Stockholm Top Beer Places – Pub Guide – Ölkrogar
Latest update: October 19th, 2021
During the corona pandemic, the Craft Beer selections were reduced at a lot of places due to lack of visitors and also due to delivery problems, which still can occur. However, the selections are now really on the way back to normal. In September/October still reduced selections are given in blue below the previous text. And, these details may now show to change very quickly. These lines states “Current”.
Still valid corona restrictions are: Please stay at home if you are not feeling well – and wash your hands often! Also if you’re not vaccinated you still have to keep 1 meters distance to other people.
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.
C Some explanations – certain attributes are clickable in order to more easily find these places
Some recent major news, alterations or additions
– Stockholms Ölhallen Vasastan, a new big beer place with 40 taps, will open at Ynglingagatan 9, in the northern part of Stockholm City, probably in October 2021.
– Pickwick Restaurant and Bar enter the list at 8 points.
– The King’s Fox, a new pub, run by Åbro, opened Friday October 8th at CT – Kungsgatan 27. Entering the list at 8 points.
– Ugglan inner Brewdog Bar has opened after the summer and the pandemic.
– PangPang Brewery will open a restaurant in the Hornstull area, probably during this Autumn.
– Flippin’ Burgers has opened a second bigger place at CT – Norrlandsgatan 16 October 1st, entering the list at 11 points.
– Lådan (The Box) has opened a new small place called Lill-Lådan (The Small Box) with 5 taps. Located at CT – Luntmakargatan 63. Entering the list at 8 points.
– Omnipollo Brewery has opened Omnipollos Kyrka, a Tap Room and Restaurant in the old church at Sturegatan 41, Sundbyberg. The place enters the list below at 18 points.
– Tritonia in Gamla Stan is open from September 29th.
– Häktet Ölbaren is open from September 29th with “a great party”.
– The Flying Elk, GS – Mälartorget 15, has reopened, now run by Åbro Brewery. Enter the list at 11 points.
– Bierhaus at Tegnérgatan has an inner bar with taps, behind the main bar, which once had Frequency Beer Works Tap Room. They will continue to run Gotlands Bryggeri on these taps.
– The names of the places are now clickable for reaching the places’s websites.
– M-Bar-Go may reopen in a couple of weeks or months.
– Stockholms Ölhallen Vasastan, a new big beer place with 40 taps, will open at Ynglingagatan 9, in the northern part of Stockholm City, in October 2021.
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
September 17th – October 16th: Oktoberfest – – – Bierhaus, CT – Tegnergatan 10
September 24th – October 24th: Oktoberfest. Around 5 more German beers. No live music this year. – – – Löwenbräu, KH – Fridhemsplan 29
October 1st – 23rd: Oktoberfest with 25, maybe 30 German beers, German Live Music Fridays and Saturdays – – – ManInTheMoon, CT – Tegnérgatan 2
October 13th, 5 pm: Special taps: Cigar City – Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout from 2018 and 2019 – – – Oliver Twist, SÖ – Repslagargatan 6
October 15th: A Tap Takeover with 8 invited Homebrewers and 11 different Stockholm Breweries – – – Waza Restaurang & Bryggeri, CT – Wallingatan 38
October 15th – 17th: Alefarm Tap Takeover – – – Brewdog Bar Södermalm, SÖ – Ringvägen 149
October 16th: Nyköping Tap Takeover – – – Lådan, CT – Luntmakargatan 63
October 16th, 3 pm: Brewery Tour, book at email@example.com – – – Stockholm Brewing, Frihamnen – Frihamnsgatan 28
October 19th: 3 Sons Tap Takeover including a collaboration beer with Omnipollo. – – – Omnipollos Kyrka, Sundbyberg – Sturegatan 41
October 20th: No Hazytation Release Party – This Is How Tap Takeover – – – Lådan, CT – Luntmakargatan 63
October 20th 21st: Oktoberfest – – – Gamla Enskede Bryggeri, Johanneshov – Bolidenvägen 8
October 21st: Release Party – Folk & Brew in collaboration with Tempel Brewing releasing Hello Love and Kween Kir – – – Folk & Friends Hornstull, HO – Hornsgatan 180
October 21st: Little Rain Kraninvasion/Tap Takeover – – – Stigbergets Fot, SÖ – Götgatan 5
