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En Liten Øl

In the south-west of Norway lies Sunnhordland, a fertile coastal district whose unique geological diversity of rocks and minerals has been shaped over time to a natural beauty by ice, water and weather. Here, hard-working people enjoy their well-earned leisure with quality foods and drinks.

En Liten Øl is an innovative craft brewery located in Port Steingard in Fitjar. Our award-winning beer is founded on first-class natural ingredients and superior craftsmanship, made at the right temperatures and over sufficient time.

Our Beers

marmor

MARMOR

GYLLEN PILSNER

MARMOR is an unfiltered light lager – a summery beer featuring low bitterness and distinct aromas from the Saaz hop.

GYLLEN PILSNER is our first-ever beer and one of our best-sellers.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 18 IBU

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kis

KIS

LYS ALE

KIS is an unfiltered pale ale based on malted barley and wheat – hopped with Sorachi Ace, Mosaic and Simcoe.

LYS ALE is our second-ever beer and was voted Best Norwegian Produced Beer by attendees of the Bergen Whisky & Beer Festival 2017.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 32 IBU

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GRANITT

DUNKEL BAYER

GRANITT is a dark, rounded and soothing lager based on malted barley. This Bayer-inspired beer – deep-brown and coppery red – perfectly balances maltiness with hop bitterness, completing it with a nip of caramel which adds to its richness of flavours.

DUNKEL BAYER is our third-ever beer.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 22 IBU

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topas

TOPAS

LYS MEXICANSK LAGER

TOPAS is a mexican lager based on equal parts of maize and rice, with malted barley. These ingredients produce a light, chuggable, gluten-free beer.

MEXICAN LAGER has a mild and refreshing taste, and can be enjoyed with any type of food.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 20 IBU

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grønnstein

GRØNNSTEIN

IPA

GRØNNSTEIN is a rich and flavourful beer, pure in its bitterness. To craft this fruity goodness, we added a handful of quality hops and outbalanced it with sweetness from caramel malt.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 50 IBU

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gull

GULL

SUNHORDLAND PILSNER

GULL is a light, yet bold pilsner enriched with a variety of american hops – flavoured with an assortment of tropical fruits including citrus, mango and apricot. Crafting this beer, we added maize to the malt base to make it even lighter.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 30 IBU

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ryolitt

RYOLITT

BELGIAN DARK STRONG 2020

RYOLITT is the brewmaster’s favourite christmas beer, brewed in the early part of 2020 to ensure sufficient period of storage. Added to the boiling wort is a fair portion of homemade dark candi syrup, along with orange peels and coriander seeds. The result is a flavourful and aromatic beer that is well-suited for storage.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 11.0 %
  • Bitterness: 37 IBU

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RYOLITT BDS

BARREL AGED 2019

An exclusive volume of last year’s christmas beer – RYOLITT – stored in oak barrels from Nassau and Ecuador, originally used for dark rum. One year of storage has turned this beer into a complex bomb of flavours, formed by dark candy syrup and drupes, and completed by the sweet, rounded and mighty flavours of rum.

Limited availability, exclusively during the christmas season of 2020.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 11.0 %
  • Bitterness: 37 IBU

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krystall

KRYSTALL

GLITRENDE JULEØL

KRYSTALL is a delicate, dark christmas beer with tinges of caramel and toffee, acting in harmony with the mildly fruity, spiced touch of noble hops.

Enjoyed in good company, with christmas food or by the fireplace.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 18 IBU

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rubin

RUBIN

JULEBOKK

RUBIN is a mighty and flavourful bottom-fermented Bock – a double bock. This rich and complex beer contains a lot of residual sweetness from the German malt, yet is easily drinkable. A warming beer that goes well to cold winter nights.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 7.0 %
  • Bitterness: 32 IBU

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safir

SAFIR

JULEBRYGG

SAFIR is a dark, bottom-fermented bock. Despite its pronounced body, it is soothing and easily drinkable. Brewed according to German traditions, SAFIR has a rich body with notes of caramel, nuts, coffee and knekk.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 23 IBU

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KRÅKESØLV

ALKOHOLFRI

KRÅKESØLV is our non-alcoholic flagship featuring a subtle hop aroma and soothing sweetness. A great alternative to other light alcoholic beers and enjoyed to all types of food.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 0 %
  • Bitterness: Minimal

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roasted-delights

ROASTED DELIGHTS

IMPERIAL PORTER

ROASTED DELIGHTS is a rich aromatic porter made with espresso from Bergen Kaffebrenneri. A dark and creamy beer with notes of roasted coffee. Enjoyed slightly warm. Well-suited for storage.

