Kris Wines

394 York Way, Lower Holloway
Holloway, Greater London England N7 9LW
bottle shop  4.8/5.0 71 reviews
MON-SAT 1.00 PM-11.00 PM SUN 1.00 PM-10.00 PM

Mayor: Leighton (126) | Affiliated user(s) here menan394 | Bottles: 700
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Beers At Kris Wines

La Chouffe8%12/10/2018
Partizan Pale Ale Citra Centennial BBC4.5%11/27/2018
Cloudwater A•W18 DDH IPA V26.5%11/19/2018
Marble Dry Hopped Sour5.3%11/19/2018
Buxton / Stillwater Coffee Subluminal10%11/18/2018
By The Horns Citrus Paradisi4.5%11/14/2018
The Kernel India Pale Ale 5NZ6.8%11/13/2018
The Kernel India Pale Ale Centennial Mosaic Citra7.3%11/12/2018
Westbrook Siberian Black Magic Panther12%11/11/2018
Magic Rock / De la Senne Zenne Like6.5%11/6/2018
Beavertown / Caravan Coffee Spresso 2017 Edition9%11/4/2018
Gipsy Hill Parrothead4.2%11/4/2018
Unity Eva2.8%11/4/2018
Mondo / Outland Autre Monde5.6%11/4/2018
Brewheadz / Seven Sisters Dark Wheat Duck6%11/2/2018
Burning Sky Brithop Typically English Day5.6%11/2/2018
Brick (UK) Raspberry & Thyme Sour3.6%11/1/2018
Jopen Ongelovige (Doubting) Thomas10%11/1/2018
Cloudwater A•W18 Pilsner5.2%10/30/2018
Beavertown / Del Ducato Jawline Pale Ale5.5%10/30/2018
Pressure Drop / Lost and Grounded How We Roll5.8%10/28/2018
Cloudwater DIPA Citra BBC8%10/26/2018
De La Senne / Stockholm Sprussel5.8%10/26/2018
Time and Tide Kiss Me Quick2.9%10/25/2018
Fourpure / Thornbridge Treeline5.9%10/24/2018
Bruery Terreux Quadrupel Tonnellerie10.2%10/21/2018
Blackberry Farm Boundary Tree6.3%10/21/2018
Redchurch N.Z. Pils5.1%10/18/2018
De Molen / Zombier Nibs & Beans9.3%10/17/2018
Siren / 8 Wired Yeast de Résistance4.9%10/14/2018
Brew By Numbers 07/12 Witbier - Pineapple5%10/14/2018
Brick (UK) Gooseberry & Elderflower Sour3.4%10/14/2018
Burning Sky Saison de Fete6.3%10/14/2018
Cloudwater DIPA Citra Chinook8.5%10/11/2018
Nevel Alm5.9%10/6/2018
Burnt Mill Tulum Pineapple Gose 4.5%10/4/2018
Cloudwater Small Citra Chinook Pale2.9%10/2/2018
Brew By Numbers 55/09 Double IPA - Amarillo & Loral8.2%10/2/2018
The Kernel Pale Ale Motueka Cascade5.5%10/1/2018
Brew By Numbers 07/11 Witbier - Raspberry & Hibiscus5%9/28/2018
The Kernel India Pale Ale Citra Jester Chinook7.2%9/28/2018
The Kernel India Pale Ale Simcoe Olicana7.5%9/25/2018
The Kernel Pale Ale Simcoe HBC 431 Hallertau Blanc5.4%9/25/2018
Brew By Numbers 42/04 DDH Pale Ale - Number Four5.8%9/24/2018