October 21st – 24th: Collabfest, 70 breweries from 16 countries – One Epic Weekend– – – Brewdog Bar Kungsholmen, KH – S:t Eriksgatan 56 and Brewdog Bar Södermalm, SÖ – Ringvägen 149
October 23rd: Little Rain – First Tap Takeover in Sweden – – – Mikkeller Bar Stockholm, ÖM – Brahegatan 5
October 29th: Stockholm Brewing – 7cl pours of Cellar Series with spontaneous and barrel aged beers – – – Katarina Ölkafé, SÖ – Katarina Bangata 27
November 10th: O/O Brewing Tap Takeover – – – Lådan, CT – Luntmakargatan 63
November 11th: Mad Scientist Kraninvasion/Tap Takeover – – – Tritonia, GS – Stora Nygatan 20
November 19th: Lazy Afternoon, tickets at biljettkiosken.se – – – Gamla Enskede Bryggeri, Johanneshov – Bolidenvägen 8
November 24th – 26th: 20 Years Jubilee – Jens Skrubbe promoting Belgian Beers – – – Internationella Pressklubben, CT – Vasagatan 50
December 2nd – 4th: Stockholm Beer & Whiskey Festival, part 2. Tickets at https://secure.tickster.com/sv/w535c7dj03cdrbx/products – – – Nackastrandsmässan, Nacka – Augustendalstorget 6
January 29th: Nöjesguiden Beer Festival – – – Norra Latin, CT – Drottninggatan 71B
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.
U = The place has the bottle 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
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.
- 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 September 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 on 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 July 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 maybe 800 bottles/cans. Thursdays are most often special, run by Jens Skrubbe. Dogs are welcome in the first room close to the street.
BEER EVENT: Most Thursdays: “Skrubbetorsdag” – when Jens Skrubbe brings lots of fine and interesting Belgian beers on tap
BEER EVENT: November 24th – 26th: 20 Years Jubilee – Jens Skrubbe promoting Belgian Beers
18 Man In The Moon – Visited August 2021
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 240 bottles/cans selection, including around 80 Belgian, 70 US and 30 Swedish bottles/cans. Among the US bottles/cans there are very nice ones including for instance Alesmith, Listermann and 13 different Fifty Fifty Eclipse Imperial Stout Also an extensive cellar with 350 different vintage beers. Around 100 different whiskies. (Opened 1994).
BEER EVENT: October 1st – 23rd: Oktoberfest with 25, maybe 30 German beers, German Live Music Fridays and Saturdays
18 Mikkeller Bar Stockholm – Visited September 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 100 beers on bottles/cans, of them around 60 Mikkeller and the rest from other breweries, including some meads. Nice Danish ‘Smørrebröd’ to eat and some other dishes as well. (Opened 2017)
BEER NIGHT: October 23rd: Little Rain – First Tap Takeover in Sweden
18 Mikkeller Södermalm – Visited September 2021
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. From the start exclusively their own Mikkeller and Warpigs beers, except 2 amazing ones from Hill Farmstead. Around 100 beers on bottles/cans. However, new pub chief in mid September, why there are at present just 30 bottles/cans, though they will increase hopefully in September. (Opened 2021)
18 Omnipollos Hatt – Visited September 2021
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 October 2021
Sundbyberg – Sturegatan 41 BREWPUB
A perfect combination of a church, a brewery and a tap room in a great harmonious atmosphere. 16 taps pouring amazing beers. Initially there are around 10 bottles/cans. 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)
BEER EVENT: October 19th: 3 Sons Tap Takeover including a collaboration beer with Omnipollo.
18 Stigbergets Fot – Visited September 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. 24 taps naturally serving a lot of Stigbergets’ Beers and around 7 or often more beers from other great breweries. An inner room with 5 extra taps will now and then hold special beer events. Around 50 well chosen and interesting bottles/cans. (Opened 2020)
BEER EVENT: October 21st: Little Rain Kraninvasion/Tap Takeover
18 Zum Franziskaner – Visited September 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 55 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.
