Kris Wines

4.85/5.0 59 reviews
bottle shop
394 York Way, Lower Holloway
Holloway, Greater London England N7 9LW

020 7607 4871
  KRISWINES.COM
MON-SAT 1.00PM - 11.00PM SUN 1.00PM - 10.00PM

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Beers At Kris Wines

NameABVEntered
De Molen Kopi Loewak Coffee Stout (2011-2013)11.2%5/27/2016
Thornbridge Hall Bracia10%5/25/2016
Blacks KPA Kinsale Pale Ale5%5/11/2016
Brouwerij Kees Just Another IPA6.5%5/11/2016
White Hag Little Fawn4.2%5/11/2016
Sharps Quadrupel Ale10%5/10/2016
White Hag Bran & Sceolan7.2%5/10/2016
Magic Rock Inhaler4.5%5/10/2016
Brouwerij Kees Pale Ale Citra4.6%5/8/2016
Luscombe Farm Organic Devon Dry Cider 4.9%5/8/2016
Late Knights Hop O’ The Morning 4.2%5/3/2016
Brick (UK) Red Brick4.9%4/28/2016
Chorlton Amarillo Sour5.1%4/26/2016
Rodenbach Grand Cru6%4/23/2016
Cloudwater Vermont ESB6.5%4/21/2016
Signature Brew Hospital Porter7%4/20/2016
Evil Twin Yin10%4/13/2016
Brew By Numbers / Põhjala 24/02 Amber Ale - Multigrain3.8%4/12/2016
Hawkshead / Crooked Stave Key Lime Tau6.3%4/12/2016
North Coast PranQster7.6%4/10/2016
Weird Beard Double Perle (Jim Beam Barrel Aged)8.6%4/5/2016
Rocky Head Spacer3.2%4/4/2016
Weird Beard / Kew Brewery A World Without Dave5%4/1/2016
Signature Brew / Yeastie Boys Anticipation5.4%4/1/2016
Orbit Hey5.9%4/1/2016
Moor Union’Hop4.1%4/1/2016
Aleyard No’a4.1%4/1/2016
Beavertown Skull King8.7%3/31/2016
40ft Larger4.8%3/31/2016
Trouble Brewing Sabotage IPA5.5%3/31/2016
Signature Brew Studio5.2%3/30/2016
Signature Brew Roadie4.3%3/30/2016
Kapuziner Winter Weissbier5.4%3/27/2016
Redchurch Old Ford Export Stout7.5%3/23/2016
Brew By Numbers 12/04 Barrel Aged - Traditional Porter8.5%3/23/2016
Cloudwater Grisette3.7%3/22/2016
Mammoth Double Nut Brown5.5%3/21/2016
Weird Beard Black Christmas4.5%3/20/2016
Two Chefs Dirty Katarina10.5%3/18/2016
Gun Project Babylon4.6%3/16/2016
Weird Beard Heaven And Hell Batch 29.7%3/15/2016
Rodenburg Bronckhorster Saison Nouvelle 7.5%3/15/2016
Marble La Petite Toulousaine4.7%3/14/2016
The Kernel Amber Ale Citra4.9%3/13/2016
Brew By Numbers 55/01 Double IPA - Citra Mosaic Simcoe9.2%3/12/2016
Cloudwater Seville Orange Sour3.5%3/9/2016
Buxton / Lervig Trolltunga6.3%3/7/2016
Beavertown Imperial Lord Smog Almighty11%3/6/2016
Brew By Numbers 08/06 Stout - Oatmeal5.7%2/29/2016
Allendale End 48 Red Rye6%2/29/2016
The Kernel Pale Ale Chinook Zeus Citra5.3%2/28/2016
Kew Sandycombe Gold4.4%2/28/2016
Gouden Carolus Tripel9%2/26/2016
Forest Road Work5.4%2/25/2016
Vocation Life & Death6.5%2/25/2016
Thornbridge Jaipur5.9%2/25/2016
Kew Petersham Porter4.3%2/22/2016
Uiltje Meneer de Uil (Mortlach BA)11.5%2/20/2016
De Molen Rasputin Laphroaig/Caol Ila Barrel Aged11.4%2/20/2016
Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout (Wild Turkey BA)11%2/20/2016
Emelisse Dubbel7.5%2/17/2016
Marble Chocolate Coffee, Liquorice5.5%1/30/2016
Hackney Saints Tower5.8%1/26/2016
Wiper and True Amber Ale Winter Rye5.4%1/26/2016
Cloudwater Winter Range - IPA8%1/25/2016
Truman’s Roller IPA5.1%1/25/2016
Siren Maiden 201411.1%1/24/2016
Struise Tsjeeses Reserva - Port10%1/24/2016
Cloudwater Winter Range - Brown Ale4.8%1/24/2016
The Kernel India Pale Ale Nelson Sauvin Victoria Secret6.9%1/24/2016
Struise Pannepot Reserva10%1/3/2016
3 Fonteinen Golden Doesjel 6%12/13/2015
Buxton Rain Shadow11.8%12/13/2015
Wibblers Wobbly Mole11%12/8/2015
Weird Beard Traditional Spreadsheet Ninja5.5%12/8/2015
Thornbridge Cocoa Wonderland6.8%12/5/2015
Wiper and True Pale Ale Ahtanum Ridge5%11/26/2015
Weird Beard No More Bright Ideas7.3%11/23/2015
AleSmith Wee Heavy Scotch Ale10%11/19/2015
Chimay Dorée / Spéciale du Potaupré4.8%11/19/2015
BrewDog Hinterland9%11/19/2015
8 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale8%11/19/2015
Pitfield Black Rose6.3%11/19/2015
Heretic Evil Twin6.8%11/19/2015
Box Steam Evening Star7.5%11/19/2015
Post Road Pumpkin Ale5%11/19/2015
Buxton Red Point IPA7.5%11/18/2015
Stone RuinTen IPA10.8%11/18/2015
Dead Man’s Hand (Wine BA)10%11/15/2015
The Kernel Bière De Saison4.6%11/15/2015
Founders Imperial Stout10.5%11/15/2015
Siren Barrel Aged Shattered Dream10.5%11/15/2015
BrewDog Black Eyed King Imp Vietnamese Coffee Edition (Can)12.7%11/15/2015
Abbaye des Rocs Triple Impériale10%11/15/2015
Lwówek Jankes4.2%11/13/2015
Cloudwater Autumn Range - IPA6.6%11/11/2015
The Kernel Pale Ale Citra Equinox5.2%11/6/2015
Brew By Numbers 01/14 Saison - Jarrylo5.6%11/5/2015
Stone Delicious IPA7.7%11/4/2015
Kew Red Rose4.3%11/4/2015


