Mo's Wine & Spirits

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Mo's Wine & SpiritsMo's Wine & Spirits
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Mo's Wine & SpiritsMo's Wine & Spirits

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953 Post Rd
Fairfield, Connecticut, 06824-6048
United States

(203) 255-7623 | map

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.87/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Good sized liquor store with about 20% focused on beer. Cooler mostly filled with BMC. Reasonable selection of craft, but mostly sold in 4s and 6s with few single 12oz choices. Helpful, friendly staff.

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Photo of edallolie
4.67/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

One of the best spots in town for craft beer. Huge wall of coolers with everything you want. They always have cold Sea Hag, and who needs more than that? Lots of other stuff too, from good bombers to fun imports. You cant go wrong.

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Photo of jimmy82063
5/5  rDev +20.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Mo's is a mainstay in the ever evolving southern Fairfield County beer scene. They have a fantastic selection of domestic craft beers as well as a great selection of imports. The staff is friendly and courteous......if you have questions about what is available beer wise, just ask for Dan.

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Photo of MotherClucker
4.87/5  rDev +17.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Great place to not only buy wine but some craft beer. I find Dan to be so helpful in picking out some interesting seasonal brews. Pricing is good and selection is outstanding.

The only place I buy beer now.

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Photo of CTJman
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of dd43
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of CayseyW
4.2/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of SenatorSpaceman
3.63/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.25

Most of the staff are wine experts and know very little about beer. Lots of employees. Some are extremely pleasant. Others can be a headache to deal with. Usually a pretty solid selection.

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Photo of Patbrown2
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of keithmurray
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

Stopped in to Mo's on a recent visit to the area.

Mostly a liquor store, but has a decent craft/import beer selection. As you walk in there is a walk in cooler full of macro and micro brews. after that there are a couple of shelves filled with regional brands such as smuttynose/clown shoes/rogue/stone and a smallish import section with good german/Belgian beers. prices seem fair for the location and the staff was helpful. Worth a stop if you are in the area

Like others have said previously, the only downside to the place is the awkwardness of the parking lot, I can see it being a problem if you were to go during busier hours.

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Photo of lyoung8
3/5  rDev -27.9%

Photo of tobelerone
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of alaimoa
4.2/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

I've been a weekly/bi-weekly Mo's beer customer for about 4 years and would put it in the top three as far as craft beer selection in fairfield. (other two being Whole Foods and Harry's)

-Prices reasonable and at the lower end of most craft beer stores
-Staff is incredibly friendly and always around to answer questions
-They have samplings which seem to be on Friday's
-They take back bottles that they sell for redmeption 0.05c which is nice because most machines don't accept craft beers or 22oz bottles

-Selection is okay, they have quite a bit of northeast brews with a decent selection of 22oz bottles but not usually a place to find 'hard to find beers' or limited production runs.... and if they do get those they usually limit them (understandable)
-parking lot a bit small and crowded

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Photo of suckerforvolunteering
4.66/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

New to the area, and very happy I found Mo's. I really enjoyed this spot. Large selection of craft beers at very reasonable prices. Staff is very knowledgeable and they have great tastings on Fridays.

The only thing that drives me a bit crazy is the parking. If it is a peak alcohol purchase time, the parking lot is small and can get a bit crazy. Wish CT would allow brew thrus!

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Photo of CTCraftZ
4.41/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Solid selection of craft but make sure to get to the store quickly when your limited releases are available as they do sell out quickly. Lot's of craft beer available in the cold set so if you're thirsty and you like variety this is the place to go. Prices are competitive and they are friendly so if you don't see what you really like let them know and most likely they can get it for you.

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Photo of BeerMomma
4.72/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

This BeerMomma is one happy gal when I have a few moments to spare to go to Mo's. Most Fridays they have a beer tasting in the late afternoon/early evening. The staff is really knowledgeable about craft beers. Largest selection of micro/craft/seasonal brews in Fairfield, CT. I can always get my paws on some difficult to find brews. Their prices are reasonable too.

I don't buy my beer anywhere else. Why would I?