17 Brewdog Bar Kungsholmen – Visited September 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)
BEER EVENT: October 21st – 24th: Collabfest, 70 breweries from 16 countries – One Epic Weekend
17 Brewdog Bar Södermalm – Visited September 2021
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 40 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).
BEER EVENT: October 15th – 17th: Alefarm Tap Takeover
BEER EVENT: October 21st – 24th: Collabfest, 70 breweries from 16 countries – One Epic Weekend
17 Lådan – Visited September 2021
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 2 locally produced soft drinks 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, June 2019 a great Dugges tap-takeover. Also sometimes oven takeover by restaurants. (Opened 2017)
BEER EVENT: October 16th: Nyköping Tap Takeover
BEER EVENT: October 20th: No Hazytation Release Party – This Is How Tap Takeover
BEER EVENT: November 10th: O/O Brewing Tap Takeover
Small part of the decoration at Lådan (Swedish for “The Box”)
The amazing Svartbergets Tap Takeover
17 Oliver Twist – Visited September 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 rest, 6 taps, are under reconstruction.
BEER EVENT: October 13th, 5 pm: Special taps: Cigar City – Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout from 2018 and 2019
17 Sorbon – Visited October 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. One 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 90 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.
Current: Around 45 bottles/cans. Real Ale tap is running.
16 Beer n’ Play – Visited September 2021
HO – Hornsgatan 138 OS GAME
A nice place with warm brick walls, black sofas, shuffleboards, pool tables and lots of other games. 25 Craft Beer taps and around 45 Craft Beer bottles/cans. New pub chief August 2021 why beer selection probably will vary in the beginning. (Opened 2019).
Current: Around 18 beers on tap. Around 35 Craft Beers on bottles/cans.
16 Belgobaren – Visited October 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 Sundbyberg – Visited October 2021
Sundbyberg – Landsvägen 49 OS
Very nice and cozy classic Bishops Arms place with tram stop outside. Around 15 Craft Beers on the 28 taps. Around 100 beers on bottles/cans. Fantastic Christmas decoration every year – just like a fairy world (maybe somewhat paused during the pandemic). Now and then they run Beer Events. Also Metro and Commuter trains close by.
4 taps reserved for the nearby brewery Omnipollo, though the available amount varies
16 Bishops Arms Vasagatan – Visited October 2021
CT – Vasagatan 7 OS
Nice place and also the most central of the 5 different Bishops Arms in Stockholm. Pretty good selection on around 14 Craft Beer taps, but sometimes maybe do not vary too often. Very good selection of bottles/cans, around 180. One of very few Craft Beer places open until 3 am Wednesday-Saturday, 1 am Mondays and Tuesdays, 11 pm Sundays. (Opened 2007).
Current: 10 Craft Beer taps running. More will start in October. 160 bottles/cans. Also 1 Real Ale will start in October.
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 ☀ Closed for the season. Opens again probably in May.
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).
16 Stockholm Brewing – Santa Salsa – Taproom – Visited October 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. 20 taps serving usually around 12 of their own beers and 6 guest beers. Around 15 bottles/cans, some more seldom seen. 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. (The old pub opened 2015, on this location 2018).
Current: 12 taps, their own beers only. Around 15 bottles/cans including 5 from their cellar series.
BEER EVENT: October 16th, 3 pm: Brewery Tour, book at firstname.lastname@example.org
16 Tritonia Ölverkstad – Barrel, Burgers & Beer – Visited September 2021
GS – Stora Nygatan 20 OS AC Open again!
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 8 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)
BEER EVENT: November 11th: Mad Scientist Kraninvasion/Tap Takeover
15 Ardbeg Embassy – Visited September 2021
GS – Västerlånggatan 68 OS CONCEPT: Swedish beers RA W
Very nicely decorated place on the whisky theme. 6 taps with beers from Gotland and 18 taps with Swedish Craft Beer breweries including one House IPA. Also 1 Real Ale from Wärmdö brewery. 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).
Current: No Real Ale. Around 14 Craft Beers apart from 6 beers from Gotlands Bryggeri. Nearly no bottles/cans.