98
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
Leighton  (933) London, England | October 3, 2012
I’ll say it: best bottle shop in London. To start, the selection is outstanding. Lots of British stuff, plenty of Belgian, a whole wall of German, and lots of American. (There are plenty of other countries in there, too.) The American selection was quite impressive. There was stuff in here I couldn’t even buy when I lived in New York City! Lost Abbey/Port Brewing, Odell, and Big Sky are in there, to name a few. (None of these beers are distributed in New York.) The shop itself is tiny but the space is utilized to the max. Thankfully, while I was in there there was never more than one other customer. It could get cramped very quickly, I think. And what I liked the most was that all the bottles were labled with the price. (This is not the case at Utobeer.) And the prices are better than decent. Some real bargains can be found, but for the most part the prices are fair. Sure, Kris Wines is a bit outside the city center, but there is a bus stop right nearby, and the walk from Euston Station is only about 30 minutes. I can’t wait to go back.

Note well: there are two guys who usually work here: Kris and another fella. Kris speaks perfect English and is very helpful. The other guy’s English is minimal.
90
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Fin  (904) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | March 31, 2013
We visited here on Sunday 31st March 2013, we walked from the Southampton Arms which took about 15-20 mins. This is a very impressive beer store with a huge range of really interesting beers. I am a very regularly to be found in ’Jacks’ Westholme Stores at Goring, probably at least once a month, it is also v.impressive, though I think that on overall selection and price in particular this place wins. I picked up some really interesting beers and was v.pleased that I didn’t have to shell out an arm and a leg. This is a nice place, quite how they cram all of the beer in is beyond me (bit like Jacks on that front) If even remotely close to the area I think I would make a point of coming here, really impressed with this place.
90
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
jackl  (650) Minneapolis, Minnesota | February 1, 2012
The best beer shop in London, hands down. The location is a little strange, tucked in a corner of Camden/Islington that’s not too-well traveled (by me, at least). The store is small and pokey, half of it devoted to wine. The beers are organized roughly by country The UK options are quite good, lots of Kernel, Marble, rare Brewdogs, interesting Scottish beers, some smaller southern micros. The American options are interesting - Bruery, Lost Abbey, Clown Shoes, Maine Beer, Rogue etc. There’s also plenty of Mikkeller, De Molen, De Struise, Nogne and many others available. The last time I visited, the shop had a number of different Cantillon offerings. Kris is very helpful, and always happy to make suggestions. The prices are the best in the city for the quality on offer. Overall, highly recommended.
90
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Rune  (612) Tromsø, Norway | November 22, 2012
700 bottles – yes, I really can believe the number after having been to the shop and walked through the tight passages between the shelves. The shop displays a fine selection of beers from interesting American, Belgian, German, Scandinavian, Dutch etc. breweries. They are all very well arranged and lined up. Most impressive is the selection on British, and especially, London microbreweries. Easily the best beer bottle shop I have been to so far. Smiling and friendly service. Btw, thanks for the umbrella! (visited, 06.11.2012).
90
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Scopey  (609) Croydon, England | May 3, 2011
Brilliant beer shop in north London. One of the best, if not the best in London. Awesome selection of UK, Belgian, Danish, Dutch, American, German.....beers. They have a lot of stuff here you just can’t get elsewhere, in particular the lambic selection is really good. Smallish place, stuffed full of beer - classic Aladdin’s cave. It’s just a shame I live in south London......
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
rlgk  (551) Göteborg, Sweden | June 29, 2011
Small but nice shop with a great selection. Im gonna visit again...
40
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 1/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 7/20
gunnar  (550) Sandnes, Norway | January 17, 2014
Very small store, big selection, minor in service. I took my time in here, and searched the shelves for the better part of a halfhour, without any questions from the man behind the counter, and when i asked him a question, he woulld know just as much as Manuel from Fawlty Towers.
82
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
pivnizub  (520) Bochum, Porúří, Germany | September 23, 2013
Superb little drinks-market in the middle of nowhere; great selection of british beers plus a nice range of the usual suspects from Denmark and the US. Worth the walk from Kentish Town!
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
sic1314  (477) Leiden, Netherlands | April 13, 2015
Very compact and bijou, but stuffed ful of an excellent assortment. Prices seemed very reasonable, and nice to have so many local beers in one place.
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
HenrikSoegaard  (444) Randers, Denmark | March 18, 2012
Great shop near Camden Market. Busses go direct. Cosey shop. Great service. Kris knows his stuff. Fantastic selection. Overseas, danish, american, rare germans and tons of realy nice bristih beers. Cheap too. This is the place to go in London.

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