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Stockholm Top Beer Places – Pub Guide – Ölkrogar

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2022 01 18    11:01
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Latest update: January 18th, 2022

 

During the corona pandemic, the Craft Beer selections were/are reduced at a lot of places due to a lack of visitors and also due to delivery problems, which still can occur. However, during the Autumn 2021 beer selections have really gone back to normal at a lot of places, but now when a 4th pandemic top has arrived the selection becomes again somewhat reduced.

Valid corona restrictions are, weather you are vaccinated or not, please stay at home if you are not feeling well – and wash your hands often! In pubs and restaurants you are no longer allowed to walk around/mingle. You have to have a table and order from there. And keep 1 meters distance to other people/companies, also in pubs and restaurants.

More or less temporary alterations or reductions are given in blue under “Current” below the text about the place. And, these details may sometimes show to change very quickly.

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Stockholm is an amazing Craft Beer city – not only the Akkurat place, but pretty many other great places as well, create that picture. Also some really classic institutions connected to beer, that is worth to know, are mentioned.

With reservations for any (sudden) alterations made at the places.

 

 

 

Contents:

Some recent major news, alterations or additions

Beer Events

C  Some explanations – certain attributes are clickable in order to more easily find these places

D  Stockholm Top Beer Places

E  Places Bubbling Under or Nice To Know

F  Old Time Classic Institutions

G  Places Closed Down

H  Contact

 

 

 

Some recent major news, alterations or additions

– Northern Exposure Brewing Co. probably opens in early spring a tap room in Norra Ulvsunda, Bryggerivägen 10-12, together with Lilla Bali, an Indonesian restaurant. However, a rumour says it might instead be closer to Brommaplan.

– Man In The Moon raises to 19 points for impressive Craft Beer selection, high quality and great beer events.

– The quality restaurant Nook will move during the summer of 2022 to Rosenlundsgatan 33 close to Södra station. The new place suits their ambition even better – and the Craft Beers will have an even greater focus. The old place has risen to 14 points for now and then having Cantillon on tap

– Bryggeri Munkbron Brasseri & Bar has become VÖRT Gastrobrasseri entering the list at 16 points.

– Vasastan Ölhall, a new big beer place in the northern part of Stockholm with 40 taps, opens at Ynglingagatan 9, some time in January, slightly delayed.

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– The Flying Elk in Gamla Stan, now run by Åbro, is under re-construction.

– PangPang Brewery has opened a restaurant at Långholmsgatan 34, entering the list at 16 points.

– The Churchill Arms rises to 14 points.

– Sorbon rises to 18 points for again achieving the old great standard, now also with one tap Real Ale.

– Tjoget entering at 8 points

– Bishops Arms Sundbyberg rises to 17 points for even 18 Craft Beer taps, often some great and unexpected ones and great bottles/cans selection.

–  WAZA Restaurang & Bryggeri raises to 16 points for nice own beers, nice events and good quality.

–  Caledonian Inn in Spånga, enter the list at 9 points.

–  M-Bar-Go is closed down, and is being rebuilt, may turn into a cafe.

– Industrigatan 2 rises to 16 points for very well chosen and well-conditioned bottles.

–  The names of the places are now clickable for reaching the places’s websites.

 

 

 

 

 

Beer Events

Most Thursdays: “Skrubbetorsdag” – when Jens Skrubbe brings lots of fine and interesting Belgian beers on tap. Sometimes also some other days in the week; check Facebook – – – Internationella Pressklubben, CT – Vasagatan 50

January 3rd – 29th: Massachusetts Beer Weeks – over 70 different beers on tap – – – Man In The Moon, CT – Tegnérgatan 2

 The amazing starting list.

January 13th: Brewski Tap Takeover – – – Mikkeller Bar Söder, SÖ – Östgötagatan 33

January 20th: Good News from Carlsberg: Brooklyn Special Effects IPA and Guinness low alcohol beers – – – Bishops Arms Bellmansgatan – SÖ – Bellmansgatan 12

January 20th: Thursday’s Pub/Torsdagspub – – – Gamla Enskede Bryggeri, Johanneshov – Bolidenvägen 8

January 22nd: Snausarve Tap Takeover – – – Waza Restaurang & Bryggeri, CT – Wallingatan 38

January 26th: Polly’s Brew Co. Tap Takeover – – – Bishops Arms, VS – S:t Eriksgatan 115

January 27th: Pub open, also live music by Django Rats – – – Gamla Enskede Bryggeri, Johanneshov – Bolidenvägen 8 

January 29th: Nöjesguiden Beer Festival – – – Norra Latin, CT – Drottninggatan 71B

February 3rd: Pub open, also live music by Country Jam – – – Gamla Enskede Bryggeri, Johanneshov – Bolidenvägen 8 

February 14th – 20th: Belgian Week – – – All Bishops Arms places: Sundbyberg – Landsvägen 49, CT – Vasagatan 7, SÖ – Bellmansgatan 12, GS – Tyska Brinken 36, VS – Sankt Eriksgatan 115.

February 18th: Friday’s Beers/Fredagsöl – – – Gamla Enskede Bryggeri, Johanneshov – Bolidenvägen 8 

 

 

 

Some explanations

This pub guide on Stockholm Top Beer Places, is compiled and updated from how fun Beertil think it is to visit these places from a Craft Beer point of view. Places with lower ratings can naturally be very good from other points of views.

Neither Food, Whiskey, Wine nor Drink selections are included in the ratings. Ratings are considered over time, some places vary, some don’t. If not otherwise stated, references are made to beers coming from Craft Beer breweries. 

Highest rating is 20. Rating stated before the name of the place. The name of the place is clickable to reach the places’s websites.

OS = Outdoor seating summertime or when the weather allows. 

AC = Air Conditioning

3,5 % PLACE = Indicates this is a place with beers containing maximum 3,5% alcohol only. Click to easily find these places.

BREWPUB = A brewery including a pub.

CONCEPT = The place has a certain concept.

= The place has the bottle/can list on Untappd. In case you do not have the app, google the name of the place and the name Untappd.

RA = Real Ale are being served. Click to easily find these places.

= Places with especially nice outdoor seating summertime

GAME = Game hall places. Click to easily find these places.

♫ = Places with live music, in some cases DJ music only as stated. Click to easily find these places.

W = Also specializes in a great Whisky selection. (Other places may very well have a fine Whisky selection too).

🐕 = Dogs welcome

Areas

Area code given prior to the street address indicates in which Stockholm area the place is located:

CT – The place is located in Stockholm City

GS – Gamla Stan island

HO – Hornstull area at western part of Södermalm island.

KH – Kungsholmen island

SÖ – Södermalm island, except the western part.

VS – Vasastan area.

ÖM – Östermalm area.

Full area name instead of an area code indicates the place is located in suburban Stockholm.

 

Further details:

  • Rather common places are closed Sundays and/or Mondays.
  • During the summer (June, July and August) some places have a bit more limited selection on tap and bottle/can.
  • At more and more places you are welcome to have smaller glasses (15cl, 20 cl or “half glasses”) – in order to be able to try some more beers.

 

 

Stockholm Top Beer Places

 

19      Akkurat            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Hornsgatan 18      OS      RA      W     

Top-rated – Number 1 – beer place in the world, on ratebeer.com from July 2014 until early 2017! (Now the place is number 4). Whenever I’ve entered through the years I get a feeling this is in a class of its own. Amazing selection of Craft Beers on tap. Also 3-4 Real Ales on tap, and for the way they handle them, the place has received the Cask Marque Award for many years. They have also an impressive selection of beers in bottles/cans – maybe more than 700, including Vintage bottles/cans. Runs sometimes different themes like Franken weeks and the famous Péché Day. The place sometimes also runs different kind of beer tastings. Around 420 different Whiskys – they comes and goes.. Live music last Sunday every month. Open until 12 pm Sundays – Tuesdays and 1 am Wednesdays – Saturdays. (Opened 1995)

 

19      Internationella Pressklubben            – Visited December 2021.  
CT – Vasagatan 50      OS      AC      CONCEPT: Belgian beers     🐕
Reliable place. Formerly a hangout mainly dedicated to the press people. A lot of artists on pictures from stage and screen on the walls in the restaurant rooms close to the bar counter. Very impressive selection of Belgian beers – only – not just from the classic Belgian breweries, but also from newer start-up Craft Beer breweries. Usually 10-15 nice Belgian beers on tap and around 500 Belgian bottles/cans, or, if you count all the different vintage years, the amount counts at least to 700, or even towards 800 bottles/cans. Dogs are welcome in the first room close to the street.

Current: Jens Skrubbe comes back January 12th, 2022.

BEER EVENT: Most Thursdays: “Skrubbetorsdag” – when Jens Skrubbe brings lots of fine and interesting Belgian beers on tap. Sometimes also some other days in the week; check Facebook.

 

19      Man In The Moon            – Visited January 2022
CT – Tegnérgatan 2      OS      AC      W
Classic very nice ‘Gastro Pub’ with 30 beer taps. The beer selection on tap may, according to season, sometimes vary down to around 18 Craft Beers, but most often provide a couple of fine or rare beers. Own beer Månens Amber Ale, at present brewed by Fjäderholmarna. Very inventive with different high quality seasonal events. For instance Oktoberfest with 30 German beers altering on the taps, 30 Hawaiian Craft Beers on tap, a great 8 Tap Takeover with Cigar City, in January 2018 an amazing OHIO Tap Takeover with Hoppin’ Frog, Jackie O’s,  Listermann, January 2019 New York Tap Takeover, August 2019 an outstanding Evil Twin tap takeover with 30 beers on tap flown in from The USA and January 2020 a great Florida Tap Takeover with 80 beers altering on the 30 taps.  Impressive 230 bottles/cans selection, including around 80 Belgian, 60 US and 30 Swedish bottles/cans. Among the US bottles/cans there are very nice ones including for instance Alesmith, Listermann and 11 different Fifty Fifty Eclipse Imperial Stout  Also an  extensive cellar with 350 different vintage beers. Around 100 different whiskies. (Opened 1994).

Current: In mid-December 260 Belgian bottles! 

