Brouwcafé de Molen

Overtocht 43
Bodegraven, Netherlands 2411 BT
brewery (Brouwerij de Molen)  4.85/5.0 174 reviews
Tue- Sunday opening at 12:00 - Check availability

Mayor: MrHangover (65) | Affiliated user(s) here Molenbrouwer, dEnk, MrHangover | 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
White Stork Tropikalia IPA7%3/22/2017
Bakunin / Zagovor Komendantskij Chas11%3/22/2017
Van Moll Achy Breaky Tart 6%3/20/2017
De Molen Cabreúva & Safraras6.6%3/20/2017
De Molen Storm & Bliksem9.2%3/19/2017
Redchurch Hoxton Stout6%3/18/2017
Struise St. Amatus - Oostvleteren 1211%3/18/2017
Northern Monk Festive Star Xmas Mocha Porter5.9%3/17/2017
De Molen Weer & Wind (2016)12.4%3/17/2017
De Molen / Northern Monk Unarmed & Dangerous 10.8%3/17/2017
De Molen Prinses & De Perzik9.2%3/17/2017
De Molen / Zombier Nibs & Beans9.3%3/17/2017
De Dochter van de Korenaar La Renaissance Silver (1 Year barrel aged)7%3/17/2017
De Molen Hoger & Lager5.4%3/14/2017
De Molen Raisins & Rum5.7%3/12/2017
De Molen Mooi & Meedogenloos (Bourbon BA)11.2%3/11/2017
Kees / Magic Rock Magic Barrel Project13%3/11/2017
Inne Beczki / Piwoteka Pop Up Saison (Spotkanie na Sianie)6%3/10/2017
BrewDog Neon Overlord7.3%3/10/2017
De Molen Winter Saison6.1%3/8/2017
Kees Top Of The Morning11%3/7/2017
Kees Da Hong Pao12%3/6/2017
Bevog Ond Smoked Porter6.3%3/4/2017
De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Bombs & Grenades)11.9%3/3/2017
De Molen Hemel & Hel (Heaven & Hell)12%3/2/2017
Lervig Café Sur4%3/2/2017
Lervig / Arizona Wilderness Lawless6.5%3/1/2017
Kees Barrel Project #08/2016 12.5%2/28/2017
Frontaal Razzmatazz4.5%2/27/2017
Kaapse Leen10.7%2/27/2017
De Molen Heinde & Verre7.2%2/27/2017
De Molen / Brew By Numbers Name & No. 015%2/27/2017
De Molen Hugs & Kisses3.5%2/27/2017
Sixpoint Bengali Tiger IPA6.4%2/26/2017
Frontaal Bulldog7.5%2/26/2017
De Molen Verdeel & Heers 9.8%2/26/2017
De Molen Spanning & Sensatie9.8%2/25/2017
Kees Barrel Project #06/201612%2/24/2017
Närke / Qvänum Pors o Tvärs6.1%2/23/2017
Bakunin Ghost Town (Brandy B.A. with Brettanomyces)10.5%2/22/2017
Närke Mirkos Märzen6.3%2/20/2017
Närke Störtsjö Ur-APA6.2%2/17/2017
Piwoteka Zacny Zalcman4.5%2/16/2017
Birra del Borgo Collerosso Imperial Keller7.5%2/16/2017
De Garde Houblon Peche7%2/14/2017
Sixpoint The Crisp Pilsner5.4%2/12/2017
Northern Monk / Siren Patrons Projects 3.01 Attack on the Bounty7.4%2/12/2017
Põhjala / Norway Brewing Co. Batch Zero8.7%2/12/2017
Närke / De Molen / Bärke Hugs & Kisses10.4%2/12/2017
De Molen / Laugar Txapela & Klompen (Hat & Clogs)13.6%2/12/2017
De Molen Grapefruit IPA6.2%2/12/2017
Northern Monk / Opeth Communion Pale Ale5.1%2/12/2017
De Molen Kopi Loewak Coffee Stout (2011-2013)11.2%2/11/2017
De Molen Moord & Doodslag10.7%2/11/2017
Buxton Tsar9.5%2/11/2017
De Molen Honey Rye IPA7.3%2/11/2017
De Molen Saint & Sinner6.1%2/10/2017
De Molen Fresh Hop (2016)6.3%2/9/2017
De Molen Hemel & Aarde (Bourbon BA)11%2/9/2017
Dry & Bitter Hobo Chic8%2/8/2017
Jopen / De Molen Sin & Remorse10%2/8/2017
Sahtipaja Drei Hopped C34%2/8/2017
De Molen Trots & Tevreden6.8%2/7/2017
BrewDog Abstrakt AB:2112%2/7/2017
Sixpoint Resin9.1%2/6/2017
Northern Monk Eternal Session IPA4.1%2/6/2017
Cigar City Invasion Pale Ale5%2/6/2017
De Molen Not For Sale Ale (Craft Lager)4.7%2/5/2017
Fyne Ales / De Molen Mills & Hills - Prosecco Grappa BA9.5%2/4/2017
