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Irene Hoeve Clogs and Cheese Shop

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with my tour group and honestly, I wasn't expecting much. But this was a lot of fun and I'm glad we came. It's not far outside of the city and you actually learn a lot. The demonstrations are fun and engaging and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They make their own cheese on site, and they have a pig that gets the Whey from the milk as it's made into cheese. Seeing a person make a clog while talking to us was amazing. There are not a lot of clog makers left...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joan G
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after our visit to Zaanse Schanse. Their cheese and clog farm looked so cute. When you enter, it looks like a small cheese museum and you get to see how they make it. They also have a short discussion about how cheese...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here as part of our group tour. We had an enjoyable time learning how cheese was made and processed. We also had a live demonstration on how to make clogs. This is a family run business and the young man making the clogs...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank momhay1957
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Clog making demonstration was amazing and very funny. We tried many different cheeses which were all super tasty!!! Large gift shop. If you love sweet wine, definitely buy a bottle of the fruit wine!!!! Great for kids too as there are a few animals too.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

This was a fun stop during our stay in the Netherlands. The first part of our tour was to see how cheese was made. We learned we would be able to take cheese home with us as long as it wasn't opened. Next we saw...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lil P
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We drove half hour from Amsterdam and visited this small but colorful clog maker’s studio. He carved one right before our eyes. The cheese making shop was small but she spoke very good English and explained th3 steps of their cheese making.. we tasted cheese...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

We visited Irene Hoeve as part of a group and were entertained to a talk on the making of cheese among many maturing cheeses. This was followed by a demonstration of the traditional method of making clogs. Inevitably, there is a shop selling all manner...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Derek H
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We visited Irene Hoeene during our visit to Holland, and we had a great demonstration of traditional Clog Making that was very informative, afterwards we went into the shop where we were invited to sample the many different types of cheese, needless to say we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Came across this place by sheer chance, so stopped and had a look. Excellent shop lots of gifts and cheese of various tastes and they make cloggs out the back which is lovely to watch, if you look up you will see all of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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