BEER EVENT: January 3rd – 29th: Massachusetts Beer Weeks – over 70 different tap beers

 

18      Mikkeller Bar Stockholm            – Visited December 2021
ÖM – Brahegatan 5      OS      🐕
A great place with a second room a few steps up. There are 24 Craft Beers on tap, usually maybe half of them are Mikkeller beers. Around 90 beers in bottles/cans, around 40 of them Mikkeller beers and the rest from other breweries, including some meads. Nice Danish ‘Smørrebröd’ to eat and some other dishes as well. (Opened 2017) 

 

18      Mikkeller Bar Södermalm            – Visited January 2022
SÖ – Östgötagatan 33      🐕
A new fine beer place, strengthening the beer place cluster at Södermalm even more. Nice rather dark walls makes this place into a cozy hangout with also an inner room and a balcony. 20 very well chosen beers on tap. Naturally many of their own Mikkeller and Warpigs beers, but often many nice guest beers, for instance even from Hill Farmstead. Around 50 bottles/cans, but when the pandemic allows they will have around 80. They include magnificent ones like Baghaven, Monkish, Stockholm Cellar series and naturally Mikkeller. (Opened 2021)

BEER EVENT: January 13th: Brewski Tap Takeover

 

18      Omnipollos Hatt            – Visited January 2022
SÖ – Hökens gata 3      OS      AC      🐕
Small very popular Omnipollo brewery venue. On Ratebeer (spring 2018) considered number 6 in the world among breweries. Not a “Pub” – not a “Restaurant” – great design – certain ceiling lamps shines, while other shines as well! Amazing beers! Often around 8 of their own beers on the 10 taps – nearly always fabulous ones like their own NOA or Armageddon and a lot of other great beers. Now and then interesting tap takeovers. They also sometimes run oven takeovers with guest chefs from fabulous restaurants making pizzas! Very nice non-Italian pizzas as standard. Open to 1 am every night. (Opened 2015)

The pizza menu and the oven.

 

18      Omnipollos Kyrka            – Visited January 2022
Sundbyberg – Sturegatan 41      BREWPUB      🐕
A perfect combination of a church, a brewery and a tap room in a great harmonious atmosphere. 14 – 16 taps pouring amazing beers. There are usually around 10 bottles/cans but now and then a lot more depending on what nice bottles/cans the have obtained. The tap room/restaurant is located on the inside balcony, from where you have a great view over the brewery. The brewing started during the spring of 2021. Food includes some Burgers and also some ‘Not Burgers’. Open Wednesdays – Saturdays. (Opened 2021)

 

18      Sorbon            – Visited November 2021
Bromma – Kvarnbacksvägen 135 at Brommaplan      OS      RA
Very nice place – very unusual with such a great beer place in suburban Stockholm. Reliable place, mostly with some for me surprising and interesting beers on the 20 Craft Beer taps and 1 tap Real Ale. They also have 1 house IPA, Sorbon X, brewed by Mohawk. Some beers are served in the correct company glasses, for instance beers from Founders. Around 110 bottles/cans. Sometimes there has been a fantastic selection on tap! New owner and pub chief from August 2021. They will continue in maybe an even better way.

 

18      Stigbergets Fot            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Götgatan 5     OS      🐕      
Somewhat sophisticated and very nicely decorated beer hangout. Started by the Göteborg brewery Stigbergets and the Barrel Burgers & Beer Company. Around 25 taps running 8 of Stigbergets’ Beers and the rest comesfrom other great breweries. Now and then running great Tap Takeovers. An inner room with 5 extra taps will now and then hold special beer events. Around 45 well chosen and interesting bottles/cans. (Opened 2020)

 

18      Zum Franziskaner            – Visited December 2021
GS – Skeppsbron 44      OS           CONCEPT: German style beers      
Incredible old classic Beer Hall. The place started in 1889. However a new house was built on the site in 1910, and had then the present interior imported from Germany. The bar has 13 taps with around 7 German beers. The other taps contain beers from Swedish Nynäshamn and Skebo in the German lager tradition. Normally around 50 bottles/cans, some interesting German ones, some Swedish and some great Cantillon ones. In an inner room is a fine refurbished bar called Bakfickan – often serving beers from 1 or 2 gravity pulled kegs, 1 Cantillon and most beers available at the main bar. Bakfickan is closed Sundays and Mondays. However, on certain Sundays Bakfickan offers live music, see Facebook and their website. In all an excellent place. Sometimes fantastic beer events like last winter German Bock beers never before seen in Sweden. Not to mention the magnificent Zwanze Day 2020 with a lot of seldomly seen beers. New owner in 2017. Outdoor seating also in the alley Södra Bankogränd. (Opened 1889)

Bakfickan bar counter.

 

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17      Bishops Arms Sundbyberg            – Visited January 2022
Sundbyberg – Landsvägen 49      OS      
Very nice and cozy classic Bishops Arms place with tram stop outside. Most often up to 18 Craft Beers on the 28 taps, often some great and unexpected ones. Around 115 beers in bottles/cans. Fantastic Christmas decoration every year – just like a fairy world. Now and then they run Beer Events. Also Metro and Commuter trains close by.

BEER EVENT: February 14th – 20th: Belgian Week

Often a number of taps with beers from close by Omnipollo brewery

 

17      Brewdog Bar Kungsholmen            – Visited December 2021
KH – S:t Eriksgatan 56      🐕 
Nicely refurbished October 2019, now with a pretty much better white beer board. Most often very good selection on tap – around 9 Brewdog beers and around 9 other nice beers as well. Around 45 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Maintains a sort of style giving impressions from the Punk era. Upstairs room also very pleasant with table and card games to be played while having a beer or two. (Opened 2013)

 

17      Brewdog Bar Södermalm            – Visited January 2022
SÖ – Ringvägen 149      OS      🐕
Nicely refurbished October 2019, now with a pretty good white beer board, but not as personal and artistic as their previous one. Most often very good selection on tap, around 9 Brewdog beers and around 9 other nice beers as well. Around 55 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Maintains a sort of style giving impressions from the Punk era. Some table and card games to be played while having a beer or two. (Opened 2015).

Current: 40 Craft Beer bottles/cans due to the pandemic.

 

17      Lådan            – Visited January 2022
CT – Luntmakargatan 63      CONCEPT: Swedish beers      🐕      
Nice pretty big place with a fun and a bit rustic style. 17-20 Swedish Craft Beers on tap. Often 1-2 locally produced soft drinks or cider on tap. Nearly 15 nice Craft Beer bottles/cans which varies – the selection contains what interesting beers they succeed to obtain every time they acquire. Different sliders and some other dishes. Tap-takeovers now and then, Autumn 2021 for instance a great Svartbergets Tap Takeover. Also sometimes oven takeover by restaurants. (Opened 2017)

Small part of the decoration at Lådan (Swedish for “The Box”)

 

17      Oliver Twist            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Repslagargatan 6     OS      RA      🐕
Genuine and really steady, maintaining its standard! 20 beers on tap and 3 Real Ales. For their handling of the Real Ales, they have received the Cask Marque Award for many years. A varying but always interesting selection of around 200 bottles/cans. This pub kind of started the Craft Beer boom in Stockholm already in 1993. Dogs welcome close to the main entrance. (Opened 1993)

Current: Around 14 Craft Beers taps in use. The other 6 taps are under reconstruction and hopefully ready in February.

 

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16      Beer n’ Play            – Visited December 2021
HO – Hornsgatan 138     OS      🐕      GAME
A nice place with warm brick walls, black sofas, shuffleboards, pool tables and lots of other games. Around 19 Craft Beer taps and around 25 Craft Beer bottles/cans. New pub chief late November 2021 why beer selection probably will vary in the beginning. (Opened 2019).

 

16      Belgobaren            – Visited December 2021
CT – Bryggargatan 12      OS      CONCEPT: Belgian beers
Very classic place with Belgian beers only – has survived the Craft Beer explosion. Lots of lunch guests, hotel guests and conference people. 18 taps and nearly 400 bottles/cans including vintage years and really big bottles. Check the temporary taps at the bar counter corner. (Opened 1990).

 

16      Bishops Arms Vasagatan            – Visited January 2022
CT – Vasagatan 7      OS
Nice place and also the most central of the 5 different Bishops Arms in Stockholm. Pretty good selection on around 10 Craft Beers on the central taps with temporary beers. Also 5 Craft Beers on the more standard taps like Chimay, Hedemora Pilsner, Nils Oscar and Nynäshamn. Very good selection of bottles/cans, around 180. One of very few Craft Beer places open until 3 am Friday-Saturday, (Opened 2007).

BEER EVENT: February 14th – 20th: Belgian Week

 

16      Industrigatan 2            – Visited October 2021
KH – Industrigatan 2      OS      🐕      CONCEPT: Very fresh local beers on tap      
A nice place with a great Mexican wall-painting harmonizing with the Mexican food served in the Taqueria. Started by the Swedish brewery Dunder & Krut. 10 taps including their own house lager called Heartbeat, brewed by Dunder & Krut. They are intending to brew a new own beer as well. Other beers may come from local breweries like for instance Hopnotch, Northern Exposure, Södra Maltfabriken, Ekerö and Tempel Brewing. Around 115 very well chosen and conditioned bottles including Thomas Hardy, Founders, Vreta Kloster, Collective Arts and many more. (Opened 2020).

 

16      Livs            – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Bjurholmsgatan 18      OS      🐕
A fine ‘water hole’ in true ‘Södermalmish’ slightly bohemian interior style. Often great and unexpected Craft Beers on the 10 taps, like for instance Barrel Of Monks from Florida. Around 12 very well chosen and interesting Craft Beer bottles/cans, including for example Cantillon. (Opened 2018)

 

16      Omnipollo Flora & Omnipollo Ice Cream            – Visited September 2021
ÖM – Kungliga Humlegården 1      OS            🐕
Magnificent summer place in the pretty central and very green garden Humlegården. Outdoor seating only. One stall for beers and one stall for Ice Cream. 7 Craft Beer taps. Usually 2 – 3 bottles/cans including sour and stout beers. Food has focus on different Burgers and Fish & Chips. Opening hours depending on the weather. (Opened 2019).

