Beer
Kølsters Tolv Haner: Organic beer at Nørrebro

Kølsters Tolv Haner: Organic beer at Nørrebro

Kølsters Tolv Haner is my favorite beer bar in Copenhagen. Why? Many reasons. 1. Everything they serve is organic. 2. They only serve beer in small glasses. It’s genial, at least in my world. When I buy a big beer the bubbles always disappear before I reach the bottom of the glass. 3. They mostly...
Top 3: Great beer bars in Copenhagen

Top 3: Great beer bars in Copenhagen

Finding good beer bars in Copenhagen is no problem. No matter if you’re looking for cheap beer, cool places or a big selection, Copenhagen has something for you. Here are three very different places with one thing in common. You can drink beer there. Kølsters Tolv Haner This bright place is my new favorite bar...

Ølbaren: The perfect bar for a beer lover

At one of my favorite streets in Copenhagen, the very short street Elmegade at Nørrebro, there’s a bar called Ølbaren (it means ”Beer bar” – nice name, right?). If you want to find a place to sit here, you better come early. Ølbaren is both popular and quite small, so if you arrive late in...

Mikkeller Ølbar: Over 40 types of beer

A few days before the beer bar Mikkeller & Friends opened at Stefansgade, my friends and I were standing outside, pointing and commenting on what we saw. We were confused. It was painted in a swimming pool-blue color, had light wooden furniture and looked like a mix between pre-school and a hotel reception at Ibiza....

Von Fressen: Take a beer and relax a bit

If you’re on Twitter, you probably know about these meet ups in real life, where people from Twitter meet for beer. In Copenhagen, these are called #twedagsbar and are almost always hold at this bar, Von Fressen. #Twedagsbar is the reason that I first discovered Von Fressen, and after that I’ve been there many times....

Nørrebro Bryghus: Enjoy a beer at a local brewery

Jazz concert. Summer outside and smiling people that stand close together waiting. The Danish Film Critic-guy smiles charmingly to the girl behind the bar, and asks for a “beer tasting”. It costs 130 DKK (at least it did, when I was there last time) and we get eight small glasses with different beers. Nørrebro Bryghus...

Baren i Kronborggade 3: A bar where you can smoke in Copenhagen

In Copenhagen (or Denmark), we have a special kind of bars called “bodegas”. It’s a bar where you’re allowed to smoke inside. Copenhagen has a bodega in every street corner. Some of them are nice. Some of them are very old school. Some of them are full of old men with interesting stories. In other...