Appellation Wines | Edinburgh,
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Appellation Wines
Excellent based on 18 ratings
Type: Beer Store

43 Dalry Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH11 2BU [ print map ]
0131 202 0985 | twitter

Hours: 8am-10pm weekdays; 9am-10pm Sat; 12pm-10pm Sun

Mayor: AshtonMcCobb (97) | Taps: 0 | Bottles: 240+

Appellation Wines

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Beer Available At Appellation Wines (arranged by most recent)
Cromarty / IMBC Bilberry Saison 58, Mikkeller Centennial Session IPA 88, Anchor Brotherhood Steam Beer 82, BrewDog Hinterland 99, Tempest Double Shuck 96, Mikkeller / Grassroots Wheat is the New Hops IPA 97, Mikkeller Peter, Pale and Mary 92, Tempest Harvest IPA- Mosaic Saison 95, Tempest The Pale Armadillo 78, BrewDog Pumpkinhead 46, Campervan Blonde Voyage , Abita Fleur-de-Lis Restoration Ale 32, Top Out South Face 84, Top Out Altbier 59, Mikkeller Citra Session IPA 90, Summer Wine Mauna Kea Hawaiian IPA 86, Summer Wine KopiKat Imperial Vanilla Coffee Stout 98, Mikkeller Deception Session IPA 87, BrewDog Hello, My Name Is Holy Moose 48, Hop Valley Vanilla Infused Porter (V.I.P.) 91
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18 reviews for Appellation Wines
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  93%
 Selection  79%
 Food N/A 
 Value  70%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey  (517) Edinburgh, Scotland | May 8, 2013
Wine shop located near Haymarket with a decent beer selection. Fairly comprehensive Scottish selection and some American stuff, but really nothing that I couldn’t find elsewhere. The guy working there was however rather helpful and friendly. A decent stop if in the area, but I was bit underwhelmed given some of the other glowing reviews!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666  (168) Edinburgh, Scotland | February 13, 2015
Nice little bottle shop with a large, varied selection. Ash (the owner) is always extremely helpful. Also hosts regular, well-priced tastings.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
androman  (43) Maarssen, Netherlands | February 9, 2015
Small shop close to Haymarket station. Great selection of mostly local and american beers, some hard to find ones, like many brewdog abstakts. Prices are good. We were invited to share a beer with the owner, very nice. I showed him a whish list and as he knew the brewmaster of one of them (Stewart First World Problems), he called him if he still has that one. Next day he gave it to me without any charge, many thanks for him and for the brewer!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch  (4) Edinburgh, Scotland | October 22, 2014
This is one of Edinburgh’s best bottle shops. For a relatively small retail space, the choice of beers is incredible – I always find something here I’ve not tried before. The staff are really friendly and know their stuff, too. Prices are fair. It’s not far from Haymarket train station, which is pretty handy for me.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs  (433) Toronto, Ontario | July 20, 2014
2014-07-09. Nice little shop with a good selection of Scottish beers and some imports. Picked up a few BrewDog beers and some other Scottish stuff. Cashier was friendly and recommended a few other local shops to potentially find beers we were looking for. I had heard of the places from Ratebeer she was suggesting which implies that she knows what she is talking about.) The store was a touch warm (I was sweating but had also just walked a fair ways to get there) so my preference would be bottles from the fridge. They had a good number of the older vintages of BrewDog AB beers but the prices were high enough that I opted to skip them without being able to check Ratebeer ratings first (my 3G access failed me in a time of need!). In fairness those are tough to find, as were some of the other pricier items. Other prices seemed more reasonable. Pretty good shop, but North American visitors may wish to lower their expectations if they are only visiting once as like any shop, inventory will vary depending on the day you go.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
unstablefable  (1) , Scotland | July 7, 2013
Been my local bottle shop for a good few years now, the owner ash is always up for a chat about craft beer and willing to make a deal. Pretty good range, especially in local Scottish beer. Only bottle shop in Edinburgh I can think of with regular tastings.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk  (211) Edinburgh , Scotland | April 27, 2012
Decent bottle shop in Edinburgh, great owner, very helpful and friendly, little pricier than some, but well located for train station (haymarket) and usually a few new ones for me
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
onkelgobber  (12) Edinburgh, | February 12, 2012| Updated January 30, 2013
A small shop near Haymarket in Edinburgh. Owner Ash is always up for a discussion of beers and gives good recommendations, especially on Scottish Beer. Very nice selection of Scottish Craft Beer and a good deal from around the world, especially the US. Less fun when Ash is not there. Has a good selection of Wines as well. Does tastings several times a month with visiting experts. Prices are in the high end, but that comes with the wide selection.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
tacticalbailey  (2) , England | January 17, 2012
Great shop with some great beers. Owner was brilliant in recommending and just to generally talk about beer. Brilliant place, Highly recomend a visit
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
mark1969  (24) edinburgh, Scotland | January 16, 2012| Updated January 23, 2012
Brilliant beer and wine shop . The owner has a real passion for good beer .

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