15 Bishops Arms Bellmansgatan – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Bellmansgatan 12 OS RA ☀ AC
Maybe the coziest Bishops Arms in Stockholm up in a beautiful historic area close to Slussen. 12 – 15 Craft Beers on tap, including one tap Real Ale. Has one tap especially devoted to Porter or Stout Around 160 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).
Current: Around 140 bottles/cans, more on the way.
15 Bishops Arms Gamla Stan – Visited October 2021
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 135 beers on bottles/cans. Also table and card games to be played. Good location close to Gamla Stan metro station. (Opened 2013)
Current: Mostly around 10 Craft Beer taps and 110 bottles/cans. Probably gets more taps and bottles/cans during October. No Real Ale at the moment, but may start during October.
15 Brisket & Friends – Visited October 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. Around 15 bottles/cans but maybe more will turn up by the time. Also 11 bottles/cans with alcohol maximum 3,5 % available. Now and then running very nice Stockholm Brewers United Tap Takeovers with 12 breweries visiting. (Opened 2019)
15 The Flying Dog – Beer Palace – Visited October 2021
CT – Vasagatan 52 OS AC
One of very few places serving Craft Beers combined with showing football and other sports. Around 14 Craft Beers on the 20 taps, sometimes unexpected and interesting ones. For example in August 2021 Begyle Brewing from Chicago. Also two taps from 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 more will arrive around October 21st – and often interesting ones!
15 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 about 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. No bottles/cans at the moment, but they intend to start with around 50 well-conditioned bottles/cans probably in second half of October 2021. (Opened 2020).
15 Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri – Visited July 2021
Nynäshamn – Lövlundsgatan 2-4 OS BREWPUB Closed until summer 2022.
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.
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).
15 Patty’s – Visited September 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. 100 Craft Beer bottles/cans. (Opened 2020)
15 WAZA Restaurang & Bryggeri – Visited September 2021
CT – Wallingatan 38 OS BREWPUB
Located in the old Monks Café’s premises, very nicely refurbished. 16 Craft Beers on tap, often including around 11 own WAZA beers, but the amount varies a lot due to deliveries elsewhere. Instead you may find beers like 2 vintage De Struise Pannepot. Around 110 beers on bottles/cans, including some very nice bigger bottles suitable for sharing. (Opened 2018)
BEER EVENT: October 15th: A Tap Takeover with 8 invited Homebrewers and 11 different Stockholm Breweries
15 Ölstugan Tullen Hornstull – Visited October 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: 30 bottles/cans. The amount will probably soon be back to normal.
Lots of nice tap labels for beers finished…
15 Ölstugan Tullen Kungsholmen – Visited October 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 October 2021
CT – Sveavägen 64 OS CONCEPT: Swedish beers
Pretty crowded. The third opening in Stockholm of this old Göteborg beer place chain – right now the only Ölstugan Tullen open in Stockholm. 10 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)
Current: Around 50 bottles/cans. The amount will probably soon be back to normal.
14 Bishops Arms S:t Eriksgatan – Visited October 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 13-16 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 there was one with a newer Swedish brewery Brewify, and one Evil Twin Tap Takeover.
Current: 10 Craft Beer taps running, likely to extend to more during October
14 Fjäderholmarnas Bryggeri – Visited September 2021
Fjäderholmarna (30 min Boat trip from Slussen or Nybroplan) OS BREWPUB ☀
Pub closed for the season. Opens again summer 2022. 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.
14 Katarina Ölkafé – Visited October 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 25 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)
BEER EVENT: October 29th: Stockholm Brewing – 7cl pours of Cellar Series with spontaneous and barrel aged beers
14 MacKinlay’s Inn – Visited September 2021
KH – Fleminggatan 85 OS
Very nice Scottish pub. Around 13 Craft Beers on tap. Around 40 beers on bottle/cans. Also a special list of around 50 vintage bottles/cans, including for instance 7 different 50/50 Eclipse Imperial Stout. Many suitable for sharing.
Current: Maybe 10 Vintage bottles/cans – the list will probably be updated during October .
14 Omaka – Visited September 2021
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, with around 11 home brewed beers on tap, has a bit unusual but interesting approach – the beers do not have the traditional labels like Pale Ale, IPA, Neipa, Stout etcetera, but are described from the intended taste experience. No beers on bottle/can. (Opened 2020).
