De Bierkoning

Paleisstraat 125
Amsterdam, Netherlands 1012 ZL
bottle shop  4.95/5.0 289 reviews
Mon-Sat 11.00 - 19.00 Sun 13.00-18.00

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Beers At De Bierkoning

NameABVEntered
De Molen Raisins & Rum5.7%2/27/2017
Wiper and True Stout Milk Shake4.8%2/26/2017
De Afleiding Raaf5.5%2/26/2017
vandeStreek bier Playground Series: Katapult IPA (Equinox, Rakau)7%2/26/2017
Moor Fusion 20158%2/25/2017
Hoop Kaper6.4%2/25/2017
Jopen Damiate DRIPA #39%2/25/2017
Põhjala Cellar Series - Porridge Bullet11.9%2/25/2017
Domus Summa7.2%2/25/2017
Jopen / Grateful Deaf Zythos Cascade Sorachi Ace IPA (2016)7.2%2/25/2017
Butcher’s Tears The Flying Bed3.8%2/25/2017
Uiltje Dr. Raptor9.2%2/25/2017
Põhjala Must Kuld - Colombia7.8%2/24/2017
Uiltje Dikke Lul 3 Bier5.6%2/24/2017
Emelisse White Label Barley Wine (Old Smokey Moonshine BA)12%2/24/2017
Zeeburg Dubbelbock (2012 -)8.2%2/24/2017
Jopen / De Molen Sin & Remorse10%2/19/2017
Uiltje Miss Hooter4.4%2/19/2017
In Peccatum / Malte Black Inverno12%2/17/2017
Toccalmatto Bedda Matri Marsala Wine Barrel Aged12%2/17/2017
Founders Rübæus5.7%2/16/2017
Emelisse Vanille Ice Cream Stout5.5%2/16/2017
Uiltje Sgt. Night Vision10.5%2/15/2017
Morebeer Mikkie = Cattivella9.5%2/15/2017
To Øl By Udder Means7%2/15/2017
De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Bombs & Grenades)11.9%2/15/2017
’t IJ American Barley Wine8.6%2/13/2017
Flying Dog The Truth Imperial IPA8.7%2/13/2017
BrewDog Jet Black Heart4.7%2/13/2017
Frankendael T.I.T.S9.5%2/13/2017
’t IJ Mosaic Pale Ale5.2%2/12/2017
De Molen Fresh Hop (2016)6.3%2/12/2017
De Molen / Brew By Numbers Name & No. 015%2/12/2017
Butcher’s Tears Old Geezer10.5%2/11/2017
Cloudwater Winter Range - Brown Ale4.8%2/11/2017
Anderson’s Hannibal9.5%2/8/2017
Stillwater Cellar Door6.6%2/8/2017
De Molen Counter & Attack5.5%2/6/2017
BrewDog Barrel Aged Albino Squid Assassin9.2%2/6/2017
Partizan Imperial Stout - V110%2/5/2017
Fyne Ales Ragnarök7.4%2/5/2017
In Peccatum Call Of Cthulhu8%2/5/2017
Brekeriet Funkstarter5.5%2/5/2017
Cloudwater Spring Summer 2016 - US Light Ahtanum Bravo3.6%2/5/2017
De Twee Knaapjes Juffie6.7%2/5/2017
Butcher’s Tears Spiral Scratch6.8%2/5/2017
Founders Devil Dancer Triple IPA12%2/5/2017
De Molen Morellen Berliner Weisse6%2/5/2017
Põhjala Kreuzberg3.5%2/5/2017
Sahtipaja Apricot Dream4%2/5/2017
Oedipus Warme Dagen4%2/5/2017
Weiherer Keller-Pils4.9%2/5/2017
Brekeriet Brillant5.5%2/4/2017
Anderson Valley Briney Melon Gose4.2%2/4/2017
Edge Brewing / Cigar City Gift To Gaspar - Barrel Aged12.1%2/3/2017
Founders Harvest Ale7.6%2/2/2017
La Pirata Black Block11.2%2/2/2017
De Molen Knippen & Scheren9.5%2/1/2017
Odd Side Ales Fight Milk Stout8%1/29/2017
Amsterdam Brewing Company Guilty Pleasure Double IPA9%1/29/2017
Mikkeller 206.8%1/29/2017
Oedipus Polyamorie5%1/24/2017
Frankendael Uberweizen7.5%1/22/2017
De Molen Zon & Gezelligheid7.5%1/22/2017
De Moersleutel Je Moer op een Bakfiets10%1/21/2017
BrewDog Dog D16.1%1/21/2017
De Molen Weer & Wind (2016)12.4%1/21/2017
Walhalla Daemon #1 Mephistopheles9%1/21/2017
Kleiburg Siciliaans Wit5.5%1/21/2017
Tasty Lady Darkside Porter7%1/21/2017
’t IJ Dubbel Bock Speciale Editie8.8%1/20/2017
Cloudwater Spring Summer 2016 - IPA Vic’s Secret6.5%1/15/2017
Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout (Old Smokey Moonshine BA)11%1/15/2017
Põhjala Meri4.4%1/14/2017
Butcher’s Tears Isaac’s Rose5.5%1/14/2017
OPO 74 Bellevue8%1/14/2017
OPO 74 Echoes5.5%1/14/2017
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Bruichladdich Barrel Aged Brett11%1/14/2017
In Peccatum Cowboys From Hops Remastered8.1%1/13/2017
Verzet Oud Bruin6%1/13/2017
Gulpener Tarwebier Van Verse Hop6%1/13/2017
Buxton Wyoming Sheep Ranch9%1/12/2017
Põhjala Odravein 201612%1/12/2017
Amager / Cigar City Xiquic And The Hero Twins9%1/12/2017
Põhjala Öö Cassis10.5%1/11/2017
In Peccatum / Yria - Something Wild5.5%1/11/2017
Uiltje / Sori Pine and Needles8.4%1/11/2017
Beerbliotek Session IPA Citra Motueka 3.5%3.5%1/11/2017
Hair of the Dog Adam from the Wood10%1/10/2017
Bruut Stennis5%1/9/2017
Erik’s Bier High Tea6.5%1/9/2017
De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Bruichladdich BA12%1/7/2017
In Peccatum / O Bandullo Do Lambón Berserker II6.2%1/7/2017
Oersoep Summer Capit Ale4.5%1/7/2017
Cloudwater Spring Summer 2016 - Session IPA Centennial El Dorado4.5%1/7/2017
Gänstaller Bräu Rauch Royal8.2%1/7/2017
Mad River John Barleycorn 10.8%1/6/2017
Beerbliotek IPA Single Hop Mosaic6%1/6/2017
De la Senne Saison du Meyboom 4%1/6/2017
Gänstaller Bräu Affumicator9.6%1/6/2017