ROASTED DELIGHTS is expected in february of 2021.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 10.0 %
  • Bitterness: 50 IBU

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humlestorm

HUMLESTORM

NEW ENGLAND IPA

HUMLESTORM is a light, New England style session IPA. Hopped with Mosaic, Simcoe and Sorachi Ace, this beer contains a storm of citrusy flavours. Humlestorm is best served cold, enjoyed in good company, to tapas or other savory foods.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 30 IBU

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PASSION FOR PEACH

DDH FRUITED NEIPA

PASSION FOR PEACH is a fresh and flavoursome New England IPA which is double dry hopped with Azacca, Citra and Galaxy. These hops produce a fruity aroma with tinges of citrus and passionfruit. To augment these characteristics, we added a purée of passionfruit and peach. Enjoyed cool in suiting glassware.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 7.0 %
  • Bitterness: 30 IBU

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sommarfrisk

SOMMARFRISK

MANGO & GUAVA GOSE

SOMMARFRISK is a fresh and sour gose with added sea salt from Fitjar. Originating in the German city of Goslar, this style of beer is kettle-soured with a pure bacterial culture, giving it a smooth taste of lemon and apples. During fermentation, we added a rich purée of mango and guava to enhance its flavours. A proper beer for the summer, guaranteed to bring you the tropical experience, even in Norway.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 5 IBU

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wirefraud

WIRE FRAUD

DOUBLE PAIDHOPS NEIPA

WIRE FRAUD is a Double New England IPA that we crafted in anger after recently becoming the victim of phishing – an advanced hacker attack – that caused us to pay half a year’s worth of hops to a crook. Thus paying twice for the hops in this beer. Despite our anger, WIRE FRAUD turned out with a rich and rounded body, with lots of hop aromas including citrus and passion fruit. Enjoyed in good company, or to ail a mildly damaged ego due to, say, wire fraud.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 8.0 %
  • Bitterness: 40 IBU

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KING & CONTENDER

DOUBLE NEW ENGLAND IPA

KING & CONTENDER is a New England IPA hopped with the king of hops, Citra, and its contender HBC586, an experimental hop from The Hop Breeding Company. A light and rich beer with aspects of citrus and tropical fruits. Can the contender measure up to the king?

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  • Alcohol by volume: 8.0 %
  • Bitterness: 40 IBU

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QUARANTINE COMFORTS

CHOCOLATE OATMEAL STOUT

QUARANTINE COMFORTS is a rich and creamy oatmeal stout made with 10 varieties of malt, resulting in a range of exciting flavours and aromas. During fermentation, we added cacao nibs to give it its smooth chocolate flavour. So if you’re stuck in quarantine, or simply longing for a good time, this beer is sure to put you in the right mood. Enjoyed slightly warm.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 7.0 %
  • Bitterness: 40 IBU

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vinterfrisk

VINTERFRISK

MED NORSKE BÆR

VINTERFRISK is a kettle-soured light beer to which we’ve added puréed strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, redcurrant and blackcurrant. This beer has a vibrant red colour, a mildly sour and rounded taste with a strong aroma of fresh berries. A perfect substitute to the darker beers for the holidays.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: 5 IBU

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RED HARVEST

FRUITED SOUR

RED HARVEST is a kettle-soured light beer to which we’ve added puréed strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and cherries. This beer has a deep red colour, a mildly sour and rounded taste with a strong aroma of fresh berries. A perfect substitute to the darker beers for the winter.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 5.5 %
  • Bitterness: 5 IBU

