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Reviews by Dreizhen:
4.86/5 rDev +4.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | $$$
On a recent trip to Amsterdam I made sure to stop by De Bierkoning and see what all the fuss was about. I was quite happy with my visit. The staff was helpful and talkative, the store was nice and decent sized for European standards (though very small by American ones).
Good selection of great beers. No Westy, though I'm told they occasionally have it. Had a few Russian Rivers (not the the Plinys) but they were in the 30 euro range so I decided to wait until I was in CA again. Good prices on Cantillon (picked up some St. Lumnivous for 13 euro). Much cheaper than I saw in Brussels just a mile or so from the brewery (the brewery was out of SL last few times I went). Trappist beers wee a bit pricey, but that is coming from Belgium. Rochefort 10 for 5 euro or so is somewhat offputting when you can get it for under 2 at most grocery stores across the Belgian border. A good amount of good american beers (Left Hand and Clown Shoes), but kind of pricey, too. Very nice selection of other nationalities (German, UK, etc...).
All in all, a great place to visit in Amsterdam but know the prices before you go in. You might pay more than you need to if you're not careful.
06-12-2013 10:40:18 | More by Dreizhen
More User Reviews:
4.5/5 rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
A small little place, easy to find. The owners packed a lot into a little place. I noted American beers that I can't get here in America. They have a huge selection of glassware. I didn't spend much time looking at the glassware because I was there to buy beer to bring back to America. The prices weren't bad. The staff, like just about everyone in Amsterdam, speaks English. Note that if you need a bag, you will pay for a bag.
05-31-2014 01:09:03 | More by deg
5/5 rDev +7.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$
great shop, helpful staff.
also huge ammount of beer glasses for sale.
awesome selection of american, belgian, german and more brews...
found beers i never thought ill have.
shame they dont have a bar.
wish i could sit and drink the beers there aswell..
02-23-2014 12:50:49 | More by Chichecardozo
4.84/5 rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | $$
Tight and cramped, but for a good reason.
Place is jammed with all kinds of goodies.
Oddest thing was the first bottle I saw when I walked in was Kuhnhenn Dark Heathen. Wow! How did that get here? They have other US craft brewers and plenty of good ones.
Obviously they have a great selection of De Molen and Mikkeller. They also have a tiny lower level full of lambics (Cantillon, etc).
Great shop! Super friendly and helpful staff.
Amazing selection of glassware too.
Just wish the place was bigger.
11-29-2013 21:05:01 | More by FEUO
4.49/5 rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | $$
Nice people with a really nice bottle shop. They like to trade. Absolutely the best bottle shop in the city and surrounding area. Good selection of local, Belgian, and American beer. We brought them several barrel aged beers from the Midwest, and we walked away with some really cool stuff. You absolutely MUST visit here if you are a BA user and in Amsterdam.
11-25-2013 03:03:39 | More by Fluffheady
De Bierkoning in Amsterdam, Netherlands
100 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.