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Brouwerij 't IJ

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Brouwerij 't IJBrouwerij 't IJ
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

44 Ratings
Ratings: 44
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.54%
Active Beers: 20
Beer Ratings: 597
Beer Avg: 3.73
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

Funenkade 7
Amsterdam, 1018 AL
Netherlands
phone: +31 20 622 8325

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @brouwerijtij

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Reviews by cypressbob:
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cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

3.83/5  rDev -6.1%

Located slightly outside the city, the brewery is part of an old windmill

Inside its quite quaint, bottles adorn the walls, along with some other breweriana. Quite a few people in, the majority seemed to be dutch but i heard a few german accents down the bar.

They had four of their beers on tap, the rest bottled. I had columbus while i was there, a fantastic strong belgian style pale ale, spicy and warming. Had the wit, zatte and struis too

The bar is a bit sparse, and the service is just ok, but they pour the beers like pros.

The beers are ridiculously cheap, 1.90 for a tap beer and 2.20 for the bottled.

You probably wouldnt want to spend a whole day here, but to try the beer at the brewery as fresh as possible has to be experienced, plus theres a great little tapas bar right beside it which has a couple of their beers too

07-29-2005 16:44:33 | More by cypressbob
More User Reviews:
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AdamNowek

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

08-07-2014 20:10:11 | More by AdamNowek
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DrDominator

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.5%

08-07-2014 13:01:19 | More by DrDominator
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

08-03-2014 04:19:38 | More by millelacsmark
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Jackofallbrews

Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev +2.5%

Located next to the Gooyer windmill, this is one of the most picturesque breweries I have visited! They have been open since 1985, in a building that used to be a municipal bath house, and have been crafting beer there ever since. The bar is a newer addition and they had 6 beers on tap when we visited. They are one of the only breweries we saw in Belgium and the Netherlands that actually offer a sampler, so we were able to try all the beers amongst our group. The walls of the tasting room are old and cracked white tiles from its bath house days and are lined with dusty and faded beer bottles. My Minnesota radar was on and I spotted a Fitgers sticker on one of the doors. Most of the beers were Belgian style, like a tripel, dubbel, and wit, but had a house flavor that didn't quite fit those categories.

The tripel and wit were a bit rough on the finish...perhaps too much coriander or other spices? Their Struiss barleywine was fantastic though, dripping with dark fruit, sugar, yeastiness and complexity. The busy family style bench and table set up in the room encouraged talking to neighbors and we ended up discussing beer with Canadian ex-pats and several locals. A very fun place to visit and worth the trip out there.

05-22-2014 15:47:24 | More by Jackofallbrews
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andy1701

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

04-03-2014 20:33:30 | More by andy1701
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victorb27

California

4.93/5  rDev +20.8%

this place is awesome! do yourself a favor and get a sampler and grab a seat outside! they had a good selection of beer and my personal favorite was the IPA. the atmosphere was great they had big outdoor picnic tables, so you were able to sit with other people and enjoy beer. but one of my personal favorite feature of this brewery was it was located right beside a windmill. if you've ever been to Amsterdam you know everything is only a stone throw away, so with that being said hit this place up

04-02-2014 00:45:19 | More by victorb27
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schavuytje

Netherlands

5/5  rDev +22.5%

03-24-2014 07:30:28 | More by schavuytje
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

02-21-2014 15:32:47 | More by vermilcj
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DeanMoriarty

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

12-05-2013 16:32:13 | More by DeanMoriarty
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Brouwerij 't IJ in Amsterdam, Netherlands
91 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.