West TAPT festival

It’s the last of the summer beer this year. Lucky for you although it is autumn; we have a little bit of an Indian summer going on this week. TAPT Festival is closing their year with their last edition: West TAPT Festival in “het Rembrandtpark”. For the fourth time!!! They started in 2015 with BIERWEST…

Lowlander

My introduction to this beer was a blank unlabeled bottle, as it was one of the first batches of its now: famous IPA (Indonesian Pale Ale) and I was sold. The Birth Meet Lowlander Beer the genius idea of Frederik. He fell in love with botanicals and brewing whilst working in the UK in a…

Dutch Life in the Old days

There is more to see in this gorgeous city and its surroundings than you think. You just have to look for it. If you are here for a long weekend or a short break leave Amsterdam for a little and discover the Netherlands. At only a short drive there is the Zaanse Schans which you…

Old Amsterdam

Hidden in between a pair of streets up in the North: lies the remains of a late medieval settlement on the Waterlandse Zeedijk.  Large sections of the Dyke still run through the urban parts of Amsterdam North. Nieuwendam was founded after one of the dykes broke in 1514. Starting to trade grain and peat the…