Beer Boutique

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497 Union Ave
Brooklyn, New York, 11211-1046
United States

(718) 599-0020 | map

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Rated by elamb106 from New York

4.25/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

May 11, 2016
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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.47/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25
Small dark beer convenience store

Couple of fridges

Displays of quality cans and bottles . Good assortment , found a whale

8 tap lines for 32oz plastic growlers

Friendly staff but you need to closely listen because of the thick accent
Sep 10, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by paulish from New York

Feb 01, 2017
Rated: 4.01 by StoutBoi from New York

Dec 24, 2016
Rated: 4.32 by SkiBum22 from New York

Aug 04, 2016
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Reviewed by wyckyd_sceptre from Pennsylvania

4.58/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5
First stop for beers in Brooklyn and it was awesome. The woman behind the counter was so helpful. Let me know that the Carton can was expensive (SS CREAM for $6) without me asking. Not just trying to make a buck off of excited beer nerds. Started talking about the draft list and she grabbed me a fresh Lunch out of the back. Small but good selection. And free plastic "growlers". Will definitely be back.
May 31, 2016
Rated: 3.78 by Urk1127 from Pennsylvania

Apr 20, 2016
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Reviewed by Rifugium from North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5
Well-kept little shop with some good options, but don't seem to bring in as much as other local shops. I walked out without finding anything, but they still have a decent amount to choose from.
Apr 03, 2016
Rated: 4.25 by Gkruszewski from New York

Mar 05, 2016
Rated: 4.03 by bgold86 from New York

Jan 25, 2016
Rated: 4.29 by metter98 from New York

Dec 06, 2015
Rated: 4.56 by Gnargusto from New York

Nov 18, 2015
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Rated by Beer_Line from California

4.58/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4
Great little place in BK. Service is enthusiastic and they have some great beers. Could be a bigger place though, kind of small.
Nov 09, 2015
Rated: 4.59 by jammery from New York

May 27, 2015
Rated: 4.39 by JoeMans from New York

Apr 22, 2015
Rated: 3.99 by Paul68 from New Jersey

Mar 31, 2015
Rated: 4.23 by vfgccp from New York

Feb 26, 2015
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Rated by kiwibrew

4.56/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25
Best beer store I've ever been to, hands down.
Jan 28, 2015
Rated: 4.35 by rjp217 from Massachusetts

Jan 14, 2015
Rated: 4.76 by Malta from New York

Jan 01, 2015
Rated: 4.6 by JC333 from New York

Jan 01, 2015
Rated: 4.2 by botanu from Oregon

Sep 22, 2014
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Reviewed by BeerLovinBuckwildUnicorn from New York

4.7/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3
Love love love the Beer Boutique. Its my go to for all my beer treats. Vitaly & Masha are always so welcoming and friendly.. and of course super knowledgeable. The beer selection never stays stagnant, both on draft and in bottles. Was a bit hesitant about the plastic growlers but they're awesome and portable.
Aug 07, 2014
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Reviewed by ArsMoriendiOU818 from Virginia

4.85/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75
I've always had such a difficult time finding quality brews to-go anywhere in NYC. Thankfully Beer Boutique opened a few years back. The owner is super nice and always has a few jokes for you. The store contains multiple taps with disposable 32 oz. growlers at usually reasonable prices. These growlers have the added benefit of appearing nondescript and I've had no issues walking around drinking from them in public. The police in Manhattan don't know what they are, at least. I know drinking in public is frowned upon, but I frown upon spending $9 for a single sub-par beer and it doesn't look as scummy as drinking "something" from a paper bag. Most beers here are top-notch and priced fairly, in bottles or on tap. I also love the look of the store and they're planning future expansion with some seating inside. I'm definitely looking forward to that. They also sell some snacks inside, which is good because the market down the road charges an absurd amount for everything. If you love craft beer, and need it to go, this is the place to go in Brooklyn.
Aug 03, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by Hirshi from New York

Jun 27, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by dtomes from New York

Jun 23, 2014
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Reviewed by DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev -13.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25
I stumbled upon this little beer store while walking from the Bedford Ave area toward to Barcade. Hard by the BQE and tiny in size, this is an odd find indeed. They have a bunch of beer in two shelves (one of them a cooler) by the walls framing the joint, a growler bar/checkout area and a table in the middle of store with gourmet goodies and shit.

Dogfish Head, Perennial, Stone, Coronado, Local Option, Alesmith, Bruery, Founders, Rogue, Belgian beer... they have some cool bombers and expensive brews (forty bucks a pop anyone?).

A good stop if you live nearby or stumble upon it...
Jun 07, 2014
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Reviewed by phcoffey from New York

5/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
This place is a gem. Just off the BQE in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Beer Boutique has something for every beer taste. They offer 34 oz. plastic growlers filled with a special counter pressure system at a great value & generally keep well for several weeks prior to opening. In addition to the 10 rotating beers on tap, they have a good selection of chilled & room temperature bottles & cans. They also sell snack food, such as pretzels. The proprietors are extremely knowledgeable, helpful, & entertaining.

This is my go-to spot for beer.

Also, check out the owners' bar & restaurant, Masha & the Bear, which is located not too far away.
Dec 09, 2013
Rated: 5 by JLapadura from New York

Nov 01, 2013
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.08/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5
Smaller place, almost under the BQE in your favorite quality craft beer saturated/international beer destination neighborhood.

Cooler filled with bottles to the right, beer centric food/snack options to the left and growler fill station behing the counter in the back. What goes for a growler here and all that they fill are 25 ounce plastic bottles which come at no cost to you the consumer. About 10 BA worthy options on tap when I visited. Follow on for seemingly frequent updates.

Charming and friendly younger couple runs the joint with obvious pride and love for the products. Worth a visit if crawling through the area. Would be a regular visit if I was more local.
May 12, 2012
Beer Boutique in Brooklyn, NY
Place rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 31 ratings