Radio Oedipus
Radio Oedipus
Jan 28, 2021
An Introduction to De Bierkoning
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De Bierkoning - the ‘King of Beer’ in English - was the first bottle shop to open in Amsterdam in 1985. There isn’t much about the city or beer that Jos, the owner, hasn’t seen or tasted since then. We invited Jos and Kevin, his young apprentice (well, he’s the manager actually), to trace the shop’s 36-year history in 3 beers: from how it started out selling Belgian beers to squatters, how the craft scene grew in the city, all the way to what’s still to be done in the Dutch beer world.

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De Bierkoning

Brouwerij t'ij

Jopen Bier


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