Craft beer is very popular in the Netherlands. The amount of local breweries grows exponential and more and more special beers are avialable in pubs and restaurants. As Portland has a famous craft beer industry, it is a great example for the Dutch.
On a trip to the Netherlands, a couple of brewers from Portland compared the Dutch craft beer market with the market of Portland a decade ago.
Portland brewers compare the potential of the Dutch craft beer market with Portland ten years ago
The see a lot of potential and grow options for the Dutch craft beer market. Together with a couple of Dutch brewers (Oproer, Maximus and Brouwerij 't IJ), we are exploring the possibilities to start brewing our own Dutch craft beer in the mekka of the craft beer industry.
To learn from the best, and expand their businesses at the place where so many brewers are established.