Current: Closed for the season. Opens again probably in May.

 

16      PangPang Restaurang            – Visited December 2021
HO – Långholmsgatan 34        🐕       
Chic restaurant giving some vibes of New York or Tokyo. Food has a certain focus on Southern Europe. 10 taps pouring beers from the PangPang brewery and a few bottles/cans, own as well. Also a few drinks on tap. (Opened 2021)

 

16      Stockholm Brewing – Santa Salsa – Taproom            – Visited November 2021
Frihamnen – Frihamnsgatan 26A      OS       BREWPUB      ☀      🐕      

Formerly located at Södermalm, the brewery moved 2018 to bigger premises in Frihamnen. A simple but yet elegant tap room, from where you have a fine view into the brewery. Around 12 of their own beers on tap. Around 15 bottles/cans, including 5 from their cellar series. Located slightly out of town, but still easy to get there with bus 1 from Hötorget or Stureplan, or by bus 76 from Slussen or Nybroplan. Open Thursday – Saturday. Frequently brewery tours and beer tastings. (The old pub opened 2015, on this location 2018).

 

16      Tritonia Ölverkstad – Barrel, Burgers & Beer            – Visited November 2021
GS – Stora Nygatan 20      OS      AC
Great Hamburgers with beers in both rooms. The smaller room, the Craft Beer bar Tritonia, with not so many, but very very well chosen, and often very interesting beers on both the most often 7 taps and among the around 25 craft beer bottles/cans – among them some more exclusive. Sometimes Beer Events, for example with Pohjala and Stigbergets. Very good service as well as good knowledge. Some table and card games to be played. Barrel, Burgers & Beer has another 20 more common Craft Beer bottles/cans. (Opened 2015)

From Mad Scientist’s “mad” Tap Takeover

 

16      WAZA Restaurang & Bryggeri            – Visited December 2021
CT – Wallingatan 38      OS      BREWPUB

Located in the old Monks Café’s premises, very nicely refurbished. 17 Craft Beers on tap, often including around 6 – 12 own WAZA beers, the amount varies a lot. One tap is dedicated to Duvel. Other beers you may find may be for instance great beers like 2 vintage De Struise Pannepot. Around 110 beers in bottles/cans, including some very nice bigger bottles suitable for sharing. (Opened 2018)

BEER EVENT: January 22nd: Snausarve Tap Takeover

Current: Will now increase the amount of own beers. Sometimes it will be even 16 taps WAZA beers.

 

16      Vört Gastrobryggeri            – Visited December 2021
GS – Lilla Nygatan 2      OS      BREWPUB

Located in the old Bryggeri Munkbron premises, finely refurbished in a house from 1643. The brewery is visible from part of the premises. The same brewer continues to brew very fine beers pouring on the 12 taps. These often also include some guest beers. The place is starting with 5 bottles, but these are soon to become more. The kitchen, run by Melker Andersson, is serving around 13 great ‘Smörrebröd’, a couple of main dishes  and some different desserts. (Opened 2021).

 

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15      Ardbeg Embassy            – Visited December 2021
GS – Västerlånggatan 68      OS      CONCEPT: Swedish beers      W  
Very nicely decorated place on the whisky theme. 6 taps with beers from Gotland and 17 taps with Swedish Craft Beer breweries including one House IPA. Around 5 Swedish bottles/cans, adding to the Swedish taps. Around 450 different whiskys, some very rare. Small but nice outdoor seating in the alley at the right. (Renamed some years ago from Glenfiddich).

 

15      Bishops Arms Bellmansgatan            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Bellmansgatan 12     OS      RA      
      AC
Maybe the coziest Bishops Arms in Stockholm up in a beautiful historic area close to Slussen. Around 14 Craft Beers on tap, including one tap Real Ale. Has one tap especially devoted to Porter or Stout  Around 140 bottles/cans, including 40 bigger ones suitable for sharing. Creative with different beer events, for instance a bacon dinner with smokey beers and a Collective Art tap takeover with suitable cheeses for each beer. (Opened 2000).

BEER EVENT: January 20th: Good News from Carlsberg: Brooklyn Special Effects IPA and Guinness low alcohol beers

BEER EVENT: February 14th – 20st: Belgian Week

 

15      Bishops Arms Gamla Stan            – Visited January 2022
GS – Tyska Brinken 36      RA      🐕

High ambition in a grand Bishops Arms place – but still pretty cozy with for instance a real old time fireplace. Around 14 Craft Beers on tap and around 110 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Also table and card games to be played. Good location close to Gamla Stan metro station. (Opened 2013)

Current: Real Ale tap delayed, comes back hopefully in January after re-installation. 

BEER EVENT: February 14th – 20th: Belgian Week

 

15      Bishops Arms S:t Eriksgatan            – Visited November 2021
VS – S:t Eriksgatan 115      OS            🐕
Pretty big classic Bishops Arms place with a nice restaurant in the next room behind the bar counter.  26 taps with around 13 Craft Beers, Around 45 bottles/cans which are altered pretty frequently, including a few bigger ones suitable for sharing. Now and then Beer Events, for instance a great Tap Takeover with Vocation Brewery Autumn 2021. 

BEER EVENT: January 26th: Polly’s Brew Co. Tap Takeover

BEER EVENT: February 14th – 20th: Belgian Week

 

15      Brisket & Friends            – Visited December 2021
CT – Upplandsgatan 7      OS      🐕      BREWPUB      CONCEPT: Swedish Beers
A BBQ place close to Norra Bantorget square, which actually also is a Brewpub, though the Brewery PKLK is located in Suburban Stockholm. Very nice interesting atmosphere giving thoughts of a finely refurbished machine shop. All 12 taps pouring Craft Beers from PKLK brewery and their brand Big Bone Brews, including a varying number of guest taps. Very few bottles/cans, maybe a stout and a gluten free one.  Now and then running very nice Stockholm Brewers United Tap Takeovers with 12 breweries visiting. Dogs allowed at the inner garden. (Opened 2019)

 

15      The Flying Dog – Beer Palace            – Visited December 2021
CT – Vasagatan 52      OS      AC
One of very few places serving Craft Beers combined with showing football and other sports. Around 15 Craft Beers on the 20 taps, sometimes unexpected and interesting ones. For example in August 2021 Begyle Brewing from Chicago. Also a few others from Sigtuna, S:t Eriks and/or Nya Carnegiebryggeriet. Around 25 bottles/cans, including around 7 from Russia. A bit confusing name as it has no connection to the US brewery Flying Dog. Open until 3 am all nights. (Opened 2014)

Current: Around 5 bottles/cans – but 35 interesting ones are ordered, but these have been repeatedly delayed.

 

15      Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri            – Visited July 2021
Nynäshamn – Lövlundsgatan 2-4      OS      BREWPUB

One of the very first and now classic Craft Beer breweries in Sweden, started 1997.  The very nice pub is mainly open on special occasions. However, they are usually open summertime specific weeks and days. Usually 8 beers on tap and around 20 bottles/cans. Some bottles/cans are also available from different vintage years. (Their own beers on bottle only). Pretty cozy archipelago atmosphere in interesting brewery surroundings.

Current: Pub closed until summer 2022.

 

15      PangPang Brewery Tap Room            – Visited September 2021
Hökarängen – Stadsbudsvägen 1      OS      BREWPUB

Small but very nice logo decorated tap room nearly in the brewery premises. 2 of their beers on tap. Choose among 15 – 25 of their cans, available amount is naturally varying, or try a taste flight with any four of their beers in small glasses. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Dogs welcome at the outdoor seating. (Opened 2021).

Current: Pub closed until the spring comes along.

 

15      Patty’s            – Visited December 2021
HO – Hornsgatan 154      OS     RA      🐕
A British style pub opened in the premises of one of the old Bishops Arms places. A lot of the interior has been kept. Around 14 Craft Beers on tap. Also one Real Ale.  Around 100 Craft Beer bottles/cans. (Opened 2020)

 

15      Ölstugan Tullen Hornstull            – Visited December 2021
HO – Hornsgatan 143      OS      CONCEPT: Swedish beers
First opening in Stockholm of this old Göteborg beer place chain – in this now highly trendy beer area Hornstull. 10 Craft Beers on tap and around 60 Craft Beer bottles/cans. There is also 10 non-Craft beer taps. Special Craft Beer brew on tap for this place is Hornstull IPA from Ocean in Göteborg. Open to 01 am all nights. (Opened 2018)

Current: 40 bottles/cans. 

Lots of nice tap labels for beers finished…

 

15      Ölstugan Tullen Kungsholmen            – Visited December 2021
KH – Hantverkargatan 26      OS      CONCEPT: Swedish beers
Second opening in Stockholm of this nice old Göteborg beer place chain in an area where there are not many Craft Beer places. 10 Craft Beer taps and 12 non-Craft taps. Around 75 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Special Craft Beer brew on tap for this place is Kungsholmen IPA from Ocean in Göteborg. Open to 12 pm except Friday and Saturday until 3 am. (Opened 2018)

 

15      Ölstugan Tullen Sveavägen            – Visited November 2021
CT – Sveavägen 64      OS      CONCEPT: Swedish beers       
Pretty crowded. The third opening in Stockholm of this old Göteborg beer place chain. 10-12 Craft Beers on tap and around 70 Craft Beer bottles/cans. There is also 12 non-Craft beer taps. Open to 03 am all nights. (Opened 2020)

 

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14      The Churchill Arms            – Visited January 2022
CT – Tulegatan 21      OS      RA      🐕

Very nice popular British style pub with 35 taps. Around 14 taps Craft Beers often including Lagunitas, Uppsala, S:t Eriks and Sigtuna, but you may find for instance Polly’s, Stone, Dugges and many others as well. 4 of the Craft Beer taps are more rotating than the others. 1 House Beer. Around 50 bottles/cans.  Sometimes a Real Ale from maybe Fullers or Saltaire. (No connection to Churchill Arms in Uppsala). (Opened 2013) 

Current: Maybe a couple of Craft Beer taps fewer. Around 30 bottles/cans. When they will increase again depends on the pandemic.