84
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Travlr  (2701) Charlotte , North Carolina | June 24, 2016
Visited during a Carnevale Brettanomyces event. Beers were being served on the sidewalk, which got very crowded very quickly. You had to buy tickets for the beers, and the ticket seller was not moving swiftly, so it was a big bottleneck and didn’t help the crowds any. So they need to work on their events. But the bottle shop is - overwhelming. Massive selection on two levels. I didn’t know where to start. With no wifi, though, I REALLY didn’t know where to start. Still, it was the best bottle shop of the trip by far, and is not likely to be rivaled. Reasonable prices. A must stop while in Amsterdam.
70
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 13/20
3fourths  (1561) Boulder, Colorado | June 4, 2008| Updated December 21, 2012
Fantastic selection in a small shop purely dedicated to good beer. The selected of Dutch beer is tops here, with a number of quality Belgian and German bottles as well. What else can I say? You should visit this store, but also be sure to visit Cracked Kettle, which I found to be even better. It wasn’t the mecca I was expecting, but certainly it’s a place not to miss while in Amsterdam.
78
  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
t0rin0  (1529) Do Not Resuscitate, California | October 4, 2013
Visited September 2012.

Wow, this is a touristy stop. Its setup to optimize traffic. You enter and wander around a narrow walk way and end up at the register. If you want to stop and look at something people end up having to squeeze by you. They do have a bit of everything though, albeit at a high price. 3 Fonteinen and Cantillon were present. I’ve heard stories of Westvleteren showing up as well. Plenty of US-made beers too. We grabbed some obscure items (I got a Roodebol that I ended up ordering again at Kulminator two days later) and took off for some more brewery hopping but not before spending a bit of money. I can’t comment on the service since I was mostly just browsing and there was a line of people behind me.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
brokensail  (1352) Dublin, California | October 4, 2012
Really the only beer shop you need to hit in Amsterdam. Tons of beers from all over Europe and a fair amount of stuff from the US as well. Prices are good. The place is really cramped, though, so don’t plan on bringing any big bags inside.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
nate2g  (1178) Boomtown!, Australia | March 27, 2011
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.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Boudicca  (1171) London, England | April 25, 2011
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.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Fin  (1066) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | June 22, 2009
Only got to this Beer Shop in Amsterdam, unfortunately I never made the Cracked Kettle, though I would struggle to see how this could possible be beaten on the staggering choice, rare stuff and reasonable prices. I concentrated on mostly Dutch beers from De Molen but I also got a few from Mikkeller but I was limited on what I could carry as I was situated on a campsite out of town. Very friendly staff, who suggested De Wildeman and ’T Arendsnest bars as ’got to go to’ places. Visited here twice but if I lived in Amsterdam I would never be out of this place. One of the best speciality beers shops I’ve ever visited.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Theydon_Bois  (1029) Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, England | September 29, 2014
Visited on Sunday 28/09/14 around 1pm and the place was doing a good trade. Smallish bottle shop effectively split over 3 levels. The entrance level is the service area with a fridge or two, the lower level is geueze and sours (plenty of Cantillons etc) and the upper level carries the bulk of the beer which is well laid out by country. Lots of Dutch beer as you’d imagine, a good shelf worth of Mikkeller, a good selection of UK and US beers, etc etc. Service was friendly and help proffered if required. The individual beers are also well labelled in respect to style etc. Prices seemed pretty fair. A world class bottle shop!
98
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Leighton  (1014) London, England | July 26, 2011
One of the best beer shops I have ever been in. Really, I was just thrilled to spend time in here. Prices are pretty damn fair and the selection is unreal. I bought so much beer here. Can’t wait to return.
84
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Rune  (722) Tromsø, Norway | August 7, 2014
Great medium sized beer shop in central A’dam. It’s located close to the Dam place and Nationaal Monument, the Paleisstraat starts here, but no. 125 is much closer than expected. For a foreigner the Dutch section was just amazing with lots of bottles from breweries I haven’t heard of. There are two levels and rather narrow space between the shelves. Friendly service with a guy who was very helpful when I asked for three recommendations. He came up with bottles from Duits & Lauret, De Vriendschap and Butcher’s Tears. Buxton beers on display at window exhibition. Informative, open Facebook site, well worth checking out for new arrivals (visited 21.07.2014).

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