Kees Imperial Russian Vanilla Eisbock 20%2/4/2017
De Molen Thirty Grams6.7%2/4/2017
BrewDog Chili Hammer7.2%2/3/2017
Laugar / De Molen Wet & Wild10.2%2/2/2017
De Molen Hamer & Sikkel (Hammer & Sickle)5.2%2/1/2017
BrewDog Blitz Gin3.2%2/1/2017
Bakunin Amphiprion6%1/31/2017
Oedipus / Lervig Frazzled7.5%1/30/2017
De Molen Tropical Sunrise6.1%1/29/2017
De Molen Framboos & Framblij6.6%1/28/2017
Birra del Borgo KeTo Reporter5.2%1/28/2017
Oedipus / The Commons Transatlantic Foosball4%1/28/2017
Cigar City / De Molen Imperial Stout8.5%1/28/2017
Profesja Kamerdyner5.5%1/28/2017
Northern Monk Eternal Belgique4.1%1/28/2017
De Molen Counter & Attack5.5%1/27/2017
De Molen Tsarina Esra Bowmore IJsbock18%1/27/2017
De Molen Horen & Heren6.2%1/25/2017
De Molen White Witch Saison6%1/22/2017
De Molen Hop & Liefde4.8%1/21/2017
De Molen Vuur & Vlam (Fire & Flames)6.2%1/21/2017
De Molen Hemel & Aarde (Heaven & Earth)10%1/20/2017
De Molen Wakker & Gaan6.2%1/20/2017
Labietis Kamīns6.6%1/19/2017
Omnipollo Perikles4.3%1/18/2017
Oedipus / Upright Donuts6.5%1/14/2017
Sixpoint Puff9.8%1/12/2017
Sahtipaja Violmjød5.6%1/12/2017
Cascade Manhattan NW11.32%1/11/2017
De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Rioja BA)11.9%1/10/2017
Piwoteka Kapral Brown6.5%1/10/2017


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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Ontbeertaster  (159) Ontario | September 2, 2011
Nice decor to this place. the have a nice outside patio and an inside that is very rustic and has a nice ambiance. The service is a little slow to north american standards but that seemed to be a typical european service here. Definitely a premier stop for any beer lover. They do serve samples of the beers which was quite nice. Had a very nice time here. Recommend a stop. Also the chicken club was really good. Very unique if you ask me. The bottle shop here is very nice too. Lots of selection of their beers and some american craft. Also saw the westy 12 here
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  • AMBIANCE 1/5
  • SERVICE 3/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 2/20
Pallieter85  (26) , Belgium | August 23, 2011| Updated August 24, 2011
I’m very sad to write this review. This place has changed so much over the years. I remember the first time I was there some years ago it was an amazing experience. The crew was very friendly, ambitious and knowledgeable about the brewery. I remember Menno was there and he even gave me a private tour through the brewery, while he was teaching one of his staff to do the guided tour. Also we got some great tasters and went home with some regular brews but also some special brews (which I think is something you might expect when visiting a brewery). Now sadly this place has changed in a very negative way... Staff is not friendly at all, they don’t seem to care about what they sell, they are only interested in you if you want to buy things, the atmosphere is below freezing temperature and the shop, although offering a lot of nice beers from abroad, doesn’t offer anything special from De Molen beers. Sad sad sad I won’t go back anytime soon (not that anyone cares about that ;) )
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Cuso  (227) Bratislava, Slovak Republic | August 23, 2011
Beer heaven. Excellent place, service was friendly and quick. Beer shop is amazing.
