Brouwerij 't IJ
This well-established and much admired craft brewery has an idiosyncratic setting, in the old public baths adjacent to the conspicuous De Gooyer windmill on the eastern edge of the city. They serve a top-ranking range of self-brewed beers and ales in their tap room, which is a pleasantly appointed bar with an outside terrace, and the day’s offerings are chalked up on a blackboard. Mind you, you might not be aware of your surroundings for very long if you plumb for their thunderously strong Columbus amber ale (at 9 percent). The Natte is more manageable – at 6.5 percent.