoy10
4.19/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Not as pretentious as Hop City, but not as cool either. Cramped, but excellent selection including draft. A place to check out for sure!

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Photo of Jenebauer
4.29/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Beer21
4/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of thatoneguymike
4/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of BlackNotesIII
4/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of B33rcules
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Vestlake
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of justinm4bama
4.75/5  rDev +8%

Photo of J_Dill
5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Georgiabeer
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of bongobeer
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of brewskifan55
4.11/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Dropped in with CVM4 before we went to Slice. It's almost in the center of a strip mall/grocery store center. Very crowded with beer and liquor but very organized. Unlike Hop City, you can't buy singles. Lots of taps available for growler fills. And a big refrigerated area that you could get lost in. The guy behind the counter is very knowledgeable and eager to help. I think the only drawback to Highland is the cramped quarters. But if you're not gonna be shopping with a cart, like at Hop City, and you're in and out, Highland has a huge selection for quick pickup. Well worth the visit.

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Photo of Crimsontider22
5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Eric15
3.75/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of ryan604
4.75/5  rDev +8%

Photo of wshell1
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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Highland Package Store in Birmingham, AL
4.4 out of 5 based on 42 ratings.
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