14 Sommarlådan – inside Clarion Hotel – Visited August 2021
SÖ – Ringvägen 98 OS CONCEPT: Swedish beers ☀ Closed for the season.
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)
The entrance via the spiral staircase at the west side of the hotel.
14 Svenska Hamburgerköket – Visited August 2021
Midsommarkransen – Tellusborgsvägen 78 OS
The place has very good hamburgers and is located in a suburban area. Around 120 different Craft Beers on bottle/can. Selection varies and include around 120 Craft Beers. 10 very different beers on tap, varying from perhaps Stigbergets to non-Craft Beers and own house-brews.
Current: Around 80 Craft Beer bottles/cans and 1 – 3 Craft Beer taps.
13 Bottl3 5hop – Visited September 2021
SÖ – Kocksgatan 19 OS BREWPUB 3,5 % PLACE
Popular place with 4 taps and a good selection of around 90 bottles/cans. They’re having at least one own brewed beer now, but they intend to have 3 own beers, brewed in their cellar, a brewery called Underjord. 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. Also a shop where you can buy beer bottles and cans to bring home. (Opened 2016)
13 The Churchill Arms – Visited October 2021
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 40 bottles/cans. Sometimes a Real Ale from maybe Fullers or Saltaire. (No connection to Churchill Arms in Uppsala). (Opened 2013)
Current: Around 25 bottles/cans. Will maybe increase during November/December.
13 Folk & Friends Hornstull – Visited September 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. U = Bottle/can list on Untappd. While enjoying a beer you can also have fun playing table and Card Games. (Opened 2018)
BEER EVENT: October 21st: Release Party – Folk & Brew in collaboration with Tempel Brewing releasing Hello Love and Kween Kir
13 Folk & Friends Kungsholmen – Visited September 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 60 on bottle/can. U = Bottle/can list on Untappd. While enjoying a beer you can also have fun playing table and Card Games. Open Wednesdays – Saturdays. (Opened 2016)
13 Restaurang Kroken – Visited August 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, for instance it may be from Brewski. 9 bottles/cans from Nynäshamns Ångbryggeri as standard in the menu, but there is also another bottle/can list 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 Nook – Visited September 2021
SÖ – Åsögatan 176 OS
An ambitious restaurant with a corresponding bar. 4 taps – Primator, and 3 more or less rotating Craft Beer taps. Around almost 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.
Current: 40 bottles/cans, and increasing.
Taps as in August 2021
13 Nya Carnegiebryggeriet – Visited October 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 60 nice beers on bottles/cans – some more unusual, like for instance vintage Carnegie porters. Great outdoor seating summertime – conveniently close to the ferry to Södermalm stopping every 20 minutes . (Opened 2014)
Current: Around 30 bottles/cans, will increase ahead.
The added small experimental brewery visible from the restaurant
13 Wirström’s Pub – Visited September 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.
12 Babajan – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Katarina Bangata 75 OS
Interior mix from fine dining room to cozy decadence with Arabian influences in the bar. Around 13 Craft Beers on the 15 taps. Around 60 Craft Beer bottles/cans, U = 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: Around 5 Craft Beer beers on tap.
12 Barrel Burgers & Beer City – Visited September 2021
CT – Smålandsgatan 22 OS
Nice place in the city center close to Kungsträdgården park. Around 6 Craft Beers on tap, rotating from different breweries like Cigar City, Spikes, Gipsy Hill, This Is How, Svartbergets among others. On the menu around 16 Craft Beer bottles/cans of which 10 alter more quickly – and in addition around 35 maybe even more temporary in a special list. These 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 Brödernas by Hopsan – Visited September 2021
HO – Hornsgatan 180 OS
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)
12 Flying Scotsman Inn – Visited September 2021
KH – Fleminggatan 28 OS
Nice pub with a theme from the old legendary British train “The Flying Scotsman” in classic British atmosphere. Around 10 Craft Beers on tap and 50 on bottle/can. The downstairs pub open most Fridays with a smaller selection of beers.
Current: Around 8 Craft Beer taps.
