Norway > Flåm
Beer Available At Ægir Bryggeri (Flåmsbrygga) (arranged by most recent)
Ægir Lir Dry Irish Stout 89, Ægir Sumbel Porter 83, Ægir India Pale Ale 96, Ægir Siv Witbier 70, Ægir Rallar Amber Ale 48, Ægir Bøyla Blonde Ale 47, Ægir Witbier 67, Ægir Julebrygg 4.7% (red label, 2012-) 53, Ægir Natt Imperial Porter 98, Ægir / Boulevard Ævenue Collaboration Saison 84, Ægir Tors Hammer 96, Ægir Lynchburg Natt 100, Ægir Dag Sitrus Pale Ale 59, Ægir Harvest Ale 91, Ægir Ylir Julebrygg 83
Bryne (267) Bryne, Norway | February 25, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
I visited Flåm during spring 2009. I drove all the way from Bryne, but my wife had to drive the last 9 km to our final destination in Aurland! This because of a short but fantastic visit at Ægir Brewpub. We had dinner at Furukroa Cafe and bought some bottles (about 6 euro each) and a T-shirt at the brewery shop. While my wife and children strolled around in Flåm, dad enjoyed a "plank" with 5 sample beer from the brewery. Brime Red Lager and IPA were new for me. I quickly ordered a 50 cl IPA...
gunnar (273) Sandnes, Norway | July 11, 2010
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
A hidden gem in the Norwegian fjords.
Set your self back so the time when the vikings ruled the northern shores of europe,
here it’s build a hall in tribute to Ægir, the Jotne that ruled the sea. Well decorated both interior and exterior wise, this is also a modern state of the art brewery, when i visited they had 6 beers on tap, bottles and glasses to bring home. A must visit if you are in these parts of Norway. Did i say that the beers are among the best Norway has to offer?
drpimento (134) La Crosse, Wisconsin | September 5, 2009
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
I arrived in Flam early July just off its namesake railway. What a great surprise to find smack dab in the heart of the tourist center of town a brewpub! Unfortunately it was closed until just about the time that my boat was due to depart. Luckily next door was a resto that had several of their beers available on draft. Got to try some of those to my enormous enjoyment. And as luck would further have it, word got around to the brewmaster, Evan, that I was enjoying the beere and he personally stopped by my table and invited me for a little vilsit to the brewpub. Had a nice chat, a little swag, and a big smile. Maybe we’ll be able to have some of their beers in USA someday soon. I hope so! Quaffable brew.
Beer4000 (99) Kristiansand, Norway | June 1, 2009
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visiting this place during spring 2009 and must just say that I agree with Yngwie, this place has to be experienced personally to understand what is all about. The place (Flåm) is almost unbelievable beautiful and has a scenery that no photo can possibly justify. The brewpub is like something from a fairytale, filled with to many details to describe and actually really cosy at the same time, especially in the evening with the open fireplace. To be honest, no one will really expect to find really good beers at a place like this. With so much effort made to design the building with the decoration, yes even inside the brewery itself - you could hope to get decent beers at the best. They only serve their own beer (with exception of low alcohol beers) and just have to have something to suit 1 million tourists from everywhere. They do serve some kind and easy to like beer, but they are all well made beers. They show distinct what craft beer is all about without offending anyone. At the same time they have one of the best and hoppiest IPA that available in Norway. I also now that some other goodies for the hardcore beer enthusiast are just around the corner.
The staff is friendly and seem to know what they are dealing with. Evan, the man himself seems to be everywhere all the time and is the friendliest and most patient person you could imagine. I really don’t know if it’s right for me to comment the food. They normally don’t serve food at the brewpub, but my visit was during a special arrangement with a multi-course beer dinner prepared by a gourmet chef, so this is not totally neutral. My only advice will be to visit Ægir whenever in Norway, no matter how far distance to travel whatsoever.
