Recommended Dutch Beers

An article, posted about 2 months ago filed in recommendation, local & amsterdam.

I was asked to make a list of my favourite beers…

For regular drinking, it is never a bad idea to go into a supermarket and to take a box of Gulpener Biologisch (organic). Gulpener harvests all their ingredients close to the brewery. They have three variants, a regular Pilsner, a Weizen and an IPA. Recently I drank their organic Pilsner again after choosing mostly their IPA variant, and realised that it is close to defining Pilsner. Their IPA is also never disappointing, and one that stands above many of these cooler smaller fancy (read more expensive) IPA’s.

Then what other beers? Amsterdam itself has lots of smaller breweries, biggest of the smallest is Brouwerij ’t IJ. Try Columbus for a heavier one (9%; IJ is the name of the river through amsterdam, which is in pronounciation not different from Dutch ‘ei’, which translates to egg, hence all kinds of twists around egg, egg of columbus etc. [Troost](https://bro…

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