12 Gamla Enskede Bryggeri – Visited September 2021
Johanneshov – Bolidenvägen 8 BREWPUB ♫
Not quite a pub in the common sense – nice simple and bohemian interior. Their own brews on up to 8 taps and around 5 of their bottles/cans. Open most Wednesdays and Thursdays 4.30 pm – 8 pm. Live music around once a month, check Facebook. (Opened 2019).
BEER EVENT: October 14th, 20th 21st: Oktoberfest
BEER EVENT: November 19th: Lazy Afternoon, tickets at biljettkiosken.se
12 Löwenbräu – Visited September 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). 6-7 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).
Current: Maybe one or two taps fewer.
BEER EVENT: September 24th – October 24th: Oktoberfest. Around 5 more German beers. No live music this year.
12 Münchenbryggeriet – Visited August 2021
SÖ – Torkel Knutsonsgatan 2 OS Closed for the season, but open indoors in connection with concerts only.
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).
12 Restaurang W by Winjas – Visited July 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, 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 October 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.
11 Belgobaren Bakfickan – Visited August 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 80 bottles/cans including maybe 20 bigger ones suitable for sharing. (Opened 2016)
Current: Around 40 bottles/cans. Nearly no taps in the summer.
11 Restaurant China
KH – Arbetargatan 33 OS BREWPUB Closed due to facade refurbishment. Opens again in mid October.
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, however, most are brewed at Asia in Uppsala. (Opened 2019)
11 Flippin’ Burgers – Visited October 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. 6 Craft Beer taps and around 17 bottles/cans including a couple of rotating guest bottles/cans, which may be for instance a sour and a dipa. (Opened 2021)
11 The Flying Elk – Visited October 2021
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 4-5 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)
11 Restaurang Hybrid – Visited October 2021
Blåsut – Nynäsvägen 287 OS
Nice restaurant with a bar serving most often 4 Craft Beers on tap in addition to one S:t Erik and around 20 Craft Beer bottles/cans of various kind. Maintaining a quality concept of both food and drinks, including beers.
11 ICA Baren Supermarket – Visited September 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 on bottle/can – some more exclusive bottles/cans. (Opened 2015)
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 Svartengrens – Visited September 2021
ÖM – Tulegatan 24 OS
An exclusive restaurant, where booking can be essential, but with a bar as well. 4 beer taps including S:t Eriks and 1 – 2 rotating Craft Beer taps which may serve for instance Fjäderholmarnas Brewery or Ten Hands Brewing. Around 25 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)
Current: Going back to normal during the end of September and early October.
Decoration on their menu.
11 Söderhallen Biljard – Visited September 2021
SÖ – Hornsgatan 61 GAME
This is a game hall with Pool tables. Around 85 Craft Beers on bottle/can, 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 October 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 Nordic and Baltic breweries. Most often one own brew is served. Around 2 Craft Beers on bottle/cans. It is, apart from 2 seafood dishes, also a vegetarian restaurant, serving wines and drinks as well, including “Cocktail Beers”. (Opened 2017)
Current: Concept are being revised and successively introduced in October/November.
10 Barrel Burgers & Beer – Visited September 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 tap. Around 30 Craft Beer bottles/cans of which 13 are temporary available and 6 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 July 2021
Liljeholmen – Liljeholmstorget 3
2 Craft Beers on tap for example from Stigbergets and Upbeat breweries. More than 40 bottles/cans for example from Apex and Northern Monk. 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 October 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.
10 Flippin’ Burgers – Visited August 2021
VS – Observatoriegatan 8 OS
One of the very first craft burger places in Stockholm. 6 Craft Beers on tap and 20 on bottle/can – 8 of them rotating. Very good burgers but sometimes a bit overcrowded with a long queue. Certain days in the week and certain times of the day you may have to wait an hour if you want to eat. Booking not possible. (Opened 2012, this address since 2013).
Current: A few bottles/cans fewer.
10 Kaja – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Repslagargatan 8 OS
Small personal pub cafe with 6 Craft Beer taps running. 4 Craft Beer bottles/cans. (Opened 2021)
10 Loch Ness Tavern – Visited September 2021
SÖ – Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 5B OS
Small, ambitious and charming independent pub with around 30, sometimes maybe 40 bottles/cans. 5 or 6 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.
Current: 3 – 4 Craft Beer taps and around 25 bottles/cans.
