The unofficial start of summer — Memorial Day — is only a week away. Time to break out the BBQ pit and kick back in the yard with your favorite frosty beverage by your side.
Feel an ice-cold beer? How about a nice glass of whiskey to enjoy with a cigar? Maybe a refreshing vodka-tonic or pinot grigio? Whatever's your liquid vice of choice, you probably have a go-to package store to stock up.
Patch wanted to help readers decide where to head to find the best selection, best prices or best service of all the liquor stores around. We asked readers throughout the state which store in their town is best. After five days of voting, the winners are in. Check out which liquor stores Patch readers think are the best of the best and support your favorite in the comments section below.
Even better, head to your favorite store, pick up your favorite drink and enjoy a BBQ in the backyard. Then, upload pics of your party to the article below!
Attleboro-Seekonk: Briggs Corner Store, 1503 Park St., Attleboro.
Barrington: Grapes & Grains, 24 Bosworth St., Barrington.
Bristol-Warren: 1776 Liquors, 597 Metacom Ave., Bristol.
Coventry: Anthony's Wine and Spirits, 895 Tiogue Ave., Coventry.
Cranston: A&T Casali Liquors, 1776 Cranston St., Cranston.
East Greenwich: The Savory Grape, 1000 Division Road, East Greenwich.
East Providence: Jordan Beverage Store, 199 Taunton Ave, East Providence.
Johnston: Knights Liquors Fine Wine and Spirits, 1380 Hartford Ave., Johnston.
Middletown: Sandy's Liquors, 717 Aquideck Ave., Middletown.
Narragansett-South Kingstown: Sweeney's Wine & Spirits, 408 Main St., Wakefield.
Newport: Bellevue Wine & Spirits, 181 Bellevue Ave., Newport.
North Kingstown: Wickford Package Store, 41 West Main St., Wickford.
Portsmouth: Allen's Wine & Spirits, 3001 East Main Road, Portsmouth.
Tiverton-Little Compton: Adamsville Wine & Spirits, 81 Stone Church Road, Little Compton.
Woonsocket: Warehouse Liquors, 373 N. Main St., Woonsocket.