Craft & Draft Amsterdam

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Craft & Draft Amsterdam: beer bar and beer shop in West

5 March 2015

The only beer bar with 40 taps: Craft & Draft Amsterdam

Craft & Draft Amsterdam is a new beer hotspot West. A beer bar and beer shop in one! They just opened their doors and I already went there to take a look and to try one of their beers.

Owner Peter calls his third beer cafe a hobby that went out of control. A successful hobby though! Cause besides Arendsnest and BeerTemple, Craft & Draft Amsterdam has everything to be a great success. Partly because it’s not only a place to drink beers at the bar, but also beer-take-out: here you can take your favourite beers home! The beer is tapped in a liter bottle and therefore also a nice gift for one of your friends.

Choiches at Craft & Draft Amsterdam

Are you bad at making choices than Craft & Draft Amsterdam is going to make it hard on you. Here you’ll find no less than 40 different kinds of specialty beers on tap and over 100 bottle. But tell the bartender the taste you like and he helps you make a choice. I chose a light, refreshing beer and got a Mannenliefde (Men Love). My hubby went for a more bitter one and got the Lucky Jack.

Craft & Draft Amsterdam

Light at Craft & Draft Amsterdam

Peter used to work in the furniture industry and that is reflected in the establishment of Craft & Draft Amsterdam. Compared with other dark beer cafes, this one is light! Just as beer bars often looks abroad nowadays. Furthermore, the beer bar is hip furnished, with a large table, wooden chairs and industrial lamps. But I think hanging at the bar is always the best place drink beers. Now I only have to choose from the 38 other special beers …

Craft & Draft Amsterdam

Craft & Draft Amsterdam

Address: Overtoom 417, Amsterdam
Neighbourhood: Amsterdam West
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Amsterdam Bucketlist
Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
MOCO Museum for street art
Photography museum FOAM
Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Red Light District tour
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn

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Our favourite hotels:
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.

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