Sweden > Göteborg
Beer Available At Systembolaget Nordstan (Göteborg) (arranged by most recent)
Mariestads Kanalporter , Green Flash West Coast IPA (European Edition) 90, Brutal Brewing Pistonhead Kustom Lager 17, Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Engineer’s Reserve 99, Munkebo Gleipner 96, De la Senne Brussels Calling 96, Nómada Tundra 80, Beavertown Holy Cowbell India Stout 98, Stigbergets Pacific Pale Ale , New Belgium La Folie 100, Efes Pilsen (Pilsener) 5, Brewski Ananasfeber 77, Electric Nurse DIPA 96, BrewDog Punk IPA (5.6%) 98, Founders Imperial Stout 100, Mikkeller Peter, Pale and Mary Gluten Free 78, Avery The Maharaja Imperial India Pale Ale 100, Dupont Cervesia 95, DAB Export 16, Kaltenberg Organic 8
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Theydon_Bois (848) Tourist Town (West), England | March 26, 2014
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Visited on Saturday lunchtime, 22/03/14, around 11.30/12.00.
Located inside a largeish shopping centre and convenient for the centre of Goteborg.
All drinks available from wine to spirits but our focus was of course on
2 or 3 aisles (about 25% of the store) dedicated to beers split largely into Swedish micro, Belgian offerings, then others, all the macro crap at one end on its own.
Good mix of stuff largely comprised from the UK, the US, SWE, Germany and Belgium. Prices are good, as per other Systembolagets, US bombers from the likes of Stillwater for around £8/$12! There were staff at hand to ask questions if required and service was fine at the till, I didn’t have to queue for long.
I can see the advantages (great prices and interesting imports) and disadvantages (limited range in some respects).
Definately somewhere I’d head back to though!
gnoff (457) Mölndal, Sweden | December 10, 2014| Updated February 15, 2015
70 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Systembolaget main facts:
Chain of government controlled monopoly stores to sell alcohol with an ABV higher than 3.5% to take home.
20 years age limit to shop, or even to accompany someone else making a purchase. If ID can not be produced, you might get refused service.
All alcoholic beverages above 3.5% ABV you wish to buy in Sweden and not from a "Systembolaget" store, you will have to buy at a pub or restaurant, for consumption at the place where you purchased it. Minimum age requirement 18 years, the pub itself might opt for another age limit though, making it so you need to be older still.
Alcohol at 3.5% ABV or lower may be for sale to take home at regular stores that have a permit for it, age limit 18 years, ID may be required.
Latest visit was Tuesday December 9, 2014, around 5 pm.
You could see it is getting "close" to the holidays, since it was already getting long lines to the check out. No real crowd though, at least not around the beers. Earlier text below.
One of the best/biggest selections in Sweden.
If you find the right guy also a very good service and knowledge. Shall carry all new beers released (every month) and have the full selection of the regular assortment.
Bryne (421) Bryne, Norway | March 29, 2010
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
I did not bother about Swedish beer in cans, but headed for bottles from Dugges and Ocean, and found 3-4 different types of each. My taxfree was secured!
Cunningham (417) Halden, Norway | October 20, 2011
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
godt ølutvalg :-)
gunnar (402) Sandnes, Norway | June 24, 2010
50 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 12/20
Nice selection of Swedish macros, also some micros here, together with a mix of european and US beers. Easy accesible, carpark in the shopping mall.
rlgk (363) Göteborg, Sweden | March 12, 2008
60 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Quite nice selection, but there is no major interest for beer among thew staff. This place is one of the best in Sweden, but still its not great.
HenrikSoegaard (341) Randers, Denmark | July 29, 2011
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Nice System with a nice selection of swedish microes. Usually a few Ocean. Prices quite low. The second time I visited not so many "off list specials" as first time. Friendly staff.
Bierkrug (312) , | March 8, 2010
58 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 12/20
I was here a couple of years ago and remember the fine selection of beers. I is easy to get to in the mall there. Not crowded at all. Good for a quick fix from the train station.
sebletitje (308) Enghien, Belgium | September 6, 2011
64 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 12/20
Visited day after the Avenyn location.
Not much of an atmosphere or service, it’s a big government store and nothing else.
This one is much bigger but I found the selection to be lacking compared to some of the beers I managed to find at Avenyn. I know this is the place for some of the newest releases hence possibly why I saw the local Ocean and Dugges to be missing.
Plenty of British ales and German-Czech beers, a few Belgians as well but nothing too special. Beers are all well presented with usually a little beer info tage.
Good selection of Swedish (Ocean/Dugges as locals) beers along with some other Scandinavians, prices for the Swedish and Danish beers are fair compared to how much such bottles usually cost in Belgium.
SaintMatty (272) Uppsala, Sweden | August 5, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
The biggest and best Systembolaget in Göteborg in terms of beer range. They get all of the special releases and also stock several beers from Ocean.
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