Belgium > Brugge
Beer Available At De Kelk (arranged by most recent)
Westvleteren 12 (XII) 100, Boon Lambic Foeder # 10 (Boon to be Wild) 96, Struise Pannepřt - Old Monk’s Ale - Pannepeut 99, De Leite Femme Fatale 70, Chapeau Xmas Gueuze 13, Verzet Rebel Local 83, Préaris Grand Cru 2012 (Cognac BA) 88, Verhaeghe Duchesse De Bourgogne 98, De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis 666 100, Struise / Three Floyds Shark Pants 96, Engelszell Gregorius Trappistenbier 95, Struise Svea IPA 90, Struise XXX Rogge Tripel 93, De Molen Hemel & Aarde Bourbon Barrel 99, HORALs Oude Geuze Mega Blend 99, Liefmans Goudenband 98, De Cam Oude Geuze 99, Struise Tsjeeses Reserva PBA (Port Barrel Aged) 98
baxterfish (182) , England | February 22, 2014
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
Odd, dark, quirky little pub with a very good, but sometimes very expensive, beer menu. Several beers asked for were not available. Worth the walk down Langestraat but note the limited opening times.
Mathieu87 (124) Ganshoren, Belgium | November 17, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Went there on saturday for the big De Molen tasting they hosted! So I should go back and re-rate on a regular evening. But still, I rate this, because we were a little early and went to the bar for like half an hour to have the Boon Lambic Foeder #10, which was on, just when we arrived. Seems like a really cool beerplace! Owner Jeroen is a really friendly and knowledgeble guy!!
hobsch (44) Cologne , Germany | November 8, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Went here late on a Monday night. Place was nearly empty. Ordered a SVEA IPA and a Pannepeut. Chatted with the owner over Westvleteren as he disappeared in a backroom.He came back with a 5 year aged W 12 which he opened and shared with us. Thats top service. Pub is rather dark and student like but I like it. Selection is verz good, Struise and some rarities in the vaults. Recommended.
Smurf2055 (52) Seattle, Washington | November 2, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Very nice trip. Small little place but adorned with lots of cool bottles. Decent sized bottle list and a good tap list. The bar seemed to have a mix of tourists, beer geeks, and guys just looking to get a quick buzz. If you are in Brugges, I would recommend it
richlamb (9) , Australia | October 4, 2013
42 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 5/20
Belgians take pride in their beer; and they’re careful to serve each in its correct glass. So I was a little horrified when the student behind the bar here served me the wrong beer - and even after I pointed it out all he did was apologize for not having the one I asked for!
The range is good; but most bars in Bruge have a good range. And this place had some losers sleeping on the bar. Nuff said
Christianbrown (1) California | September 30, 2013
98 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
De Kelk is probably one of the best beer bars I have ever come across, easily the best bar in Brugge. Aside from the cool chilled out vibe and good music, what really makes this a great place is the huge selection of beer available (some of the rare and unique stuff is not on the menu so you’ll have to ask), loads of stuff from Struise, De Molen, not to mention the excellent selection of Lambic and Geuze for all the sour fans. The owner, Jeroen is really helpful and knows his product inside out with great recommendations and no bullshit, he will happily talk beer with the customers and even gave me a tour of the place which is home to some pretty top shelf stuff and a kitted out tasting bar for special events. If you are ever in Brugge, De Kelk is an absolute must!
kolyakorzh (1) Kharkiv, Ukraine | September 9, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 1/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Great place to spend evening (there also small shop nearby with good local beer selection). De Kelk got pretty good beer selection (i first tried Hardcore IPA and Black Albert here) for any taste. Place is small but very cozy. If you can’t make your choice – owner/barmen will help you with pleasure.
thedon22 (1) , | August 11, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
De kelk is a great beer enthusiast bar. The guy who owns and runs the bar has a world of knowledge about beer can help you on your important decision.
Great atmosphere and just a cool little bar a must see when in Bruges
Qui2090 (2) Göteborg, Sweden | July 15, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 19/20
De Kelk is a fantastic place! The owner is one of the most beer knowledgeable guys I´ve met, so if you want to talk about and drink good beer you are in the right place! That goes for just drinking the beer I guess. De Kelk has an interesting selection of beers mostly Belgian; all the trappists and much from Struise and De Molen, but also some foreign beers. The beer menu is extensive and reasonably priced. Some of the exclusive, aged and/or special beers are not induced in the menu so talk to the owner, he has wast amounts of beer in storage. The bar itself has a genuine feeling to it with beer bottles on shelves everywhere. I can recommend a visit to Bruges it is a beautiful city, and when you do visit De Kelk.
Abijen (43) ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands | June 24, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
I had a great time here with my girlfriend at this bar. The owner is a great guy. He showed us his impressive collection of old beercases. The selection is good. A lot of belgium beers and some foreign beers. Also a lot of very exclusive beers.
We were there on a saterday evening and we were the only one around there. Its not a bar full with tourists. Its more a bar for the locals.
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