If you order a beer in a pub, the glass you’ll get depends on the country you’re in. In Holland, beer is served in small glasses (0.22, 0.25, 0.30, 0.33 cl), and the foam is an important part of the drink. The small glass, more narrow at the bottom, has many different names: fluitje, the […]
The Dutch geographical market is, broadly speaking, divided between three large beer brands: Heineken in the west (with origins in Amsterdam), Grolsch in the east (with origins in the small city of Groenlo) and Bavaria (based in the small village of Lieshout, near Eindhoven). Heineken is the largest player, with a market share of 50%.
Autumn is here and so is bokbier! Or Herfstbok (autumnbok). The regular beer brands all have their bok versions of this darker beer. Bokbier is introduced in the autumn with peeks in October and November. Enjoy!