Appellation Wines

43 Dalry Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH11 2BU
bottle shop  4.55/5.0 24 reviews
8am-10pm weekdays; 9am-10pm Sat; 12pm-10pm Sun

Mayor: AshtonMcCobb (89) | Taps: 0 | Bottles: 240+
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Beers At Appellation Wines

NameABVEntered
Marble Pīwakawaka6.2%6/25/2017
Marble Your Betrayal5%6/25/2017
Oliver’s Blakeney Red SV Perry - Dry (Bottle)5.5%6/25/2017
Appellation Wines Tan It NZ4.3%6/24/2017
Farmageddon Double IPA8.5%6/24/2017
Marble Ember City6%6/24/2017
Loch Lomond Cider Medium Sweet 6%6/23/2017
Top Out Smoked Porter - Chillies and Oak5.6%6/22/2017
Oliver’s Classic Perry6%6/22/2017
Top Out Drei Hopped Rye2.8%6/21/2017
Oliver’s Traditional Cider6%6/21/2017
Oliver’s / Virtue Cider Gold Rush #46.5%6/19/2017
Oliver’s Shezam Cider (Bottle)6%6/18/2017
Dead End Brew Machine Decay IPA7.1%6/14/2017
Stewart / Liverpool Craft Beer Another Bloody Saison4.8%6/3/2017
Beerbliotek Black Ale Chilli7.6%5/29/2017
To Øl Black Malts & Body Salts Black Coffee IIPA9.9%5/29/2017
To Øl Shock Series: !!PA Citra & Galaxy !!C&G9%5/29/2017
Dry & Bitter Dank & Juicy6.2%5/29/2017
Rocket Wooden Knuckles3.9%5/29/2017
Beerbliotek Not As Hip Hops IPA6%5/29/2017
Farmageddon Vermont Pale Ale6.4%5/23/2017
Marble Nemesis7%5/23/2017
Oliver’s At The Hop #45.5%5/21/2017
Luckie Ales 1853 Porter 5.8%5/19/2017
Fyne Ales The Witch5.8%5/17/2017
Fyne Ales The Merchant5.3%5/17/2017
Oliver’s Oldfield SV Perry (Bottle)5.6%5/16/2017
Hallets Real Cider (Bottle)6%5/16/2017
Black Metal Battering Ram7.1%5/13/2017
Tempest In The Dark We Live - Dark Fruits Edit9%5/13/2017
Williams Brothers The Scorpion & The Frog8.9%5/13/2017
Galway Bay Two Hundred Fathoms (2017)10%5/8/2017
Appellation Wines Tan It4.3%5/6/2017
Weird Beard Peat Rock 7%5/2/2017
Tiny Rebel Clwb Tropicana5.5%5/1/2017
Two Roads Ol’ Factory Pils5%4/30/2017
Magic Rock Fantasma6.5%4/29/2017
To Øl Sur Mosaic6%4/18/2017
To Øl Sur Simcoe4.5%4/13/2017
Stone (Berlin) Little Bastard 4.7%4/13/2017
Benchmark IPA5.1%4/13/2017
Two Roads Lil’ Heaven4.8%4/13/2017
To Øl Sur Centennial5%4/12/2017
To Øl Sur Citra5.5%4/11/2017
To Øl Sur Sorachi Ace6%4/11/2017
Tempest The Alligator Man9.2%4/9/2017
Brew York Viking DNA5%4/3/2017
Brew York Tonkoko Milk Stout4.3%4/3/2017
Cloudwater Spring Summer 2017 IPA Chinook Vic Secret6.5%4/3/2017
Brew York Maris the Otter3.9%4/3/2017
Brew York Brew York Brew York5%4/3/2017
Brew York Little Eagle4.5%4/3/2017
Brew York Jarsa3.7%4/3/2017
Cloudwater Spring Summer 2017 Motueka Pilsner 5.6%4/3/2017
Galway Bay Of Foam and Fury8.5%3/26/2017
North Brewing Co Sputnik 5%3/17/2017
Hawkshead Northern Imperial Stout Bourbon Barrel Aged 9.5%3/16/2017
Marble Damage Plan7.1%3/16/2017
Farmageddon Baltic Porter 201610.8%3/8/2017
Boundary Gift 29.1%3/8/2017
Farmageddon India Export Porter5.2%3/8/2017
Northbound 70 Magnum IPA5.5%3/8/2017
Farmageddon Equinox IPA5.6%3/8/2017
Farmageddon India Pale Ale5.5%3/8/2017
Farmageddon California Common4.8%3/8/2017
Boundary Filthy Animal 35.4%3/7/2017
Boundary D’Etre Raspberry & Blackberry4.9%3/7/2017
Boundary Push & Pull Simcoe5.5%3/7/2017
Moor Agent Of Evil7%3/5/2017
Moor PMA5.3%3/5/2017
Five Points Pils4.8%3/5/2017
Jever Fun0.01%3/5/2017
Tempest Modern Helles4.1%3/2/2017
Tempest Nelson Sauvvy5.4%3/2/2017
BrewDog Born to Die (9.5%)9.5%2/24/2017
Kona Big Wave Golden Ale4.4%2/19/2017
Moor Guardian Of Peace7%2/11/2017
Northern Monk / Against the Grain Patrons Projects 2.01 Smokin’ Bees10%2/3/2017
Stewart Craft Kitchen St. Clements5%2/3/2017
Hop Studio Avenoir6.5%2/1/2017
Cromarty Anniversary Ale V12%1/28/2017
BFM Cuvée Alex le Rouge10.276%1/23/2017
BFM La Mandragore8%1/23/2017
BFM La Torpille7.5%1/23/2017
BFM La Salamandre5.5%1/23/2017
Westbrook One Claw5.5%1/23/2017
Brodies Whitechapel Weizen4.5%1/23/2017
Luckie Ales Extra Pale Ale4%1/22/2017
Stewart Craft Beer Kitchen Running on Fumes6.3%1/21/2017
Magic Rock Hypnotist 6.8%1/21/2017
Brew By Numbers 20/01 Belgian Pale - Summer Saaz4.5%1/20/2017
Brew By Numbers 17/03 Grisette - Saphir3.7%1/20/2017
Brew By Numbers 01/16 Saison - Rakau5.5%1/20/2017
Birrificio Italiano Vùdù5.5%1/18/2017
Brew By Numbers 35/02 Red IPA - Citra & Chinook6.5%1/17/2017
Vibrant Forest Pale Ale Simcoe5%1/12/2017
Vibrant Forest Black Oktober9%1/11/2017
Odyssey Imperial Hop Zombie Blood 9.2%1/10/2017
Odyssey Righteous Rye IPA5.8%1/7/2017


