Scotland > Edinburgh
Beer Available At Cornelius (arranged by most recent)
The Kernel India Pale Ale Enigma Chinook 90, The Kernel Pale Ale Citra 96, Celt Experience Celt La Téne 86, Thornbridge Jehanne 70, Mikkeller Nelson Sauvignon 100, Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA Tripel 99, Yeastie Boys Hud-a-wa’ Strong 86, Mikkeller Invasion Farmhouse IPA 99, Abbaye des Rocs La Nounnette (Blonde) 86, Yeastie Boys Digital IPA (pre-2015, 7% version) 95, Yeastie Boys Gunnamatta 91, Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale) 95, Buxton Battle Horse 98, Wiper and True Bristol Blend , Weird Beard Single Hop Series No 4: Citra Pilsner 69, Wiper and True Citra IPA , Wiper and True Small Beer No. 8 , Celt Experience / SuperFurryAnimals ’Fuzzy’ 74, Atom Dark Alchemy 66, Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale 55
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Stuu666 (16) Edinburgh, Scotland | February 13, 2015
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
One of the places to which my month’s pay seems to regularly disappear... excellent selection, constantly adding new lines. James is always helpful. Can often find some hidden gems.
JohnRMurdoch (305) Glasgow, Scotland | September 21, 2011| Updated March 23, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Off Licence in the east end of Edinburgh. Great selection of interesting beers & knowledgeable helpful service. What more could you want? - Better website and mail order would be ideal.
AshtonMcCobb (141) Edinburgh, Scotland | January 18, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
The best beer shop in the East side of Edinburgh and the pioneer of craft beer in shops in Edinburgh. Basically, 4 or 5 years ago, there was only this shop, now there are many others. Respect due!
Benio (13) , | January 16, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 1/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
great selection of beers
BenH (21) Edinburgh, Scotland | September 21, 2011
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Stocks a good range of decent beers. Base stock doesn’t change very much. Ocassionaly get small batches of high end low availability beers. Staff are helpful and knowledgable.
Blairgus (95) California | May 25, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Primarily a wine shop. Has a decent selection of Scottish, American and German beers. a few mainstream belgian beers. there is significant turnover so each visit means beers that weren’t previously available.
Rastacouere (664) Montreal, Quebec | September 2, 2007
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
An excellent small bottle store with my favourite selection in Scotland (not that I’ve been in so many stores) meaning that they seem to get more rarities than peckham’s: brewdog imperial stouts, orkney dark island reserve, traquair 900 and cerveceria mexicana porter. Solid selection of scottish ales and very friendly, helpful, knowledgeable staff.
MalcolmTucker (46) , Scotland | November 24, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Cornelius has a good selection of beers from the UK and abroad. The staff are always friendly and helpful.
BeerCast_Rich (14) Edinburgh, Scotland | May 20, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
While the West of the city has the newer Appellation Wines, over East James has been running Cornelius for many years. Enthusiastic and able to provide great advice where needed, the beer range is pretty impressive. Scottish and German beers are the most abundant, some decent American beers as well.
They have a great rolling stocklist at Cornelius, new things are always arriving. Come Christmas it’s the best place in town for the European and US seasonals (I’ve bought a six-pack of Anchor Special Ale from James every year since 2006). The only downside is it’s a bit of a trek from the city centre. But usually a worthwhile one…
HopRedHead (36) Perth, Australia | July 9, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
Dropped in during my short stay in Edinburgh. Solid little range, however chap behind the counter was super friendly. Found an 'I hardcore you' tucked away in the corner, and despite being aware of how old it is, enquired about the price. 3 quid for a drop that costs around $25 back in Aus, ecstatic. I was also directed towards other craft beer venues, definitely recommend this place.
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