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What was Brouwerij ‘t IJ’s first beer in 1985? And is there really IJ water in the beer of this iconic Amsterdam brewery? During our sailing beer tasting on ‘t IJ, a certified beer sommelier will take you on a voyage of discovery through the world of Brouwerij ‘t IJ.

During this unique cruise you will not only discover the secrets behind the first brew of Brouwerij ‘t IJ, but you will also make a stop at the Mill, where the beer is brewed. Admire the iconic building and taste the authentic flavors that make this Amsterdam brewery so beloved.

Enjoy a fun and educational experience as you cruise along the beautiful waters of Amsterdam. This beer tasting is a must for any beer lover who wants to learn more about the rich history and craftsmanship of Brouwerij ‘t IJ.

Our Brouwerij ‘t IJ Beer Tasting is a delightful activity to enjoy with any group. The cruise takes place on one of our luxurious City Tenders or one of our classic boats, depending on availability.



5.15PM – 5.30PM      Boat is ready at Ruysdaelkade 121 in Amsterdam

5.30PM                       Departure of the boat

5.30PM – 7PM           Cruise through the Amsterdam canals

7PM                             Boat returns at the Ruysdealkade 121


The minimum age of this cruise is 18 years. Please contact us at least 3 days before the cruise in case of allergies. This arrangement is only offered in July and August.
Our team would be happy to provide you our options to book this package on a private boat with your own party. You can reach us by phone on 020 – 6706067 or by email via


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The tastiest beer tasting in Amsterdam
  • Every Friday or Saturday in July and August from 17:30-19:00
  • Luxurious, classic boat
  • 100% electric cruising
  • Beer ambassador on board
  • 4 types of Brouwerij 't IJ beers
  • Dutch bitterballen made with Brouwerij 't IJ beer