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$$ - reasonable
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622 Middle St
phone: (781) 335-5173
(Place added by: dbexpert on 08-25-2009)
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vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
This has become my go-to store after a referral from a friend. Plenty of parking and very unassuming from the outside. Granite has a phenomenal selection of craft beers from all over the world. Be prepared to take your time and carefully browse shelf after shelf. You never know what you might find. They also have a great limited release shelf. Not sure what you're looking for? Just asked John, the Bearded Beer Guy and he'll point you in the right direction based on your tastes and interests. He has forgotten more about craft beers (and wines and liquors) then most of us will ever learn. This place is unrivaled If you are looking for craft beers on the south shore. I encourage you to search it out and make a visit
11-11-2013 02:39:05 |
More by dinosvino
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | $$
If you live on the South Shore of MA this should be your first stop to find a rare beer. From the outside it looks like any other strip mall liquor store. Once inside and you find the more than double aisle of craft beer you will understand that this isn't your grandfathers liquor store. A hugely diverse and almost overwhelming selection of craft beer that will make you dizzy your first time. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable and the prices are average for craft beer. They pretty much have it all.
10-01-2013 13:44:01 |
More by jayhunter357
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $
Unassuming from the outside this store next door to shaws will blow your mind. the largest selection of beers I have ever seen from my favorite Belgians to local beers they have it all. John the beer manager is a wealth of knowledge and has turned me on to some great beers i would have never tried on my own. If you are going to shop anywhere on the south shore i suggest Granite. Worth a drive from anywhere of a stop on your way down to the cape.
06-18-2013 00:23:53 |
More by Magbill2
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | $$
I end up buying a lot of beer on the South Shore, and this has become my go-to stop. Very good selection, helpful staff, great stop if you are in the area or taking 3 down to the Cape. The only thing I would mention is that the drawback of being the best on the South Shore is that some limited releases seem to go extraordinarily quickly. People know that Granite Liquors will tend to get those limited releases and that if a first stop. Then again, I do the same thing. When I am looking for a rare beer, I am usually at Granite first.
06-09-2013 13:32:05 |
More by SHCC
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | $$
This store is my go-to place for those hard to find beers. They carry most of the major brands you would expect plus some other hidden gems. It's sad how much time I spend just walking up and down the craft beer isle, swooning over the expensive bottles I will never own. All in all, most of the stuff here is competitively priced with the rest of the package stores in the area, and some items are actually cheaper here! Great selection of Belgian and American sours. I've seen Jolly Pumpkin, 3Fonteine, Cuvee Rene, Timmermans, Cascade Sours, Alligash barrel beers.
02-25-2013 19:26:47 |
More by Brewsephus
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | $$
Nestled away on a strip of stores in a plaza anchored by a Shaw's Supermarket is this hidden gem.
Driving by, it looks lime a small, dirtball liquor store. Those perceptions are put to rest upon entering. The premiere stuff is in the far back, highlighted by the "green carpet" specials on the shelf, which contain the best selections. Aside from that, it is arguably the best variety of breweries in the state.
The staff is always willing to assist you with any questions and I've had no complaints. The better stuff carries a high price tag, but that's the same for any store. Definitely a fairly priced establishment.
In a nutshell: If you want craft beer on the South Shore, this is the place.
11-12-2012 02:27:35 |
More by ThrewRedButter
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$
Whenever I am in the area I always stop by this store. Driving by one would assume it is your typical liquor store next to a grocery store, but this place is far from your typical liquor store. It is not the neatest or cleanest looking store, but who cares with the selection they have got here.
There is a huge selection of imports, local, and US craft. The selection here in unmatched in the South Shore. I'm from Cape Cod, and no store on or near it can touch this place in overall quality. Beer is roughly organized by country so it is easy to find what you are looking for. Everything is well priced and cheaper than the other stores I am familiar with.
John, the bearded guy, knows his stuff and is really friendly. He won't mind helping you at all, and will give you some good discounts too when you are buying a lot. The rest of the staff are nice and know a good thing or two about craft as well.
Coming from the Cape this place is awesome. It makes the rest of the South Shore and the Cape look like chump change. Unfortunately this store is an hour drive from my house, but it is definitely worth driving up.
08-30-2012 20:08:50 |
More by Archemedies
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$
This is the best place in the South Shore to get beer, and maybe even the whole state. My husband really loves beer and this is his favorite store too. He will find excuses to go here and I don't mind because it's great. Everything is well organized all over the store. The service is better than anywhere else. If you've made a few visits, they'll probably call you by name. John knows beer well and listens to what his customers wants, he takes good care of them. I don't know everything about beer, but according to my husband their selection is top knotch, and why would he lie? Worth it to go here for all the categories listed above.
07-22-2012 05:45:23 |
More by shelleybelle
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Really unassuming place next to Shaw's that I had been by a hundred times until I saw what glowing reviews it gets here. The selection is second to none in the Boston area, with an enormous full length aisle of bombers and a treasure trove of 6 packs, both cold and warm in the back. The help here, especially for a relative newcomer to craft beer is wonderful. The bearded guy that runs the beer department is both helpful and engaging. As far as selection goes, some of the stuff I have seen here that I haven't seen many other places are Red Racer IPA and Pale Ale, Port High Tide...and it was the first place I saw Baxter's stuff. Prices are reasonable, about what you would pay anywhere else.
My only complaint is that while they do have a clearance shelf of past date stuff, I've seen some still on shelves and, as with any store, check your dates on those bottles that have them (if they apply). Overall, a great store that is worth the drive from in town to stock up now and then.
12-29-2011 06:36:46 |
More by jmlewisjr
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
A craft beer lover's paradise! The store is clean and organized, most bottles and sections are labelled clearly, and the service is impeccable!
Incredible selection of Belgians, other imports, New England brews, and West Coast specialties. And guess what...picked up a 4-pack of Founders Breakfast Stout that they had in the back! They keep rare and special beer in the back to keep the poachers and traders at bay. The guy with the red beard is one of the most helpful and knowledgeable beer guys I have ever talked to at a liquor store.
Most bottles are clean and in good shape. There were a few dusty ones that hadn't been touched in a while. They had a lot of Red Racer IPA and SN Estate to name a few of the standouts. I'm surprised the Estate hasn't been snatched up because it's so delicious and it's a fresh hop beer, but it's pretty expensive no matter where you find it. The prices at Granite are fantastic!
In conclusion, there isn't a better place on the South Shore to buy craft beer and I'd say it's up there with Julio's in Westborough. Although Julio's has a larger selection, it's also a much bigger store and the service at Granite puts it on the same level. I was given the owner's business card and was told to call/email any time I'm looking for something special. Very impressed. Plus, The Union Brewhouse is just down the street so stop in there as well!
12-20-2011 20:47:15 |
More by Gatch
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