Griffenfeldsgade 20, Nørrebro, Copenhagen - Website
Sweet memories with sour beer? Visit the bar 1420 owned by a ’sour’ Belgian, Dennis Vansant. In his cosy corner bar you can among other great beers explore the finest Belgian sour beers – gueuze, lambic, etc. Also, sour beers from the Copenhagen based breweries BrygBrygBryg and Slowburn are regulars on tap and in bottle.
Amager Bryghus Taproom Nørreport
Nørre Voldgade 27, City centre, Copenhagen - Website
Just opposite the bustling and stressful Nørreport Station, you have a perfect chance to calm down with a beer of high quality. Ten of the total15 taps are dedicated the beers from Amager Bryghus. The rest of the taps are with guest beers, both Danish and international. The beers from Amager Bryghus are exported to 40 countries,
Strandgade 93, Christianshavn, Copenhagen - Website / Press photos
The first location of the world-famous Danish restaurant Noma is now a temple of beer. Barr is both a restaurant and a beer bar, and the dishes are often made with beer. The waiters are more than willing to suggest beers to pair with the food. The wiener schnitzel is famous.
Gormsgade 25, Nørrebro, Copenhagen - Website
The homebrewers heaven. Always beers from the around 5000 homebrewers in Greater Copenhagen. The 16 taps will always thrill your palate with a great variety of beers and brands from Denmark and mostly Europe. Brewers Inc. is very close to the Stefansgade neighborhood with Mikkeller & Friends and other fine bars.
Guldbergsgade 29, Nørrebro, Copenhagen - Website / Press photos
Beer bar, brewery, brasserie, and bottle shop in the same location and a success from day one. The 32 taps are dominated by the beers of the owner of the venue, the brewery To Øl. A handful of the taps are reserved the premade cocktails from Mikropolis, another business by To Øl. A former chef of a Michelin restaurant is the mastermind behind the brasserie.
Halmtorvet 29C, Vesterbro, Copenhagen - Website
A Vesterbro favourite. Biergarten outside, inside a down to earth beer bar. On tap you will always find the brews by Dry & Bitter, the co-owner of the bar, but overall an open minded attitude towards the many beer styles of the world. Classic German brews, i.e. rauch bier (smoked beer), have a warm place in the heart of Fermentoren.
Åboulevard 27, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen - Website / Press photos
Probably the highest concentration of beer geeks in Copenhagen, but cosy as well. Here you find the rarest and most expensive beers, mostly from USA. Once a year the most hyped beer event in Denmark takes place at Himmeriget: The release of the Belgian speciality Cantillon Blåbær Lambic – and beer lovers are queuing for days to get hold of the rare bottles.
Brogade 19, Køge - Website
A good, old meeting place with an English pub feeling for all beer lovers in Køge and the region around the town. On tap you find 20 beers, in bottles and cans around 200 varieties of fine beer. Summer days you have to be lucky to find a free seat in the lovely biergarten.
Vinhusgade 13, Næstved - Website
Around 150 different beers, 20 taps with well-chosen beers from both Danish and international brands. The food at this cosy and popular place is both tasty and hearty, not the least the Danish open sandwiches, the smørrebrød.
Kihoskh and Rbabarrab
Sønder Boulevard 53, Vesterbro, Copenhagen - Website
Kihoskh is a first mover in the Danish beer revolution and an institution among beer lovers. In doubt? Visit the beer cellar with numerous of different beers from all over the world – enjoy the beer in the busy street Sønder Boulevard with a crowd of first-class hipsters. Around the corner of Kihoskh (yes the spelling is correct) you can enjoy a fine beer at their craft beer bar Rbabarrab.
Store Gråbrødrestræde 23, Roskilde - Website
More than 200 different beers to choose from. From the 20 taps there is always running both beer from megabrands like Carlsberg and small breweries, especially from Denmark and the Nordic countries.
Kølsters Tolv Haner
Rantzausgade 56, Nørrebro, Copenhagen - Website / Press photos
Always buzzling and just as many women as men enjoying the freshness of the organic beers from Kølster Malt & Øl. A both cool and unpretentious beer bar in a neighbourhood crammed with bars and restaurants.
Lord Nelson Bar
Hyskenstræde 9, City centre, Copenhagen - Website
Danish craft beers only. Brands like Hornbeer, Amager Bryghus, Dry & Bitter, Ghost Brewing, Hancock and Ugly Duck are normally on their 14 taps.
Viktoriagade 8, Vesterbro, Copenhagen - Website / Press photos
A legend. You get a feeling of craft beer history, when you enter this ”sacred” bar. The first (2010) of Mikkeller’s now 40+ bars around the world. Always extreme beers on tap – and extreme good beers.
Mikkeller & Friends
Stefansgade 35, Nørrebro, Copenhagen - Website / Press photos
The flagship bar for the beer guru Mikkel(ler)Borg Bjergsø and always filled with friends of good beer. The 40 taps and 200+ bottles of beer are not only Mikkeller beer, but also beers from around the world, especially USA. Next door neighbour is the bar Koelschip specialicing in Belgian sour beers.
Kultorvet 11, City centre, Copenhagen - Website
Big beer and burger bar centrally located close to Nørreport Station. The beer selection – 48 taps and 75+ beers in bottle/can – is curated by beer expert Jens Ungstrup, who is Mr. Ratebeer in Denmark. He has rated close to 50.000 beers on the beer rating site Ratebeer.
Smallegade 31, Frederiksberg, Copenhagen - Website
If you fancy Czech beer, look no further. Before the beer revolution conquered Denmark, Svejk was a watering hole for beer lovers. The Czech brewery Bohemia Regent has all always been the favourite brewery at Svejk and with good reason: The pilsner is outstanding. Nice location beside a pond and overlooking the impressive and beautiful town hall Frederiksberg Rådhus. A stone’s throw away, inside the town hall, you can enjoy the beers of Frederiksberg Bryghus.
Sortedam Dossering 83, Østerbro, Copenhagen - Website
If you are an IPA fetishist, Søernes Ølbar is the place! So is Ørsted Ølbar,
Nørre Farimagsgade 13
same owner. Both venues are popular and when Champions League football is on the bars are even more bustling with beer – and football – lovers. Also, a great selection of especially Belgian beers in bottles.
Lavendelstræde 15, City centre, Copenhagen - Website
The biggest beer bar in Copenhagen and with their own words: The bar with the most taps in Europe – 61. Taphouse attracts many different kinds of costumers, not only the beer nerds. The standard of the beer selection is at the highest level and always a great variation of beers.
Flæsketorvet 25-37, Vesterbro, Copenhagen - Website / Press photos
Brewery and Texan barbecue in a former slaughterhouse in the meat packing district Kødbyen. The brewery and barbecue were almost predestined to become a success. An invention of Mikkeller and Three Floyds brewery (USA). Eating brisket and pork shoulder from the barbecue while drinking Mikkeller beer is a match made in Copenhagen.
Elmegade 2, Nørrebro, Copenhagen - Website
Regulars hanging around the bar, chatting with the bartender, enjoying and, often, discussing the quality of the beer on tap. Ølbaren is an institution, because it was a first mover (2002) among the craft beer bars in Europe. At Ølbaren they love all kinds of beers, just as long as they are good – that goes for pilsner and other non-IPA’s too – but don’t expect to order a Heineken here.