Norway > Oslo
Beer Available At Olympen Mat og Vinhus (arranged by most recent)
Voss Eldhus Stout , Uncommon Oaked Porter , Nøgne Ø Primator 74, Southern Tier 2X Steam 73, Voss VPA (Vossa Pale Ale) 80, Almanac Biere de Chocolat 92, Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar 99, Thornbridge Chiron 96, Kuhnhenn Fluffer 96, Port Brewing Mongo IPA 99, Lost Abbey Gift of the Magi 97, Det Lille Bryggeri Humlemord No 9 Humlebien 41, Nøgne Ø Mandarina IPA 93, Revelation Cat Woodwork Series Acasia 95, Dark Horse Rod 90, Schouskjelleren Juleøl (2013-) 81, Nómada Untitldead 72, Nómada Papaya Crash Edition 98, Schouskjelleren Juleøl (2010-2012) 77, Schouskjelleren 3x5 Blonde
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Bart (108) Brussels, Belgium | June 18, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Nicely decorated place in Oslo, with decent restaurant food and some nice qualitative beers both local and international. Staff is friendly but only on an as-needed base. Suggestions are not always that great (got a India Saison IPA suggested with my slow-cooked lamb which did not really match). Nice atmosphere. Good place to visit.
MrChinaski (6) Oslo, Norway | March 6, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
En av Grønlands perler.
aguinessaday (10) Rakkestad, Norway | December 13, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
3fourths (1271) Boulder, Colorado | December 11, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
On a Friday night by 430 the place was fully reserved so the only option was to stand at the bar. It’s a beautiful space, 30 foot ceiling, tall bar, lots of bottles on display that don’t match the beer book. About 8 taps, some Norwegian and Danish and Italian. A lot of options to drink.
Ernest (159) Boulder, Colorado | December 2, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Neat place if a little stuffy...like a giant banquet hall or something; I’m more of a spacious-but-cozy kinda guy, this was like walking into an auditorium...tons of tables but all (!!!) were reserved, so we made do at the bar. Friendly, generous bartenders and an interesting bottle list made it a worthwhile stop...they were even going to open an old bottle of something for us (free), but we persuaded them that it would be wasted on us since all three of us hate oxidized/old beers. Only about 8 or so taps. Not a must-visit but good.
bjerkeaa (7) , Norway | November 23, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Very large selection of craft beers. Service is extremely variable: From getting a friendly beer sommelier to a guy who couldn’t care less about the customer. Avoid in novemmber/december, place is packed and every table reserved for christmas parties.
Glouglouburp (423) Montreal, Quebec | November 20, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
What a beautiful place. In terms of décor and class Olympen competes with Stavanger’s Cardinal for the most classy place in Norway to drink an excellent selection of craftbeer. The place is huge, massive wood, red drapes, big chandeliers and everything. By ratebeer beer bar standards this place is just Wow! We went there twice and the second time we were alone in the main room and we found the place simply beautiful and classy. Tap list is limited but carefully selected with 6 interesting taps that changed between my two visits. On tap they had Haandbryggeriet, Rogue, Schouskjelleren, Flying Couch, others... They seem to be one of the rare place to have Schouskjelleren on tap other than Schouskjelleren itself of course. I drank the Schouskjelleren taps since this is probably my new favorite Norwegian brewery and I also had a disappointing bottle of Evil Twin Room Number 603. Bottle list is extensive and comes in a nice hard-cover book with pages and pages. Most of the good Norwegian micros are on the menu and many Cantillon (including Foufoune), Struise, Alvinne, Lost Abbey (about 15 different ones), Alesmith, Hopping Frog, Mikkeller, Hornbeer, more and more… Good List. The prices are not too stiff considering this is Norway and the place is very nice. A bomber of Barrel Aged Boris is $35, trust me, this isn’t bad for Norway, and local products are not much cheaper. A must-visit.
Sir_Stig (1) Oslo, Norway | October 11, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
Good selection on bottled beer. Reasonably priced by norwegian standards, efficient staff and traditional food with a modern twist made by skilled chefs. Sometimes busy and a lot of restaurant customers, but often good capacity late fridays and saturdays for a relaxed setting with friends. The noise level makes it possible to lead conversations without shouting, which is i big plus in my book. Nice outside area with grill in the summer.
haakonjo (1) , Norway | August 8, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Nice place with old fashoined decor. Classy looking, but a very relaxed feeling. Only 5 beers on tap, but they’re usually varied and complements the dishes of the week/day. Not that big, but good bottle selection and you can view them inside a refigerated glass room.
Some beers are old (Founders Pale Ale over one year old) and the staff aren’t very knowledgeable about beer, but they’re friendly and understanding towards beer geeks.
I usually come for the food (it’s good and relatively inexpensive), and I can drink some really nice beers at the same time.
BRW (43) Barcelona, Spain | July 29, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Great palce, with a good selection of bottled beer, and some beer on tap. Good service. The food is very good. worth a visit. The decoration is awesome, just like an old cabaret.
Beer4000 (103) Kristiansand, Norway | March 18, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Styli’s robust place with a decent beer selection and good refined home cooking dishes. I have eaten here a few times, and every time except the last one was very nice. Nothing really wrong the last time either, but pretty average and a bit to salty. Anyway, nice place to visit if you go for a meal or just the beers. The beer menu seems to be a bit outdated, but the bottle selection is easy displayed in the temperate glass room at the end of the bar. I always tend to find a few interesting beers I have never had before, so that’s always nice. A bit pricy.
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