Beer and Wine Frequently Asked Questions

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What do you recommend?
Our knowledgeable staff is always happy to help you find the item to suit your needs. You'll find a list of some of their favorites here or feel free to ask next time you visit.

Does City Market carry Switchback in bottles?
Yes. We receive a regular supply from Switchback on Fridays.

When is Heady Topper available at City Market?
We receive shipments from the Alchemist once a week on Tuesdays (formerly Wednesdays). It is available on our shelves by noon and usually sells out the same day.

Does City Market carry beer from Hill Farmstead or Lawson’s Finest Liquids?
No, we do not carry beer from either of these breweries nor from Hill Farmstead’s distribution company, Grassroots Distributing. Their bottling production is too small for our needs at this time but we are in frequent communication with them. We eventually hope to see these beers in greater availability for retail sale.  The only exception you might have noticed is a very limited release beer, Lawson’s Smoked Maple Lager (a collaboration project with Jack’s Abby of MA).

Does the Co-op ever carry sour beers?
We rarely have sour beers available because demand is quite limited. If you are interested in sour beers, ask a staff member in Beer & Wine if we have anything at the moment or for help finding an alternative choice.

How can I find out about new additions to your beer & wine collection?
We share interesting new additions or "get them while they last" offerings on our Facebook page.