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De Biertempel

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De BiertempelDe Biertempel

65 Reviews
Reviews: 65
Visits: 89
Avg: 4.39
pDev: n/a
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Rue du Marché aux Herbes 56
Brussels, 1000
phone: +32 2 502 19 06

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Reviews: 65 | Visits: 89
Reviews by tomthumbsblues:
Photo of tomthumbsblues
4.15/5  rDev -5.5%

De Bier Tempel is not too far off the Grand Place. It's really just down one of the little streets off the square and then up Rue Marche Aux Herbes. Very strange outside decoration. Doesn't really look like a temple so much as if you ate a leopard and then threw up on the building. But I wasn't there to critique the architecture, I was there for the beer. Inside there are rows of beers lined up in singles. There are sets of "meter" beers where you can buy a meter of Belgian beer, all different ones of course. There are shot glasses, beer chalices, and all sorts of other beer paraphenalia. Because of this, there is not much room to move around in the store. When we went there the first time it was too crowded so we just walked in and walked back out vowing to come back another day. I picked up a bottle of the St. Bernadus Witbier and the little woman got a bottle of Orval. The prices seemed reasonable, but we later discovered we could've gotten a four pack of the latter beer in the supermarket for about as much as we paid for a single. So, only go to De Bier Tempel as long as you know you can't find that beer anywhere else. Other than that, a neat little store I'd visit again should I ever be fortunate enough to return to Brussels.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MatthewWalters
4.8/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

This place was the best bottle shop I found in Brussels, and I walked into every single place I saw selling beer. They had all the big hitters; two Cantillons, three or four Fantomes, all three Westvleterens, 3F, and many many more. They also sell a ton of glasses, shirts, posters, and tin signs. Magnums and all sizes of certain beers are available too. It's a great location too, right by the Gran Plaza. A must-visit in Brussels.

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Photo of mattmarka1
4.52/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Ajlvt
4.4/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Sergio_Pereira
4.73/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SFCraft
4.85/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Great shop with an incredible selection of beer, glassware and everything else related. Large format Belgian beers, sets, lambic... you name it. Friendly, helpful staff and a little pricey. It was another typical "kid in a candy store" type of experience in Brussels!

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Photo of Sixpoint
4.22/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of RickyS
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.56/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.38/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Rather expensive, but the absolutely packed shelves certainly leave an impression. I also saw monks.

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Photo of kermis
4/5  rDev -8.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Mumbles720
5/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of simoen
4.64/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of BILF
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of edgarius7777
5/5  rDev +13.9%

Great personnel, good variety of beers. I like the packing of every bottle not to clink in the bag.

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Photo of Homebrew
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Was hopin to send home a couple cases of beer and this was one of the places on my list. Well no stores in Belgium ship to the states anymore, so had to pick bottles wisely. Store was empty and the woman behind the counter was very nice and helpful. Only store in town that had cantillon and 3f, also Fantome. Very impressive selection crammed into a small space. They also had glasses to go with almost every beer they sell. I would go here again if in brussels in the future.

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Photo of AdamNowek
5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of srletend
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Incredible selection. Westy 12 at a reasonable 12 euro.

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Photo of R3ason
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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.

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Photo of cmrillo
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of RedDon
4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of haykido
3/5  rDev -31.7%

Photo of dwagner003
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

Photo of the_encinitan
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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De Biertempel in Brussels, Belgium
96 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.