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Beer Boutique

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PLACE INFO

Type: Store

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

(718) 599-0020 | map
beerboutiquenyc.com

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Added by nielsborhd on 04-29-2012

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
30
pDev:
8.24%
 
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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.79/5  rDev -13.3%
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...

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Photo of Billolick
4.08/5  rDev -6.6%
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 Beermenus.com 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.

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3.5/5  rDev -19.9%
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.

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4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.32/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

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3.78/5  rDev -13.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.01/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

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4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.03/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.85/5  rDev +11%
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.

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4.2/5  rDev -3.9%

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3.99/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.6/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Beer_Line
4.58/5  rDev +4.8%
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.

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4.59/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

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Beer Boutique in Brooklyn, NY
Place rating: 4.37 out of 5 with 30 ratings
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