 

14      Fjäderholmarnas Bryggeri            – Visited September 2021
Fjäderholmarna (30 min Boat trip from Slussen or Nybroplan)      OS      BREWPUB            🐕
Very fine location by the water at the ferry’s ship-quay. Brewery with up to 8 of their beers on tap. For instance the Bitter and most recently a very nice Barley Wine called “Heavy Fuel”. Also a few bottles/cans. Different dishes available in the pub. Opening times can vary depending on the weather.

Current: Pub closed for the season. Opens again summer 2022.

 

14      Katarina Ölkafé            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Katarina Bangata 27      OS      AC      🐕
Very nice and popular small venue – not a pub, not a restaurant, but a true “Sofo” bohemian cafe. 8 taps including 2 Katarina “house brews” brewed by Tempel in Uppsala. Around 27 Craft Beer bottles/cans, some beers comes and goes. Very often crowded. Owner intend to start again with the Katarina Kegger Beer Festival, previously in the Orion theater. (Opened 2014)

 

14      MacKinlay’s Inn            – Visited December 2021
KH – Fleminggatan 85      OS      🐕    
Very nice Scottish pub. Around 10 Craft Beers on tap apart from 4 Brooklyn, S:t Eriks and Sigtuna. Around 40 beers in bottles/cans. Also a special list of around 50 vintage bottles/cans on U = Untappd. This include for instance 2 different 50/50 Eclipse Imperial Stout. Many suitable for sharing.

Current: 30 vintage bottles/cans – more will arrive November/December.

 

14      Nook            – Visited January 2022
SÖ – Åsögatan 176      OS

An ambitious restaurant with a corresponding bar. 4 taps – Primator, and 3 more or less rotating Craft Beer taps, can vary from Cantillon to Wicked Weed, Vocation, or Verdant. Around 50 Craft Beer bottles/cans of a nice and varied selection – half of them are rotating continuously with new nice beers, for instance including Dieu De Ciel and big bottles Rodenbach. Good knowledge of Craft Beers.

 

14     Omaka            – Visited January 2022
ÖM – Uggelviksgatan 2      OS      BREWPUB      🐕
Pretty big place in the block where the KTH School of Architecture is located, in a bit sleepy area of Östermalm. A bit simple but nicely decorated interior, partly with a view into the brewery. Omaka has around 12 home brewed beers on tap and often 1 own cider. They have a bit unusual but interesting approach – the beers do not have the traditional labels like Pale Ale, IPA, Neipa, Stout etcetera, but the beer menu has very nice descriptions of how the beers are intended to taste. Two own special beers in bottles/cans, not available on tap. (Opened 2020).

 

14      Sommarlådan – inside Clarion Hotel           – Visited August 2021
SÖ – Ringvägen 98      OS      CONCEPT: Swedish beers            🐕
A true summer place on a terrace with a view over a park. 10 Craft Beer taps. No bottles/cans. Also entrance from the west side of the hotel via a spiral staircase. (Opened 2021)

Current: A summer place, open only during the summer.

The entrance via the spiral staircase at the west side of the hotel.

 

14      Svenska Hamburgerköket            – Visited October 2021
Midsommarkransen – Tellusborgsvägen 78      OS

The place has very good hamburgers and is located in a suburban area. Around 90 different Craft Beers in bottles/cans. 10 very different beers on tap, varying from perhaps Stigbergets to non-Craft Beers and own house-brews.

Current: 12 taps, 7 being used, including 3 Craft Beers, though not the most interesting ones like Lagunitas and Sigtuna.

 

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13      Bottl3 5hop            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Kocksgatan 19      OS      BREWPUB       3,5 % PLACE      🐕
Popular place with 4 taps and a good selection of around 90 bottles/cans, mainly from Sweden and The Nordic and Baltic Countries. There are 1 – 3 own beers on tap and varying guest taps, for instance from Tempel. The own beers are brewed at Underjord brewery located downstairs. Has August 2020 moved to bigger premises next door. Nice rustic “Södermalmish” interior in Graffiti style. You can bring your laundry and use their washing machines while having a beer or two. It is also a shop where you can buy beer bottles and cans to bring home. (Opened 2016)

The Underjord brewery downstairs with one of the brewers.

 

13      Flying Scotsman Inn            – Visited November 2021
KH – Fleminggatan 28     OS      🐕

Nice pub with a theme from the old legendary British train “The Flying Scotsman” in classic British atmosphere. Around 9 Craft Beers on tap and 50 in bottles/cans. The downstairs pub open for private bookings, but hopefully they will come back to different themes during Fridays and Saturdays in 2022.

 

13      Folk & Friends Hornstull            – Visited December 2021
HO – Hornsgatan 180      OS      AC      3,5 % PLACE      🐕

A beautiful place, very finely decorated, serving 3,5 % beers maximum. Located close to Hornstull Strand by the water, in a presently very trendy area. 5 beers on tap and around 70 bottles/cans. = Bottles/cans list on Untappd. While enjoying a beer you can also have fun playing table and Card Games. (Opened 2018)

 

13      Folk & Friends Kungsholmen            – Visited December 2021
KH – Norr Mälarstrand 32      OS      3,5 % PLACE      🐕 

One of the coziest “3,5” place in town. You can sit down at the bar, find a place upstairs at the balcony, or in the nice inner room, where there is a large painting on one wall showing how beer is brewed. Or have a nice outdoor seating sunny days with a fine view over the water towards Södermalm. 3 beers on tap and around 50 in bottles/cans. = Bottles/cans list on Untappd. While enjoying a beer you can also have fun playing table and Card Games. Open Wednesdays – Saturdays. (Opened 2016)

 

13      Gamla Enskede Bryggeri             – Visited December 2021
Johanneshov – Bolidenvägen 8      BREWPUB      🐕     
Not quite a pub in the common sense – nice simple and bohemian interior. Their own brews on the 6 taps and around 5 of their bottles/cans. Open specific dates 4.30 pm – 8 pm. Live music now and then. If so there’s an entrance fee, check Facebook. (Opened 2019).

January 20th: Thursday’s Pub/Torsdagspub

January 27th: Pub open, also live music by Django Rats

February 3rd: Pub open, also live music by Country Jam

February 18th: Friday’s Beers/Fredagsöl

 

13      Restaurang Kroken            – Visited November 2021
Nynäshamn – Fiskargränd 8      OS      🐕 

A fine harbour restaurant amongst harbour sheds, with a view over the sea. 4 beers on tap from Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri and 1 temporary tap, it may for instance be from Brewski or another from Nynäshamn. 10 bottles/cans from Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri as standard in the menu, but there is also another bottle/can list, not too informative though, with maybe 60 different bottles/cans from Glasbanken. The amount varies depending on deliveries, but may include beers from Apex, Toppling Goliath, Nerdbrewing, Seven Island, Morgondagens, Wylam, Old Nation, Duckpond and more. Dogs in part of the premises.

A tasteful Char with a Brewski Triple Berry Pie in the glass.

 

13      Nya Carnegiebryggeriet            – Visited November 2021
Hammarby Sjöstad – Ljusslingan 15      OS      BREWPUB      RA            🐕      

A brewery with a Restaurant. The interior has developed into more coziness. Mainly their own beers on the 10 taps, including some of their smaller test brews, and sometimes 1 – 3 guest taps. Real Ale may be either their own or for instance Rudgate and now running all days the place is open. Around 45 beers in bottles/cans – some more unusual, like sometimes for instance vintage Carnegie porters. Great outdoor seating summertime – conveniently close to the ferry to Södermalm stopping every 20 minutes . (Opened 2014)

Current: In mid November appearing quite new beers like Petit Brut, Echo and Neon.

The added small experimental brewery visible from the restaurant

 

13      Wirström’s Pub            – Visited November 2021
GS – Stora Nygatan 13      OS      W      🐕     
Very nice and friendly Irish pub in two floors. Old time historic cellar vaults from the 1600s, where there are a lot of small rooms to sit down and relax with a beer or two. Around 14 Craft Beers on tap, often including a few not very common English ones and 2 classic Belgian beers. Very few bottles/cans. Around 100 whiskies. Live music downstairs Mondays-Saturdays from 9 pm. Sports on TV at the ground floor. Opened 1997 and then adopting the name of the old place, which was Wirströms Konditori, a coffe and cake place, which opened in the year 1800.

 

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12     Barrel Burgers & Beer City            – Visited December 2021
CT – Smålandsgatan 22      OS
Nice place in the city center close to Kungsträdgården park. Around 6 Craft Beers on tap (apart from Pilsner Urquell and Brooklyn), rotating from different breweries like Cigar City, Spikes, Gipsy Hill, This Is How, Svartbergets among others. On the menu around 3 Craft Beer bottles/cans in the standard section, but around 40 other in the temporary selection, some on the menu and some on different boards on the walls. U = Complete list of Bottles/Cans on Untappd. These varies but may include beers from Coolhead, Garage Beer, Brewheart, Seven Island, Zichovec and others. Now and then Beer events. Also running Stockholm Beer Fest in August each year at the square outside. (Opened 2017)

 

12      Löwenbräu            – Visited December 2021
KH – Fridhemsplan 29      OS      CONCEPT: German beers.
Something of a true German atmosphere. Initially located in Klara in the center of Stockholm (An old time Stockholm Institution). 5-6 beers on tap and around 30 German bottles/cans. However, the amount can vary a lot. Often there may be around 15 non-German bottles/cans. Once a year in Feb/Mar a German beer festival with a great selection of German beers (2020 festival 110 beers), with live German music on Saturdays. Runs also classic Oktoberfest. (Opened 1910, this address since 1969).

 

12      Münchenbryggeriet Beer Garden           – Visited August 2021
SÖ – Torkel Knutsonsgatan 2      OS      🐕
A huge very old brewery building, now partly used as a conference center. In the premises has started a Craft Beer brewery, mainly serving their beers to conference people. However, in the summer it is open to the public, using a large parking lot as an outdoor seating – a beer garden with 8 taps. Sometimes a guest tap, for instance from Northern Exposure. No bottles/cans. (Opened 2020).

