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A good view at the DEYA mural at Station 1280

Station 1280

A bar called Station 1280 that isn't even located near a train station of any kind. What's the story behind that? For that you'd have to ask the owner of such an establishment, wouldn't you? Well, owners in this case. The owners of this bar that specializes in craft beer and natural wines are a couple, a married couple called Richard and Chantal. I spoke to both of them to see what lead them to own this bar.Read more…
People working hard behind the bar at Proeflokaal Arendsnest

Proeflokaal Arendsnest

Proeflokaal Arendsnest is, in my opinion, another classic craft beer bar in Amsterdam. It's the first of the establishments owned by Dutch beer pioneer and entrepreneur Peter van der Arend. He has done many things to promote beer in The Netherlands and in Amsterdam in particular. I will try to tell you about the man and his first bar where he dared to focus on just Dutch beer.Read more…
This is where you enter Foeders

CLOSED: Foeders

My first article on a bar in Amsterdam was a hard choice. There are quite a few craft beer places after all. After some consideration though I decided on one of the newer bars, one run by a jovial but opinionated Belgian with a love of people and beer. Beer isn't the goal for Yuri Hegge though, beer is just a way for him to create a familial atmoshpere. This is Foeders.Read more…