Brouwerij Kaapse Brouwers
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Brouwerij Kaapse Brouwers

The Netherlands

"I think it's a big present if you can just do what you love."

The general thought was that no one would come to Katendrecht for good drinks and good food, as it is a part of Rotterdam with a rough past. Now craft brewery and brewpub Kaapse Brouwers and the Fenix Food Factory are a major tourist attraction that draws quite a crowd, especially in the weekends.

Co-owner Tsjomme Zijlstra, a former Philosophy student, returned to Rotterdam after a stay in London, where he got infected with the craft beer virus. It all started with giving beer tastings and organizing beer and food pairing events. Finally it resulted in the opening of the Fenix Food Factory. Brewpub and brewery De Kaapse Brouwers is the result of a collaboration with Brouwerij De Molen and opened in 2014. 

Veerlaan 19-D
3072 AN Rotterdam
The Netherlands

+31 10 2180853

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