Belgium > Antwerpen
Beer Available At Afspanning ít Waagstuk (arranged by most recent)
Liefmans Goudenband 98, Scheldebrouwerij De Zeezuiper 84, Scheldebrouwerij Hop Ruiter 89, Grimbergen Triple 82, Grimbergen Optimo Bruno 88, Grimbergen Blonde 58, De Dochter van de Korenaar / Hof Ten Dormaal Amitiť 75, De Molen / Hof ten Dormaal Vallen & Opstaan 97, Rodenbach Grand Cru 99, Rodenbach Vintage 99, Rodenbach 91, Maes Pils 8, t Waagstuk , Chimay Triple / Blanche (White) / Cinq Cents 99, Tripel Karmeliet 99, De Koninck 45
poolstar (12) , England | June 29, 2015
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
have been twice now so about time i rated this place, good selection of beers, very friendly service, always seems quiet though
deerstop (45) , England | June 3, 2015
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited 30th May. Very popular bar/restaurant slightly out of the centre of the old town and worth the trek. Nice atmosphere and selection
Waagstuk (1) Antwerpen, Belgium | March 29, 2015
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
Gerbeer (89) Vancouver, British Columbia | February 10, 2015
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Nice, fairly large restaurant with good food and reasonable beer selection. Visited on a Monday night in February. Had the place pretty much to ourselves. Worth a visit.
Alengrin (75) , Belgium | February 8, 2015
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Seems I havenít rated this before... Visited many times about a decade ago, so Iíll have to rely on memory since I havenít been there since that time. At that time, this was quite an exciting place to visit for a beer geek: the guy who was apparently responsible for the beer selection back then, was a passionate (and in fact, quite funny) beer geek with whom it was always a pleasure to chat. Cosy atmosphere - though it could get quite cold in winter sometimes... Beer selection was and hopefully still is extensive, with many regional and traditional Belgians. Writing about this makes me curious how it is now, Iíll revisit this place in the near future, for sure.
baxterfish (248) , England | November 21, 2014| Updated January 1, 2015
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 19/20
Pretty much unchanged in the 18 years Iíve been coming here. Nice atmosphere .Good beer beer menu. Well worth the trek from the centre.
Update: getting very expensve and like Kraddel, had the wrong beer served - the regular sweet Boon kriek rather than the oude version.
sic1314 (478) Leiden, Netherlands | April 12, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
More of a restaurant than a bar, decent enough with a reasonable selection.
EpicKeith (1) , | February 2, 2014
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 20/20
Good service, typical Flemmish dishes and they added another bar so a bigger slection of beers on draft.
kraddel (205) some beerplace , Belgium | December 1, 2013
56 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 1/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 10/20
Decent but not rare selection . Friendly and kinda knowing service . Ok prices . A good basic beerbar , with a nice interior
Minus points : they gave me krieklambiek in stead of oude kriek . 8,5 euros for something i didnt order ..
t0rin0 (1503) Do Not Resuscitate, California | November 18, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Visited October 2012.
This was our last stop in Antwerpen on a fairly ridiculous pub crawl led by Matt Rooney, commentated by Uli, and chauffeured by Kurt from Belgium in a Box. I competely forgot that you can drink beer at a younger age in Europe than in the US so I was a bit surprised to see what looked like highschool kids sitting outside drinking beer. Inside was an interesting scene. I got to drink Chimay white out of a ceramic Chimay mug and I was informed that if I break it and I couldnít replace it (of course I canít, theyíve been discontinued for 20+ years) theyíd extract itís value in the form of a pound of flesh. That punishment would presumably by administered by the big Russian-looking guy with the Stalin-esque mustache who was menacing and for whatever reason wearing a sash. All this was in good fun of course. He tried to convince us to come to his beer festival later that week but that was going to be our last day in Brussels so we opted not to head back to Antwerp for this. The other servers were very friendly and happily poured beers for us. There were a couple of ticks available but as mentioned above I went with the half liter of Chimay in the fancy mug ( http://i.imgur.com/0JvLOA8.jpg ).
Over all the beer list was pretty decent. The atmosphere and service were pretty good though. I had a blast here and would come back.
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