Kris Wines

394 York Way, Lower Holloway
Holloway, Greater London England N7 9LW
bottle shop  4.85/5.0 60 reviews
MON-SAT 1.00PM - 11.00PM SUN 1.00PM - 10.00PM

Mayor: Leighton (68) | Affiliated user(s) here menan394 | Bottles: 700
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Beers At Kris Wines

NameABVEntered
Weird Beard / La Debauche Pankot Palace5.4%6/27/2016
Redwillow Faithless XLV5.2%6/27/2016
Weird Beard Double Perle8.6%6/19/2016
Wild Weather Peach of a Weekend5.8%6/15/2016
Left Bank Moloko Milk Stout5.5%6/15/2016
Two Chefs Dirty Katarina10.5%6/11/2016
Dunkertons Organic Vintage Cider (Bottle)7.5%6/11/2016
LoverBeer Saison De Líouvrier - Serpilla5.8%6/11/2016
Harvest Gold Mead13%6/11/2016
BrewDog Bourbon Baby5.8%6/4/2016
BrewDog #MashTag 201510%6/2/2016
Thornbridge / ít IJ American Wheat Ale5.8%6/2/2016
Weird Beard / Hanging Bat Rye Smile10.6%6/1/2016
Hitachino Nest Saison du Japon5%6/1/2016
White Hag The White Sow (Coffee)5.2%5/31/2016
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 Oí 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 / Pűhjala 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 UnioníHop4.1%4/1/2016
Aleyard Noía4.1%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
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
Trumanís 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 Dorťe / Spťciale du Potauprť4.8%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


100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
pricey290483  (59) London, England | November 6, 2014
think this is the best shop i have ever been in never seen such a collection.Kris was there which help because man does he know beer. helped me pick out some really nice beers and i canít wait to try them easy to find shop that will make you want to go back
98
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
ozanyumrukaya  (1) , Turkey | May 21, 2014
98
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
isabitrunk  (2) London, England | March 16, 2012
Kris Wines is the THE place in London to score some top beers at a decent price. His selection is always changing and he updates his newly arrived beers on his twitter and facebook accounts with pictures which is highly useful. Kris the owner is also very helpful upon helping the customer choose the beer right for them. Worth the trot up to Camden Road! Five star!
98
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
Leighton  (953) London, England | October 3, 2012
Iíll 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 couldnít 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 canít 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 guyís English is minimal.
96
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Richy  (10) Dublin, Ireland | March 6, 2009
Possibly the best beer store in London for my money. The owner is friendly, selection is great (although not quite as extensive as Utobeer in Borough Market), and best of all, most beers are under £2.50. Very out of the way. You wouldnít even realise it was a beer shop. Itís called Kris Wines, and thereís a giant coors light sign taking up most of the window. Well worth a visit.
96
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Enniskillen  (67) Salinas, California | May 7, 2013
Better American selection than most places in the US, you pay for it but its much cheaper than a trade.
96
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
jc1762  (72) Washington DC | December 27, 2014
Apart from the lack of ideal location, I really canít find a complaint about this place. The owner, Kris, is incredibly friendly and helpful. He was kind enough to give me a small discount when I purchased over £150 of beer. The type of service only available in small businesses! Krisís passions for beers shows in the selection, as he puts everything in there. Good selection of European beers (e.g. Mikkeller, De Molen, Struise, UK brewers). An unbelievable selection of American beers - Pipeworks, Prairie Artisanal, Stone, Alesmith, etc. He keeps the shop simple, small, with no music just to focus on the beer.
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
The_Osprey  (157) Richmond, England | June 19, 2013| Updated December 24, 2013
This shop is a long way out of my way, but itís worth it. If youíre looking for a rare Mikkeller or a limited release De Molen then if itís not here itís not in London. The Belgian selection is good but the range is static. The British beer and world beer areas are more exciting. Iíve picked up lots of De Molens, Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel, Nogne Imperial Stout Cognac BA, Struise Pannepot and Dark Island Reserve here to name just a few. Itís a treasure trove. However, on some occasions Iíve come away empty-handed so you canít guarantee youíll be lucky. I can see why some people have had problems with the service - Kris is a fellow beer lover and knows his stuff, but the older and younger guys who Iíve sometimes seen working there just provide cover and donít seem to be interested in beer.
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Thoor84  (23) , Iceland | May 21, 2012
Really really good selection and good prices. Kris who owns this place knows what he is selling and willing to help you out a bunch - Just dont go to london with out stopping at this place - also, bring a huge backpack, your going to wanna buy a lot :)
94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
saxo  (144) HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, Denmark | April 6, 2012
Great beer shop that is worthwhile the mile walk from Camden tube station. Huge selection of British beers and good selection of US and German beers as well. Owner is very helpful and know many details about his beers.

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