De Bierkoning | Amsterdam,
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De Bierkoning
World Class based on 214 ratings
Type: Beer Store

Paleisstraat 125
Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 ZL [ print map ]
+31206252336

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Hours: Mon-Sat 11.00 - 19.00 Sun 13.00-18.00


Mayor: Borresteijn (85) | Affiliated user(s) here bierkonijn | Bottles: 1300+


De Bierkoning

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Beer Available At De Bierkoning (arranged by most recent)
Green Flash Le Freak 98, 3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek 99, De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation) 100, Gooische Lammertís Amber , Girardin Gueuze White Label 97, Franziskaner Hefe-Weissbier 95, Fullerís London Porter (Bottle/Keg) 100, BrewDog Dead Pony Club 93, BrewDog Old World Russian Imperial Stout (9.5%) 99, Anchor Bock Beer 91, ít IJ Barley Wine 85, Thiriez Extra 95, vandeStreek bier Elixir , vandeStreek bier FiftyFifty , ít IJ IPA 94, ít IJ Speciale Vlo 93, Het Uiltje Bosuil 96, Hommeles Hopdonder , Hop Valley Citrus Mistress 97, Emelisse Black IPA 95
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214 reviews for De Bierkoning
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  81%
 Selection  92%
 Food  10%
 Value  78%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  99%
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98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Zenwolf  (52) Waterloo, Ontario | August 18, 2010
I had to buy an extra suitcase and gladly paid overages to bring home extras. They had Westy when i was there as well as empty Westy crates which make great show pieces. A very knowledagable and friendly staff. This is right beside the beer temple.. so you can enjoy some brews before and after shopping.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
kerolasa  (16) London, England | July 24, 2010
I would argue this is the best place to buy beers in Amsterdam, and possibly even in the Netherlands.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
dudebun  (34) , Germany | July 13, 2010
Another great Amsterdam beer store, this one lacking the charm of the nearby Cracked Kettle, but nonetheless a great shop, of note is the Lambic section "downstairs." I visit both De Bierkoning and the Cracked Kettle every time, and I recommend anyone else do the same.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
IPFreely  (143) Sanborn, New York | June 23, 2010
Awesome beer store just off the Dam Square. Incredible selection of beers from really all over. Excellent service. The shop owner is very happy to talk beer and help you out with your selection. Some rare stuff, and priced accordingly. A must stop in Amsterdam although Iíd check out the Cracked Kettle as well to make comparisons.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso  (142) Bratislava, Slovak Republic | June 2, 2010
Excellent beer shop in Amsterdamís center. Wide selection of beer. In general prices are all right, I love this shop.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Nuffield  (108) Roseville, Minnesota | May 31, 2010
Really really good beer store. The trays of Westy 12 and 8 are a starting point. I was particularly pleased with the highly rated De Molen beers and a few foreign goodies (Brewdog Tokyo*), but the clincher was the great selection of lambics downstairs. A bit scattershot in its organization and a bit cramped, but call that part of the charm. Great location, just a brief walk from the Nieuwe Kerk.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
konstifik  (36) , Sweden | May 23, 2010
Centrally located two-story, though still rather small, beer shop. Nice selection though, with a good mix of Dutch, Belgian, American and some other European beers. Has a couple of gems but a prices of course. Good prices in general though. Cracked Kettle is only a short walk from here and I would recommend to visit both places before buying anything.
96
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
dutchbeerpages  (73) Wilnis, Netherlands | February 18, 2010
There is nothing I can add here thatís new. Best beer store in the country, and the location is great. Just a little too small. The people working there know everything and are always friendly, even when just showing people the way to the railway station.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
hobbersr  (8) Lethbridge, Alberta | February 17, 2010
Well... Wow is all I have to say. When you walk in there is a glorious glass selection on your left. A very good "on the go" selection on your right. And then the fun really begins straight ahead. Iíve been in world class liquor stores, wine stores... But never have I seen a store so dedicated to beer. The Belgian section rivals (in quality) any store I saw in Brussles and Brugges. Then They had German, Scandinavian, American and Dutch craft brews upstairs. Everything on the shelf was worthy of bringing home. Then if you turn around, aged Westy, Rochefort, and Achel. Go downstairs and you will find a lambic playground. Damn. I canít imagine a better beer store. I only wished I had more room in my luggage.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
lassem  (34) Copenhagen, Denmark | January 28, 2010
De Bierkoning is a major beerstor in the heart of Amsterdam just off Dam. Cosy atmosphere with beers everywhere. The good thing is that you can get so many very good beers here. Lot of Trappists, Mikkellers, Molen and american stuff. The downside of having sooo many beers is that there is a lot of crappy beers too. So you can say that there is a beer for every costumer..but I guess I would prefer less beers that all was of good quality. Looking for beerglases this is the place to go. Nice staff

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