Current: Closed for the season, but open indoors in connection to concerts only.

 

12      Restaurang W by Winjas            – Visited November 2021
KH – Schelegatan 3      OS      CONCEPT: Cheese and Wine – and Beer !
Very nice high quality Cheese and Wine place in cellar rooms. The beer selection varies but can include beers from for example Samuel Smith, 3 Fonteinen, Brekeriet, Dugges, Poppels, Penylan, Dupont and St Bernardus. Bottles/cans only, and varies somewhat according to season from 30 to 50. Mostly 40 – 50 cheeses ready to be served. Nice place if you want to combine better cheeses with Craft Beers. (Opened 2013, previously known as Winjas Ost- och Vinkällare)

 

12      Soldaten Svejk            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Östgötagatan 35      OS      CONCEPT: Czech beers

True genuine Czech place, with seven Czech beers on tap (no bottles/cans). Not too much variation in the beer selection, however, nowadays one tap more – a guest tap serving one of all other Czech beers. Very good prices on Czech food. Can be crowded. In 2016 enlarged with downstairs cellar rooms, however not yet quite the genuine coziness as upstairs. Open Wednesday – Saturday. 3 of the beer taps also downstairs.

Current: The guest tap probably does not return until 2022.

 

12      Sprithistoriska Muséet, Bryggan            – Visited July 2021
Djurgården – Djurgårdsvägen 38      OS      CONCEPT: Swedish beers      ☀      🐕      

Museum of the history of spirits with a restaurant. Very fine outdoor seating summertime at the dock with a great view over the water and the small Marina. Around 7 Craft Beers on tap. No Craft Beer bottles. During the winter the beer selection in the restaurant inside is more limited with 3 Craft Beer taps (Nynäshamn and Närke) and maybe 2 bottles/cans. Outdoor seating open from some day in May until late August or early September. Opening hours: Opens at noon all days.  Closing Sunday – Tuesday 6 pm and Wednesday – Saturday 10 pm, but in case it is not crowded enough it may close earlier. However, in the early summer and in the late summer it may be open only in the weekends. Please call the place to be sure +46 (0)8-1213 1300.

 

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11      Babajan            – Visited January 2022
SÖ – Katarina Bangata 75      OS      🐕 
Interior mix from fine dining room to cozy decadence with Arabian influences in the bar. Around 5 Craft Beers on the 15 taps. Around 60 Craft Beer bottles/cans, = Bottle/cans list on Untappd. There have been amazing beers on tap, for instance December 2017/January 2018 Alesmith IPA, Alesmith Speedway Stout and De Dolle Stille Nacht. (Opened 1996, this address since 2009)

Current: Corona situation makes it difficult. Open only a few days in January, then it is uncertain. Check Facebook and/or website to be sure.

 

11      Belgobaren Bakfickan            – Visited November 2021
CT – Rådmansgatan 67-69      OS      CONCEPT: Belgian beers      🐕

Small and pretty nice place in a Frey’s Hotel Foyer. Strictly Belgian selection in the true Belgobaren manner. 4 taps – may include for instance one from De Struisse and in December Gouden Carolus Christmas beer. Around 50 bottles/cans including maybe 10 bigger ones suitable for sharing. (Opened 2016)

 

11      Restaurant China            – Visited December 2021
KH – Arbetargatan 33      OS      BREWPUB      

Very nice Chinese restaurant with an own brewery producing beers suitable with the food. 3 own beers on tap and 3 taps with non-Craft beers. Also around 4 beers on bottle/cans. Their brewing is also being done at Asia in Uppsala in order to get labels on the bottles. (Opened 2019)

At their second place at Ringvägen 110 serving the same own beers.

 

11      Flippin’ Burgers            – Visited December 2021
CT – Norrlandsgatan 16      🐕

A second, bigger and a more centrally located place than their first one at Observatoriegatan. Nice interior in their own tradition, inspired by original American burger places. Mostly 6 Craft Beer taps and around 15 bottles/cans and a couple of rotating guest bottles/cans, which may be for instance a sour and a dipa. (Opened 2021)

 

11      Restaurang Hybrid            – Visited November 2021
Blåsut – Nynäsvägen 287      OS      🐕

Nice restaurant with a bar serving most often 4 Craft Beers on tap, which may be for instance De Molen, Dugges or Uppsala. Also one S:t Erik and around 20 Craft Beer bottles/cans of various kinds. Maintaining a quality concept of both food and drinks, including beers.

 

11      ICA Baren Supermarket            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Folkungagatan 56      OS      🐕
Quite OK bar in a kind of food store tradition. Well-chosen Craft Beer selection to very nice prices. 5 nice beers on tap and around 45 in bottles/cans – some more exclusive bottles/cans. (Opened 2015)

 

11      Pub Anchor            – Visited November 2021
CT – Sveavägen 90      OS     
Genuine classic rock pub keeping the spirit of Hard Rock culture alive. Around 130 Craft Beers in bottles/cans. U = bottles/cans list on Untappd. Maybe 70 of them listed at the bar counter. Taps include maybe one Oppigårds and two from Nya Carnegiebryggeriet. There is also another bar in an inner room at the left of the stage. This is open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5 pm – 10 pm and all night on Fridays and Saturdays. Live music usually Wednesdays – Saturdays.

 

11      Skärgårdscafét            – Visited August 2021
Nynäshamn – Fiskargränd 4      OS      3,5 % PLACE      🐕
Located in a cozy harbour area with small sheds. This place has often one beer on tap from own brewery Oxnö Brewery, which also provides one cider on tap. Around 60 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Ice cream, tea, coffee, cakes and other things as well

 

11      Sue Ellen            – Visited January 2022
CT – Tulegatan 17
A Spendrups place building up a cuvee cellar with interesting bottles/cans. At present around 30 bottles/cans including 15 great ones from Firestone Walker like Parabola Imperial Stouts and Sucaba Barley Wines from different Vintage years. The American Craft Beer brewery Firestone Walker is as big as Swedish Spendrups, which has resulted in their cooperation. The taps are of more standard Spendrups selection including Beavertown, Gotland and their Brutal Brewing.

 

11      Söderhallen Biljard            – Visited September 2021
SÖ – Hornsgatan 61      GAME

This is a game hall with Pool tables. Around 85 Craft Beers in bottles/cans, including around 17 more exclusive ones. The 10 taps are not very interesting, despite 4 from Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and Brooklyn.

Current: 75 Craft Beers on bottle/can of which 14 more exclusive ones.

 

11      Whippet Lab            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Rutger Fuchsgatan 5       OS      🐕      BREWPUB 
Nice, somewhat sophisticated and pretty big restaurant. Mostly 6 or 7 Craft Beers on the 13 taps, mainly from Swedish breweries. Most often one own brew is served, sometimes two own brews. Around 2 Craft Beers in bottles/cans. The food menu consists of pretty many small dishes you can combine in order to get a full meal. It is, apart from a couple of seafood dishes, also a vegetarian restaurant, serving wines and drinks as well. (Opened 2017)

 

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10      Barrel Burgers & Beer            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Bysistorget 4      OS
Nice place in the middle of Södermam. 6 Craft Beers on tap, seems like always Pilsner Urquell and often one from Brooklyn and 4 guest taps. Nearly 30 Craft Beer bottles/cans of which 14 are temporary available and 7 others on a special board on the wall altering even more quickly. (Opened 2018)

Current: 24 Craft Beer bottles/cans.

 

10      Bistro ICA Liljeholmen (Station)            – Visited October 2021
Liljeholmen – Liljeholmstorget 3
2 Craft Beers on tap for example from Stigbergets and Upbeat breweries. Around 45 bottles/cans for example from Apex, Northern Monk, Duckpond, Modern Times, Magnanimous, Polly’s, Svartbergets and unusual ones like Smisken Brewery. Very nice prices. Ambitious with sometimes tap takeovers like from Örebro Brygghus with brewers participating. Also known as Vinbaren with around 70 different wines. Food store includes also an extensive selection of maximum 3,5% alcohol beers for sale. (Opened 2012) 

 

10      Black & Brown Inn            – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Hornsgatan 50B      OS
A British style pub that has been around for more than 30 years. Around 10 Craft Beers on tap, most often 3 from Nynäshamn. Around 35 bottles/cans, some are altering. Cozy place with 2 nice inner rooms as well. (Opened 1987)

 

10      The Bull & Beer Inn            – Visited December 2021
ÖM – Birger Jarlsgatan 16A      OS      🐕

Pretty nice pub run by Åbro brewery. 29 taps in all with around 11 Craft Beers, sometimes for example 3 beers from Uppsala Brygghus. Around 25 bottles/cans.

Current: Not many Craft Beers on neither tap nor bottle/can. Closing down from January 9th due to pipe works in the house. Opens again 2024.

 

10      Kaja            – Visited January 2022
SÖ – Repslagargatan 8      OS      🐕
Small personal pub cafe with 6 Craft Beer taps running, can for instance be from Roslags Näsby, Lervig, Vocation, Gamma and Elmeleven. 15 Craft Beer bottles/cans. (Opened 2021)

 

10      The Picts Bar            – Visited November 2021
Hammarby Sjöstad – Lugnets Allé 125     OS      🐕 
15 taps usually running 3 – 4 beers from Nynäshamn, 2 Brooklyn and 2 guest taps, for instance Oppigårds. Around 40 Craft Beers in bottles/cans, maybe 20 are rotating in temporary quantities. They show often different sports on TV screens. Dogs are welcome in the bar counter area.

 

10      Snotty Seaside            – Visited December 2021
HO – Lindvallsgatan 11-13      OS      🐕     
Nice new place with live music downstairs. 8 Craft Beer taps including for instance TT, Gamla Enskede, Sigtuna, Dugges, Brekeriet, Södra Maltfabriken and Poppels. Around 15 Craft Beer bottles/cans, but the amount varies depending on what they find and sell. (Opened 2019).

