A GUIDE TO
Not only has Trondheim excelled as the country’s food capital, Trondheim has also established itself as one of the best beer cities in the country, and interest in craft beer is increasing every year! Gather your friends and taste your way through light and dark, sour and bitter.
Smack dab in the center of downtown Trondheim, you will find a cozy pub. This is one of the country’s oldest brewery pubs and all beer served on tap at Trondhjem Mikrobryggeri is brewed on site. Homemade food, beer and spirits are served here and if the weather is nice you can enjoy the flavours of the region on the outdoor terrace.
In a 300-year-old vaulted cellar under Restaurant Frati, you will find ØX, which has a similar menu. The concept is great beer in contemporary yet cozy atmosphere. Their main focus is offering an exciting selection of beers, both from their own brewery, as well as craft beer & cider from various Norwegian and foreign microbreweries.
At Nyhavna, a 30 minute walk or a 15 minute bike ride from the city center, you will find E.C Dahls. In addition to the traditional pilsner, you also get to taste new types of beer that would interest every beer enthusiast! Upgrade the evening into a full experience with a guided brewery tour, beer tasting and a burger at the restaurant.
At Habitat there is twenty one taps of high quality beer, including house brewery Monkey Brew. You can also enjoy their delicious pizza with your crafted brew. Habitat is centrally located in Trondheim city center.
A craft brewery located at Sluppen – 4.5 km away from Trondheim city center. From the bar you have access to the production premises and you can taste popular types such as Hoppy Blonde, Onkel i Amerika and Tre gamle damer.
With up to 100 varieties of beer from around the world, including beer from their own brewery, Hammerhead brewing company offers a very good selection.
EXPLORE THE BREWS
Beyond The City Limits
Klostergården Håndbryggeri is located by the old monastery ruins on Tautra. In 2014, their “Alstadberger” beer was awarded the first Specialty label for a Norwegian beer. To get this label, the beer must contain Norwegian-produced malt and hops.
BRYGGERIET FRØYA – FRØYA
At Uttian, a small island on Frøya in Trøndelag and with the North sea as its closest neighbor, Frøya produces its beer. The maritime theme is ever present in the naming of the beers, such as Havfrua (the mermaid), Blåskjæll (mussel) and Havmann (merman).
REINS KLOSTER – FOSEN
In addition to producing organic beer, Reins Kloster is the first to produce organic aquavit – a traditional Nordic spirit made from potatoes or grains.
HOGNA BRYGG – SINGSÅS
The motto of Hogna Beer is “the best beer has not been brewed yet”. They constantly get creative with new beer types. In the local food competition Det Norske Måltid 2017, the beer Rødskjegg was named the beer of the year in Norway.
The Brewery Festival
At the Brewery Festival in Trondheim city center, the best beer from local, national and international breweries is combined with good food from delicious festival restaurants. Over three days, you can taste new exciting flavours from the numerous rows of taps. Usually held in the end of July at Torvet.