Craft beer at bars and bottle shops in The Netherlands

Craft beer bars and bottle shops in The Netherlands. Find the best places for a good craft beer in Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Rotterdam and other Dutch cities and areas.

The long dark wooden bar at Proeflokaal De Riddert

Proeflokaal De Riddert

Sometimes I have the chance to spotlight a lesser known bar or brewery. I did so with Stavio in Rome and today I do so with Proeflokaal De Riddert in Rotterdam. Located in walking distance from Rotterdam Centraal you'd think it would be more well known among craft beer geeks but it's a place that's easy to miss. Why is that? Time to take a look at this little bar.Read more…
A nice row of beer flights at Kompaan Beer Bar

Kompaan Beer Bar

Kompaan is a well known brewery in The Hague. It's likely also the biggest one. They started brewing in 2012 and after (among other things) a crowdfunding campaign they opened up their brewery and bar in 2015 at Binckhorst. They started brewing at this location in 2016 and now plenty of their own beers and guest beers flow from the 20 taps at Kompaan Beer Bar.Read more…
The interior of Rootz

Rootz

In the center of The Hague in the Grote Marktstraat which is of course close to the actual Grote Markt you can find Rootz. This is one of the older beer bars in the city since it opened in 1998. They call it the 'Belg van Den Haag' (Belgian of The Hague) but Belgian beer is not all that can be had in this establishment in an old 17th century carriage house.Read more…