Introducing: Amsterdam BrewHouse, a 14,000-square-foot brewpub, retail store and lakeside extravaganza
Name: Amsterdam BrewHouse
Contact Information: 245 Queens Quay W., South Building, 416-504-1020, amsterdambrewhouse.com/, @amsterdambeer
Owners: Amsterdam Brewing Company and Urban Dining Group
Chef: Avaughn Wells
The Place: The mega-complex houses two dining areas, a sports bar, a retail store selling limited-edition brews, four separate patios and a fully functioning craft brewery that’s visible to diners through a glass wall.
The Food: Simple pub food, like chicken wings, salads and burgers, all with suggested beer pairings. Beer also shows up in braises and batters.
The Drink: Home-brewed Amsterdam beers, including seasonal and small-batch releases, plus creative cocktails made with draft beer, bitters and booze.
• 20,000 bottle caps make up the silvery mosaic hanging on the west wall
• 14,000 square-feet is the size of the sprawling complex
• 800 seats, with 500 indoors and 300 spread across four patios
• 7 beers on tap
• 3 sides of the brewpub are completely surrounded by water