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Beer Available At Monk’s Porter House (arranged by most recent)
Monks Café Blend no.5 Almighty 98, Struise Svea IPA 90, Struise Five Squared 93, Three Floyds Behemoth Barleywine 100, De Molen Winterbock 90, Struise Imperialist 90, Alvinne Gaspar 82, St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition 94, Struise Danko Power IPA 71, Alvinne Mano Negra 93, Monks Café Phat Yakk 97, Monks Cassino vs Danko Belgo IPA (Danko Loves Us!) , Monks Café Flällon-Wit , Struise St. Amatus - Oostvleteren 12 99, Monks Café Januari Dubbel-IPA , Eskilstuna / Monks Café Nelson D.I.P.A. , Monks Café GB Pale Ale , Struise Pannepøt - Old Monk’s Ale - Pannepeut 100, Struise Riporter 92, Alvinne Morpheus Tripel 85
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andrepintado (77) Lisbon, Portugal | September 22, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Very nice place to taste all types of beer. The people working there are friendly and willing to help you in your choice. A must-see in stockholm!
brnandersen (73) Copenhagen, Denmark | June 9, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
A quirky place with a bar and a series of candle lit rooms under brick arches and vaults in the old cellars. Visited a Saturday afternoon and early evening for a few drinks. Impressive bottled selection of De Molen beers on display when entering. Large tap list with Monks own brand and Struise, De Molen and Goose Island as mentioned in the earlier review. Did not try the food, but it looked delicious. Good service from the barman. Well worth a longer visit a less sunny day than this Saturday in June.
TEJA (49) Stockholm, Sweden | June 5, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
In the old town of Stockholm this old basement with raw stone walls and tiled staires. Big selection of their own beers and their partners ( Struisse, De Molen and Goose Island). A bit understaffed in the bar and you may have a long line waiting to order. Food is ok from their nice grill.
Bamsen78 (130) Sønderborg, Denmark | May 10, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Located at the edge of Gamla Stan, in the basement of an old, massive tenant hall with an impressive history (among others, it used to house a cadet school, and it belonged to monarchs and prime ministers of Sweden), the place offers a great experience to beer conscious guests, The selection is impressive (more than 50 taps and countless bottles, including a powerful battery of De Molen beers) and the staff are very friendly and well versed in all bibles of all beers. They willingly do samples for a fixed rate, and these are rather big (more than 10 cl). I haven’t tried the food served in the restaurant section, but I will definitely do it if I win the jackpot in a lottery one day. Yes, it is quite pricey here, but then, well, good quality costs, so it is all right. I will gladly come back again.
Saeglopur (68) Vienna Woods, Austria | November 13, 2013| Updated January 4, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
A bit of a search at first visit. There are various entries for different Monk’s bars. Tried the cellar beer bar, great cosy atmosphere! Friendly staff. Good bottle selection, especially De Molen, but only a mediocre tap selection, from some smaller English brewers. Had an Oak Aged DIPA from Harbour Brewing, wasn’t bad. Then had a bottled De Molen Amarillo DIPA, which they sold at a discount, this was amazing as expected! Overall very pricey, but would recommend it especially because of the beautiful cellar and the extensive De Molen selection - although there are propably some better beer bars in Stockholm.
t0rin0 (1330) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 29, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited September 2012.
We had just finished a 3 hour stay at Akkurat trying half a dozen nearly impossible to find Cantillon beers, eating some decadent food, and running up a 5,000 SEK tab and decided to go bar hopping and tick some beers and Advocate hard before retiring to the hotel and trying a couple dozen more pale lagers. We got here shortly before last call and so couldn’t stay long but that place was pretty nice. You can either sit upstairs or go down into the basement and order beer and food there. The tap selection was interesting but not great, though it was nice trying some of the house beers. The atmosphere was quiet and dark and over all pleasant. Socialist pricing.
patricks110 (51) Alberta | September 10, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Another truly great Stockholm bar. Alot of unique blended beers made by Monk’s porterhouse. I first ended up in the Scotch section then the brewpub and then finally the beer section in the basement. A bit confusing for a tourist but exceptional stuff.
Kristophe (103) , Sweden | June 5, 2013
54 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
Cool place with a nice beer selection, but the staff isn’t very knowledgeable nor friendly. High prices. There are way better places in Stockholm.
madmitch76 (137) , England | May 29, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Wonderfully characterful cellar bar. A bit dim to start with but our excellent bar tender lit a dozen candles and we could see what we were doing. The tap list is reasonable, I stuck to the tasty Monks Cafe beers as the rest of the list was not new. There is a great De Molen fridge with a couple of winners in there I have not seen for years. Food was lovely, beautifully cooked and presented - this place and the Ardberg Embassy are really making an effort here. Service was quick and friendly and the guy knew his stuff. Overall a very pleasant experience. Hope to visit here again one day.
Anvil99 (13) , | May 1, 2013
56 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 9/20
Good selection and nice enviroment, but the prices are too high even for Stockholm and many things on the menu were out.
Boudicca (688) London, England | March 16, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
A fabulous old place with the bar and a series of candle lit rooms under brick arches and vaults in the cellars. I liked it immediately - it was very atmospheric, the beers were good and the service from Daniel the barman was exceptionally friendly and welcoming.
(Visited 2 March 2013).
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