De Bierkoning

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BA SCORE
100
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48 Reviews
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
100
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
90
Avg:
4.64
pDev:
4.53%
De BierkoningDe Bierkoning
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

Paleisstraat 125
Amsterdam, 1012 ZL
Netherlands

+31 20 625 2336 | map
bierkoning.nl

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Reviews: 48 | Ratings: 90
Reviews by Andreji:
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4.45/5  rDev -4.1%

On a rainy day in mijn fiets in Amsterdam I refused to ignore stopping at this splendid beer store- perhaps the only one in the city because I couldn't find the other one listed at BA. I rushed ignoring the place and thankfully had a mental image from the photo here listed- as I rushed through the rain at the Dam (this is in the paleisstraat which is one of the streets that leads and passes by the royal palace).

Damp et al, I entered the beer store and the only bad impression was- much as the rest of europe- the lack of air conditioning. but that went on right away, provided the beer selection faces you right away: an upper level with hundreds and hundreds of bottles carefully organised by nationalities (dutch, belgian, german, english and "rest of the world"). below, a cava-like bit for the lambics among which the unmissable stock of Cantillon's best. to the right, beer paraphernalia for us proud of drinking it and willing to boast it; and to the left, the register, behind which levels and levels of beer glasses (i counted up to 150 different).

Although I somewhat breezed through the store I had come to buy all their stock in 'de Leckere Tripel' because I have been hypnotised by this beer. unfortunately I'll only bring back four, because they were out until monday (after a thorough check by the friendly staff at the storage room)- too late for my colombian arse. comes to prove I should've gone there earlier to buy them out, because, in all fairness, the place had good prices for the quality range offered.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SCproUA
4.51/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Store after visiting in the state of light relaxation, but I will try to evaluate it objectively:
1) Location is just excellent, very easy to find;
2) The appearance of the store - nothing special;
3) The beer choice is very large, I think everyone can yourself to find something interesting;
4) Service bad, the seller was standing behind the counter and did not pay any attention. It is possible to be a closer. I advise you to drive bearded !!!

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Photo of moose1980
5/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

While I was expecting a great selection of beers from the Netherlands, they had so much more, from seasonal Cantillon, to stouts from The Bruery . Huge selection and friendly service. They even do trade,s from what the worker told me!

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Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.82/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

So I finally had a few minutes for myself in my last visit to Amsterdam. I knew this was the best store in town. Google Maps, one backpack, and here we go.

The place was a bit small but by having all the walls filled with beer up the ceiling actually became the best store I've ever been to. An awesome selection of dutch beers, belgian beers (european in general) and some US beers but nothing too fancy. This was the moment when I grabbed a beer from North Coast out of a shelve.

In my last steps in the unknown of this store, I saw something I couldn't believe in. Westvleteren beers, right on my front. Being a craft beer addict and knowing this beer from 'day one', this was a moment of truth. Actually, this had been my european whale.

Bought a Westy XII and became very happy. The end.

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Photo of acurtis
4.25/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of windowside
4.35/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Brend91
4.92/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My favourite in NL. Nice selection, on top of the beers, and all the matching glasses.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
4.33/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Remiot
4.93/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of mattmarka1
4.76/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of Ajlvt
4.82/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of vonnerbeer
4.6/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of SometimesIfart
4.59/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of halo3one
4.15/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of bostonbeans
4.79/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of Gurtie
4.97/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of DahWag
5/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

2 fresh crates of Westy 8 & 12 when you walk in the door. 'Nuf said!

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.74/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of DanSSwing
4.97/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.65/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Brewski
4.69/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of mrjmann
5/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Excellent selection of cantillon, and even some surprising American beers here.

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Photo of ptrck_nl
4.75/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Hayley_86
4.25/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of pat61
5/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Its located in the heart of Amsterdam not far from Dam Square. Its bewen around about 30 years. One of the best selections of European beer anywhere. About 1500 at last count. No need to say more.

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De Bierkoning in Amsterdam, Netherlands
100 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.