Norway > Stavanger
Beer Available At Cardinal (arranged by most recent)
Yo-Ho Aooni 74, Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter 89, Mikkeller 黑 / Black 98, Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Shake (Bourbon Edition) 100, Mikkeller/Prairie American Style 96, Mikkeller Amass B&W Red Lager 66, Bush Prestige (Scaldis Prestige) 100, Bush de Nuits (Scaldis Prestige de Nuits) 100, Amager Hr. Frederiksen 100, Moylans Ryan Sullivans Imperial Stout 99, Arcobräu Coronator 83, Gulden Draak 99, Thisted Thy Porter 89, Lindesnes Vårøy Brown Ale Bitter 61, Lindheim Afraid Of The Dark 93, Coisbo Single Batch Three (3) 41, Coisbo Single Batch Two (2) 32, Lindheim Cherry Farmhouse Saison 76, Nøgne Ø / AleBrowar Chmiel Iunga IPA 69, Leffe Royale 59
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Travlr (1564) 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 (418) 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.
sic1314 (385) 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
Bryne (382) 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)
gunnar (376) 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.
visionthing (312) 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 (256) 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 (210) 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 (183) 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!
Sigmund (143) Tau, Norway | January 13, 2006| Updated January 25, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
The best beer bar in my home town Stavanger, and the best in all of Norway. They’re really putting some effort into stocking the best possible beer selection - by Norwegian standards, that is. Nøgne Ø and HaandBryggeriet beers are available. 12 beers on tap and more than 300 bottled. "Special samples night" ("Onsdag i Annen") every other Wednesday. Occasional beer courses. Friendly staff.
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