Kensington Wine Market | Calgary, Alberta
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Kensington Wine Market
Good based on 25 ratings
Type: Grocery Store

1257 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, Alberta Canada [ print map ]
403 283 8000

Hours: Mon-Wed 10-8; Thu-Fri 10-9; Sat 10-8; Sun 12-6

Mayor: patricks110 (11) | Bottles: + 350

Kensington Wine Market

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Beer Available At Kensington Wine Market (arranged by most recent)
De Molen Amerikaans 92, De Molen Bergamot IPA 96, Prairie Artisan Ales Prairie Ale 98, Black Wolf Glencoe 68, Les Trois Mousquetaires Porter Baltique Éd. Spéciale (Bourbon & Brandy) 100, Clown Shoes Pecan Pie Porter (2014+) 94, Stone Enjoy By IPA 100, Green Flash Road Warrior 98, New Belgium / Perennial Lips of Faith - Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout 91, Ninkasi Believer Double Red 95, Ninkasi Total Domination IPA 94, Stone Matt’s Burning Rosids Imperial Cherry Wood Smoked Saison 93, Nickel Brook Uber Berliner Weisse 72, Bridge Road / Nřgne Ř Aurora Australis 99, Coronado / Cigar City Jurata Baltic Porter 93, HaandBryggeriet Fyr og Flamme 97, HORALs Oude Geuze Mega Blend 99, Sidra Mayador M 18, Green Flash Palate Wrecker 99, Green Flash Hop Odyssey 30th Street Pale Ale 95
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25 reviews for Kensington Wine Market
 Ambiance  64%
 Service  72%
 Selection  70%
 Food  67%
 Value  63%
 Overall  68%
 Rating  73%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris  (748) Burnaby, British Columbia | December 15, 2012
Nice shop in a trendy location. Beer area is a bit cramped, but it is close to the register which means you do get help and service which generally lacks in a shop with a walk in cooler. Selection was pretty decent, and staff were knowledgeable. I would go back.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey  (458) Croydon, England | September 18, 2012
Kensington Wine Market is located about 15-20 minute walk from central downtown area. It’s a relatively small shop, but well stocked with wine, beer and spirits. The beer selection is well chosen and international. Good Belgian, Danish, American and Canada selection. The beer is located in 2 coolers, 2 stacks of shelves and on some of the floor space. Nice to see ratebeer labels! I found the staff very friendly and more than happy to help and offer suggestions. A must if you are looking for a beer shop in central Calgary.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34  (38) Winnipeg, Manitoba | June 6, 2012
Loaded up on beer here before heading to the mountains. A bit of a cramped space, but looked like they’re making the best of it. Had a fairly broad selection, which is nice to see, although a bit more cooler space (or just more space in general) would be good. Friendly and knowlegable staff too.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
pbeskas  (10) Alberta | June 1, 2012
Kensington Wine Market has always been a standard on Kensigton rd when looking for wines/premier alcohol. Can get a little overwhelming at times, but their scotch tastings and informative staff are a highlight.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
SebaYYC  (3) , | May 1, 2012
Great selection and seems to be growing / changing weekly. Very knowledgeable staff. Only downside is the beer cooler is a bit small. They post their new beer arrivals on twitter @KensingtonWM , which I like!
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFanatic999  (10) Cochrane, Alberta | April 17, 2012
Great selection, just really pricy on some items.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Alethebest  (9) , | June 5, 2011
Missing some of my favorite beers but reasonable pricing makes up for it sometimes.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
dingbathero  (10) Calgary, Alberta | June 5, 2011
A huge store, but it gets lost when looking for special beers. not a great selection by any means.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
hamfisted  (29) Calgary, Alberta | January 7, 2011
I count Kensington Wine Market in the big four of beer vendors (zyn, CSN and Willow Park south being the others), and while their selection isn’t as good and the layout of the beer section is super-cramped, their prices are good. And the staff here are fantastic.
willace  (10) Calgary, Alberta | October 14, 2010
The prices were very high and the selection was OK but not as good as Willow park and Zyn

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