Over the strong objection of Shumway Street neighbors and Marvin Spence, who has owned and operated Spirit Haus, a College Street institution in town for 40+ years, the Amherst Select Board unanimously approved the relocation of an all alcohol off premisis liquor license for Amherst Wines & Spirits from 233 N. Pleasant Street to 308 College Street.
308 College Street
Amherst Wines & Spirits has been in business for over twenty years in the heart of downtown Amherst. But due to the impending sale of the Carriage Shops building, they needed to find a new home.
The town has 8 All alcohol licenses available and all of them are taken. So it's not like this is a new competitor for the nearby Spirit Haus or an additional store selling mega packs of cheap beer.
Spirit Haus, 338 College Street