Brouwcafé de Molen

Overtocht 43
Bodegraven, Netherlands 2411 BT
brewery (Brouwerij de Molen)  4.9/5.0 166 reviews
Tue- Sunday opening at 12:00 - Check availability

Mayor: MrHangover (40) | Affiliated user(s) here MrHangover, Molenbrouwer, dEnk | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 250-300
Formerly called Eet- en Bierlokaal De Molen. Name has changed under new ownership in September 2015. De Molen is once again co-owner.
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Beers At Brouwcafé de Molen

NameABVEntered
Black Diamond Jagged Edge IPA7.3%9/28/2016
Brouwerij Kees Da Hong Pao12%9/28/2016
Gänstaller Bräu Zoigl5.8%9/27/2016
Alvinne Wild West Grape Edition 20156%9/27/2016
De Molen Hemel & Aarde Bourbon 201611%9/27/2016
De Molen Framboos & Framblij6.7%9/27/2016
Austmann Vintersolverv6.9%9/27/2016
De Molen Mooi & Meedogenloos Barrel Aged11.2%9/26/2016
De Molen Grapefruit IPA6.2%9/26/2016
Lervig / Way 3 Bean Stout13%9/25/2016
Thiriez La Blonde d’Esquelbecq6.5%9/25/2016
Sahtipaja Violmjød5.6%9/25/2016
Omnipollo / Dugges Anagram Blueberry Cheesecake Stout 12%9/25/2016
Oedipus Swingers4%9/25/2016
Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter Börb’nåhallon9%9/25/2016
Närke Asgård Svartmölska9.5%9/25/2016
Närke Gransus6.5%9/25/2016
Närke / Qvänum Pors o Tvärs6.1%9/25/2016
Lervig / Way 3 Bean Stout Bourbon BA13.6%9/25/2016
Lervig Passion Tang7%9/25/2016
Lervig / Arizona Wilderness Lawless6.5%9/25/2016
Labietis Lentenu Kāvējs7.2%9/25/2016
Labietis Rasele3.7%9/25/2016
Brouwerij Kees Imperial Russian Vanilla Eisbock 20%9/25/2016
Brouwerij Kees Top Of The Morning11%9/25/2016
Thiriez La Maline5.8%9/25/2016
Brouwerij Kees Uri Keller9%9/25/2016
La Pirata Black Block Bourbon Barrel Aged13%9/25/2016
Gänstaller Bräu Affumicator9.6%9/25/2016
Brouwerij Kees Barrel Project #08/2016 12.5%9/25/2016
Dry & Bitter / Hoppin Frog Old School Baltic Porter10.5%9/25/2016
Gänstaller Bräu Kellerbier5.3%9/25/2016
Dry & Bitter / Jopen Under The Radar7%9/25/2016
Birra del Borgo Caos7.5%9/25/2016
Cigar City Trousseau12.3%9/25/2016
Birra del Borgo Hoppy Cat5.8%9/25/2016
Cascade Bourbonic Plague12.1%9/25/2016
Cigar City Jai Alai India Pale Ale7.5%9/25/2016
Cascade Vlad the Imp Aler10.6%9/25/2016
Cascade The Vine8.85%9/25/2016
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:2112%9/25/2016
Bakunin Ghost Town (Brandy B.A. with Brettanomyces)10.5%9/25/2016
Bevog Baja Oatmeal Stout5.8%9/25/2016
Alvinne Cuvée de Mortagne Banyuls13%9/25/2016
Alvinne & Friends #4 Insight Brewing Smokin’ Peaches 11%9/25/2016
De Molen Tsarina Esra Bowmore11.9%9/25/2016
De Molen Hot & Spicy10.2%9/25/2016
De Molen Roest & Rogge6.6%9/25/2016
De Molen Cabreúva & Safraras6.6%9/25/2016
De Molen Hemel & Aarde (Bourbon BA)11%9/25/2016
De Molen Jackhammer & Wooden Sickle5.2%9/25/2016
De Molen Bijen & Kersen5.2%9/25/2016
De Molen Hell & Dessert Cherry-Vanilla10%9/25/2016
De Molen / Zombier Nibs & Beans9.3%9/25/2016
De Molen Horen & Heren6.2%9/25/2016
Sahtipaja Sahti7.5%9/24/2016
De Molen IJsbock Blond18.2%9/24/2016
Labietis Pūdele5.9%9/24/2016
Alvinne Kriek van Mortagne5.5%9/24/2016
Thiriez Etoile Du Nord5.5%9/24/2016
Dry & Bitter Still Lifestyle7.3%9/24/2016
De Molen Fresh Hop (2016)6.3%9/24/2016
Dry & Bitter Dank & Juicy6.2%9/24/2016
De Molen Wakker & Gaan6.2%9/24/2016
Nøgne Ø Sourweisse3.5%9/19/2016
Kaapse Leen10.7%9/19/2016
De Molen / Hair of the Dog Binkie Claws13.4%9/18/2016
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Bourbon BA11%9/18/2016
De Molen Hemel & Hel (Heaven & Hell)12%9/18/2016
De Molen Hamer & Sikkel (Hammer & Sickle)5.2%9/18/2016
De Molen Dag & Dauw7.7%9/18/2016
De Molen / Hair of the Dog Fred10.7%9/17/2016
De Molen / Hair of the Dog Adam10%9/17/2016
De Molen Cuvee #311.4%9/17/2016
Antybrowar Propaganda6.8%9/16/2016
Birrificio del Ducato Chrysopolis Radler5%9/15/2016
Magic Rock Dark Arts6%9/15/2016
Redchurch Hoxton Stout6%9/7/2016
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis (Hell & Damnation)10%9/4/2016
De Molen Moord & Brand (Bourbon)9.8%9/3/2016
Profesja Młynarz4.3%9/3/2016
Cigar City / De Molen Imperial Stout8.5%9/3/2016
Piwoteka Krasnale z Bram5%8/29/2016
De Molen Hoger & Lager5.4%8/26/2016
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Bruichladdich Barrel Aged Brett11%8/24/2016
De Molen Op & Top4.5%8/23/2016
Drakes IPA7.2%8/21/2016
De Molen / Laugar Txapela & Klompen (Hat & Clogs)13.6%8/21/2016
De Molen Spanning & Sensatie9.8%8/19/2016
De Molen Tsarina Esra Ardbeg BA with Brett11.1%8/13/2016
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Bruichladdich BA12%8/13/2016
De Molen White Witch Saison6%8/13/2016
De Molen Hemel & Aarde (Wild Turkey BA)11%8/11/2016
De Molen Vuur & Vlam (Fire & Flames)6.2%7/30/2016
Burnside Merkur She Wrote6.3%7/28/2016
De Molen Wasabi Saison6.3%7/26/2016
Hair of the Dog Adam - White Peach12%7/25/2016
De Molen / Yards Fire, Flood & Plague9.9%7/21/2016
Nøgne Ø # 500 Imperial India Pale Ale (Batch 500)10%7/18/2016
Nøgne Ø / Mikkeller / Brewdog Horizon Tokyo Black16%7/18/2016


