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.

Taps and staff at Uiltje Bar

Uiltje Bar

One of my favourite breweries in The Netherlands is Het Uiltje or as they renamed it to sound more international Uiltje Brewing Company. Their logo is a little owl (which got a bit more animated in it's later incarnation) and in 2015 they opened their bar in the city of Haarlem. Later they also opened a taproom at their brewery but I'm going to focus at the aforementioned bar.Read more…
Behind the scenes (bar) at De Gekke Geit

De Gekke Geit

This bar might be the one I visit the most in the city I live in, The Hague. It looks a bit dingy but trust me, if you want any craft beer that was just released in The Netherlands you can get it here, especially if it's a brewery the manager Jaap is a fan of. I am of course talking about De Gekke Geit (or The Crazy Goat if you translate it).Read more…