De Bierkoning

Paleisstraat 125
Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 ZL
bottle shop  4.95/5.0 278 reviews
Mon-Sat 11.00 - 19.00 Sun 13.00-18.00

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Beers At De Bierkoning

Eem / Pampus Dark Hops7.5%9/27/2016
Oedipus / Lervig Frazzled8%9/26/2016
Freigeist / Kingpin Grätzhainer5.4%9/25/2016
Oedipus / Stillwater Hash Brownie7.5%9/25/2016
Oedipus / Upright Donuts6.5%9/25/2016
Cloudwater / Brouwerij Kees Custard Porter8.5%9/24/2016
Tyranena Bitter Woman IPA5.75%9/24/2016
Brouwerij Kees Da Hong Pao12%9/23/2016
Crooked Spider Weizener4.5%9/23/2016
Septem 8th Day (8h Mera)7%9/21/2016
Brouwerij Kees London Mild Ale3.5%9/21/2016
Emelisse English Bitter4.5%9/21/2016
Wiper and True Amber Ale In The Groves5.2%9/21/2016
Wiper and True Quintet6.5%9/21/2016
Omnipollo Esperanto 6%9/19/2016
Oedipus / Buxton Voicemail7.5%9/19/2016
Niigata Green Tea Beer4.5%9/18/2016
Caulier Brune6.8%9/18/2016
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Port Charlotte BA (peated)11%9/18/2016
Pampus Drenkeling5%9/17/2016
De Prael Herfstbok7.7%9/17/2016
Tasty Lady6.2%9/17/2016
Kleiburg Porter Saison6.5%9/17/2016
Burning Sky Saison à la Provision6.5%9/16/2016
Marble Mincikowscy5.1%9/16/2016
Põhjala / Mallaskosken Black Koivunen9.3%9/15/2016
The Monarchy Preussen Weisse5.8%9/15/2016
Jopen / Oedipus Harlem Shake7.5%9/13/2016
Zwarte BE+ER 5.6%9/11/2016
Edge Brewing / Magic Rock Brewing Twisted Verbena5.9%9/10/2016
De Molen Counter & Attack5.5%9/9/2016
Troubadour Magma Special Edition 2014 Tripel Yeast 9%9/8/2016
Zundert Trappist8%9/6/2016
Edge Brewing Stiletto7.5%9/6/2016
Founders Porter6.5%9/6/2016
Gänstaller Bräu Weizenator8.1%9/6/2016
SNAB Pale Ale6.3%9/6/2016
Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake 11%9/5/2016
De Prael Scotch Ale7.9%9/5/2016
Kabinet Rufaro5.2%9/5/2016
Omnipollo Magic #8 - Patisserie Pale (Maple Candied Almond Pale)5%9/5/2016
Jopen Russel’s Light Dinner Ale 19114.6%9/5/2016
Abbazia Tre Fontane Tripel Birra Trappista Italiana8.5%9/5/2016
Põhjala Mets7%9/5/2016
De Molen Licht & Lustig (2015 -)4.5%9/4/2016
Põhjala Aeg Maha4%9/4/2016
Põhjala Routa6.7%9/4/2016
Troost Lager4.8%9/3/2016
Põhjala Must Kuld7.8%9/3/2016
Omnipollo Leon Belgian-style Pale Ale6.5%9/3/2016
Berghoeve Khoppig4%9/3/2016
Wild Beer Fresh5.5%9/3/2016
Lervig Lucky Jack Grapefruit Edition4.7%9/3/2016
Beerbliotek Pale Ale Bobek Citra5.7%9/3/2016
Põhjala Kreuzberg (2016-)3.5%9/2/2016
Põhjala / To Øl Ginie (In a Bottle)4.2%9/2/2016
Beerbliotek Hip Hops India Pale Ale6%9/2/2016
Beerbliotek Session IPA Citra Motueka 3.5%3.5%9/2/2016
De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Rioja BA)11.9%8/29/2016
Struise Rio Reserva11%8/29/2016
The Kernel Stout (8%)8%8/29/2016
Lost Abbey Santo Ron Diego13%8/29/2016
Struise Blue Monk Special Reserve (Bottled)10%8/29/2016
Russian River Pliny the Elder8%8/29/2016
Schneider Weisse Tap X Mein Cuvée Barrique9.5%8/26/2016
Wasabi Biwasa no Rubi4.5%8/22/2016
Niigata Espresso Beer8%8/21/2016
’t IJ Mosaic Pale Ale5.2%8/19/2016
Mary Rose Premium Red Ale4.5%8/19/2016
Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black6%8/19/2016
Hanscraft & Co. / Kompaan Mahoni Marina7.5%8/19/2016
Mikkeller I Beat yoU9.75%8/16/2016
De Molen Keulen & Aken9.2%8/14/2016
Butcher’s Tears Headroom7.5%8/12/2016
Cloudwater / Magic Rock/ JW Lees Three’s Company 8.3%8/12/2016
Brouwerij Kees Pink Grapefruit IPA5.5%8/11/2016
Buxton / Oersoep / Rooie Dop Grain and Grape7%8/8/2016
Freigeist Mango Unchained9%8/8/2016
Ceaux Harvest 20149%8/8/2016
Jopen Golden Bucket5.7%8/8/2016
Jopen / Cigar City Wayne’s World6.5%8/8/2016
Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale8.5%8/6/2016
Sori Ménage á Trois9.2%8/5/2016
Mikkeller All Other Pales Pale5.8%8/3/2016
Lowlander Beer I.P.A.6%7/31/2016
Uiltje Me Myself & IPA7%7/31/2016
Evil Twin Christmas Eve at a New York City Hotel Room (2011-)10%7/30/2016
Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake - Double Barrel11%7/30/2016
Pope’s Yard Hibiscus Sour5.3%7/30/2016
Omnipollo Arzachel3.5%7/26/2016
Beavertown Smog Rocket5.4%7/25/2016
Rocket Club Tropicana 5%7/24/2016
Sixpoint Bengali Tiger IPA6.4%7/24/2016
Nøgne Ø / Mikkeller / Brewdog Horizon Tokyo Black16%7/23/2016
3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Golden Blend6%7/23/2016
Reninge Krieken Rood7%7/22/2016
Bruut Saison Brûût5.5%7/20/2016
Odd Side Ales Pineapple IPA6.5%7/18/2016
Uerige Weizen4.7%7/18/2016
Penose Blonde Mien6%7/18/2016

