Deeside Drinks Emporium

22 Dee Street
Aberdeenshire, Banchory, Scotland AB31 5ST
bottle shop  5 reviews
Monday 12-6 Tue/Wed 10-6 Thu/Fri/Sat 10-8 Sunday 12-6 (April-Dec inclusive)

Mayor: ATulloch (14) | Bottles: 150+
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Beers At Deeside Drinks Emporium

NameABVEntered
The Kernel India Pale Ale Galaxy6.9%3/24/2017
8 Wired HopWired IPA7.3%3/23/2017
Fallen Chew Chew6%3/23/2017
Cromarty Spruced Up6%2/9/2017
Moylans Kilt Lifter Scotch Ale8%1/3/2017
Fierce Beer Black Christmas6.5%12/31/2016
Wylam Pieces of What7.5%12/29/2016
7 Planets IPA5%12/28/2016
Marble Built To Fall5.6%12/28/2016
Cromarty Anniversary Ale V12%12/25/2016
Cromarty Kool Runnings4.5%12/25/2016
Fourpure Juicebox5.9%10/15/2016
Alechemy Photon IPA4.3%10/14/2016
Tiny Rebel Tiny Batch In and Around the Mouth6%10/11/2016
The Kernel Export India Porter5.7%10/6/2016
Flying Dog Heat Series: Oaked Chipotle Ale6.2%7/10/2016
De Molen Blood Orange IPA6.2%7/8/2016
Fierce Beer Granadilla Guerilla5.5%7/8/2016
Fierce Beer Eskimo Joe5.5%7/3/2016
Heretic Evil Cousin8%5/1/2016
Beavertown Bloody Ell7.2%4/29/2016
Tempest Marmalade on Rye9%4/28/2016
HumanFish 2015 Harvest SIPA6.3%4/28/2016
HumanFish SIPA (Slovenian IPA)5.8%4/15/2016
Alechemy Damona 5.3%4/14/2016
Eden Mill Parritch 9.1%4/13/2016
Mother Earth Boo Koo6.5%4/13/2016
Fourpure Morning Star 7.1%3/10/2016


76
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch  (9) Edinburgh, Scotland | December 29, 2016
A great little shop with a decent selection of UK and international beers. The whisky and wine selection is given priority in terms of shelf space but I can usually find a few new beers here among the 150-200 on offer. Prices are more expensive than Im used to in Edinburgh (8.00 for Hop Stoopid, when Ive paid 6.70 in Edinburgh bottle shops) but I suppose they can have the prices a bit higher because of lack of local competition.
72
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
jackl  (709) Minneapolis, Minnesota | July 10, 2015
Small shop dedicated mostly to whisky and wine. Theres roughly 100 beers available from mostly local producers. I found things from Cromarty, Alchemy, Eden Mill, Cairngorm etc. Visitors to the area will undoubtedly be able to find new things to try, though Scottish power raters may struggle. Prices were OK, service was quite good. Overall, worth a stop if youre visiting Banchory.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
ATulloch  (1) Aberdeenshire, Scotland | August 13, 2014
This is by far the best bottle shop in Aberdeenshire. You have a massive selection of beer, local and international as well as a vast selection of whiskys and wines. The staff are always very friendly and know their stuff. The value is excellent but as I am here at least once a week it is stinging the bank balance! Money well spent I say! Definite visit when in bonny banchory.
78
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
sic1314  (476) Leiden, Netherlands | October 21, 2012
Easily the best option in NE Scotland, interesting range with a few unexpected International visitors (Icelandic porter anyone?). Knowledgeable staff and reasonable prices.
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Scopey  (663) Croydon, England | November 19, 2011
Modern drinks emporium located in Banchory, Aberdeenshire. Impressive bottle selection (easily over 150), which includes a lot of Scottish micros: Brewdog, Fyne Ales, Tryst, Cairngorm and Dark Isle. On top of that they have a wide selection of Belgian brews (including some Cantillon, which is rare in this neck of the woods), American stuff like Ommegang and Goose Island and even some Kernel! Staff are knowledgeable and very friendly. This place was also really good value. If you are interested in non beer things the whisky, wine and port selection is also great (managed to pick up a bottle of 1985 Dows Port). A must visit when exploring Aberdeenshire.

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