De Vrienden van Amstel LIVE celebrates Dutch music

De Vrienden van Amstel LIVE celebrates Dutch music

For 25 years, De Vrienden van Amstel LIVE has been a household name throughout the Netherlands. Since 1999, Rotterdam Ahoy has been transformed into one big pub every January. The biggest names all took the stage and this year the anniversary is celebrated during 20 shows with 28 acts performing during a nearly three-and-a-half-hour show. […]

Borrelboer brings delicatessen to the Hofbogen

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The Hofbogen is a unique complex in the Northern part of town. This railway viaduct is over 100 years old and now the archways accommodate new businesses like De Borrelboer. The neighborhood store offers everything you need for the typical Dutch informal social gathering with drinks and snacks, also known as the: Borrel. From freshly […]

Stadshaven Brouwerij and Kaapse Brouwers serve SHIPPED Beerfestival

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Stadshaven Brouwerij and Kaapse Brouwers are two of the biggest breweries in Rotterdam. On October 15 they join forces and celebrate the first SHIPPED Beerfestival on the terrace of Stadshaven Brouwerij. Visitors can enjoy an amazing local musical line-up, innovative and tasty dishes created by the chefs of both companies, and of course the best […]

De Gele Kanarie lands a second spot at Binnenrotte

De Gele Kanarie Cafe

In 2018 De Gele Kanarie opened its doors on the corner of Goudsesingel and Mariniersweg. The place succeeded in making a former somewhat hidden spot a popular destination. Now they open a cafe at Binnerotte.  De Gele Kanarie Café replaces the former Douwe Egberts Café and will offer the same formula as the original venue. […]

TAPT Festival transforms Heemraadsplein into a beer garden


After a number of successful editions in cities like Amsterdam, Utrecht and Haarlem, TAPT Festival will be in Rotterdam for the first time. Together with 12 breweries, the Heemraadsplein is transformed into a beer garden August 26 and 27. The festival offers extensive dinners with delicious food, games, dancing and more. But most of all […]

Kaapse Will’ns is a new craftbeer bar by Kaapse Brouwers

Kaapse Will'ns

Tsjomme Zijlstra founded Kaapse Brouwers after he had a job at the very first Craft beer bar in England: The Rake. He started the brewery and expanded to Fenix Food Factory, opened Gastropub Kaapse Maria and now the Kaapse Will’ns bar is added. Kaapse Willn’s is located at Nieuwe Binnenweg, where Will ‘ns en Wetens […]

Franky Sticks designs a new glass for Duvel beer

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Duvel collaborates with Rotterdam illustrator and DJ Franky Sticks for a new edition of the Duvel Collection. Whereby artists apply creative designs on the Duvel glass. Franky Sticks made a new creation inspired by movemnet in the glass. The new glass will be available from 5 September at select stores. It will be launched on […]

Stadshaven Brouwerij launches the world’s first beer cocktail tap

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Beer is a perfect start for a cocktail. At Stadshaven Brouwerij the world’s first beer cocktail tap is now in use. The idea came from Andrea Possa, a shareholder of the brewery and former world champion in cocktail shaking. This experienced bartender – with more than 10 years of brewery experience – wanted to build […]

Birra Moretti is served at NN North Sea Jazz

Greyheads Birra Moretti at North Sea Jazz

North Sea Jazz in Ahoy Rotterdam is the biggest jazz festival of the year. Heineken has been a sponsor for almost ten years. As they want to introduce Birra Moretti to the Dutch crowd the Italian beer is served during the festival. Birra Moretti is a fresh and smooth beer, with which you immediately feel […]

The first Rotterdam Beerfest is at Brewpub Reijngoud

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LocalCraftbeer Agency is a specialized agency that wants to promote independent Dutch breweries. It represents several Rotterdam-based breweries as the agency is also located in this region. To present these breweries, LocalCraftbeer Agency organizes Rotterdam Beerfest at Brewpub Reijngoud at the end of May. On Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28 (from 1 PM […]