A guide to craft beer 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 interior of 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…
Lovely old details in the wooden interior of Bierlokaal Locus Publicus in Rotterdam

Bierlokaal Locus Publicus (Rotterdam)

I am a bit more familiar with Locus Publicus in Delft but there is a similarly named craft beer bar in Rotterdam, completely unrelated to each other. Confusing? A little bit perhaps. I did get a chance to visit Bierlokaal Locus Publicus in Rotterdam after attending a beer festival and there wasn't anything in Rotterdam on this site yet so why not change that?Read more…
The bartender at Het Klooster hard at work

Het Klooster

This article is long overdue to be honest. I took the pictures of the place last January and I talked with one of the owners a few months before that. I'm talking about Het Klooster in Delft. Whenever I'm in Delft I visit this place and honestly, it might just well be my favourite bar in this city. In a city that has a lot of beer history that's quite the accomplishment!Read more…