Netherlands > Amsterdam
Beer Available At De Bierkoning (arranged by most recent)
Katjelam Pepper Rebellion , Katjelam Grätzer , Katjelam Chestnut Brown Ale , ’t IJ India Session Ale 92, Gypsy Inc Gyp Wit 68, Gypsy Inc Tipsy Gypsy 72, Gypsy Inc Pale Trail 77, To Øl Long Time No See 98, Siren Whiskey Sour 87, Gypsy Inc Soft Focus 80, Mikkeller Gravøl (Death is not the end!) 45, Buxton / To Øl Collaboration Carnage (Samarbejds Ødelæggelse) 2014 85, Buxton / To Øl Collateral Carnage , Engelszell Benno Trappistenbier 79, Gouden Carolus Noël (Christmas) 99, De Vriendschap NDSM Porter 57, Slaghmuylder Kerstbier 36, Tasty Lady #04 - Biscuit 43, Palo Alto Brewing Onoskelis Barleywine 83, Ramses Bier Huismoeder 54
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Abio (51) Waasland, Belgium | July 19, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Got impressed by this shop when entering. Good looking, and really a lot of beers to chose from. Nice guy behind the bar. Ok prices, specially for a shop in the middle of a city like this.
SrSilliGose (252) pouring bus, New Brunswick | June 29, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
awesome selection. friendly service. fair prices- better than cracked kettle. nice little building. the place to go for brews from this region that you can’t get back in the US.
Martinus (155) Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands | May 23, 2011| Updated March 19, 2012
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Great selection of beers, I was happy as a kid in a candy store. Lots of beers that are quite hard to find at other places in The Netherlands, for OK prices. Expensive stuff is around of course, but it seems they offer value for money. The woman behind the counter was nice and helpful, and offered good advice. Will for sure go back when I’m visiting Amsterdam again.
Update: while revisiting during De Nederlandse Brettanomyces dagen -which was a great idea btw- it struck me how much the staff actually does for their customers. For this I’ve added a few points to service and overall, it’s well deserved.
MrHangover (63) Den Haag, Netherlands | May 19, 2011| Updated February 20, 2014
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Been here once when I went to Amsterdam a few months back. Huge selection of beers from all over the world. Loads of lambics downstairs and the rest is upstairs. A bit expensive, I bought a bottle of Westy 12 for 14 euro’s. Loads of glassware and gadgets are also present in the shop.
Countbeer (208) Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, Netherlands | May 18, 2011| Updated June 19, 2014
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 19/20
Located just behind the Dam Square, you’ll find this lovely beer shop.
An entrance with lots of crates and big bottles, lots of glassware behind the counter and some shirts on the right site (and lots of other beer items that covers the place)
Downstairs you’ll find some Lambic. Upstairs all the other styles from countries all over the world.
A very good selection en good prices! Some of the more exclusive brews for a bit more money, but most of the beers are pretty normal priced.
Been here twice, first time a helpful lady was running the place, second time the owner was behind the counter and we were possible to have a nice but quick chat with him.
He told me the most expensive bottle they had was a Crianza Helena for 40 Euro, behind the counter. Got one bottle of the World Wide Stout 2003 for 13 Euro.
A pity I had only 2 bags with me (one filled with goodies from the Cracked Kettle)… So I couldn’t go all the way. Will go back for sure!
Whenever you’re in Amsterdam, this is another must visit! You will succeed for sure!
BriSava (78) , Japan | May 7, 2011
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
World class beer shop without doubt. Dauntingly, huge selection of beer and glassware.
Boudicca (732) London, England | April 25, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 16/20
De Bierkonig is situated very centrally in a street off Dam Square. It’s not large but it fits a tremendous selection of high quality beers into the small area at the front and up a short set of wooden steps to a platform area. They’re arranged by country and I defy anyone to find it hard to fill their basket here. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable.
Danilo (4) , Italy | April 14, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Great beer shop in a very central location.
madmitch76 (144) , England | March 30, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Plow your way through gormless tourists accross the Dam Square to this great beer shop, it is definitely worth the effort. Fine selection of Dutch beers as you would expect. Lots of the smaller brewers are well represented. English beers - not bad! Scandanavian - very good selection. US - a nice range with a smattering of rbottles rarely seen in Europe. There is plenty of Belgians as well and I think quite a good choice of German but to be honest I can never be bothered to look at those! Take a basket on entry and fill it up no problem, your only worry will be what not to take away. Service is always friendly and knowledgable! One of the best beer shops in Europe! Just be careful of the stacked crates outside the shop if you have had a few in the Bier Temple round the corner!!
nate2g (665) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | March 27, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Excellent beer shop a stone’s throw from Beer Temple. A selection of local Dutch brews I had not seen elsewhere. Many Belgian and US bottles. A small selection of vintage too. Glassware available. Busy staff.
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