A Historic Beer Bar in Amsterdam
Welcome to Proeflokaal A. van Wees, a one-of-a-kind beer & jenever bar located in the heart of Amsterdam. Our establishment is part of the renowned De Ooievaar – A. van Wees distillery, which has been producing traditional jenevers and liqueurs for over a century. In our cozy and atmospheric tasting room, you can enjoy a wide variety of Dutch and Belgian beers, as well as the spirits crafted at our very own distillery.
Selection of Dutch & Belgian Beers
At Proeflokaal A. van Wees, we are proud to offer an outstanding range of beers to suit every palate. We have 10 Dutch beers from draft, sourced from various breweries across the Netherlands, showcasing the diversity of our local brewing scene. For those who prefer bottled beer, we exclusively serve an exquisite selection of Belgian brews, renowned for their distinct flavors and rich heritage.
Experience a Dutch Kopstoot
Embrace the Dutch tradition of a “Kopstoot” (Headbutt) at Proeflokaal A. van Wees, a time-honored combination of a glass of beer and jenever served side by side. This pairing brings together the bold flavors of jenever and the refreshing taste of beer, creating a unique and delightful experience.
At our beer bar in Amsterdam, we offer an extensive selection of 17 different jenevers and a wide variety of local beers, allowing you to explore endless Kopstoot combinations. Our knowledgeable staff will gladly guide you in finding the perfect pairings, ensuring an unforgettable tasting adventure that highlights our favorite Dutch tradition.
Use the module at the bottom of the website to make a reservation for lunch, dinner, or a tasting in our tasting room. However, we would like to emphasize that you are always welcome to walk in without a reservation. With a little patience, we will always have a spot available for you.