Best breweries in Amsterdam

Check out the top breweries in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Heineken Experience
1. Heineken Experience
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987 local reviews
78 Stadhouderskade, Oud-Zuid
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:30 AM
+31 20 721 5300
Point of interestFoodEstablishment
Wouter
On the site of the company’s old brewery, the newly renovated attraction let’s you take a self-guided tour tha…
Evy
Heineken Experience A visit to the old Heineken brewery is paramount to brew-worshipers and beer lovers. You w…
Marloes
On the site of the company’s old brewery, the newly renovated attraction let’s you take a self-guided tour tha…
1. Heineken Experience
1. Heineken Experience
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987 local reviews
78 Stadhouderskade, Oud-Zuid
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:30 AM
+31 20 721 5300
Wouter
Wouter
On the site of the company’s old brewery, the newly renovated attraction let’s you take a self-guided tour that’s tantamount to brew-worship…
Evy
Evy
Heineken Experience A visit to the old Heineken brewery is paramount to brew-worshipers and beer lovers. You will learn the history of the H…
Marloes
Marloes
On the site of the company’s old brewery, the newly renovated attraction let’s you take a self-guided tour that’s tantamount to brew-worship…
2. Brouwerij 't IJ
2. Brouwerij 't IJ
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745 local reviews
7 Funenkade, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens Thursday 2:00 PM
+31 20 261 9800
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Estelle
A local beer brewery since 1985, owned by a local, brewing the distinctive kind of quality beers ‘t IJ has bec…
C.H.
Brouwerij ‘t IJ has been brewing quality beers since 1985. The bar is located in the same former bathhouse th…
Ruben
Amsterdam has a local called IJ Beer. Personally, it is my favorite beer. If you are in a bar try at IJ Zatte,…
2. Brouwerij 't IJ
2. Brouwerij 't IJ
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745 local reviews
7 Funenkade, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens Thursday 2:00 PM
+31 20 261 9800
Estelle
Estelle
A local beer brewery since 1985, owned by a local, brewing the distinctive kind of quality beers ‘t IJ has become known for. Brouwerij ‘t IJ…
C.H.
C.H.
Brouwerij ‘t IJ has been brewing quality beers since 1985. The bar is located in the same former bathhouse that also houses our first brewe…
Ruben
Ruben
Amsterdam has a local called IJ Beer. Personally, it is my favorite beer. If you are in a bar try at IJ Zatte, it is so tasteful. The Brewer…
3. Brouwerij Troost De Pijp
3. Brouwerij Troost De Pijp
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130 local reviews
21 Cornelis Troostplein, Oud-Zuid
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+31 20 760 5820
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Evy
Watch beer being brewed in copper vats behind a glass wall at this outstanding craft brewery. Its dozen beers …
Magdalena
A new local brewery that makes beer and gin. You can get a beer sampling menu (4 small beers for €10) and try …
Javi
This one of the special Amsterdam breweries. They serve 15 different beers on the draft, every single one has …
3. Brouwerij Troost De Pijp
3. Brouwerij Troost De Pijp
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130 local reviews
21 Cornelis Troostplein, Oud-Zuid
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+31 20 760 5820
Evy
Evy
Watch beer being brewed in copper vats behind a glass wall at this outstanding craft brewery. Its dozen beers include a summery blonde, smok…
Magdalena
Magdalena
A new local brewery that makes beer and gin. You can get a beer sampling menu (4 small beers for €10) and try more of their beers, but I can…
Javi
Javi
This one of the special Amsterdam breweries. They serve 15 different beers on the draft, every single one has its own taste. It opens till …
4. Brouwerij Troost Westergas
4. Brouwerij Troost Westergas
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82 local reviews
27 Pazzanistraat, Amsterdam-West
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+31 20 737 1028
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Taja
For the best burgers in town & homemade beers - go here! It's a brewery with live music on wednesday and tours…
Eline
A great place for pub food with an own brewery. Good hamburgers and nice local made beer. You can sit in the r…
Sascha
Brewery and brewpub, where you can taste their beers or own gin amidst the stainless steel brewhouse. Also ser…
4. Brouwerij Troost Westergas
4. Brouwerij Troost Westergas
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82 local reviews
27 Pazzanistraat, Amsterdam-West
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+31 20 737 1028
Taja
Taja
For the best burgers in town & homemade beers - go here! It's a brewery with live music on wednesday and tours in the weekend. Always packed…
Eline
Eline
A great place for pub food with an own brewery. Good hamburgers and nice local made beer. You can sit in the restaurant and look into the br…
Sascha
Sascha
Brewery and brewpub, where you can taste their beers or own gin amidst the stainless steel brewhouse. Also serves a choice of bites.