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BRU-1 & CITRA

DDH AMERICAN PALE ALE

BRU-1 & CITRA is a light and fresh pale ale to which we’ve added the new Bru-1 hops, in combination with the good ol’ Citra. No lactose or other fancy stuff, just a plain, simple and delicious pale ale.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 6.0 %
  • Bitterness: 40 IBU

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TROUBLED WATERS

DDH AMERICAN DIPA

TROUBLED WATERS is our first traditional Double IPA which, unlike the sweet and full-bodied NEIPA, has a light body and fruity aroma with a high and pure bitterness. Take a break from juicy, and try out this classic! Don’t fear them IBU’s.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 8.0 %
  • Bitterness: 75 IBU

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PASSION FRUIT & LEMON

SOUR VANILLA MILKSHAKE

PASSION FRUIT & LEMON is a light beer soured with Philly Sour yeast, to which we’ve added vanilla, lactose, lemon juice and a lot of passion fruit purée. A sour and fresh treat!

PASSION FRUIT & LEMON is expected in february of 2021.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 6.0 %
  • Bitterness: 5 IBU

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CTO

RUSSIAN IMPERIAL MOCCAMINT STOUT

Celebrating our 100th batch, CTO is a strong and flavourful Imperial Stout with dark coffee, cacao nibs, Madagascar vanilla and peppermint syrup. A delicious and complex beer that is well-suited for storage.

First launched in 2020, the second edition of CTO is expected in the spring of 2021.

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  • Bitterness: N/A

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sommarbris

SOMMARBRIS

AMERICAN PALE ALE

SOMMARBRIS is a light American Pale Ale made exclusively to bring you the good summer feeling. It has a golden orange colour, foams nicely, and reeks of citrus and tropical fruits.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: N/A

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KRÅKO SOMMARØL

BLONDE ALE

KRÅKO SOMMARØL is a light and delicious beer with lots of flavours and a high cozy factor. It is straw-coloured, foams nicely, has a low bitterness and a mild fruity aroma from the hops. Suited for barbecues and seafood, on the seas or in the mountains.

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  • Alcohol by volume: 4.7 %
  • Bitterness: N/A

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Specialty beers

In addition to our main selection of beers for food and liquor stores, pubs, and restaurants, we also produce a range of festive and seasonal specialty beers.

We offer custom recipes complete with personalised naming and labels, and the option to add personalised branding to one of our existing recipes. All of our beer may be delivered either bottled or kegged, or both.

About us

Founded late 2015, ELØ is located in Fitjar kommune in Vestland, Norway. Short for En Liten Øl (“a little beer”), the name alludes to the numerous occasions for which a little bit of beer is befitting.

By the waterside, in the unique cabin area Port Steingard in Kråko, lies the prominent building – Vitaminhuset – in which our headquarters are situated. Adjacent to us you’ll discover the charming seaside café, PS Bryggekafé; above it the mesmerizing soapery and producer of skin and body care products – Fitjar Islands.

This entrepreneurial complex constitues an attractive destination for enthusiasts of quality craft beer, locally produced food, and personal care products. The spectacular coastal environment and powerful architecture is inspirational to craftspeople and visitors alike.

Retail outlet

Built into the brewery in Kråko is a small-scale direct-to-consumer retail outlet (Ølutsalget) offering a selection of beers (up to 4.7% ABV), crates, glassware, and various other goods.

For our retail outlet, the following opening hours apply. Please ring the doorbell to announce your presence.

See notification on door for additional information including unforeseen changes to our opening hours.

Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (9–16)
Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (9–18)
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (12–15)

ELØ beers are available in several large grocery store chains, including more than 100 stores in Vestland, Rogaland and Møre og Romsdal. Our distributor agreements with ASKO ensures that applicable store shelves are continually restocked with our line of beer products. We also have cooperation agreements with additional local chains, to whom we deliver directly.

Assortments are also available at several bars and restaurants in Sunnhordland, Bergen and Haugalandet.

Contact us