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Beer Brewery de Koningshoeven

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Address: Eindhovenseweg 3, 5056 RP Berkel-Enschot, The Netherlands
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Excursion through trappist brewery

Of the world's trappist breweries, I believe this is the only one that can be visited daily for an excursion. The excursion goes through the monastery, and along the way one... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Of the world's trappist breweries, I believe this is the only one that can be visited daily for an excursion. The excursion goes through the monastery, and along the way one learns about the brewing process, about the criteria for trappist beers, and about the history of trappists. One gets to see the kettles and the bottlery. Also the old... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

They brought them in smaller tasting glasses so we could enjoy a variety without overindulging! The quadrupel cheese was also delicious

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Houston
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The tour I had was in English by a funny and enthusiastic Dutch guide Tony. There is an intro film in Dutch with English subtitles. The tour takes you to the old brew house and bottling area but not the areas where the monks live, understandably so. The area outside was pretty with fresh snow but probably really nice in... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very funny and passionate tour guide, a pretty abbey, delicious lunches and monumental trappist beers. I recommend any beer, abbey or food lover to visit the place and take the tour.

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Boxtel, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Sit down at the proeflokaal and enjoy a few of the best trappist beers this world has to offer. I have been here multiple times and was never disappointed. Great beer and great food as well. It might take some time before your food is served but this is only because the place can be crowded and the kitchen is... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Lovely place to visit, join a guided visit as well, and have lunch in the tasting room terrace. Good options of food, and of course all the beers made by this brewery. Absolutely a must if you're nearby and love beers.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Hi beers enthusiasts! If you are in Holland thanyou should book visit to one of the 2 abbeys that are manufacturing beer according to Trappsit rules. La Trappe is manufactured in a 200y old monastery and is possible to visit the factory and the flow of production . I am recomanding you to book the tour with degistation and appetizer... More 

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oradea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Is everything you can wish from a Trappist brewery, good beer and food too. Monastery can only be visited by organized groups, but the gift shop is a must.

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Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

The atmosphere at the terras of the "proeflokaal" is great, good collection of nice La Trappe beer. The toor is very interesting, nice look inside the brewery. Group size could be smaller (max 40 prs).

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The Woodlands, Texas
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

This place is really nice to visit for having a quiet seating with some good Trappist beer. It can be busy, but you always find seating. If you like the outdoors then absolutely a yes. We had some mini croquettes (Dutch: bitterballen) and a cheese plate, both very nice; the cheese plate was really nice presented. If you have 2... More 

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