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Photo of ThreeDimesDown
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Mo's has been around ever since I was a few years short of the drinking age. When I finally was "enlightened" to craft beer, I realized that Mo's was the best spot in Fairfield to pick up craft beer.

The selection is solid, nothing extraordinary but very good. A good-sized beer section, especially since the store is a "wine-first". Prices are the best in the southern Fairfield-county, that I have seen

Nice selection, make-a-six pack, domestics and foreigns at a reasonable price. You can't ask for much more!

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Photo of r0nyn
4.3/5  rDev +3.4%

Stopped by here on the way back from visiting a friend in Connecticut and I'm damn sure glad I did. This is an excellent brewshop.

Got to this place quite easily, as it's a few turns off of exit 22 on I-95. Parking lot is a bit small, but there's always a space for your car. Once you get inside, it's obvious that wines make up a majority of this store, as about 90% of the floorspace is dedicated to it. Fortunately for the beer enthusiast, Mo's holds a very good selection of craft. Some are in the coolers just as you walk through the entrance and the rest of them are tucked away in a secluded corner in the back.

The craft beer section comprises of about four rows of shelves separated by country. There's a good selection of European brews to start, with the American offerings being right around the corner. The back wall holds the 12 oz bottle packs. There's also a mix-a-sixer display with a nice variety of single bottle offerings. Definitely a plus. Bottle age is good, with no expired labels to be found. Selection is great, with many different foreign (Corsendonk, Rochefort, Fantome, etc) and domestic (Rogue, Stone, Kona, New England Brewing) breweries represented, There were definitely a few beers here that I hadn't seen across the border in New York, so I was glad to have the opportunity to buy them.

Pricing is fair. Everything is priced reasonably and the single 12 oz bottles are only $1.89 each, so a careful eye can mean you come away with a great deal. The tax is also quite low, so you'll get more bang for your buck!

Service is top notch. The moment I stepped into the beer section, I was asked if I needed help finding anything. When I requested a specific beer, one of the guys went and got it for me. Everyone was pleasant and amicable, making my shopping experience very enjoyable.

This is a great place to shop for craft beer. Friendly staff, great selection, good pricing. Man, I just wish I lived closer, because I would definitely be a repeat customer.

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Photo of TurdFurgison
3.4/5  rDev -18.3%

Easy to get to from I-95, about 2 minutes off the highway. The good news about this store is that the prices are cheap, much much cheaper than Harry's Wine & Liquor, on the same street, which gouges beer lovers with a hateful spite. The bad news is that the service kinda sucks. I called 2 days before I was gonna be in the area, asking if they had Imperial Stout Trooper. I was told "yes, but we don't hold bottles for people. It's first come first serve". That sounded fair, but when I showed up 2 days later I was told that they were holding them for customers who called the day before (1 day after I called!). BS!

The selection is pretty good, many of the New England selections are in coolers, the Belgian beers and majority of USA craft beers are in the rear right corner on shelves.

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Photo of Seanibus
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%

It was worth the short jump off the freeway to come here. It has an extensive selection of beer, including a nice selection of Bombers, and it had some unusual regional offerings that I can't find where I live, such as the short-lived Carlsons and the Butternuts line from New York. The wine selection looked good as well. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the ladies behind the main counter spent time entertaining my kids (and dispensing lollipops) while I shopped. I don't pass this way often, but next time I do, I will make a point to stop by again.

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Photo of KTCamm
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%

Building looks bigger from the outside than the inside, and a lot of the space is dedicated to wines. That said, they really pack in a lot of interesting brews for the space. They have a new specialty section with loads of bombers - multiple shelves of Belgians, other intl's, and then Americans. For example, the most varieties of Rogues I've seen in the area.

I made a side trip there to check out the mix-a-six selection - pick any six brews for 9.99. Came back with some Smutty, Otter, Frlying Dog, Farmington, North Coast, and one other than escapes my mind. Spent a few minutes deciding what to leave with - the selection wasn't overwhelming, but worth the trip.

Other prices seemed reasonable.

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Photo of mltobin
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%

Located along Route 1 in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Mo`s is about the typical size of your mom & pop shop. However, they make good use of their space. As mentioned previously, they have a mix-a-six section, where you will find selections from anchor steam, heavy seas, dfh, hooker, among others.
I did not purchase any bombers the last time I was there, but they had Unibroue, Allagash, Smuttynose, and decent selection of beligians as well.

