Norway > Stavanger
Beer Available At Cardinal (arranged by most recent)
Stjørdalsbryggeriet Hell Station 48, Amundsen Julie India Saison 69, Mikkeller Beer Geek Dessert 100, Ægir Lærdøl Sour Cherry Rye 43, Moylans Nor Cal IPA 93, Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel (Brandy Edition) 100, Mikkeller Beer Geek Brunch Weasel (Cognac Edition) 100, Arcobräu Zwicklbier 43, Lindesnes Sommerøl (2015 -) , Mikkeller I Wish Gluten Free IPA 86, Untapped Ember 46, Untapped Triple ’S’ 78, Ølve Bartestout 43, Amager Cardinal Sin , Brussels Beer Project Dark Sister 94, Hanssens Oude Schaarbeekse Kriek 100, Hanssens Oude Gueuze 98, Amager / Oppigårds Building Bridges 98, Reins Kloster Ingefær Øl * , Eiker IPA 38
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Travlr (1927) Washington, Washington DC | May 1, 2012
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
I came here at the suggestion of Sigmund for the Mandag Squared event. They had an amazing lineup of beers at a great price, 250 NOK. AND they had a Micahel Jackson movie! The real Michael Jackson, not the dead popstar. More than 70 people attended the tasting, probably because the next day was a holiday. The beers weenjoyed from the bottle list after the tasting were even more amazing. Thoroughly enjoyable, and definitely worth the trip from Oslo.
Scopey (504) Croydon, England | May 3, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Probably the best pub in Norway! I went there 5 nights in a row on a recent business trip, which pretty much sums it up! It has a great selection both in bottle and on draft of top quality world-wide brews (including few dodgy ones!). Best part is the extensive Nøgne Ø selection, which I spent most of time getting through. Prices are not cheap, but no much more expensive that a dodgy pint of yellow fizzy elsewhere in Stav! A top quality beer venue.
Rune (490) Tromsø, Norway | June 24, 2015
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Finally, I got a chance to visit the pub that is supposed to be the best beer destination in Norway. I was not let down! It’s a rather monumental, carefully made and well-kept place in the best British pub style. Two floors both of them with a quite large, half-moon bar. Location is very good, right in central part of the old town with its narrow, brick-covered streets. Very well selected beer menu on taps and bottles. The 21 taps display interesting beers when it comes to different countries, breweries and styles. The huge bottled menu is like a reading book, well written and very informative about each of the bottles. Beers are served in different sizes, including beer trays. Friendly, attentive and clever service in a welcoming atmosphere. Truly a home away from home (Meet-up with the local RBHD group on 18. June and then again on my own 20. June 2015).
sic1314 (478) Leiden, Netherlands | June 8, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
Pretty good once you get past the usual heart attack over the prices. Only had barmaid on fora (busy) Saturday afternoon
gunnar (466) Sandnes, Norway | February 12, 2009| Updated July 26, 2014
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
A bar that shows a real passion for beer as the best drink in the world. Beers from all over the world are displayed in their beer book, together with some useful background info on beers and brewers.
Bryne (460) Bryne, Norway | October 23, 2010
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
My local favourite! A pub for beer enthusiasts. If you are in for a excessively revelry, find another place! Great service and many among the staff are really knowledgeable about the beers they are serving. Beer from Nøgne Ø, Ægir, Haandbryggeriet, Lervig, Berentsens and many more on tap. Kinn Vestkyst IPA from cask - fantastic! (Visited October 22nd 2010)
visionthing (387) Oslo, Norway | September 9, 2011
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Visited on a Monday and then again on a Tuesday. Excellent selection of beers an an amazing catalogue/menu. Definitely the best pub I’ve been to in Norway. Knowledgeable staff and an excellent selection of beer both on tap and in bottles.
yngwie (352) Kristiansand, Norway | June 28, 2007| Updated May 11, 2008
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Finally I got to visit this bar, with the probably broadest selection in Norway. In addition to the selection, it is a cozy place with knowledgeable staff and quite nice interior. In addition to selling most of the beers normally available in Norway, they also initiated their own import, something highly unusual in Norway. Way to go! And I am definately going back.
larsga (223) Oslo, Norway | October 23, 2010| Updated May 13, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Easily the best beer pub in Norway. The only real disadvantage to it is that it doesn’t serve food. The ambience is great, like a real English local pub. The music is usually good, and never too loud. And the selection is the best in the country, and has been for at least a decade. I’ve spent many happy evenings here, and don’t think I’ve ever had a beer anywhere else in the city. I’m perfectly content that this should be so.
gyllenbock (208) Stockholm, Sweden | June 20, 2011
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Visited on a Friday and Saturday afternoon and evening in June 2011.
Very central location with a friendly and in most cases, knowledgeable staff.
The selection was very good, 21 beers on tap and several hundreds bottles. Very nice booklet with details of the different beers, the best one I’ve seen.
In most cases it is possible to order the different draft beers in half pints, thumbs up!
Prices are high, but that was no surprise because I have been to Norway many times before. An example: Nøgne Ø Blonde (Kos på Groos) did cost 128 NOK (thats about 23 USD)
I would love to visit again!
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