De Bierkoning

De BierkoningDe Bierkoning
De BierkoningDe Bierkoning
Store

Paleisstraat 125
Amsterdam, 1012 ZL
Netherlands

+31 20 625 2336 | map
bierkoning.nl

Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.66
Reviews:
52
Ratings:
100
pDev:
6.01%
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Reviews by dvnb:
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dvnb from California

4.93/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Been to Amsterdam twice this year, about 12 days total. Not one went by without a stop at De Bierkoning. Everything from Westy 12, 10 and 8 to a range of Cantillon (scored two 50N/40E there for $30 Euro) and other crucial breweries like Brouwerij de Molen to name a few. Also have an impressive selection of U.S. craft beers, scored a PtE there that was two weeks old. If you are in Amsterdam this is a must.

And once you're done at De Bierkoning hit Beer Temple around the corner.

Oct 07, 2013
More User Reviews:
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Beerasaurus from Virginia

4.73/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Unassuming shop about a block from Dam Square, but once inside the small store boasts an impressive, and somewhat overwhelming, bottle selection. Came in on a very rainy day looking for some de Molen and was not disappointed. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable but did not initiate conversation. They did have an odd selection of American beers, including Intinction from Russian River, which the woman behind the counter mentioned came via a trade. Worth a visit if you're in Amsterdam.

Feb 20, 2020
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ttpfau from Oman

4.38/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Feb 10, 2020
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REVZEB from Illinois

4.3/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Aug 25, 2018
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Beersnake1 from California

3.76/5  rDev -19.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Stopped in on a recent visit to Amsterdam. Definitely a good selection, but not the best bottle shop in Amsterdam. The selection pretty good. Overall, I was underwhelmed. The prices were very high, and the service was non-existent. The guy at the counter didn't say a word to me and I was the only person in the shop. They definitely had some nice lambics (several Cantillon and 3F) and they had Westvleteren. They also had some cool American beers, like Adam from the Wood. Overall, a good place to stop when visiting Amsterdam.

Apr 05, 2018
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blisscent from Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Nov 16, 2017
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mothman from Minnesota

4.37/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Very fun beer store to visit. They have so many offerings. I recommend trying some new breweries as they carry so many different brands. Very friendly staff too.

Feb 13, 2017
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Ciocanelu from Romania

4.5/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Oct 30, 2016
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parpalapelix from Romania

4.94/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Jul 31, 2016
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JamFuel from Sweden

4.8/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Jul 08, 2016
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Beer-Ed from Netherlands

4.35/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Jun 13, 2016
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SCproUA from Ukraine

4.51/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Store after visiting in the state of light relaxation, but I will try to evaluate it objectively:
1) Location is just excellent, very easy to find;
2) The appearance of the store - nothing special;
3) The beer choice is very large, I think everyone can yourself to find something interesting;
4) Service bad, the seller was standing behind the counter and did not pay any attention. It is possible to be a closer. I advise you to drive bearded !!!

Apr 29, 2016
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moose1980 from Germany

5/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

While I was expecting a great selection of beers from the Netherlands, they had so much more, from seasonal Cantillon, to stouts from The Bruery . Huge selection and friendly service. They even do trade,s from what the worker told me!

Apr 26, 2016
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joaopmgoncalves from Portugal

4.82/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

So I finally had a few minutes for myself in my last visit to Amsterdam. I knew this was the best store in town. Google Maps, one backpack, and here we go.

The place was a bit small but by having all the walls filled with beer up the ceiling actually became the best store I've ever been to. An awesome selection of dutch beers, belgian beers (european in general) and some US beers but nothing too fancy. This was the moment when I grabbed a beer from North Coast out of a shelve.

In my last steps in the unknown of this store, I saw something I couldn't believe in. Westvleteren beers, right on my front. Being a craft beer addict and knowing this beer from 'day one', this was a moment of truth. Actually, this had been my european whale.

Bought a Westy XII and became very happy. The end.

Apr 19, 2016
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acurtis from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Apr 13, 2016
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windowside from Germany

4.35/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Mar 02, 2016
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Brend91 from Netherlands

4.92/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

My favourite in NL. Nice selection, on top of the beers, and all the matching glasses.

Dec 23, 2015
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Rilesmiles from Wisconsin

4.33/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Dec 06, 2015
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Remiot from France

4.93/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Nov 16, 2015
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mattmarka1 from Minnesota

4.76/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Nov 05, 2015
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Ajlvt from Washington

4.82/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Oct 28, 2015
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vonnerbeer from Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Sep 23, 2015
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Raime from Greenland

4.59/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Sep 23, 2015
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halo3one from Georgia

4.15/5  rDev -10.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Sep 07, 2015
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bostonbeans from Massachusetts

4.79/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Aug 15, 2015
De Bierkoning in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Place rating: 4.66 out of 5 with 100 ratings