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De Biertempel

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De BiertempelDe Biertempel
BA SCORE
96
world-class

73 Ratings
Ratings: 73
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.85%
[ Store ]

Rue du Marché aux Herbes 56
Brussels, 1000
Belgium
phone: +32 2 502 19 06

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Reviews by Dreizhen:
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Dreizhen

District of Columbia

4.41/5  rDev +1.8%

It's in the touristy part of Brussels, so expect everything that comes with that (or at least part of it).

Not a huge store, but they have a wide variety of and glassware. They were well stocked on all three of the Westies when I went there (priced at 12, 9, and 8 eruro) and had relatively good prices on a other Belgian beer (Chimay Grande Reserve 75 cl for 7.50 euro). All the glassware you'd expect.

I stayed away from her because it looked incredibly touristy, especially being as close to the Grand Platz as it is. However, it was actually cheaper than or equivalent to the local beer (au-Nom-de-la-Bière) store I visited with my friend who lives in Belgium . The guy at the counter was polite and gave me a few extra bottles protectors when I asked, but he was mainly too busy with all the tourists gawking at all the "foreign beer" to be of much help. Can't fault him, though, and if you know what you're looking for you will find it.

If you're in Brussels and you read reviews on beeradvocate like you clearly are, you owe it to yourself to go. You'll feel a little dirty, perhaps, but in the end it's worth it. Shop around, though. You can find all the Rocheforts and a number of other good beers for less at a local grocery store like Delhaize a couple blocks away.

The more I think about my visit here, the more I'm associating it with a high-priced call girl. You get what you want, it's fantastic, but at the end of the day, you feel a little icky.

Go anyway.

06-06-2013 18:29:38 | More by Dreizhen
More User Reviews:
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srletend

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Incredible selection. Westy 12 at a reasonable 12 euro.

08-31-2014 17:58:45 | More by srletend
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R3ason

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Excellent shop for beer and their corresponding glasses, even if they aren't as cheap as the supermarkets. I'd definitely recommend this place, especially if you're short on time and want to buy a selection of bottles to go, including the Westvleteren blonde / 8/ 12 (assuming they haven't run out...though, it's quite pricey: ~15 euro). They must be used to people traveling with their purchases, as they individually wrap each bottle and glass, which was much appreciated.

08-26-2014 04:30:20 | More by R3ason
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cmrillo

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-23-2014 02:09:03 | More by cmrillo
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RedDon

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

08-06-2014 04:38:10 | More by RedDon
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haykido

Belgium

3/5  rDev -30.7%

07-14-2014 11:44:32 | More by haykido
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dwagner003

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-14-2014 04:26:56 | More by dwagner003
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the_encinitan

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-03-2014 23:08:10 | More by the_encinitan
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Sam-VW

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-16-2014 12:21:19 | More by Sam-VW
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boddhitree

Germany

4.64/5  rDev +7.2%

Enjoyed shopping here. The selection was great. I think almost all beers from Belgium were represented, even ones I'd not heard of before. I didn't ask for help, and the reason was that it was so busy and packed with tourist. The staff simply stayed behind the counter, which was ok for me. The hard part was deciding how much money I could afford to spend. I knew about the other stores around town, but this place was so central and easy to reach, that the few hours I had in the tourist area had to spent well.
They really could do with one of two sales people roaming the aisle and dispensing info, but for someone not into exotic beers and looking for a simple present from the mass produced beers, they leave all that up near the front by the cashiers.

What impressed me most was how careful they were in packing each bottle, testing the plastic bag repeatedly to make sure none of the glass of a bottle was touching or clinking. They packed every bottle separately in it's plastic wrap, and made sure the glassware I bought was equally safely stored before they let me leave their presence. Such an eye for detail made my day.

05-05-2014 21:16:20 | More by boddhitree
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De Biertempel in Brussels, Belgium
96 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.