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Arendsnest Proeflokaal

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Arendsnest ProeflokaalArendsnest Proeflokaal
BA SCORE
100
world-class

59 Ratings
Ratings: 59
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.39%
Taps: 30
Bottles: 100
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

Herengracht 90
Amsterdam, 1015 BS
Netherlands
phone: +31 20 421 2057

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @cafearendsnest

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(Place added by: RobBeer)
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

Beervana, Oct 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

I was recently in Amsterdam and ended up coming back here three nights in a row. The beers are all Dutch and most I had never heard of, but the bartenders were great in giving suggestions and I did not have a bad beer while there. The bar itself is very attractive, lots of dark wood with vintage posters and a long bar that can seat up to a dozen or so people. The clientele seemed to be a mix of locals and visitors and had a great, friendly atmosphere. Highly recommend this bar to any beer lovers who find their way to Amsterdam.

ksimons, Oct 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

rdoupe, Sep 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

MicroBeerMan1980, Sep 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

BronxBirdFlu, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

Dutch_food_geek, Sep 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

AlexM, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

brunomisumi, Sep 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

The only improvement I can see is on the food side, which is good but really just bar snacks. Enjoyed a nice afternoon between flights through Schiphol.

ItinOcean, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

boudeysbigbrew, Aug 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

AdamNowek, Aug 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

millelacsmark, Aug 03, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -45.4%

jareddobbins, Jul 15, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +1.3%

Great selection of Dutch beers, and none from elsewhere. Of all the places we stopped on our trip through the Netherlands and Belgium, this place had the best service. The bartenders seemed to know the beers well. It was and brighter than the other great beer bar we went to Amsterdam (Cafe Gollem). If I try hard to think of a drawback, it's that they only have Dutch beers, though there are plenty of of those, and many of them are great.

Yetiman, May 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

Canada_Dan, May 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

gnikola, Apr 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

Beer-Ed, Feb 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

kjkinsey, Jan 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

Pacioli1445, Jan 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

uturn, Jan 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%

This bar is 100% Dutch beer. And it’s amazing. We hung out here multiple times during our short stay. The bartenders we met were wonderful people. One of them remembered my partner from his visit a few months earlier.

One gripe I had (and don't let this detract you at all from coming here): slow service. I’m an impatient American, so sometimes I’m overly picky about service that is actually not slow. However, waiting a half hour to be able to get the bartender's attention, finally being able to tell him what I want, and then after 10 more minutes of him not pouring the single beer I ordered, we left. This was on a relatively slow Monday night, but there was only one bartender and he couldn’t handle the crowd. It was an isolated incident, though, and normally the service is fine (it was definitely satisfactory every other time we were there). I walked to Beer Temple, so I guess they got my money anyways. Oh well. They’re nice people.

Fluffheady, Nov 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -12.7%

phingdong, Oct 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +9.2%

jaapm, Oct 17, 2013
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4.6/5  rDev +0.4%

I got the chance to celebrate Zwanze day in Amsterdam this year. Having spent afternoons, and nights in the Beertemple I decided to change it up and hit their sister bar, Arendsnest with a friend. This was a brilliant decision. Arendsnest overlooks one of Amsterdam's canals off a quiet street about a 15 minute walk from the Beertemple. The beer selection is primarily Dutch craft beer with some Danish brews mixed in for kicks. The atmosphere is laid back, the bar is beautifully appointed and light. A complete 180 from the decor of the Temple. The bartenders are friendly, prompt, and very helpful. If you ever happen to find yourself in Amsterdam, this is a MUST for any beer lover.

BeerHunter76, Oct 04, 2013
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4.66/5  rDev +1.7%

Every time I visit Amsterdam, I make sure I visit The Heron's Nest. They strive to carry every Dutch beer, and their vintage list is terrific. I've been a few times and the service and selection have been consistently terrific. I had a vintage bottle of a strange Dutch beer called Kasparus Patrix here after another patron said he drank too many of them the previous night and missed his flight home. Obviously I had to try it, and I loved it. I can't think of another bar in The Netherlands that would even have such a beer...well worth the trip.

arhythmt, Aug 01, 2013
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Arendsnest Proeflokaal in Amsterdam, Netherlands
100 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.