5. Oedipus Brewing
5. Oedipus Brewing
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35 local reviews
85 Gedempt Hamerkanaal, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens Thursday 5:00 PM
+31 20 244 1673
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Thijs
Very nice Amsterdam Brewery with lots of special beers. The food is also good if you're up for a burger (meet …
★Guilherme★
Great beer and food in unexpected location! Creative craft brewery in an arty, industrial space offering 12 ro…
Yahav
For those willing to make the trek to Amsterdam Noord, Oedipus is a nice brewery with live music as well as ta…
5. Oedipus Brewing
5. Oedipus Brewing
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35 local reviews
85 Gedempt Hamerkanaal, Amsterdam-Noord
Closed · Opens Thursday 5:00 PM
+31 20 244 1673
Thijs
Thijs
Very nice Amsterdam Brewery with lots of special beers. The food is also good if you're up for a burger (meet or veggie) with some special f…
★Guilherme★
★Guilherme★
Great beer and food in unexpected location! Creative craft brewery in an arty, industrial space offering 12 rotating draft beers & live musi…
Yahav
Yahav
For those willing to make the trek to Amsterdam Noord, Oedipus is a nice brewery with live music as well as tasty beer and food.
6. Butcher's Tears
6. Butcher's Tears
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23 local reviews
Butcher's Tears, Amsterdam
Open · Closes in 3 minutes
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Pedro
Butcher’s Tears is a small brewery located on a canal side in Amsterdam-Zuid, set up by pilgrims from the nort…
Sonia
Might be far off but if you're in the neighbourhood it's worth a visit. Brewery and bar in an old butchery. A …
Willem-Jan
A visit to the local brewery is an excellent way to see a different part of Amsterdam you won't see in the tou…
6. Butcher's Tears
6. Butcher's Tears
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23 local reviews
Butcher's Tears, Amsterdam
Open · Closes in 3 minutes
Pedro
Pedro
Butcher’s Tears is a small brewery located on a canal side in Amsterdam-Zuid, set up by pilgrims from the north lands as a base port for voy…
Sonia
Sonia
Might be far off but if you're in the neighbourhood it's worth a visit. Brewery and bar in an old butchery. A bit hidden but has really nice…
Willem-Jan
Willem-Jan
A visit to the local brewery is an excellent way to see a different part of Amsterdam you won't see in the tourist guides so quickly!
7. Micro brewery. Brouwerij De Prael
7. Micro brewery. Brouwerij De Prael
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39 local reviews
30 Oudezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+31 20 408 4469
BarStoreRestaurant
Carlijn
Really nice beer brewery, also hard to find but it in the middle of the red light district. They also give tou…
Rafael
In this cozy brewery locals and tourists mix. That's rare in this part of town that is mostly taken over by to…
Yvonne
Around the corner from this Brewery they have a tasting room where you can taste the beers they brew. I love t…
7. Micro brewery. Brouwerij De Prael
7. Micro brewery. Brouwerij De Prael
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39 local reviews
30 Oudezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+31 20 408 4469
Carlijn
Carlijn
Really nice beer brewery, also hard to find but it in the middle of the red light district. They also give tours around their brewery. The p…
Rafael
Rafael
In this cozy brewery locals and tourists mix. That's rare in this part of town that is mostly taken over by tourists. The beer is great, for…
Yvonne
Yvonne
Around the corner from this Brewery they have a tasting room where you can taste the beers they brew. I love this place because of the easy-…
8. Proeflokaal Arendsnest
8. Proeflokaal Arendsnest
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41 local reviews
90 Herengracht, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+31 20 421 2057
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Leandro
This is a typical dutch bar with with a long counter selling only Dutch beers, around 20 on the tap and 200 bo…
Mariam & Norbert
If you like beers, this is the place: copper pipes & wood-panelled walls adorn this cozy bar serving over 100 …
Tymen
If you like beer, this is the place to have a couple of drinks. Famous bar, they only serve dutch beers from a…
8. Proeflokaal Arendsnest
8. Proeflokaal Arendsnest
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41 local reviews
90 Herengracht, Amsterdam-Centrum
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+31 20 421 2057
Leandro
Leandro
This is a typical dutch bar with with a long counter selling only Dutch beers, around 20 on the tap and 200 bottles. So forget the German, B…
Mariam & Norbert
Mariam & Norbert
If you like beers, this is the place: copper pipes & wood-panelled walls adorn this cozy bar serving over 100 beers from Dutch breweries. Wi…
Tymen
Tymen
If you like beer, this is the place to have a couple of drinks. Famous bar, they only serve dutch beers from about 100 different breweries.
