RSVP Discount Beverage & Redemption Center

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BA SCORE
86
very good

41 Reviews
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

887 Forest Ave
Portland, Maine, 04103-4107
United States

(207) 773-8808 | map

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PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
64
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
13.53%
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Reviews: 41 | Ratings: 64
Reviews by liddytime:
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4.65/5  rDev +23.3%

I was a bit hesitant to venture up to RSVP with some of the negative reviews, but in Maine, it is one a the few choices for quality hard to find beers.

While the ambience would never be mistaken for a Four Seasons hotel... HEY!? ... Whadd'ya want?!? It's a liquor store for Pete's sake!

Some reviewers have commented negatively on the service. I was pleased to find the complete opposite! I was approached by not one, but two employees who were incredibly helpful assisting me in picking out Pilsners for my weekend beer-tasting. They were very friendly and very informative ( and I know a s*itload about beer!)

The selection was as good as it gets for Maine and the prices were very reasonable.

Don't give them grief about their ID policy either. I'm sure it's not them, it's the mega-anal state of Maine's policies!

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Photo of zimm421
2.85/5  rDev -24.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 1 | selection: 3.75

Photo of ElGallo
4.34/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of illpass78
3.97/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Good bigger store. Check the dates on your bottles; some stuff sticks around a while. Otherwise I'm a fan.

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4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of OJT1993
4.29/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.01/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of brewstervt
4.33/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

I stopped in here last week while working out of town. I’m a little surprised about the low ratings from previous reviewers, but then again I had no issues with my out of state ID because I’m a bit older. On forest st a bit out of the center of Portland a bit past the Bear with ample parking. Feels like an open warehouse with a row of cold beer coolers filling the back wall of the store. Macro’s well yea they have them, but a huge focus on craft beer with a focus on Maine as usual. Off to the far right hand side of the store is a long warm isle with an incredible selection of craft beer. Respectable imported selection but more domestic with a focus on ME brews. Employee sent to straighten out the shelves said hi to me but never asked if she could assist me. Nice selection. decent prices, if I were in town again I wouldn’t hesitate to stop in again. .

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RSVP Discount Beverage & Redemption Center in Portland, ME
86 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.
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