Denmark > Copenhagen
Beer Available At Ølbutikken (arranged by most recent)
Almanac Farmers Reserve Strawberry 98, Amager The Sinner Series Lust 77, Grassroots Arctic Saison 99, Amager Liquid Hops , Jack’s Abby Mass Rising 99, Omnipollo Zodiak IPA 95, Lost Abbey Santo Ron Diego 47, Omnipollo Onda Mosaic Pale 93, Omnipollo Fatamorgana Oat/Wheat IIPA 98, Herslev MARK Hamp 54, BrewDog / Nøgne Ø / Mikkeller Black Tokyo* Horizon 100, Almanac Valencia Gold 90, AleSmith Horny Devil 96, To Øl Mine Is Bigger Than Yours Barley Wine 97, AleSmith My Bloody Valentine 98, Rocket Zaccharine 82, Uncommon Brewers Bacon Brown Ale 45, Cantillon Blåbær Lambik 100, Girardin Gueuze Black Label 100, Saison Dupont Cuvée Dry Hopping 98
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Travlr (1926) Washington, Washington DC | May 13, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Small place packed with goodies. Staff were super helpful. Prices were not bad. Easy walk from the train station. For sure worth a long look.
brokensail (1129) Orange County, California | October 3, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Very small bottle shop with a great selection. Tons of Danish and other Scandinavian micros along with a tons of Belgian beers. Prices are pretty good as well, much better than bar prices. Friendly enough service. Well worth a stop.
Boudicca (949) London, England | June 16, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
This now legendary bottle shop is in a semi-basement but it’s difficult to miss as it has the distinctive Olbutikken “skyline of bottles” logo on the window alongside an illuminated little yellow Oerbier man. There doesn’t seem to be very much more stock than there was in the old place, which was smaller, but there’s still an eclectic choice of beers from around the world with Denmark, the USA and Belgium featuring heavily. Needless to say, there are lots of Evil Twin beers. There’s a long bench table where you can sit awhile and enjoy a bottle or two.
(Last visited 7 May 2013).
Leighton (726) London, England | May 14, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
To me, this place seems a bit overrated. It does have a great selection but by no means does it have the best selection in Copenhagen. Lots of American beers available, which of course is an attraction to Europeans that don’t get over to the States. Aside from the US beers, there are some nice Belgians with a few interesting vintage beers and plenty of Danish stuff. All prices pretty typical for Denmark. The shop is fairly small but when it isn’t too busy (which it was on my visit) I’d say this would be a great place to sit and have a beer. (Although, the premium you pay to drink the beer in-house seems a bit high, generally about DKK 20-40 more than the take-out price it seemed.) They have a nice bathroom, which is a plus as well. It’s definitely worth visiting here, especially since this place is so close to the Mikkeller bar.
fiulijn (680) Vancouver, British Columbia | January 27, 2008
84 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Excellent selection (for the quality I mean. I think there are other places with more bottles in CPH), some beers can really only be found here. I like to look mostly for the Struise ones, Mikkeller, some rarish lambic and good Americans (Great Divide and Avery for example). Great place.
Rastacouere (664) Montreal, Quebec | May 28, 2007
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
No crap on tap is Falling rock’s motto, well trust me on this one, you’ll find no crap in bottles here. Just a one-man part-time operation, fully founded by passion. Hardly comparable service. If he can improve on anything, I guess it would be the food department! Otherwise, the selection is tough to beat, not huge, but every bottle is desirable.
GT2 (658) San Diego County , California | March 17, 2010
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
My first place rating- sort of a weird system. Anyways- walked all the way here in the rain about 3.5 miles. The store wasn’t even open yet but Jeppe let me in to peruse the selection. A crap load of rare Mikkeller and stuff that I can’t find anywhere in the states like LA Angel’s Share, FFF Behemoth, hell sometimes they get Dark Lord. What!? Lots of fun stuff from Norway and Sweden too. It was totally worth trekking to in the rain. Awesome service, very friendly, especially kind to huge beer geeks like myself. Recommended!
rosenbergh (593) Tampere, Finland | September 22, 2009| Updated December 24, 2009
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Friday afternoon. Quite busy but nice place. Good variety of Danish, Belgian and US micros. Especially Mikkeller well presented. Friendly staff. OK prices.
Good place to find new Mikkeller stuff and some US too.
KyotoLefty (572) Kyoto, Japan | September 1, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Great collection of bottles, imported as well as domestic. Prices on relatively rare imports from the US and Belgium were surprisingly good. Lots of Danish stuff too. Vibe was a bit too hipster when I went in, almost like I wasn’t cool enough, but hey, I’m not.
jackl (544) Minneapolis, Minnesota | May 8, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Pretty small shop located close to Mikkeller’s Viktoriagade. Probably less than 150 bottles available on my visit. Good quality stuff, but priced a bit higher than the underrated Kihosk. Service was reasonably cheery. The selection had the ususal mix of Danish, American, and Belgian goodies. Overall, nice, but not the mind blowing experience that I had been led to believe it was.
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