Brick (UK) Je Ne Saison Quoi5%9/23/2018
Dry & Bitter Still Lifestyle7.3%9/22/2018
Cloudwater IPL Cashmere Tettnanger 6%9/22/2018
Orbit White Label #18 - Sauvin Blanc3.9%9/20/2018
Dorst Pink Future Citra6%9/20/2018
Partizan IPA Wolf Cardinal6.5%9/19/2018
Signature Brew Festival Saison4.8%9/19/2018
Mills Running Beer5%9/18/2018
Beavertown Sapling7.1%9/18/2018
Mills Vatted Porter6.5%9/18/2018
Mondo Hop Chowdah 6.9%9/18/2018
Cloudwater IPA Citra 6.5%9/18/2018
Old Kent Road Heygate Pale DDH5%9/11/2018
Hop Valley Blonde5%9/11/2018
Partizan Pale Ale Citra Vic Secret4.5%9/11/2018
Kiln Slide Away4%9/11/2018
Brew By Numbers / Amundsen 27/01 DDH Table Pale - El Dorado & Citra3.5%9/10/2018
Hackney Pinball 3.5%9/10/2018
The Kernel Pale Ale Goldings5.3%9/10/2018
Brew By Numbers 65/02 DDH IPA Number Two6.8%9/4/2018
Villages Gecko2.9%9/4/2018
The Kernel Pale Ale Mosaic Citra Amarillo5.7%9/4/2018
The Kernel India Pale Ale Mosaic Citra Amarillo6.9%9/3/2018
Brew By Numbers 05/32 India Pale Ale - Loral Amarillo Equanot6.2%9/2/2018
The Kernel India Pale Ale Nelson Sauvin Summit6.8%9/1/2018
UnBarred DIPA8%8/30/2018
UnBarred RIPA5.4%8/30/2018
Empress Ale4.5%8/28/2018
Pearl River 12° (4.3%)4.3%8/28/2018
UnBarred IPA 5.4%8/27/2018
Frontaal East 20184.3%8/27/2018
Whitewater Hoppelhammer6%8/27/2018
Brew By Numbers 23/02 Keller Pils - Amarillo 4.8%8/24/2018
Verdant / Finback Non-Monotonous5.2%8/24/2018
Brew By Numbers 05/30 India Pale Ale - Amarillo & Simcoe6.2%8/24/2018
Cloudwater Summer Pale4%8/24/2018
Moor Solo6.1%8/23/2018
Amager / Ei8htball Bordello Bandits6.3%8/23/2018
Cloudwater / Track / Runaway / Wander Beyond Welcome To Rainy City7%8/22/2018
Moor Zero Brew6%8/21/2018
Cloudwater / Basqueland One Trick Pil-Pil6.5%8/15/2018
Howling Hops House IPA6.9%8/14/2018
Pressure Drop / Boxcar Hazy Coalition6.8%8/13/2018
Pressure Drop Ida3.8%8/13/2018
First Chop SUP3.9%8/8/2018
The Kernel Witbier4.5%8/8/2018
Weird Beard / Unity Hello, Grisette Me You're Looking For4.1%8/8/2018
Siren Soundwave Sessions 4.3%8/8/2018
Cloudwater DDH Pale Citra5.5%8/7/2018
Cloudwater DDH Pale Citra Cryo Ekuanot 5.5%8/6/2018
Ignition South of the River4.2%8/6/2018
Marble Lily Waite Dinosaurs Will Die4.1%8/6/2018
Brew By Numbers 05/31 India Pale Ale - Simcoe & Centennial6.2%8/6/2018
Gipsy Hill Hepcat Hepcat DIPA7.5%7/24/2018
Cloudwater DIPA Citra Centennial 8.5%7/22/2018
Pressure Drop Float On! 6.5%7/18/2018

