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De Bierkoning

Not Rated.
De BierkoningDe Bierkoning
BA SCORE
100
world-class

59 Ratings
Ratings: 59
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.67
pDev: 6%
[ Store ]

Paleisstraat 125
Amsterdam, 1012 ZL
Netherlands
phone: +31 20 625 2336

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @bierkoning

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Reviews by Sixpoint:
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5/5  rDev +7.1%

There are beer stores and then there are beer stores. Bierkoning falls into the latter category.

Like most things in Amsterdam, this store is tucked away in a narrow street and is unassuming. The store is right on Paleistraat, which is one of the central streets running directly from downtown by the Hauptbonhoff. As a matter of fact, this store is very centrally located... it's close to many of the museums, the Vondelpark, the Blumenmarkt, and the Leidseplein.

The quality is unbelievable. When I was there, I'd say I didn't recognize almost one-third of the beers they carried. And they don't stock things just to stock things. The owner and managers are constantly scouring the market for the best brews - macro or micro - or somewhere in between. The manager I talked to was a beer enthusiast and a brewer himself, and so he was inclined to talk about beer and why he carries the brands he chooses.

Also, for you brewers out there - there is an international brewer's guestbook. As to sign it - it's pretty amazing. It has been signed by brewers from all over the world who visited this place, and there were hundreds of signatures and entries. It was fun just to see how many American brewmasters made it to this store.

I have to give this place 5.0 across all categories. If you're in Amsterdam and not too stoned to move, you have to check this place out.

Sixpoint, Dec 11, 2004
More User Reviews:
Photo of Brabander
4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Very good selection of beers from all over the world and some the beers are for very decent prices.

Brabander, Friday at 07:01 PM
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5/5  rDev +7.1%

AlexM, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +7.1%

boudeysbigbrew, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of AdamNowek
5/5  rDev +7.1%

The name is accurate: these guys are truly the beer kings of Amsterdam. They have a diverse selection from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and a few other assorted places such as Denmark and Japan.

If anyone wants to help me convince these guys to start stocking some nice Canadian beers, though, then that would make it perfect.

AdamNowek, Aug 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

millelacsmark, Aug 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

drtth, Jul 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

aoampm, Jul 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +1.7%

kingjohnh, Jul 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +7.1%

kermis, Jun 20, 2014
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De Bierkoning in Amsterdam, Netherlands
100 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.