Help Vet & Lazy build a taproom with the best view in Rotterdam!
Kaapse Anniversary Beer Festival ‘23
SAVE THE DATE! Yes, you’ve read it right! On the 20th of May, on our actual date of birth, Kaapse Brouwers will celebrate their 9th birthday with a BANGING BEER
Rotterdam’s best craft beer
My favorite craft beer places and the best beer bars in Rotterdam
Noordt LagerLab: Pre-Prohibition Series
Brouwerij Noordt recently launched the second LagerLab series based on four American pre-prohibition beer styles.
The beer crisis: how to support your Rotterdam locals
Bars closed, but still thirsty? Here is where you can find your favorite beers during the Corona crisis.
Behind the scenes at Bier & zO
Bier & zO is the biggest and the oldest craft beer store in Rotterdam, and one of my favorite places to visit. I got to chat with them while doing a mini 'internship' at the store recently. What a fun experience! Read more here for a behind the scenes look.
One of my very first blog articles when I started writing about beer in April 2017 was about the local breweries in my hometown of Rotterdam. That was two years ago. In the rapidly evolving craft beer world that is like an eon! Time for an update on the Rotterdam brewing scene!
Behind the scenes at Hop-In beer store
Teun and Chris run Hop-In beer store located in Noord, one of Rotterdam’s up and coming hip neighborhoods. Since last year I’ve started visiting their store and attending their beer tastings, and have gotten to know them as two young, ambitious beer connoisseurs who are set on helping people discover the wonderful world of craft beer.
Behind the scenes at Verward
010 Beer Blog is back from summer break with a behind-the-scenes look in Café Verward, a unique beer hot spot in Rotterdam. For beer fans who love off the beaten path adventures.
Behind the scenes at Eurotrash United
Eurotrash United is a unique combination of craft beer bar, live music venue, and exotic Surinamese and Caribbean cuisine all in your favorite vintage living room. I had the chance to talk with René Stoop, the floor manager, and learned all about how he came to work for Eurotrash and how art fueled the Eurotrash concept.
Behind the scenes with Hop in the Box
The story of two ambitious Brazilian beerpreneurs in Rotterdam. Eager, ambitious and full of inspiration, they have a compelling story. I made the bold move of inviting them to be my first interview for the blog. We spent a couple of hours talking about their business, their grand plans and of course trying out a few beers.
Best beer stores in Rotterdam
In Rotterdam we only boast a handful of beer stores, but the quality is excellent! Here are my go-to stores when I go beer shopping.
Made in Rotterdam! Discovering local brews
Do you know how many brewers there are in Rotterdam? Until recently I thought I knew. At least six. Most people I asked can name three or four. Then I did a little research. I counted fifteen! Here is an overview of craft breweries in Rotterdam.
Blue economy beer
If you live in Rotterdam or occasionally visit, you most likely will know the glass dome of Tropicana on the Maasboulevard. Formerly a tropical swimming pool, it has stood abandoned for many years. What you may not know is that it is back in use since 2016 and is thriving as a circular economy experiment called BlueCity. There are over...
Top 10 craft beer bars in Rotterdam
Rotterdam has become a trendy city for a number of reasons, not least of all because of the fun and diverse range of craft beer bars that are popping up all over town. Here is my personal top 10 of really awesome bars for the full Rotterdam beer experience.