  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Jerseyislandbeer  (12) , Jersey | April 15, 2018
A solid bottle shop which may well be a little past it's best. First visit I was very impressed, service was very good. My most recent visit it was not so well stocked with a number of bottles of out date & none exsistant service. I chose to visit Seven Season in Hoxton on my latest trip to London, which was excellent all round
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
Cheeseboard  (442) Bridgwater, England | February 21, 2018
Rated 96, WTF? It's a decent enough shop but not that worthy - imvho obviously. Good selection, average service, not enough stock refrigerated
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 2/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
kajser27  (32) Zagreb, Croatia | October 30, 2017
I really don't understand how this is the best rated shop in London. Finally decided to drop by rather than going for my standard shopping places and I'm quite disappointed. Didn't pay much attention to the international selection, looked good but I was in for UK craft which seems pretty standard for craft shops, nothing standing out. Prices also seem high, higher than all webshops anyway... After all the reviews saying about how helpful the staff is, I only got a few mumbles before he turned his attention back to the screen. Asked if he had any Buxton beer to which he replied "I Don't think so"... found 5 different bottles on the shelves. No help whatsoever! I made the mistake by trusting the shop because "it's the best" but there's bottles with BB date expired months ago on the shelves so pay attention. I don't plan on ever returning... rather go to Clapton Craft NW5 "nearby" for a better shopping experience.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Gerbeer  (181) Vancouver, British Columbia | October 28, 2017
Small but interesting collection of worldwide beers. UK craft selection could be better - or at least better stocked. Definitely pales compared to shops on the continent.
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
martpez  (31) Norwich, England | October 25, 2017
The lager selection of world beers is fantastic. Some other proper choices. But honestly the selection pales in comparison to the equally well curated house of trembling in york. Or the sheer number of beers at Beers of Europe near kings lynn. Nor does it stock the many rare beers found at Beautiful Beers in Bury. That said it still remains one of the best in London. Particularly for exports. When ever I have been in (a good dozen of times) the other guy has been in and well he does not drink at all so isnt such a great help (perfectly nice though)! But there is enough to spot a decent find.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
horacy  (21) , Poland | March 15, 2017
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
stevoj  (535) Boise, Idaho | December 4, 2016
For whatever reason, I was expecting something much bigger. Still an impressive selection of local and import craft and even some obscure lagers from various parts of the world. Good prices too. Easy to get to on transit.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Saeglopur  (163) Vienna Woods, Austria | November 3, 2016
The best bottle shop I’ve been too in London! Quite small shop, but completely packed with bottles. They have lots of international beers and some from the US or Scandinavia were quite interesting, but this is definitely for the British stuff! So much interesting beer from small, modern English breweries to choose from, I was a bit overwhelmed at first. Prices are decent, not low, but suitable. The only little downside is the distance to the city centre, but overall this is the type of bottle shop I’m always searching for.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76  (226) , England | September 9, 2016
For me - this place is a mofo to get to, Northern Line sweaty packed tube to Camden and then a fight to get on a packed bus (does anyone remember bus queues rather than bus mills?) however once you arrive in this small packed to the rafters with beers shop, it’s normally worth it. As so many have said before Kris is very friendly and helpful chap and I’ve often known him to thrown is a freebie or two when buying a fair few bottles. It can be hit and miss for new beers here - I’ve walked out with 25 and I’ve walked out with 3, but always something. Love this place just wish it was more conveniently located.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Grumbo  (616) Ipswich, England | August 21, 2016| Updated September 15, 2018
This was something of a gem of a shop (which still sets it apart from neighbouring establishments - it’s not in the nicest of areas tbh). But alas for my first visit, last week, it was Kris’ day off and his Dad was looking after the place so I wasn’t able to experience what other reviewers have described (ie Kris’ helpfulness and welcome). But I was able to find myself a good selection of local beers, at reasonable prices, selected from what was their very good range of london, U.K. and international beers. Updated following recent visit again it was disappointing, but for different reasons. Stock not what it was and much of what was there was old and very dusty (and not in a 'maturing with age' good way) so do need to watch BB dates. Seems to have rather had its day and been overtaken by the more recent additions to the craft shop scene which can offer a nicer environment, often with drink in options, and are situated in better and easier to get to areas. Sadly it's no longer deserving of its high score which it still has because of its reviews from 4+ years ago, I regret not getting to see it in its prime.

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