 

10      Svartengrens            – Visited December 2021
ÖM – Tulegatan 24      OS      🐕 
An exclusive restaurant, where booking can be essential, but with a bar as well. 3 beer taps including S:t Eriks and 1 rotating Craft Beer taps which may serve for instance Fjäderholmarnas, Brewgineers or Ten Hands Brewing. Around 15 very well chosen Craft Beer bottles/cans to harmonize with the food. Very good knowledge of the beers being served. Dogs welcome in the bar area. (Opened 2010)

Decoration on their menu.

 

10      Ugglan Boule & Bar            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Närkesgatan 6      CONCEPT: Brewdog beers      GAME 
Walk through the Boule and Game hall. Far inside is a small bar dedicated nearly to Brewdog beers only! Mostly 4 Brewdog beers on tap and around 15 Brewdog bottles/cans including 10 sour beers from Brewdog OverWorks. February 2020 also 8 bottles/cans from Collective Arts. Open only Fridays and Saturdays. Closed summer. The outer bar has mostly no interesting taps, but around 12 – 15 bottles/cans, including for instance 5 Poppels and som Brewdog Overworks beers.

 

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9      Bar Central            – Visited October 2021
CT – Birger Jarlsgatan 41      OS      CONCEPT: Central European      🐕
Nice restaurant with inspiration from the old Central Europe tradition. They have a big focus on unfiltered Pilsner Urquell on tap, which you can get in the 3 different manners Hladinka, Mliko and Snyt. Also 2 other Czech taps and 1 guest tap, for instance from Stockholm Brewing. Around 1 Czech and 7 German beers in bottles/cans, like Bernard, Brlo and Weihenstephan – and also 3 bottles/cans from Stockholm Brewing guesting. Dogs allowed in the bar area.

Current: 5 German bottles/cans and 1 Stockholm bottle.

Not a sea monster – but one of the Pilsner Urquell kegs

 

9      Bierhaus            – Visited November 2021
CT – Tegnérgatan 10      OS      🐕      CONCEPT: German Beers      
Nice German Bierhaus pastiche with bratwurst and German Beers on tap. There are 29 taps, containing 5 very common German beers on 2 or even 3 taps. 9 other taps with mostly German beers that may be Köstritzer, Ayinger and Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier, but may also include for instance Omaka or Oppigårds in the German tradition. 4 non-German taps pouring Amerivcan Firestone Walker and for instance Beavertown. Around 8 German bottles/cans and 15 non-German. Also an inner bar with 9 other taps pouring beers from Gotlands Bryggeri only. (Opened 2013)

The inner bar with Gotlands Bryggeri only. 

 

9      The Blues Pub            – Visited January 2022
Sundbyberg – Järnvägsgatan 38      OS      🐕

Small personal ”bluesy” pub with some nice bottles/cans, around 40. No interesting beers on tap. Shades of Rock’N’Roll feeling with photos of rock stars and a real guitar included in a wall as decoration! 

 

9      Caledonian Inn            – Visited November 2021
Spånga – Spånga Kyrkväg 413      OS

Nice pub with great focus on Czech beers. 12 taps but no bottles/cans. The taps may offer, apart from Staropramen, for instance 7 Czech beers like 3 from Permon and 4 from Beer Factory, but sometimes Swedish beers like Oppigårds and recently in October beers from Skellefteå. A paradox the Scottish beer Caledonian has turned too expensive to import.

 

9      Flippin’ Burgers            – Visited January 2022
VS – Observatoriegatan 8      OS
One of the very first craft burger places in Stockholm. 3 S:t Eriks and Sigtuna taps and 3 rotating Craft Beer taps. Around 14 Craft Beer bottles/cans and another 4 rotating bottles/cans. Very good burgers but sometimes a bit overcrowded with a long queue. Certain times in certain days there’s a risk you have to wait an hour if you want to eat. Booking not possible. (Opened 2012, this address since 2013).

 

9      Halfway Inn            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Swedenborgsgatan 6      OS
Nice independent cozy local pub, British style. Around 25 – 40 beers in bottles/cans. However, they’re altering pretty much depending on what nice bottles/cans they happen to obtain. Often 4 Craft Beers on tap like for instance Dugges, Electric Nurse and Södra Maltfabriken or as well as Nynäshamn, Poppels or Oppigårds. Also one tap Leffe. Some beers in correct glasses like Tongerlo

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9      Lill-Lådan            – Visited November 2021
CT – Luntmakargatan 63      🐕      CONCEPT: Swedish beers
Lill-Lådan (‘The Small Box’), next door to Lådan (The Box), is more dedicated to drinks, cocktails and wines from Swedish producers, but still have 5 Craft Beer taps. No beer bottles/cans. This pretty cosy smaller place is also bookable for private parties. (Opened 2021).

 

9      Loch Ness Tavern            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 5B      OS      🐕
Small, ambitious and charming independent pub with around 20 bottles/cans. 3 – 4 Craft Beers on tap, often Södra Maltfabriken. When I entered at first I actually asked myself – ‘Suddenly Scotland?’. Dogs are welcome unless the place is not too crowded.

 

9      The Old Brewer            – Visited December 2021
CT – Luntmakargatan 98      OS      RA      🐕
Nice rustic place in the English tradition with 12 taps. 5 taps Sigtuna and S:t Eriks and 2 guest Craft Beer taps pouring for instance Manchester Marble or Gipsy Hill. 2 taps English Real Ales. Around 25 bottles/cans, a few interesting English ones.

 

9       The Queens Head            – Visited November 2021
CT – Drottninggatan 108     OS      RA      🐕
A very nice and big Åbro place. Lots of taps but including around 4 Craft Beers and also 2 Real Ales, for instance from Nynäshamn, Närke and/or Dark Star. Around 80 beers in bottles/cans including for instance some Brekeriet, Dugges, Fjäderholmarna, Omnipollo and Stone. Relax in the Library – one of the most ‘British’ rooms in town! (Opened 2010)

One of the small cubicles where you can have a beer on your own, or with your friend

 

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8      Brother Tuck            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Götgatan 85      OS      🐕      
A sort of classic pleasant place at southern Södermalm with very nice interior. 2 Craft Beer taps mostly Lagunitas and S:t Eriks, apart from 5 Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and Brooklyn. Around 35 bottles/cans, for instance Baladin, Goose Islands and Dugges. Dogs are welcome in the area close to the entrance and if other guests don’t mind. (Opened 1991).

 

8      The Doors            – Visited December 2021
CT – Odengatan 35      OS

Cozy pub, especially the old half at the right. Not so many interesting beers on tap, but still D’Achouffe, Westmalle, Great Divide IPA and Lagunitas. Around 25 Craft Beer bottles/cans including some Dugges or Oppigårds and Belgian ones. Some beers are served in the correct brewery glasses – for instance the Belgium St Stefanus, Westmalle and D’Achouffe. 

 

8      Eight Friends Inn            – Visited August 2021
Nynäshamn – Järnvägsgatan 1      OS      🐕     
Very nice English pub in an old railway station house decorated with a lot of pop music and film star pictures. Around 5 Craft Beers on tap – 4 of them from the Nynäshamn Ångbryggeri. Around 45 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Summertime live music outdoors most Fridays and Sundays.

 

8      Franky’s Burger            – Visited October 2021
CT – Tegnergatan 16      OS
Nice basic but somewhat American style of Burger place. 3 Craft Beers on tap, like Lagunitas, Vedette and Sigtuna. Around 25 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Closes 9 pm.

 

8      Humlehof            – Visited January 2022
SÖ – Folkungagatan 128      OS      🐕      CONCEPT: Czech Beer Hall
Very nice Czech place with a pleasant atmosphere. 4 genuine Czech beers on the 8 taps like Kozel and Master. Around 4 Czech bottles/cans and 3 German. Good service. Nice indeed they hang on to their concept. Some beers served in correct glasses like Master III.

 

8      The King’s Fox            – Visited December 2021
CT – Kungsgatan 27
A new and pretty big pub in Galways old premises, now run by Åbro, and very nicely re-decorated. At the entrance is a very small bar with 6 of their probably most common Åbro taps. This bar will also have a gravity pulled keg every Thursday. The 6 taps are also tripled upstairs on each of the three sides of the main bar. But, inside of this bar counter, there is a tap angle with 13 more taps on each side, having mainly other Åbro taps, 2 wine taps, 1 cider – and 3 – 4 guest Craft Beer taps. For instance Uppsala Brygghus, Nynäshamn, Örebro and/or Founders. The around 35 Bottles/cans include Amundsen, Åre Bryggcompagni, Rochefort, PangPang, Svartberget, O’Haras and Ridgeway. (Opened 2021)

The small bar at the entrance

 

8      Pickwick Restaurant and Pub            – Visited December 2021
CT – Drottninggatan 6     OS      🐕 
A nice bar in an old house with some fine decorations. Just look at the ceiling. Not so interesting beers on tap, apart from Grimbergen and maybe 5 Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and Brooklyn. However, there is one rotating Craft Beer tap, which may pour beer from Nya Carnegiebryggeriet as well. Around 55 Craft Beer bottles/cans.

 

8       Pitcher’s Mariatorget            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Mariatorget 1A      OS
A big place with a newer second and smaller bar close to Mariatorget side. This bar has 3 guest Craft Beer taps and around 40 Craft Beers in bottles/cans. The main bar has another around 12 bottles/cans and 2 Craft Beer tap besides 5 taps Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and Brooklyn. You can also watch football and other sports. (Opened 2013)

The old bar.

The newer bar.

 

8      Sjätte Tunnan            – Visited December 2021
GS – Stora Nygatan 43      OS      🐕
A very nice old vaults cellar place in Gamla Stan running 1700’s parties with focus on Mead – they have maybe 15 different. Not very interesting beers on tap. The bar at the ground floor does not have any nice Craft Beer bottles/cans. But, there is a cozier bar downstairs in the cellar having around 30 Craft Beer bottles/cans.  Very small outdoor seating.

 

8      Tjoget            – Visited November 2021
HO – Hornsbruksgatan 24      OS      🐕 
Simple and often crowded place with 4 different sections. The beer section at the left of the entrance. The two taps have for instance Pilsner Urquell, unfiltered and the Czechish Master. Around 35 Craft Beer bottles/cans.