9. Funenkade 7, Oostelijke Eilanden en Kadijken
9. Funenkade 7, Oostelijke Eilanden en Kadijken
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13 local reviews
7 Funenkade, Amsterdam
Street address
Nika
Amsterdam's very own beer brewery of our local IJ beer situated underneath a mill. I would say its one of the …
Yu
Best local brewery, always crowded. And it's right under De Gooyer windmill, the tallest windmill in Netherlan…
Carolien
Bar located inside a beer brewery, so you can drink original Amsterdam beers. It's a nice place to sit outside…
9. Funenkade 7, Oostelijke Eilanden en Kadijken
9. Funenkade 7, Oostelijke Eilanden en Kadijken
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13 local reviews
7 Funenkade, Amsterdam
Nika
Nika
Amsterdam's very own beer brewery of our local IJ beer situated underneath a mill. I would say its one of the best hidden treasures of Amste…
Yu
Yu
Best local brewery, always crowded. And it's right under De Gooyer windmill, the tallest windmill in Netherlands from the 16th century.
Carolien
Carolien
Bar located inside a beer brewery, so you can drink original Amsterdam beers. It's a nice place to sit outside as well.
10. De Gooyer
10. De Gooyer
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33 local reviews
5 Funenkade, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens Thursday 2:00 PM
+31 20 624 1111
Point of interestEstablishment
Evy
You’ll find the De Gooyer Windmill located between Funenkade and Zeeburgerstraat, next to the IJ brewery which…
Theodoor
You don't have to move long distances to see this windmill. Underneath is a local brewery (with bar) called "b…
Mitch
One of the best remaining windmills in Amsterdam housing an incredible local brewery, so be sure to taste
10. De Gooyer
10. De Gooyer
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33 local reviews
5 Funenkade, Amsterdam-Centrum
Closed · Opens Thursday 2:00 PM
+31 20 624 1111
Evy
Evy
You’ll find the De Gooyer Windmill located between Funenkade and Zeeburgerstraat, next to the IJ brewery which pours traditional Dutch beers…
Theodoor
Theodoor
You don't have to move long distances to see this windmill. Underneath is a local brewery (with bar) called "brouwerij t'IJ.
Mitch
Mitch
One of the best remaining windmills in Amsterdam housing an incredible local brewery, so be sure to taste
11. De Pijp
11. De Pijp
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219 local reviews
De Pijp, Amsterdam Oud-Zuid
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Judith
I love this neighborhood. Its close to the Heineken brewery and not to far away from Museum square. Theres als…
Nidi
What can i say? My old neighbourhood is full of bars and restaurants and people going out. Also Heineken brewe…
Bob
Nice district of Amsterdam, full of lively nice bars and shops and home to a big market and the heineken brewe…
11. De Pijp
11. De Pijp
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219 local reviews
De Pijp, Amsterdam Oud-Zuid
Judith
Judith
I love this neighborhood. Its close to the Heineken brewery and not to far away from Museum square. Theres also a very famous food and cloth…
Nidi
Nidi
What can i say? My old neighbourhood is full of bars and restaurants and people going out. Also Heineken brewery there. Recommended area for…
Bob
Bob
Nice district of Amsterdam, full of lively nice bars and shops and home to a big market and the heineken brewery.
12. Café Gollem
12. Café Gollem
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45 local reviews
74 Daniël Stalpertstraat, Oud-Zuid
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+31 20 737 0273
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Rolf
This cosy bar with a brownish interior is definitely a favorite of mine. The vibe here is nice, laid-back and …
Jorrit&Dirk
This is my favorite bar. There is a relaxed atmosphere and people come here to enjoy good beer from small brew…
12. Café Gollem
12. Café Gollem
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45 local reviews
74 Daniël Stalpertstraat, Oud-Zuid
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+31 20 737 0273
Rolf
Rolf
This cosy bar with a brownish interior is definitely a favorite of mine. The vibe here is nice, laid-back and people are moderately young. I…
Jorrit&Dirk
Jorrit&Dirk
This is my favorite bar. There is a relaxed atmosphere and people come here to enjoy good beer from small breweries. They have more then a h…