Recent News



Stene Isacson (formerly of Akkurat) takes over zum Franziskaner

Along with baker Sven-Åke Andersson they will take over the oldest pub in Stockholm, serving Swedish craft beers and imports from Franconia

(Photo by Bo Kullmar)

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Change in ownership at Akkurat

The actual transfer of ownership will take place any day now. The new owners say they have no plans to make any changes, except they won't be doing German/Franconian beers any longer (see zum Franziskaner for those). The world hopes this is true

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Ölkiosken Mosebacke has closed

The kiosk is on public land and the government signed a contract with the Spendrups brewery to be the exclusive beer provider.

A Facebook post (in Swedish) from the owner is here

 


Bar Central Skånegatan now Bistro Boheme

They are keeping the Pilsner Urquell Tanková. Food menu is changing to Tapas style small dishes.

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Mikkeller Stockholm Opens

A new entry in the growing Mikkeller beer empire has opened in the Östermalm district in Stockholm. Not far from the Östermalmstorg tunnelbana (subway/metro/tube) station.

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Big Country closed.

Big Country at Döbelnsgatan 25. Has closed This was the formerly the Mikkeller Bar in Stockholm so the site has not been good to the beer scene.

The closure is not unexpected -- the bartender told me on my last visit that the owners weren't sure about this whole "Craft Beer" thing...


Seasonal Pubs Added

Based on the recommendations of numerous frields in Stockhiolm, we've added a number of pubs that are only open in the warmer months -- any most are only open during "good weather." They are flagged with the icon

If you plan of visiting one of these, please call ahead first to make sure they are open.


Bierhaus Malmö Enters Bankruptcy and Closes

The Bierhaus in Stockholm has the same ownership and has also entered bankruptcy.

 

An article on the Malmö Bierhaus in Swedish is here.

 

 

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