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Savor Pint

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Beer-to-go

4440 Indianola Ave
Columbus, Ohio, 43214-2226
United States

(614) 261-7756 | map

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Added by JenColumbus on 07-26-2012

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
28
pDev:
37.82%
 
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3.58/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of pockets
4.58/5  rDev +31.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

One of the best kept secrets on the north side of Columbus.
Savor Pint has become our Friday night place over the past few months!
For many years, my wife and I have been going there to buy beer in bottles, cans, & growlers.....and wine too. But we were delighted when they opened the huge bar, more delighted when they brought the food service in, and even more delighted when the draft price went to $4.00 all the time. Okay, some special beers are a little more....but we had Jackie O's Matriarch there last weekend for only $6 a glass (other places in Columbus wanted $10 - $13 a glass)! The week before, we had CBC Creeper for only $4 a glass. CBC Bodhi is always on tap too!

Service? Megan and Maria are amazing behind the bar! Wonderful ladies and great service!

Selection? There are 24 taps! Always several great choices available. No charge for samples. Lots of local Columbus brews, Ohio brews, and a goodly selection of primo out-of-state brews. Decisions decisions!
But if you you are just contrary and don't see anything on the 24 taps, there is a wall of refrigerators full of bottles and cans.....behind those is a walk-in fridge room with 6-packs, 4-packs, and cases. Prices on most carry-out beers are lower than Giant Eagle and Kroger's even. And you can always buy growlers too! And near the door is a humidor full of cigars as well.

Hoping the place will just keep getting better and better.
Actually, we are going there tonight!

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Photo of jp32
1.34/5  rDev -61.6%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 2.25

This is a terrible business to shop at. The owners of Savor Growl and Savor Pint make their living ripping people off and laughing about it.

On multiple occasions I have caught one of the owners purposely ringing an extra item onto my beer order thinking I would not be smart or quick enough to notice his cold-blooded attempt to rip me off.

When I brought in a valid, unexpired vendor coupon, he told me "I don't accept coupons", and then began to argue with me about whether that was a violation of Ohio's state sales permit laws or not. (what a tool).

The owner will, however, politely be certain to charge you for every 1 oz. sample he says he will let you try from one of their 20 overpriced taps. What a joke. .... Not only this, but I've also seen him try to get away with filling my growler about 60% full and carry it to the register.

The majority of their products are marked up 30%-40% higher than anywhere else. Simply drive to any other beer store in the area, and you'll find the exact same thing for at least $1.00 less per bottle, often even more than that.

These douches make a living ripping off the Clintonville community. I completely 100% agree with JimmyT who posted previously, I could not say it any better myself.

I will no longer purchase anything from their stores, this includes Savor Pint, Savor Growl, and The Crest. They have permanently lost my business.

This place has TERRIBLE business ethics, and it is because it's ran by 2 TERRIBLE greedy *ss h*les.

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Photo of shadwow13
3.97/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of beer1018
1.55/5  rDev -55.6%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 3

JimmyT19 said it best down below. They changed the name and are better at hiding their shady business practices. Prices are overpriced compared to other bottle shops nearby. Also the bait and switch Sunday half off drafts was a nice touch. They post on social media about happy hour and then don't honor the half off price.

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Photo of Bisco42
3.92/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Inju
5/5  rDev +43.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This is a great dive!

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2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

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5/5  rDev +43.3%

Photo of Well
2/5  rDev -42.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

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1/5  rDev -71.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of JimmyT19
1/5  rDev -71.3%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

The guy who runs Savor Growl and Savor Market is a joke. Plain and simple.

He's been ripping off the Clintonville community ever since he took this shop over, and it's a damn shame. There's a great selection in house, but when random beer is marked up a dollar, OR PURCHASED FROM ANOTHER LOCATION to then be marked up (can someone say illegal?), it's not anything you want to get behind. If you want a real craft beer shop, head to Weilands or Palmers, right down the road.

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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of Cynic-ale
1/5  rDev -71.3%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

Un-Savor-y place. Shady business and beer practices. Better options locally.

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4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

Photo of HopDreamer
3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

I have been going to this shop since it was the Clintonville Market. Its easy to get off the highway and jump right back on, when I'm heading home from work. The new look and focus on wine and beer is nice, and appreciated. The selection is pretty good, though its what you can find at most higher end markets that focus on craft beer. They have recently added a growler station, which is nice. The draft selection changes on a regular basis. The inside is clean and has a good vibe. Its nice to sometimes look around for a few minutes. I never feel rushed or pressured.

My only real complaint with Savor Market is the way they "raffle" off every popular beer they get. If you want something your are asked to post your name on their Facebook page. Which I get, its marketing. I can't fault them for that. I just don't want my name plastered over FB, so I lose out every time. That won't stop me from shopping at Savor Market though.

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Photo of BeerBuckeye
4.68/5  rDev +34.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Even though it's been open a year, I just now had the chance to go down to Savor.

I was thoroughly impressed. Kind of wraps up a craft beer "Murderer's Row" on Indianola Avenue with Savor, Savor Growl, Weiland's, and Palmer's.

When you walk in, the right side has the growler station and all the bombers, the left side has sixers. The back has wine, imports, etc. All the beer is at state minimum pricing.

Selection is excellent. Just as good as other Columbus stores. I wouldn't say there was anything different from other stores, but the stock seemed plentiful. The growler selections are excellent. If you want a more extensive selection, visit Savor Growl down the street, but Bodhi was on tap for $13.99, so that's pretty much all I'll ever need. Samples are 50 cents.

Staff is incredibly helpful and friendly. I had the day off and went to Savor with my 3 year old. When he saw how much I'd purchased, he offered to take my beer out to the car for me while I carried my son. That's just good service. Also, they keep a great social media presence on Facebook and Twitter, you always know when they get new stuff in, and that's great.

I look forward to visiting Savor more!

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Photo of dougnboston
4.51/5  rDev +29.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

On a tip from a new beer drinking friend ... I stopped in late Sunday evening. These guys have a clean, fully stocked, well organized selection of beer (and wine, but I didn't look to add anything about that).

They have a tasting bar with growlers to go. The staff were super friendly and helpful. Glassware in stock too. The only thing, for me, that could have been better is a lager Belgian selection. But the total beer selection was amazing including some rarities.

Easy to find, easy to shop, great selection, highly recommend (and will return).

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