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Beer Available At Nina’s Mini Market (arranged by most recent)
BrewDog Hello, My Name is Mette Marit (Censored) 88, De Molen Mühle & Bahnhof 85, Mikkeller Monks Brew (Barrel Aged Bourbon Edition) 94, Fyne Ales Zombier 96, Ommegang Hennepin 97, Ommegang Abbey Ale 99, Newcastle Werewolf 19, Elixir Benedictine Groove 91, Alechemy Cairnpapple IPA 72, Hacker-Pschorr (Hefe) Weisse 94, Alechemy Cockleroy Black IPA 84, Alechemy Five Sisters 85, Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale 99, Newcastle Bombshell 21, Stone India Pale Ale (IPA) 100, Elixir Cuzzy Brew 89, Wild Beer Scarlet Fever 77, Mikkeller Weizenbock 83, Wild Beer Fresh (Oct 2012) 81, S:t Eriks IPA 59
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nate2g (530) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | May 26, 2012
60 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 11/20
What a surprise. Small but interesting selection of good beer. De Molen, Mikkeller, Kernel, Marble... Good pricing too. Albeit, it is a dingy convenience store, but reminiscent of similar beer/grocery stores around Europe.
Theydon_Bois (461) The ’Sham, England | December 22, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited on Saturday 8th December ’12. Right between Cloisters and the Hanging Bat (2 or so minutes from either) if you want to build this into a crawl as I did.
As others have touched on a dingey mini market with a pretty decent beer selection at reasonable prices. Quite a few Dutch and Belgian offerings as well as a few from the US and plenty of Scottish micro stuff. I picked up 3 winners from Tempest amongst others.
Guy serving knew his stuff and had a little chat about beer as I paid.
Reccomended and whilst a 10/15 walk from the centre of town, if you’re doing a pub crawl easily incorporated as touched on above.
Rune (344) Tromsø, Norway | August 23, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 12/20
An ordinary kiosk with an unusual good range of bottled beers. Has got some similarity with the one, Kihoskh, in Copenhagen. I was especially impressed by the selection of bottles from Scottish microbreweries. All of them well arranged on the shelves and reasonably priced. Opens early (08.30) and closes late (22.00). Polite service. Connected to the nearby Brauhaus (information per 10/8), and located next to Cloisters (visited a few times during my stay in Edinburgh, early August 2013).
Scopey (337) Croydon, England | May 8, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Nina’s is a random little mini-market with an impressive bottle selection given the size of the place. If someone hadn’t told you about it you when never think of stopping past. They have plenty of interesting UK, American & Scandinavian beers on offer. Plenty of stuff like Mikkeller, Kernel, Alechemy, Tempest etc. They had a couple of things not available elsewhere in Edinburgh. Worth a visit, especially considering it’s so close to Hanging Bat & Cloisters.
Cunningham (301) Halden, Norway | November 8, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
WOW. I just found this place by a coincidence. Planned to buy some food before The Brauhaus opened. Thought this was an ordinary off licence. What an outstanding range off bottles. The man behind the desk could do a well guiding as well.
sic1314 (281) Leiden, Netherlands | November 16, 2012| Updated December 1, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Quite an amazing sight to walk into a convenience store and find a shelf of De Molen. Not a huge selection, but wonderfully varied. Has the same ownership as Brauhaus?
gunnar (273) Sandnes, Norway | July 28, 2013
48 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Strange shop, big selection of imports, some US, and a lot from Belgium and De Molen. Not really a beer shop, but nice enough if you are in this area.
JohnRMurdoch (267) Glasgow, Scotland | January 3, 2012
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
I find this place a bit surreal. It looks like a bog standard mini supermarket. but were you would expect to see the Tennents & Stella there is instead an amazing selection of high quality craft beers which are hard to find. Owner very friendly & passionate about beer. One of the most interesting beer stores I have ever visited.
cgarvieuk (150) Edinburgh , Scotland | December 16, 2011
72 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
This is a pretty poor looking general store from the ourside, but wow the beer selection just keeps getting better and better. Recently the likes of the Kernal and De Molen have popped up. Well worth looking in
jfb (107) , Germany | May 30, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
Decent selection of all the usual imported stuff (Mikkeller, Flying Dog, De Molen, Rogue, etc.) plus a few British beers, nothing all too spectacular. Prices are ok, with just a slight markup from the usual outrageous prices these breweries demand.
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