Amsterdam Lets Beer-Bike Ride On

Amsterdam Lets Beer-Bike Ride On

beer-bike-bar.jpgAn increasingly popular mode of partying, the Amsterdam Beer-Bike Bar has been cleared by city officials to remain in business, transporting merry-makers through the narrow Dutch streets.

Powered by pedaling beneath the bar stools, the portable pub accommodates between 10-22 beer lovers who sip and chat while a driver steers.

Two accidents within two months prompted the city councillor to launch an investigation in June.

Last week, Reuters reported, “The city has decided to allow the bikes to carry on riding, They will, however, need permits from the various city boroughs, and those permits are likely to come with restrictions on hours of operation and requirements for a sober driver (though non-drinkers already typically steer the bikes).”

Watch the video to see the Beer-Bike Bar in action, even playing its own music…