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
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 TrappistJohnMD:
Photo of TrappistJohnMD
4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5

Highland Package was recommended to me by my server at a local bar in the five points area. I was looking for a specific German beer and this place did not disappoint. They have a really good selection and I left with so much great stuff I probably damaged the suspension on our mini-van.

The staff were very friendly and helpful. There was a interesting cast of characters that are obviously regulars at this place. I enjoyed listening to them talk with the staff and I learned a lot.

There is a hodge-podge of singles in the middle of the beer section, so you really have to look carefully.

Probably a little pricey but a very cool place!

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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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4.4 out of 5 based on 42 ratings.
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