86
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
pompix  (10) , France | August 16, 2011
What a shop !!! Amazing ! Great selection and nice place.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 2/10
  • VALUE 3/10
  • OVERALL 2/20
tderoeck  (215) Gent, Belgium | August 15, 2011| Updated August 26, 2011
Service was good, sometimes the girls were a bit too focussed on the table they were serving, and not looking at the other tables, but in general no complaints. Food however was a disaster. I had duck breast with "confit" from duck leg. The piece of fried polenta was way too salt. The "confit" was more like deep fried rather than slowly cooked in goose or duck fat, so it was completely dried out and hard, really inedible. The breast was cooked completely dry, so instead of tender rosé meat, I had chewy brown meat which tasted like nothing. A shame for such a good product. To be honest, my table mate’s steak was very good. Then the beers... Sebletitje says below they have draught beers from 2.25 to 5 euro. Their own cheapest beers I saw on the menu started at 5.25 euro, then 6 (for the triple) and up from there. I have to admit they have a nice selection of other beers as well, not just promoting their own. Also pretty pricey, but since a lot of them are foreign rare beers, I can get that. I can however have no sympathy for the fact that their own cheapest beer is 5.25 euro. That is plain rip off. At the end of our visit, we went to the store and bought some beers. Not cheap, but every one can find something nice within his own budget. However, once I got home, I noticed one beer was already 5 months past it’s expiry date and 2 others will expire in just a couple of days. That’s just not cool. So in all, it was quite the disappointment for me. There’s gonna have to be quite some changes before I ever go back there.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
kjeldahl  (5) Sault Ste Marie, Ontario | August 12, 2011
Visited the brewery for tasting and lunch. The beers were excellent and our server was extremely friendly and knew a great deal about the beers. The food was great and not overly expensive. The store however was a bit pricy since a bottle of US beer cost much more than a six pack back home. Well worth a visit.
94
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
sebletitje  (406) Enghien, Belgium | August 7, 2011| Updated November 17, 2011
Update: November 17th visit. Yeah, One of three customer eating that day. Great Bierstoverij, I mean seriously, the dish was awesome. The beer shop was a treasure chest waiting to be opened, a load more bottles than my earlier visit in August. As always, great draft list and great service. Nice brewpub located in the very typical Dutch landscape. Five beers on tap while I visited, and plenty of De Molen beers to get at the store next door. Selection wise, all trhe DeMolen one could want. Food wise, the lunch menu was nice with regular pub grub and a local touch. Props for the DeMolen beer sausage and DeMolen mustard, just delicious stuff. Sandwhich was nice. Atmosphere, beautiful surroundings along the small canal, few locals drinking a beer or coffee. Inside is a look at the old mill with little decor. The outside area is the view on the parking lot and a garden store. Pricewise is very generous for the food as well as the beer on draft that ranged from 2,25 to 5 euros. Beerstore next door has plenty of DeMolen beers for sale that I found to be overpriced if drank at the bar. Some of the other imports are overpriced.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
mao  (76) , Italy | August 5, 2011
Sitio lindo, nada especial pero si te encanta cerveza pues tienes que venir aqui porque si no probaste de molen, no probaste nada.
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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!
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn  (248) 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.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk  (346) 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

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