yngwie (204) Kristiansand, Norway | May 22, 2008
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
You might have seen pictures of the brewpub, but they don’t do justice to the place. It’s much, much nice than the pictures might suggest. I was lucky to visit the place in the springtime, where we had two really nice and sunny days, and what a sight! The mountains rising hundreds of meters from the fjord and the little place of Flåm, snow on the top, lots of waterfalls in the mountainsides, and the bottom of the valley green and blooming, not to forget the water on the fjord, blue, and without any signs of waves. Furukroa is a cafe and restaurant, with a big outdoor seating, as well as a hotel rooms on the first floor. In a buidling soon to open, 20 meters away, there will be another 42 hotel rooms. But the beauty in subject, Ægir Bryggeri, is situated in the middle of those two buildings. All three of them next to the water and railway, making them easy to find for the 1 million+ tourists finding it’s way to Flåm each summer. The brewery is built in a style reminiscent of a stave church, with dragon heads on the wooden roof-top, and stone-paved around the building. Inside, the first thing you see is a giant fireplace in the middle of the room, and in the back you see the bar, and then the brewery in shining copper and stainless steel. I ordered my first beer, and completely forgot to drink and use my camera, as I was sitting at my stool staring at all the details inside the bar. I was quite lucky to meet the brewer as well, and he gave me a tour of the brewery, and told me everything I wanted to know and even more. He is an American married to a Norwegian girl, and seems to have found his Paradise on earth. There’s no food served in the brewery, but the hotel breakfast I got in Furukroa was lovely.If you’re ever close to the place, you should pay a visit. No, sorry, you MUST pay a visit! (The beers are nice as well.)
kosherbeer (30) gudvangen, Norway | April 25, 2010
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
i wpould agree with all previous comments ,particularly regarding evan,but i live just 20kms from here so it is more or less my local,,,beautiful ipa,,,,thorshammer was a 13% killer!!
Duntoyou (8) Kr.sand, Norway | July 21, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Great place, only serve ægir beers. Poor selection, but evens up with great freshness of the beers. Quality beers all of them. Best ambience, both upstairs and downstairs. Had a great afternoon with the people workng @ the brewery
abemorsten (114) Mosterøy, Norway | July 7, 2010
74 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
A haven in the tourist machine of Flåm, Ægir is a wood, metal and stone decorated place with good beers on tap and a friendly staff. There’s also a shop allowing for bottled take-aways within the boundaries of Norwegian alcohol legislation (4,7 % and below).
BillHick420 (1) , Norway | August 15, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
My first place review!
I got really excited when I set my foot in the tourist town Flåm, after a hard 3 day hike (with cabin stops).
The brewery pub was magnificent, with a Viking styled interior and exterior, a cozy fireplace in the middle of the pub, wooden furniture and old Norse details to the walls and decorations. The staff was helpful, with helping us set up a tour, and smiled when we showed up for the umpteenth time there. Had a burger next door, that was surprisingly juicy since this was a major tourist-trappy place. Of course, the hotel, cafe, brew-pub and restaurant were all owned by one person and his wife.
Me and me friend managed to book a "tour" with the brewery; we latched onto a business party of 27, since they don’t do individual "tours". I write "tours" with quote signs, since it was lacking: a cute Norwegian talked about the brewery process and Ægir for a few minutes, before we got our standard 5 samplers, and then another girl talked about the different beer profiles. And that was it. No tour of the the brewery/process, so I felt kind of robbed for the tour price of NOK 230 (since the sampler itself cost NOK 125, I think). Especially since all the info seemed superflous and readily available on the interwebz.
I hope the management reads this and improves the tours, and make it more readily available to book for smaller groups, with more touring and more info!
However, the small Viking-fan inside of me became allive and well by the general athmosphere of the place, to make up for some of the lack of varieties (which will probably increase after they step of the production scale) and the rather daft "tour"!
ILikeOl (111) , Norway | May 14, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
This brewpub is unique in the sense of its architecture and the beauty of the surrounding nature. Located right off the cruise ship dock, their concept is obviously geared primarily towards tourists, rather than beer geeks. In the building next to the pub is a nice restaurant with outdoor seating, offering
a couple of their beers on tap as well. With the exception of the brewtanks, the interior of the pub made me think of an upscale ski chalet.
The tap menu consisted of 5 different 4,7 % Ægir beers, of which the excellent IPA was my favourite. They offered some
of their other beers in bottles as well, but they were neither on display, nor in a menu, and the otherwise very nice and helpful, newly hired bartender, was not quite up to speed about his inventory yet.
Luckily one of the brewers showed up. He took some time off from his busy schedule doing installation work at their new bigger brewery. He gave us a tour of the
facilities, as well as locating some great bottles. One of those was Lynchburg Natt Imperial Porter. World class! So was the price,in a negative sense...
It takes some effort for most people to get to Flåm, but it is worth the trip!
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