HO – Bergsunds Strand 35 OS Closed at present but may open in a couple of weeks or months.
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 Pub Anchor – Visited September 2021
CT – Sveavägen 90 OS ♫
Genuine classic rock pub keeping the spirit of Hard Rock culture alive. Around 130 Craft Beers on bottle/can. 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.
10 Snotty Seaside – Visited September 2021
HO – Lindvallsgatan 11-13 OS ♫
Nice new place with live music downstairs. 8 Craft Beer taps including for instance Gamla Enskede, Sigtuna, Dugges, Brekeriet, Södra Maltfabriken and Poppels. Around 20 Craft Beer bottles/cans, but the amount varies depending on what they find and sell. (Opened 2019).
10 Ugglan Boule & Bar – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Närkesgatan 6 CONCEPT: Brewdog beers GAME Open again!
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 22 Brewdog bottles/cans including 10 sour beers from Brewdog OverWorks. February 2020 also 8 bottles/cans from Collective Arts. The outer bar has 2 non-Brewdog Craft Beers on tap and 15 non-Brewdog Craft Beer bottles/cans. Open only Fridays and Saturdays. Closed summer.
Current: Inner Brewdog bar 15 bottles/cans due to delivery problems from UK.
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 on bottle/can, 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 October 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. (Opened 2013)
Current: Around 10 bottles/cans including a few German bottles/cans.
BEER EVENT: September 17th – October 16th: Oktoberfest
9 The Blues Pub – Visited September 2021
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 The Old Brewer – Visited August 2021
CT – Luntmakargatan 98 OS RA
Nice rustic place in the English tradition with 12 taps. 7 Craft Beer taps pouring Gipsy Hill, S:t Eriks and Sigtuna. 2 taps English Real Ales. Around 15 bottles/cans, a few interesting English ones.
9 The Picts Bar – Visited September 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 on bottle/can, maybe 20 are rotating in temporary quantities. They show often different sports on TV screens. Dogs are welcome in the bar counter area.
9 The Queens Head – Visited September 2021
CT – Drottninggatan 108 OS RA
A very nice and big Åbro place. Lots of taps but including around 7 Craft Beers and also 2 Real Ales, for instance from Nynäshamn, Närke and/or Dark Star. Around 80 beers on bottle/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)
Current: Around 40 bottles/cans.
One of the small cubicles where you can have a beer on your own, or with your friend
8 Brother Tuck – Visited October 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 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 Halfway Inn – Visited September 2021
SÖ – Swedenborgsgatan 6 OS
Nice independent cozy local pub, British style. Around 25 – 40 beers on bottle/can. 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. Some beers in correct glasses like Tongerlo
8 Humlehof – Visited August 2021
SÖ – Folkungagatan 128 OS CONCEPT: Czech Beer Hall
Very nice Czech place with around 4 genuine Czech beers on tap in a pleasant atmosphere. 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 October 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. These 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 around 4 guest Craft Beer taps. For instance Uppsala Brygghus and Founders. The 30 Bottles/cans include Amundsen, Åre Bryggcompagni, Rochefort, PangPang, Svartberget, O’Haras and Ridgeway. (Opened 2021)
The small bar at the entrance
8 Lill-Lådan – Visited October 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).
8 Pickwick Restaurant and Pub – Visited October 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. Around 55 Craft Beer bottles/cans.
8 Pitcher’s Mariatorget – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Mariatorget 1A OS
A big place with a newer second and smaller bar close to Mariatorget side. This bar has around 40 Craft Beers on bottle/can, but no interesting taps. 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 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 September 2021
SÖ – Skånegatan 90 OS ♫
A “SoFo” bohemian place with lots of music, often played by a DJ. 10 taps including 2 rotating Craft Beers, 2 Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and 2 Brooklyn. Around 40 varying Craft Beers on bottle/can.
7 The Doors – Visited September 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.
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 Häktet Ölbaren – Visited October 2021
SÖ – Hornsgatan 82 OS Open again!
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.
7 Lily’s Burger – Visited July 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 probably come back later.
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 on bottle/can. No Australian beers on tap, but one Craft Beer Bronx. (Opened 2018)
Current: 5 out of 15 Australian beers available on bottle/can.
