It is well known that the Dutch love beer,…. so much that they created a temple in glory of this delicious and surprising beverage!
It is close to the office and turned out to be our new HQ! So I know the place quite good.
When you can finally sit down, a nice waiter comes to help you if you don’t have a clue which one of the 10 – 15 beers in the menu you should choose.
All the beers I tried were really good. My 2 favorites are the White Smoke (Witte Rook) and the Indian Pale Ale…
Upstairs, you find a restaurant, that is usually busy for dinner. Therefore it’s best to book the table in advance.
If you only want a bite, go for the Jopenbitterballen! In this so special place, you order it by unit. So, how many bitterballen are you willing to eat?? In the opinion of my friend Audrey, they are the best bitterballen she ever tried.. and she is a kind of expert!
If you want to keep on exploring the beer world, then your next move should be to participate in one of the masterclasses provided at the Jopenkerk! I tried the chocolate beer once,…. very interesting. You will find more details about my experience on my blog.
So, if you feel to discover a new trendy spot in Haarlem, go to the Jopenkerk! You will probably meet me there with some beers and friends, laughing and eating bitterballen!
Practical details Jopenkerk
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