Tag: Netherlands

  
A Look Inside the Pilsener Club, One of Amsterdam’s Storied Brown Cafés Barkeep by

Founded in 1893, The Pilsener Club is one of the finest examples of Amsterdam’s brown cafés, cozy pubs named for the characteristic patina built up on their walls.

Beer News News by

Fort Worth’s beer can house sold; CAMRA launches revitalization project; Brouwerij de Molen sells minority share; and presidential candidates inspire new beers.

Dutch Oud Bruin History by the Glass by

Whenever someone claims every style of beer is brewed in the US, my response is always: What about Dutch Oud Bruin?

Where to Drink in Amsterdam, Netherlands Destinations by

The Netherlands is now home to upwards of 225 breweries; in 2013 alone some 60 new microbreweries launched, many of which are contract brewers. Amsterdam is certainly at the forefront of this Dutch renaissance.

Kuit History by the Glass by

I was a little surprised to see that the Brewers Association had added Dutch Kuit to their style guidelines. It’s a pretty obscure style, even in Holland.

Heineken’s Early Lagers History by the Glass by

Heineken is synonymous with the Pale Lager called Pilsener that still dominates the world. The vast majority of the beer they brew is in that style. But that wasn’t always the case.

Tulips, Windmills, and Craft Beer? The Netherlands Enters the Beer Scene Feature by

Dutch beer culture has always lived in the shadow of the more flavorful Dubbels and Tripels from its famous neighbors. But over the last 10 years, there’s been a dramatic surge in small brewers and adventurous consumers in the Netherlands.

Dark Days for Rotterdam History by the Glass by

There were many parallels between the circumstances in Britain and Holland in the early years of World War II. Raw materials were getting scarcer, and the strength of beer was falling. There were also limitations on the types of beer brewed. Drinkers couldn’t always get what they wanted.