Robbert founded ‘Het Uiltje’ from his home as a contract brewer and experimented with recipes in his kitchen.
Uil pale ale was the first beer to be brewed by uiltje.
First barrel aged was released named ‘meneer de uil’.
The second batch of Uil Pale Ale, one of the first Uiltje brews ever! Back then we used to brew at Jopen!
This was our first beer festival. We didn’t have a tap installation yet, so we could only pour from bottles!
Brewed a beer with the guinness book of records hottest chili in the world ‘pepper spray porter’.
First time to attend oregon brewers festival as a brewery.
Tjebbe started growing his beard.
This was when we did a collaborative brew with Kompaan, at Jopen. The beer was called “De Gevleugelde Kameraad”.
Ruben started working full time for us.
Uiltje Bar has officially been opened!
Started with ‘crowd now’ crowdfunding campaign to build the brewery.
We changed our name from het Uiltje to Uiltje Brewing Company and the change came with new logo and artwork.
Named the leaders of the dutch craft beer revolution by misset horeca magazine.
Uiltje bar was founded. Haarlems first craft beer bar with 30 beers from draft. our very first flagship bar!
Organized a craft beer hot tub event.
We opened our own brewery! with our own facility, the creativity has no limitations!
Robbert wrecked the first uiltje car.
The brewery’s taproom opened for the public.
The first beer from our own brewery was named the ‘firstborn’. this name was chosen because rob’s son was born this same month.
We produced our 100th unique beer.
First year of autonomous production
500.000 uiltje on bottle/can produced
Started ageing all our barrel aged beers on 24/7 johnny cash songs.
We hostsed an oktoberfest party in the brewery. a warehouse full of guests dressed up and dancing on the tables.
First brewery ever to bottle a 21% ABV imperial ipa ‘old enough to drink’.
Organized 4 editions of barrelroom dining.
London staff trip!
This was one of the Oktoberfest parties we had in the brewery! In this picture brewer Pyry from Sori Brewing (Estonia) is getting wild and dancing on the table!
Nerf competition for the (big and small) kids! Back in 2017 we turned the brewery into a Nerf-Battleground for the weekend.
Fresh & fast was started. super fresh ipas shipped and delivered the day of packaging in the Netherlands.
We produced our 1.000.000th liter of beer.
Brewed a beer with dutch stroopwafels.
Earned a spot in the ratebeer top 100 best rated breweries in the world.
Made a beer with a wheelbarrow filled with peppermint candy.
We produced our 250th unique beer.
We launched our clothing line together with fashion brand Cavallaro Napoli.
Kelvin wrecked the second uiltje van (don’t forget oil!)
Peaky Blinders themed Christmas diner
Mitchel and Gido with the first batch of Redneck. Was the beer based on these guys…?
We got our first canning line, as one of the first breweries in holland.
Dutch Beer Challenge awarded with the best IPA, double IPA and triple IPA in the Netherlands.
We opened our first bottleshop in the same street as the uiltje craft beer bar.
We organized Freshfest. Holland’s very first fresh craft beer festival.
We made a video together with De Librije about the importance of freshness!
During a global pandemic, we started the uiltje drive trough.
The webshop has taken flight during the pandemic and Nick is loving it!
Dutch beer challenge awarded with the best imperial stout.
Working from home hits us all in a different way….
We are now part of Swinkels Family Brewers. Now we have even more room to be creative!