Norway > Oslo
Beer Available At Olympen Mat og Vinhus (arranged by most recent)
Thornbridge Coritani 60, Westbrook 4th Anniversary Chocolate Coconut Almond Imperial Stout 99, Lindheim Dåbbel Bondeknøl 57, Gotlands Mors Lilla Bulldog Blåbärs IPA 66, Stillwater Folklore 97, Nómada Moose Islay 99, Beer Here Malus Pater 95, Ego Double Ego 71, Ego Reign in Citra 89, High Water Hop Riot IPA 95, Almanac Bourbon Sour Porter 97, Two Roads Unorthodox 97, Evil Twin Freudian Slip 97, Ego A Damn Fine Coffee IPA (w/Nano Challa) 78
kjellh (12) , Norway | January 17, 2015
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
Restaurant that is also a place to go and have an expensive bottle of AleSmith or something from smaller Norwegian microbreweries. Rather steep prices, but the place where you could take your in-laws for dinner and actually have an extensive selection of craft beers also.
The room itself is wonderful.
borre_m (39) , Norway | June 15, 2014
40 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 8/20
went there for a party with about 20 friends. had a main course and was hoping to sample a few of they extensive beer list. Unfortunately the service was so slow that i managed to get one beer in 2 hours. lots of waiting... tried to order at the bar, but i had to order from the waitress that couldnt remember anything.
nilsas (120) Bryne, Norway | May 23, 2014
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
Koselig atmosfære både inne og ute. Fint utvalg av øl.
esvoogd (12) , Netherlands | May 13, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 15/20
Great selection of Norwegian, Danish and even a couple Swedish. They also had some great American stuff, but you didn’t come to Oslo to drink American beer did you?
MrChinaski (11) 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 (1458) 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 (190) 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.
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