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Brouwerij 't IJ

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Brouwerij 't IJBrouwerij 't IJ
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

51 Ratings
Ratings: 51
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.27%
Active Beers: 21
Beer Ratings: 618
Beer Avg: 3.74
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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4.5/5  rDev +10%

AdamNowek, Aug 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

vermilcj, Feb 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Wow! I recently travelled to Holland, Belgium and Germany with two buddies. We stopped in at several or more bars/pubs eah day. I tried many legendary trappist ales and worldclass beers. I enjoyed the Brouwerij 't IJ best of all.

The brewery is in an old windmill in Amsterdam which is way cool. The brewery is the watering hole for regular folks after a hard days work (riding your bicycle can develop a thirst!). Although its not fancy or classy inside, the atmosphere is unique with all the beer bottles on the walls and the brewing equipment behind the door to the backroom.

All the locals were unbelievably friendly and I joined a table of good friends and we talked and drank excellent beer for hours. I have to rave on the Columbus offering. It had the taste and drinkability of any world class ale at only 1.90 euros for a fresh glass from the tap. Delicious!

You should probably take the #10 trolley out to the brew pub and save your feet. I walked through the red light district, past the zoo, and another long four blocks or so until I saw the windmill. It is crowded but what a great place! I will return!

rudyarmand, May 07, 2006
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

natiousd, Today at 02:25 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +10%

DeanMoriarty, Dec 05, 2013
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4.54/5  rDev +11%

Our party sought this place out as more of a afternoon trip. It is off the beaten track but well worth it! What hit be was the beer drinkers.
They were there for great beer.

You can see the windmill building from far away. However, it just sort of pops out at you. The inside is a bit dingy and industrial. However the service is brisk and the beers are superior to most other amsterdam breweries. We were there for a happy hour period apparently as they closed down at 5:00.

If you are in Amsterdam and love beer and hanging with beer drinkers. Seek this place out.

ndolover, Dec 06, 2008
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4.56/5  rDev +11.5%

Have been here several times. It is one of the most essential and most special beer destinations in Amsterdam. It's a bit of a trek from Central Amsterdam, a nice bike ride or a hell of a walk. The atmosphere is incredible, one of the most beautiful breweries I've ever seen. Inside, you will find a busy U shaped bar, with very reasonably priced beers and great service. All of the patrons are locals or occasional beer hunters. Last time I was there the beers were 2 euros a glass, a bargain. The beers are very high in quality, mostly in the Belgian style. Overall, it is an incredible beer stop, a place I will never forget and a place I hope to visit in the future. If you go to Amsterdam and you do not go to this brewery, check yourself into a physciatric facility when you get back.

Crosling, Aug 02, 2008
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

andy1701, Apr 03, 2014
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4.93/5  rDev +20.5%

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

victorb27, Apr 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

schavuytje, Mar 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.2%

DrDominator, Aug 07, 2014
Brouwerij 't IJ in Amsterdam, Netherlands
91 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.