7 Sjätte Tunnan – Visited October 2021
GS – Stora Nygatan 43 OS
A very cozy 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. There is a bar at the ground floor having around 15 Craft Beer bottles/cans. There is also a bit more cozy bar downstairs which however doesn’t have many beers on bottle/can. Very small outdoor seating.
7 Skrovet – Visited August 2021
SÖ – Hammarby Slussväg 17 OS ☀ Closed from October 4th. Opens again next summer.
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)
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Bagpiper’s Inn – Visited September 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: No Australian beers, will probably not turn up within the next two months. Around 15 other bottles/cans.
Harvest Home – Visited September 2021
SÖ – Bondegatan 50 OS
Very nice and interesting bohemian place. 10 not very interesting beers on tap, except for 1 guest tap pouring for instance S:t Eriks. Around 13 Craft Beer bottles/cans including 3 Gamla Enskede. Some beers are served in correct glasses for instance Samuel Adams Rebel IPA and La Trappe.
Current: Very few bottles/cans. Craft Beers taps are one Lagunitas and one Maredsous.
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.
Miss Behave Bar – Visited July 2021
GS – Skeppsbron, Tullhus 2 OS ☀
At the Skeppsbron quay with a fantastic outdoor seating with a great view over the water. 2 Höganäs brewery beers on tap and 2 Höganäs on bottle/can. Also one beer from Amundsen and Ballast Point and 2 from Beavertown.
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 September 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.
Current: Around 10 bottles/cans.
Pitcher’s Hornsberg – Visited July 2021
KH – Moa Martinsons Torg 12 OS ☀
Two floor place with very nice view over the sea at Hornsberg. Not so interesting beers on tap except for maybe Lagunitas, Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and Kozel. Around 20 Craft Beer bottles/cans. Dogs are welcome, but not on the floor areas with carpets.
Pitcher’s Norrmalm – Visited October 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 20 Craft Beer bottles/cans. 3 taps running Nya Carnegiebryggeriet and 1 rotating Craft Beer tap running for instance Poppels Tropical Pale Ale. (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 roof all over and own bar. There is a great 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).
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.
KH – Fridhemsplan 29 OS
See main list above.
Pelikan – Visited August 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 June 2021
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.
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 on bottle and 240 different whiskies. (Opened 2013, closed 2020)
16 Bishops Arms Folkungagatan
Folkungagatan 105 OS
Always an impressive beer selection on tap and bottle. 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
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 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
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)
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 on bottle. (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)
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 on bottle. (Closed 2018)
13 Monks Café & Brewery
Wallingatan 38 BREWPUB
First Monks established. More than 1400 beers on bottle 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 on bottle including 6 of their own bottles, but the amount can vary. You can have dinner. Open Wednesday – Saturday.
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 Big Country
20 mainly Swedish craft beers on tap. Some bottles. (Opened 2015, closed 2016)
11 Chicken Bar
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 on bottle. Food is focused on different nice sausages.. (Opened 2013, closed 2016).
SÖ – Magnus Ladulåsgatan 29
Nice rustic barbecue place, also serving pizzas. Around 3 Craft Beer taps and some 40 bottles.
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 Monks Whiskey Paradise
Munkbron 15 W
Struisse beers on tap. (Closed 2016)
The hotel is open – only the craft beers in the lobby is gone.
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 on bottle. 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 on bottle. 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 on bottle. 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).
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. Sadly, this place has summer 2017 turned into a pretty standard Spendrups place. 13 Craft Beers of which 4 are from Firestone and the remaining 22 from the Spendrups distribution Kallholmen, Höganäs, Rådanäs and Södra Maltfabriken. 22 more non-Craft Beers from the Spendrups variations Pistonhead, Brutal Brewing and Gotland. (Demolished 2018)
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)
VS – Rörstrandsgatan 19 OS CONCEPT: Czech beers
Smaller ‘Brother’ to Humlehof at Folkungagatan. 4-5 Czech beers on tap. 3 Czech beers on bottle and 2 others. Dogs usually welcome – depending on the amount of guests.
Aarts Mat & Dryck
A good place focusing on craft beers from small Swedish breweries. Closed 2013.
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