88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
miloszd  (54) Zurich, Switzerland | May 29, 2017
88
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Boudicca  (1231) London, England | April 30, 2017
A very nice down to earth shop on Dalry Road just a short walk from Haymarket station. The beer range was great and the service delightful. They also brew the occasional beer which is available to buy in the shop. Appellation Wines deservedly won a Ratebeer Best in Scotland award this year and I may be biased, having shared a glass or two with Ash (the owner) and being pals with Craig (described on the website as their “resident beer geek”) - if I can be forgiven a bit of name dropping - but I think it’s an excellent place and certainly a must visit. (Visited 5 February 2017).
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
WingmanWillis  (1532) , England | December 30, 2016
Visited on 4th December 2016. Lovely little bottle shop a few mins walk from Haymarket station. Had a prearranged visit to collect a bunch of Scottish rakes for Scopey. Nice looking place with a great selection of bottles along the right hand side of the store. Met up with Ash who had pre sorted said list of rakes plus some more that, if I’d had a Sherpa with me would have also travelled south. Had a good chat about beer and rating until he had to dash off to arrange a wine event. Definitely a place I would return to. Recommended.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
fish_liberator  (21) , Finland | September 10, 2016
If you think you’ve found a 90+ bottle shop you’ll be disappointed. Good range of Scottish beers, but many other places have these. Some USA bottles too. A few more unusual ones from around the world if you’re willing to pay above £5. Plus points for tastings that happen seemingly regularly, also for wine.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
bunget  (21) Ottawa, Ontario | September 5, 2016
Visited in August. Nice little shop that carries wine and bier. Great, knowledgeable girl that helped me navigate around Scottish stuff. Selection is not the greatest, but they do have an interesting selection of local craft, and not only Brewdog. I managed to leave with a couple of good bottles. Prices are very decent, definitely cheaper compared to London. Worth a visit, if you’re in the neighborhood.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Desverger  (162) Copenhagen, Denmark | April 1, 2016
(Visited on Sunday 21/02/2016 – afternoon) this place was a little out of the way from our centrally located Hotel but visited to attend a tasting with fellow ratebeerians. Following the tasting I picked up a nice range of Scottish beer bottles to bring back for the CPH crew, the selection was pretty good but was informed their other sister store held allot more bottles at that time. Still worth visiting here though especially if combining a visit to the nearby Stockbridge Tap while heading back central.
84
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666  (262) Edinburgh, Scotland | February 13, 2015
Nice little bottle shop with a large, varied selection. Ash (the owner) is always extremely helpful. Also hosts regular, well-priced tastings.
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
androman  (69) Maarssen, Netherlands | February 9, 2015
Small shop close to Haymarket station. Great selection of mostly local and american beers, some hard to find ones, like many brewdog abstakts. Prices are good. We were invited to share a beer with the owner, very nice. I showed him a whish list and as he knew the brewmaster of one of them (Stewart First World Problems), he called him if he still has that one. Next day he gave it to me without any charge, many thanks for him and for the brewer!
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch  (9) Edinburgh, Scotland | October 22, 2014
This is one of Edinburgh’s best bottle shops. For a relatively small retail space, the choice of beers is incredible – I always find something here I’ve not tried before. The staff are really friendly and know their stuff, too. Prices are fair. It’s not far from Haymarket train station, which is pretty handy for me.
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs  (536) Toronto, Ontario | July 20, 2014
2014-07-09. Nice little shop with a good selection of Scottish beers and some imports. Picked up a few BrewDog beers and some other Scottish stuff. Cashier was friendly and recommended a few other local shops to potentially find beers we were looking for. I had heard of the places from Ratebeer she was suggesting which implies that she knows what she is talking about.) The store was a touch warm (I was sweating but had also just walked a fair ways to get there) so my preference would be bottles from the fridge. They had a good number of the older vintages of BrewDog AB beers but the prices were high enough that I opted to skip them without being able to check Ratebeer ratings first (my 3G access failed me in a time of need!). In fairness those are tough to find, as were some of the other pricier items. Other prices seemed more reasonable. Pretty good shop, but North American visitors may wish to lower their expectations if they are only visiting once as like any shop, inventory will vary depending on the day you go.

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