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Wynand Fockink

Pijlsteeg 31, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Red Light District)
020-6392695
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Ranked #3 of 163 Nightlife in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Activities: Drinking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Tucked in a little alleyway near Dam Square, this little gem offers a bewildering array of genever (gin)-based drinks.
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Amsterdam
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212 reviews 212 reviews
37 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is an excellent place to visit in Amsterdam, and a great place to buy a bottle of something special for your next dinner party, or a souvenir to take home with you. Stop in for a small taste of their homemade liqueurs, and definitely make sure to try the chocolate hazelnut liqueur. I am not a big fan of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you drink and you visit Amsterdam then you have to go here. The guys behind the bar are amazing, as is the choice of over 150 different drinks! I highly recommend the cherry chocolate :)

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south
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Tucked slightly away from the usual tourist places is this little gem. You really wouldn’t know it was there unless someone told you, and luckily our hotel manger did. Amazing place, just like going back in time well worth a visit….

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Initially slightly difficult to find however the previous reviews are really accurate. A group of 10 of us did the tour, which lasted approximately one hour. There were several different liquors to try and the who set up is just great. One of the best alcohol tours I've done.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We found this very easily after reading previous reviews. If you face the hotel Kransnapolsky in Dam Square walk down the alley way on the right hand side of the hotel. Once in the alley you will see the green neon sign up on the wall. Inside the bar you can sample the Jenever. This is not like London dry... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I first found the WF liqueur on my first trip to Amsterdam at a restaurant... they were out of my first choice in an after dinner liqueur and I asked the server (a local) what was his favorite... he told me "Drop" a local favorite in Amsterdam and actually a candy sold locally... a mix between butter and anise... interesting,... More

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NYC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Down a little alleyway and only open from 3pm on, this place is a gem and you will truly feel like you're stepping back into Old Amsterdam (as well you should, since the establishment is over 300 years old!). We managed to get there as it opened and so had the charming bartender Andre all to ourselves - he gave... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Really authentic, cool bar featuring the typical Amsterdam drink, Jenever. Lots of taste choices to choose from and don't remember disliking any. Can get quite busy so don't expect to come here and sit. They serve the drinks in small, tulip shaped glasses and fill them to the very top so you must lean over and sip before you pick... More

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Pfaffikon, Switzerland
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

An old-fashioned distillery and tasting house making traditional jenevers and liqueurs since 17th century. The tasting room, a quaint place full of antique, hand-painted storage bottles, holds one of the widest selections of jenevers in Amsterdam. It is an experience and a bar unlike any other we’ve seen before, here you can take part in a unique Dutch drinking tradition.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This little gin place features in Pocket Lonely Planet's Amsterdam guide in the Gin, Cheese and Monuments walk so we gave it a go. We're so glad we did! The old bar is very authentic- you still drink out of tulip shaped shot glasses which are filled to the brim, meaning you have to bend over and slurp first (as... More

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