  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Cory  (12) , California | February 6, 2013
Great little store with lots of options. I was able to grab most the beers I was looking for at a decent price. It was pretty cool to see a couple Russian River Brews hidden behind the counter. The staff was super helpful and very knowledgeable. Good place to grab glassware as souvenir gifts.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Glouglouburp  (423) Montreal, Quebec | February 2, 2013
Ok, so the question I asked myself before going to Amsterdam is, what is the best bottle shop in town? De Bierkoning or The Cracked Kettle. They are a short walk from each other. When I was in Amsterdam in 2010 it was a close call as to which one of the two stores I preferred. They complemented each other and I bought bottles from both places. But I went back in 2011 and it was a totally different story. Bierkoning is totally winning the Amsterdam beer store war. Great selection of Dutch beers (obviously) but also a lot of European beers and even American beers. This place is fun to shop at with its old wooden shelves and warm feeling but this is a tightly packed store and it makes me feel like a bull in a china shop. Staff is usually very busy but when you can talk to someone they are very helpful and knowledgeable. The only negative is the freshness. Here in North-America I don’t complain when I can get a De Molen hoppy beer 9 months after bottling date. But directly in Amsterdam I would expect fresher products. I’ve picked up many beers and put them back on the shelf when I realized they were not fresh (especially De Molen since they have a clearly printed Bottling date). A better inventory management is in order. But that’s a minor complaint. I really love that store, bought many great beers there and can’t wait to go back there.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
jookos  (126) , Finland | January 28, 2013
Impressive little beer shop near the Dom. Small, and cramped full of shelves featuring a, seemingly, endless selection of bottles and glasses of mostly Belgian and Dutch beers, and other rarities from around the globe. Visited during a couple-of-hours layover at Shiphol, so had little time and wasn’t able to purchase anything, but the service seemed nice and prices not that frightening. Will visit again.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 20/20
altonbrownd  (322) Chevy Chase, Maryland | January 27, 2013
Having now visited hundreds of places all over the world, I can safely say that Bierkoning is my #1 choice. It is a very spirited, indy kind of place in attitude and service but the selection is world-class. Just tons and tons and tons of great stuff, geographically arranged. The service can be abrupt, given the location, but they are always happy to talk to fellow beer lovers. Pricing also very reasonable.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
artcore1980  (3) Amsterdam, Netherlands | January 15, 2013
Het bier-walhalla van Amsterdam! Heel aardig personeel ook. Alleen jammer dat de winkel niet wat groter is.
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
jfb  (137) Freising, Germany | December 29, 2012
Tiny store, conveniently located right next to the Beer Temple, with an excellent range of beers from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Scandinavia and the USA, lots of glassware as well. Found a few beers that had been on my want list for quite a while. Prices are reasonable, I was expecting much worse, and the staff is knowledgable and friendly.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Douberd  (105) Arnhem, Netherlands | December 24, 2012
I had read of how small this place is but I couldn’t believe it when I saw it with my own eyes. Nevertheless, the collection is huge.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
stoutpark  (58) , Italy | December 23, 2012
Great selection of international beers, sold by a really expert staff. Probably the best beershop in Amsterdam, go and check yourself.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
alethol  (17) , Netherlands | December 21, 2012| Updated June 1, 2013
Excellent selection of beers. Good service. Not the greatest value though and the shop could do with some extra square meters.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
ShivanDragon  (65) Leeuwarden, Netherlands | November 27, 2012
mooie selectie van bieren, jammer van de beperkte parkeergelegenheid om even rustig je bieren uit te zoeken, maar ja Amsterdam hé !
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
subcombicio  (40) Marghera, Italy | November 27, 2012| Updated November 15, 2014
Il miglior bottle shop che abbia visto in vita mia. Un’incredibile scelta di de molen (una sessantina più o meno) e moltissimi altri birrifici da tutto il mondo (Brewfist, Jolly Pumpking, Fliyng dog, Hoppin Fog, Mikkeller solo per accennarne alcuni) a prezzi stracciati. Senza contare una selezione delle migliori gueuze in circolazione (De cam, Hansees, Cantillon, Bonn, 3Fontein ecc). Penso che sia un must per chi visita Amsterdam e ama la birra, ma sopratutto per chi ci vive.

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