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Brouwerij 't IJ

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Brouwerij 't IJBrouwerij 't IJ
BEER AVG
3.89/5
Based on:
21 Beers
365 Reviews
Place Score: 89
Reviews: 37
Visits: 62
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
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: 37 | Visits: 62
Reviews by jneiswender:
Photo of jneiswender
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.5

Went to this place with my wife during the summer. Great place to grab a few glasses of the house beer and a plate of salami and cheese.

Very chilled atmosphere for such a busy and young place. Really enjoyed it here.

Beers were reasonable in price and the service was very nice.

Bartenders are very nice and will help you out with anything. They also speak english.

I am not aware of parking but then again its such a walking and biking city who cares.

Also, you can't really miss it. Its under the windmill. (518 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of bostonbeans
3.73/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Let's start with the huge windmill on top of the brewery with picnic tables outside and decent bar scene inside. It took awhile to figure out but you order from the center of the bar only, and on the side for to go beers and food. Small handful of beers on tap, and 5 or 6 in bottle. Decent range with Natte being my favorite. Worth a stop in while in Amsterdam but take an uber vs walking from downtown (403 characters)

Photo of BdM
3.33/5  rDev -16.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.5

Photo of Gurtie
4.54/5  rDev +14.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of Sixpoint
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

authentic Dutch small brewery experience (40 characters)

Photo of Hayley_86
3.68/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of IBUQT
4.09/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of mrjmann
4.65/5  rDev +17.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Very cool place, great beer and food selection too. (51 characters)

Photo of Panayiotis
1/5  rDev -74.8%

Photo of everlong353
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of natiousd
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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3.76/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of BreweryRun
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of AlexM
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Heatherwx
3.48/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of AdamNowek
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of DrDominator
5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of millelacsmark
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Jackofallbrews
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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. (1,235 characters)

Photo of andy1701
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of victorb27
4.93/5  rDev +24.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

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 (499 characters)

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Brouwerij 't IJ in Amsterdam, Netherlands
89 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.