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    NYC-Liquor Stores

    I am headed to NYC on Saturday, are there any liquor stores that have above average selections of Ryes/Bourbons? I already have Astor wine and Spirits on my radar and know about Park ave Liquors..but am looking for suggestions.

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    Re: NYC-Liquor Stores

    you can check this place out. Looks good. I personally haven't been there yet, but I hope to fix that soon. http://www.bqewineandliquors.com/

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    Re: NYC-Liquor Stores

    That store looks almost too good to be true, 15% off if you spend $200, Weller12 for $22, EC18 for $45...

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    Re: NYC-Liquor Stores

    Quote Originally Posted by soonami View Post
    That store looks almost too good to be true, 15% off if you spend $200, Weller12 for $22, EC18 for $45...
    I am a huge fan of BQE Liquors, and I think it's the best store in the city. But some of those things are too good to be true.

    + You only get the 15% discount on things that are not already on sale, and most of the bourbons are always "on sale".
    + They don't have any EC18 left.

    But they always have Weller 12 and it really is $22.
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    Re: NYC-Liquor Stores

    Thanks for the help..I am pretty sure I have a decent liquor store itinerary worked out now, just needed a few places to stop in between all the stores my wife will drag me to.

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    Re: NYC-Liquor Stores

    I'll second BQE, bought some rare whiskey (not bourbon) there and they had great prices. A bit harder to get to, but well worth it if you are stocking up. Wish I knew about BQE when I actually lived in NYC!

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    Re: NYC-Liquor Stores

    Quote Originally Posted by Lazer View Post
    you can check this place out. Looks good. I personally haven't been there yet, but I hope to fix that soon. http://www.bqewineandliquors.com/
    An interesting selection although they don't seem to have much affinity for Bushmills for some reason. Seems a bit odd.

    But a place to keep in mind next time I get to New York (which unfortunately doesn't appear to be any time soon).
    That yella whiskey runnin' down my throat like honey dew vine water and I took another slash…

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    I wasn't planning on stopping in Brooklyn but I may have to detour to stop there...wow

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    Re: NYC-Liquor Stores

    Your first stop should be in Brooklyn at Char No. 4, so you can try before you buy. It's 15 minutes from lower Manhattan on the F train.

    If you're going to be shopping at Astor, Warehouse Wines is nearby and worth checking out. A lot of Manhattan is overpriced, but Park Ave takes the cake.
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    Re: NYC-Liquor Stores

    try union sq wines as well

 

 

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