 

8      Twang            – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Katarina Bangata 25      OS      🐕 
Bohemic cafe with a guitar shop downstairs. 2 Craft Beer taps, one might pour beer from Waza Restaurang & Bryggeri. Around 18 bottles/cans, including 6 from really a nano-brewery called Lindau, located in a block nearby. Guitar shop downstairs.

 

8      Yttons Bar            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Skånegatan 90      OS      🐕           

A true “SoFo” bohemian place with lots of music, often played by a DJ. 10 taps including 2 rotating Craft Beers as for example from Lervig, 2 Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and 2 Brooklyn. Around 30 varying Craft Beers in bottles/cans. 

 

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7      Hospodske Dvere            – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Tjärhovsgatan 4 (Use the entrance of Kvarnen)      CONCEPT: Czech beer hall 
Great initiative of a Czech beer hall. 2-3 different Staropramen and around 3 other Czech beers on tap. Also on tap around 3 Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and Brooklyn and a few non-craft beers. Around 5 bottles/cans, including 2 Czech beers and 2 Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and 2 Södra Maltfabriken. (Opened 2013)

 

7      Lily’s Burger            – Visited November 2021
KH – Hornsbergs strand 47      OS      
Nice American style Hamburger hangout. 3 Kona Brewing, Hawaii on tap. Around 35 bottles/cans.

Current: At present no taps. They may probably not come back until 2022.

 

7      Lily’s Burger            – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Södermannagatan 27      OS
Nice American style Hamburger hangout. 3 taps serving 2 Brooklyn. Around 30 Craft Beer bottles/cans.

 

7      The Roo And Elk            – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Folkungagatan 81      🐕      CONCEPT: Australian Beers
Australian place with nice but simple atmosphere. Around 15 Australian beers in bottles/cans. No Australian beers on tap, but one Craft Beer Bronx. (Opened 2018)

Current: 5 out of 15 Australian beers available in bottles/cans.

 

7      Skrovet            – Visited August 2021
SÖ – Hammarby Slussväg 17      OS            🐕 
Very nice Summer place with view over the water Årstaviken. Around 14 Craft Beer bottles/cans – 7 from Nynäshamn, and for example 2 from Oppigårds and 1 Rodenbach. Open in April at weekends and holidays, in May – October 3rd all days if the weather allows. (Opened 2009)

Current: Closed from October 4th. Opens again next summer. 

 

 

 

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Places Bubbling Under or Nice To Know

Bagpiper’s Inn            – Visited December 2021
VS – Rörstrandsgatan 21      OS
Pretty nice and genuine Scottish pub. The cellar Boomerang, with a hint of Australian touch, open Wednesdays-Saturdays. No interesting beers on tap, but around 15 Craft Beer bottles/cans, among them 5 Australian.

Current: 1 Australian beer in December. More will hopefully turn up early next year – that’s their plan. Around 15 other bottles/cans.

 

Häktet Ölbaren            – Visited November 2021
SÖ – Hornsgatan 82      OS
This place you will find if you skip the first bar, close to the entrance, and continue a pretty long way into the house (beyond kitchen and toilets area). Somewhat basic atmosphere – but very very trendy in the late hours. 1 Craft Beer on tap, like Nya Carnegiebryggeriet. Around 15 Craft Beer bottles/cans – they comes and goes. Open only Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and until 3 am.

 

Made In Sweden            – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Folkungagatan 102      OS

Pretty big place with some inner rooms with nice and different atmospheres. One room is dedicated to whisky tastings. 10 taps with Spendrups-owned Gotland Brewery beers. Around 20 Craft Beer bottles/cans including Brekeriet, Oppigårds, Dugges and Nils Oscar.

The Made In Sweden Whisky room.

 

Mosebacketerassen            – Visited July 2021
SÖ – Mosebacke Torg 1      OS            🐕
Outdoor seating only. Fantastic view over Stockholm Beers from the Spendrups portfolio only. Around 10 taps including 2 Gotlands. Around 16 bottles/cans including 1 Firestone Walker and 5 Omaka..

 

Old George Inn            – Visited December 2021
KH – Scheelegatan 2      OS      🐕
Nice English pub with Brewdog Punk IPA on tap and around 15 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Most interesting may be the 3 South African bottles/cans from Cape, the Victory and the Titan from Great Divide bottles/cans from USA. Outdoor seating both on the street and at a pleasant inner garden.

 

Pitcher’s Norrmalm            – Visited November 2021
CT – Regeringsgatan 113     OS      GAME
Very big Pitcher’s place, much focused on showing sports on TV. Also some shuffle boards and pool tables in inner rooms. Around 15 Craft Beer bottles/cans. 3 taps running Nya Carnegiebryggeriet, 3 taps Brooklyn 1 Grimbergen, and 1 rotating Craft Beer tap running for instance Poppels Tropical Pale Ale or Stallhagen. (Opened 2017).

 

Restaurang Skanskvarn            – Visited September 2021
Gullmarsplan – Simlångsvägen 56      OS       
A genuine nice old Windmill transferred into a Restaurant. There is a big outdoor seating with an own bar and roof all over with a grand view towards Södermalm. No interesting beers on tap, but they have around 10 Craft Beer bottles/cans. They run a Beer Festival each August in the outdoor seating. (Opened 1930).

Current: Closed for the winter. Opens when the spring comes along.

 

 

 

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Old Time Classic Institutions

          Kvarnen            – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Tjärhovsgatan 4            RA
Classic Beer hall. 20 non-Craft Beer taps. However, 5 more taps from Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and Brooklyn are the most interesting and certainly 1 Real Ale from Wärmdö brewery. 20 bottles/cans including around 15 Craft Beers like Mikkeller, Omnipollo and Södra Maltfabriken. (Opened 1908).

Current: No Real Ale, maybe 12 bottles/cans, around 2 taps Nya Carnegiebryggeriet.

 

12        Löwenbräu
KH – Fridhemsplan 29      OS
See main list above. 

 

           Pelikan            – Visited December 2021
SÖ – Blekingegatan 40
Classic Beer hall at the right of the entrance. 4 taps Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and 3 taps from Brooklyn are the most interesting.

 

           S:ta Clara Bierhaus            – Visited August 2021
GS – Lilla Nygatan 17
Somewhat German style of place up to the 1960s located in Klara in the center of Stockholm. 15 beers on tap including 2 common German beers like Erdinger and Holsten, around 4 different beers from Brooklyn and 3 from Nya Carnegiebryggeriet. 6 bottles/cans from Danderyd brewery. (Opened 1867 in Klara).

 

          Tennstopet             – Visited January 2022
VS – Dalagatan 50      OS
In the 1960’s this place moved from the Klara blocks in the center of Stockholm. A lot of the old interior was brought, especially in the dining room. 2020 extended with a grill restaurant in 3 floors with an own bar.  4 taps Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and Brooklyn, Around 10 bottles/cans. One own bottle “Tennstopets Original”, an ale brewed by Qvänum Mat & Malt. (Opened 1897 at Fredsgatan 9 as a pool table salon).

Their house brew, Tennstopets Original, brewed by Qvänum Mat & Malt.

 

18       Zum Franziskaner
GS – Skeppsbron 44      OS      CONCEPT: German style beers
See main list above.

 

 

 

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Places Closed Down

17      Bishops Arms Hornstull   
HO – Hornsgatan 154      OS      RA      W
One of the best Bishops Arms places in Stockholm. Most often 20 Craft Beers on tap. Also 1 tap Real Ale. Has been running very nice beer events as tap-takeovers now and then with 20-25 taps, like Ballast Point, Stockholm Brewing, Founders, Stone and now in June 2019 a fantastic Gothenburg Phenomenon tap takeover with 26 beers. Around 100 beers in bottles and 240 different whiskies. (Opened 2013, closed 2020)

16     Bishops Arms Folkungagatan
Folkungagatan 105      OS
Always an impressive beer selection in taps and bottles. Now and then really great Beermaker’s Dinner with brewers – in Feb 2015 an excellent one with Närke brewery. Sometimes Fri and Sat distributor Brill run special selection of beers upstairs. (Opened 2007, closed 2017) 

16      Mikkeller Bar
Döbelnsgatan 25
Great bar with 20 craft beer taps (Opened 2014,  closed 2015)

15      Bishops Arms Linnégatan
ÖM – Linnégatan 1       OS      AC
Very pleasant Bishops Arms close to the Humlegården park. Rather steady, around 15 Craft Beers on tap,  including usually around 6 Swedish Craft Beers. Around 90 bottles. (Closed 2019)

15      Bryggeri Munkbron – Brasseri & Bar
GS – Lilla Nygatan 2      OS      BREWPUB 
Finally, these great beer premises now reopened in new finely refurbished shape in a house from 1643. 12 taps with a varied selection Craft Beers. Their own beers are brewed in the brewery in the same house. Nearly no beers on bottle. Downstairs a restaurant in old historic cellar vaults. (Opened 2019, closed 2020).

