In de Verzekering tegen de Grote Dorst

5/5.0 91 reviews
Frans Baetensstraat 45
Eizeringen, Belgium 1750

32 2 5325858
bar
dorst.be
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM on Sundays, Church holidays, and funerals

Mayor: KansaiBeerLvrs (2) | Affiliated user(s) here yves45 | Taps: 3 | Bottles: 120+
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
DSG  (47) Eizeringen, Belgium | August 18, 2008
I was here during the Night of Great Thirst. They had Eylenbosch Kriek on tap and Eylenbosch Gueuze and Extra Faro in bottles for the event. Me and another guy asked to see the regular beer list and they they showed it to us. A really great list with lots of Lambics from all (or almost all) Lambic makers, some of them are quite rare. We enjoyed a bottle of 05 3 Fonteinen Schaerbeekse Kriek and I took home two Selection Lambic bottles for 25E each as well as an 1984 Eylenbosch Gueuze (AMAZING!) for 10 or 15E. They even took us to their cellar which was a very interesting experience - loads and loads of Lambic bottles all over with an always-slightly-wet floor. Too bad about the very limited opening time, this place is great and should be visited by more beer lovers.
98
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
JulioP  (10) Parla, Spain | February 2, 2016
Un lugar alucinante y mágico que me demuestra una vez más el daño que están haciendo las franquicias y las fabricaciones en serie. Atmósfera mágica, antigua, grandes cervezas lámbicas a precio más que razonable, y la parroquia del pueblo disfrutando. La pega el horario, solo Domingos por la mañana. Para disfrutar.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
timmyl  (1) , Belgium | January 31, 2016
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
SwissDoc  (1) Kusnacht, Switzerland | January 19, 2016
Just a gorgeous place to visit - kind of brings you back in time, a time where people used to gather for a beer in the pub across the church right after Sunday mass. Great selection of old Geuze beers, a place to relax and enjoy - dont forget to talk to the locals, they know everything about the gueze"steekers". A place definitely to enjoy and come back, even though it opens only 3hrs a week.
76
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Boxereddy  (81) , Belgium | January 16, 2016
Unieke ECHTE dorpskroeg met super Geuzenaanbod! Niet voor niks zo populair! Just be there!
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Baramba  (60) , Italy | December 21, 2015
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
rulas3  (53) Madrid, Spain | December 13, 2015
98
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
birgik  (44) Padova, Italy | October 6, 2015
Credo uno dei pochi, se non l’unico, lambic pub al mondo. Ambiente piccolo ma carino e personale gentile e disponibile. Selezione importante e bottiglie vintage.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
zonzonoise  (45) Villa del Conte, Italy | September 9, 2015
definately the best place after Cantillon....loto vely atmosphere...nice to seat and talk with local people....unique experience.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
KansaiBeerLvrs  (420) Kyoto, Japan | August 23, 2015
In de verzekering tegen de grote dorst, what can you say about this place? For me not so much as I rarely could remember the name - it’s quite a mouthful! I just usually referred to that famous Belgian lambic place only open on Sundays. A very cool local pub just by the church and the cemetary. Friendly service with great staff, great lambic selection as well as other interesting stuff. I loved the dried hops hanging from the rafters and this place is a once in a lifetime must visit locale. I’m thankful I got the chance to take part in an amazing tasting there.
100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
sebletitje  (358) Enghien, Belgium | August 22, 2015
Bit odd living 15min away and never went, but this was solved on the Aug 15th, 2015 thanks to Omgrich. A place with a soul and a true gem of honest business dedicated to geuze culture, little village in the middle of Pajjotenland. Local characters that are out of a FC DeKampioenen episode. Great selection of beers, plenty of WW1 memorabilia. The kind of stop you can dream of recreating outside Belgium - hint the US - but will fail trying to achieve it.

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