They have a pleasant staff who chats up the regular clientele.

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Photo of bigluch1
4.2/5  rDev +1%

Mo's Wine and Spirits is the best place I have been to in Fairfield County. The location is convenient off either exit 21 or 22 on I-95 right on route 1 in Fairfield. The selection there is widest I have found out of all the surrounding liquor stores in Fairfield, Westport, and Bridgeport. The have a good selection of beers from Belgium, Germany, and American brews. I will list some of the beers and brewerys I have bought from this store:

Unibroue: La Find Du Monde, Trois Pistoles, Seigneuriale, Don de Dieu, Chambly Noire, 15, 16, 17 anniversary, 2005 edition, 2006 edition, Maudite, and more....

Victory: V12, Whirlwind, prima pilsner, golden monkey.

Dogfishhead: 60, 90, 120 minute IPA's, Raison D Extra, Brown Ale, and more.

Gouden Carulos: Triple and grand cru of the emperor
Westmalle Tripel
St. Bernadus: Abt 12 and Tripel
Trappists Rochefort 6, 8, and 10
Great Divide: Oak Aged Yeti
Allagash: Tripel and White

Those are just what I can remember off the top of my head, there is much more to be found at the store. The service can be good depending what staff is there and the manager is always friendly. If you leave in the area or are driving through, I recommend stopping by.

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Photo of Lupin
4.05/5  rDev -2.6%

I stopped here after work on an August Thursday afternoon at 4:30PM. Took a while to turn into the parking lot. Grabbed a shopping cart and explored the beer selection. Was not approached at any point, although the place was well-staffed.

Had just about everything I expected and then some. A great selection, given the amount of shelf space isn't too excessive. They just added the Malheur Dark champaigne ale, but it was $24.99 which seemed excessive. All in all, the selection is impressive, with numerous brews that I have not found at Mountainview, Amity, New England Beverage, or the Wine Thief.

The two biggest downsides were

- the pricing on a few of the harder to find stuff, some of which seemed to be about 10% over premium, especially for the Allagash specials. I guess I shouldn't be comparing it to some of the more warehousey stores, but price is price.
- the cashier inverting the small bottles to fit everything into one cardboard wine case. this was exacerbated by my opening one of the bottles accidentally by catching the bottomside of an inverted bottlecap on the other bottomside of the cap that was right-side up. aggrivating, to say the least; that bottle is now in the freezer so I can try it before it goes flat.

Here's a quick list of prices on what I purchased. Draw your own conclusion:
Great Divide Raspberry Ale 6pk $9.99
Allagash Interlude $18.99
Allagash Musette $17.99
Abbay St. Bon-Chien Ale $21.99
De Ranke Guldeberg $8.99
St. Georgen Kellerbier $4.89
Rogue White Crane $2.19
Rogue White Fox $2.19
Smuttynose Smuttenator $3.99 (Incorrectly rung up as Wheat Wine Ale)
Schneider Brooklyner Hopfenweise $3.69
JW Lee's Harvest Ale: $4.19
Tsmisje Blonde: $3.29
Tsmisje Brune: $3.29
Burton Bridge IPA: $4.99
Lagunitas Brown Shugah: $3.99 (Rang up as Sneak Peak)
La Binchoise Brune $8.99

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Photo of scthaden
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Mo's is my favorite place to go for beer in Fairfield County. They have a wide selection of just about anything you could want (that's actually sold in CT). Prominent are Rogue, Victory, DFH, Weyerbacher, Arcadia, Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada, Sam Adams, Brooklyn, Unibroue, Smuttynose, Southern Tier, Southampton, Allagash, Ommegang, Thomas Hooker, North Coast, and Harpoon. They have a good selection from the UK and Belgium. They're always getting new stuff in. The owner, Mark, is a beer guy's guy and respects good beer.

The people at Mo's are always ready to help and they're happy to let you browse for hours.

Mo's in Fairfield and New England Beverage Company in Orange are doing a great job supplying the southwest coast of Connecticut.

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