15      Low And Slow Smokehouse
CT – Luntmakargatan 98      OS      CONCEPT: American beers.
Great concept place – a BBQ restaurant with American beers harmonizing with true BBQ dishes and music from The South. One tap with Samuel Adams as standard and 2-3 varying American guest taps. Around 35 nice American bottles, for instance, Melvin, Stillwater, Sweetwater and many others. Sometimes some a bit more unusual selections. Also around 4 very local Swedish Craft Beer bottles. Food is done in a true BBQ tradition. Closed Mondays. Dogs are welcome in the bar area. Very small outdoor seating. (Opened 2017, closed 2019) 

15      NK Ölbar
Hamngatan 18-20
Nice interior, despite being a department store. Very good selection of around 130 bottles, sometimes more than 150. And to very reasonable prices. 4 – 6 beers on tap. Now and then Beer Events, for instance this February they had Founders Brewing Co on taps and bottles. Very good service with also water being served as standard. (Closed 2018)

14      Empourium
Sundbyberg, Nybergs Torg 4
A new ‘brother’ to Oliver Twist. in a suburban place with nice special atmosphere. Around 28 beers on tap and 60 beers on bottles. (Opened 2016,  closed 2017)

14      Frequency Beer Works Tap Room
CT – Tegnérgatan 10 (Entrance through Bierhaus)      OS
Mostly 8 beers on tap, mainly their own Frequency beers, but often 1-4 they fancy. Around 35 bottles. Nice decadent atmosphere. Lots of vinyls and CDs to be played by customers. Food include wraps, sausages and Bierhaus’ burgers. (Opened 2017, closed 2019)

14      Monks Porter House
Munkbron 11      OS      W
A fantastic and very cozy old historic cellar! Located slightly off the main amusement streets in Gamla Stan. Not just beers from some great breweries, but also beers brewed by Monks. 19 beers on tap. Good selection in bottles. (Opened 2010, closed 2017)

14      Monks American Bar
Sveavägen 39      OS
Has had a lot of American beers – often 8 American, 4 own and 3 others on tap – now mixed up with some others as well. Also a lot of bottles, both American and others. Restaurant upstairs. The only of the old Monks places still around. However, the place is in July getting a new owner – let’s see what happens. (Closed 2018)

14      Treskillingen
Lilla Nygatan 6      CONCEPT: Belgian beers 
Great personal selection of Belgian beers. Good knowledge and located in somewhat spectacular museum surroundings. 2 or 3 beers on tap (for instance last Dec/Jan De Dolle Stille Nacht) and around 70 in bottles. (Closed 2018)

13      Monks Café & Brewery
Wallingatan 38      BREWPUB
First Monks established. More than 1400 beers in bottles from more than 70 countries! Some great own brews – certain home brew collaborations can be fantastic. Lots of events you find in their news e-mails, like brewing classes, beer tasting classes etcetera. (Opened 2008, closed 2017)

13      Sundbybergs Köksbryggeri
Sundbyberg – Sturegatan 41      BREWPUB

Brewery located in a nice old church. The brewing equipment on the ground floor, while the pub is upstairs at the balcony surrounding the big room. Around 6 beers of theirs on tap, sometimes including a Guest beer. Usually around 12 beers in bottles including 6 of their own bottles, but the amount can vary. You can have dinner. Open Wednesday – Saturday. 

12      Brödernas by Hopsan
HO – Hornsgatan 180      OS       Brödernas is open, but the Craft Beers are gone.

Nice Hamburger hangout in the premises of an old Texas Longhorn place. 8 Craft Beers on tap and around 30 bottles/cans. Sometimes they run Tap Takeovers, for instance with PKLK in October 2020. (Opened 2020, closed 2021)

12      World Of Beers
Lilla Bantorget 3      OS 
Nice place in dark blue tiles, close to the railway tracks by the start of Torsgatan. Around 130 bottles including 90 Craft Beers. Taps are maybe not so interesting except for Cuvee Van De Kaizer, Lagunitas Sigtuna and one Beavertown. Dogs are allowed if there aren’t too many people. (Opened 2018, closed 2019)

11      The Flying Elk
GS – Mälartorget 15      🐕
At the ground floor just below the Bishops Arms place, this place is now run by Åbro Brewery. There are 13 taps including 4 guest Craft Beer taps, for example from Svartbergets. The rest are different Åbro taps. 40 bottles/cans, but there will soon be more. The whole ground floor is now made into a pub.  A pity the Gamla Stan cellar vaults feeling in the old pub is gone as there are new steel ceilings installed. (For a short period called Älghjärtat) (Reopened 2021, closed 2021)

11      Big Country
Döbelnsgatan 25
20 mainly Swedish craft beers on tap. Some bottles. (Opened 2015,  closed 2016)

11      Chicken Bar
Scheelegatan 20
Pretty nice modern Wicked Wine bar. 2-4 beers on tap and around 70 bottles from Swedish Wicked Wine distributor including beers from Mohawk, Founders, Dieu De Ciel, Sierra Nevada and Ölvisholt. (Opened 2016, closed 2018)

11      Taylor & Jones With A Twist
Hornstull, Långholmsgatan 17
Nice small place with a junkyard feeling. 7 beers on tap and 35 in bottles. Food is focused on different nice sausages.. (Opened 2013, closed 2016).

10      Cownteen
SÖ – Magnus Ladulåsgatan 29

Nice rustic barbecue place, also serving pizzas. Around 3 Craft Beer taps and some 40 bottles.

10      Folkölsbutiken
Hornsgatan 42      3,5 % PLACE

Scandinavian beers, maximum 3,5 % alcohol. Around 70 bottles and 2-3 beers on tap. Interior is pretty basic and mainly a shop, but you are welcome to sit down having a beer or two. (Opened 2016, closed 2018)

10      M-Bar-Go
HO – Bergsunds Strand 35      OS 

Indescribable modern bar atmosphere. Nice selection of around 60 bottles/cans with focus on beers from mainly  Dugges, Mikkeller, Omnipollo, and To Öl. Not many interesting on tap – only one guest Craft Beer, maybe from Electric Nurse or Omnipollo and others. 

10      Monks Whiskey Paradise
Munkbron 15      W
Struisse beers on tap. (Closed 2016)

9       Amaranten
Kungsholmsgatan 31
The hotel is open – only the craft beers in the lobby is gone.

9      Dogfood
CT – Luntmakargatan 63
A new nicely decorated Dogfood in new premises next door to the Lådan place. 5 Craft Beer taps including an own brew together with Stockholm Brewing called Hop Dog. Around 15 Craft Beers in bottles. The place has a focus on Hot Dogs and Hot Chicken. (Opened 2017, closed 2020). 

9      Ponton 28 Italia
KH – Pontonjärgatan 28      OS
A restaurant with a pretty nice selection of Craft Beers. Often one Japanese Craft Beer on tap from the  brewery Baird, one Goose Island IPA and Leffe on tap. Around 55 Craft Beer bottles including for example Harpoon beers, around 10 Japanese bottles, 11 different bottles from Nils Oscar brewery and a few Liefmans. (Opened 2018, closed 2019).

9       Printz Ölhall
Solna, Mall Of Scandinavia
Modern premises in Scandinavia’s biggest shopping center. Around 18 beers on taps – best maybe the 8 from Brooklyn and Nya Carnegiebryggeriet. The around 85 bottles include pretty many craft beer breweries. (Opened 2015,  closed 2017).

9      Swedish Brewing Bar & Showroom
Regeringsgatan 71     OS
Nice decadent flash-light music place with stickers and posters. 5-6 beers on tap, sometimes including 1 or 2 from Coppersmith brewery. Around 5 bottles. Pretty often the place turns into a late night Disco. A few smaller dishes available. (Opened 2016, closed 2018).

9      Whitman’s Deli
SÖ – Katarina Bangata 21      OS
Nice Food Café with some Craft Beers – 6 on tap and around 8 in bottles. No non-Craft Beers. (Closed 2019)

9      Ölbistron No. 50
SÖ – Tjärhovsgatan 50      OS      CONCEPT: Local beers
Rather small quite OK place. Most often 6-8 Craft Beer taps from local breweries like Qvarnen, Nacka and  Gamla Enskede and sometimes Oppigårds and 2 non-Swedish beers. Usually around 15 Craft Beer bottles sometimes including some more odd ones like 4 Russian. (Initially carrying the name Ölerian) (Opened 2017, closed 2019).

8      19 Glas
GS – Stora Nygatan 19      OS
7 nice beers on tap. Most often Närke Örebro Bitter, De Molen Hel & Verdemnis and 3 Nils-Oscar. 2 Craft Beer bottles. This is actually a restaurant, but you may just sit down with a beer or two in cozy surroundings. (Closed 2019)

8       Proviant Kungsholmen
Arbetargatan 33      OS      BREWPUB
Modern agriculture style. The place brew own beer nearly every Sunday in part of the premises. Often around 6 beers on tap of which 3-5 of their own. Some of their own beers and around 5 others are available in bottles. The place is only open for lunch. (Opened 2014, closed 2018)

7       Printz Mathall
Globen, Arenavägen 71
Very big beer hall. Interesting beers on bottle only – the taps are not so interesting. (Opened 2013,  closed 2015)

6       Printz Ölhall
Globen, Arenavägen 71
Additional hall focusing on beers from Nya Carnegiebryggeriet. (Opened 2014,  closed 2015).

6      Ölkiosken
SÖ – Mosebacke Torg 1      This old small building is gone, but new place opened at Mosebacketerassen, see bubbling under.
Outdoor seating only. Open Wednesdays-Saturdays from April to September when the weather allows. A very grand view over Stockholm certainly adding to the beer tasting. (Demolished 2018)

Oscha 
GS – Munkbron 15        BREWPUB
A new nice place – still with pretty rough interior, not saying so much yet. Very talented and knowledgeable brewer who runs it. (Opened 2016, closed 2016) 

Humlehof 
VS – Rörstrandsgatan 19      OS     CONCEPT: Czech beers 
Smaller ‘Brother’ to Humlehof at Folkungagatan. 4-5 Czech beers on tap. 3 Czech beers in bottles and 2 others. Dogs usually welcome – depending on the amount of guests.

Aarts Mat & Dryck
Åsögatan 126
Closed 2014.

Tegnérs Gömställe
Upplandsgatan 17
A good place focusing on craft beers from small Swedish breweries. Closed 2013.

 

 

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Latest update: December 30th, 2021   During the corona pandemic, the Craft Beer selections were/are reduced at a lot of places due to a lack of visitors and also due to delivery problems, which still can occur. However, during the Autumn 2021  beer selections have really gone back to normal at a lot of places, but […]

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Precis som öl, görs ost på enkla råvaror som med hjälp av mikroorganismer görs om till en färdig produkt och att dricka öl tillsammans med ost blir poesi för smaksinnet.

Som årsprenumerant får du c/o HOPS hem i brevlådan fem gånger per år, utöver det får du tillgång till hela sajtens innehåll med hela arkivet av våra hittills publicerade nummer – ett arkiv med flera hundra reportage, intervjuer hembryggningsskolor, matrecept med ölmatchningar och mycket mer.