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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
bernatbeer  (76) barcelona, Spain | August 4, 2011| Updated October 6, 2011
Muy buena la tienda que tienen,mucha variedad.La comida es toda local con grandes quesos y productos regionales.Amabilidad.El festival ya empieza a consolidarse! Grandes cervezas en de Molen,gracias Meeno!
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn  (237) Zaandam, Netherlands | July 10, 2011
Visited on a Friday evening for dinner. This place looks very nice, has a cozy feel to it, lots of wood. Basically this is a restaurant with a (world class) brewery attached to it. Food was very nice, had gamba’s and some savoury snacks as a starter. Not cheap, same goes for the (excellent) beer. Beer shop is has a great selection, but way overpriced imo. Annual beer festival is a must visit.
82
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk  (275) Edinburgh , Scotland | July 9, 2011
What can one say about this place. Home of one of Europe’s best brewers and probably my favourite European brewery. Located in a lovely little town, an east train ride from Amsterdam. Wonderful building with a working Mill. Cracking little shop, if a little over priced at times. Would love to get here outwith the main festival (but theres only so much time) Still during festival food great(and there mass catering) range is amazing but its clear that normally the range is still pretty impressive. All told worth a visit anytime your in Amsterdam or even Holand
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Benzai  (213) Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, Netherlands | June 28, 2011
Nice restaurant but certainly a very nice beershop. I don’t think there’s any other store in The Netherlands which has such a variaty of American and Scandinavian beers, as well as beers from other countries all over the world. Very nice and knowledgeable staff.
88
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Strebs  (213) St. Louis, Missouri | May 10, 2011| Updated October 13, 2013
With mixed emotions, I am adding an offkey note to the ratings for de Molen. The place is stunning, situated on a commanding location that almost dominates the small, tidy, and prosperous town of Bodegraven. The beers were fantastic, and the shop was well stocked with interesting beers in addition to the incredible Molen beers. The only fly in the ointment was that one barmaid was left alone to provide service in the shop, in the restaurant, and behind the bar. Sabrina was very friendly and sufficiently knowledgeable, but she couldn’t be at all three places at once. We were informed that the owner was on vacation, so I hope that this situation was the exception rather than the rule. The fact that there were no natives in de Molen makes me think otherwise. Let’s all hope that we beer lovers continue to have a place like de Molen to love, instead of possibly losing it to a case of artistic success, but commercial failure.
72
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Martinus  (201) Baarle-Nassau, Netherlands | April 8, 2011
Nice looking restaurant in a windmill. A nice and rustique looking brewpub is in the same building, which is were we were sitting. Well worth visiting for the great selection of Molen beers on tap and bottle, and most (including me) can’t resist a small excursion to the shop in the building. The only down side is that the staff is rather unknowing of the products or beer in general. Maybe this is because we were there on a quiet Sunday afternoon, but from friends I heard similar experiences.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
nate2g  (1094) Boomtown!, Australia | March 22, 2011
I love beer and windmills.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Steamtrain  (1) Hvidovre, Denmark | March 15, 2011
One of the best brewpubs in Europe. One of my favourite brewers. Don´t mis their yearly borefts beer festival where they have a collection of europes best breweries present included the swedish hard to get brewery Närke! Excellent bottleshop.
96
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
shaheen  (8) , Netherlands | February 26, 2011
This is a place worth going out of your way for. We were there at a very slow time and given excellent service by an incredibly friendly staff who knows their beer well. The bottle room is worth a visit on its own and is well-stocked with a few surprising treasures. The beer was reasonably priced, with only two disappointments out of about 15 that we tried (though none of their beer is bad!). The ambience, the service and the extraordinary craft beer makes de Molen an absolute must-see in Holland.
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
sic1314  (476) Leiden, Netherlands | February 2, 2011| Updated September 7, 2012
Great little brewpub, likely to expand a bit when the brewkit moves across the road. Excellent beer, great quality food selection. Prices in the shop are very much on the high side, especially for their own brands, but worth it for an occasional treat.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
kermis  (372) Where the wild whales are, Netherlands | December 23, 2010
Simply amazing Dutch brewery with a world class selection of there own beers, a small but well stocked beer store and host of the yearly Borefts beer festival - the best I’ve been to. Don’t miss it!

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