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House of Bols, the Cocktail & Genever Experience
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$22.88*
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Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Optional Canal Cruise
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Owner description: The House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience (located opposite the Van Gogh Museum) offers a truly interactive experience into the world of cocktails and the exciting bartending culture, as well as a glimpse into the history of the world's oldest distilled brand: Bols Amsterdam 1575. A visit to the House of Bols is a spectacular journey for all your senses in which you learn how to taste a delicious cocktail of your choice. Learn even more about Cocktails, Bols Liqueurs and Genevers and book a Tasting or a (private) event like a Cocktail Party or Cocktail Workshops.
Malta, europe
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“loved it!”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

this was great - really enjoyed it, first it's like a self guided tour then finishes off with cocktail tasting - good fun - definitely a must do :)

Visited March 2013
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Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Amazing... What a patience”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Just do it!!!!! Don't even ask yourself!
We were a group of friend for a stack Party and had a cocktail Workshop

Visited March 2013
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Fun!”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

I visited this attraction after reading the excellent reviews on this site and wasn't disappointed!

We arrived and got 10% off after picking up a discount card in our hotel, so keep your eyes open. The museum part is quite brief but very interactive - the room where you do the 'taste tests' is fascinating and we had lots of fun trying to guess the flavours in the scent room. The scent room is also spectacular to see with its rainbow decoration.

The cocktails and shots at the end are great too - who knew there were so many different flavours available to sample (try the yoghurt one - strangely nice!).

This attraction would be a perfect hen do activity for any of you organising one and looking for inspiration...

Visited March 2013
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Best "museum" ever!!”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Really fun interactive experience and to top it off at the end you get a cocktail of your choice along with 2 shots of your favourite flavour.

Visited March 2013
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manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Tasty experience”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We were actually on our way to Van Gogh but we had managed to mingle with some Spanish tourists and instead, ended up in here. It's not a long tour, it's more self guided information. Me and my partner ended up battling the scent room which is fun. And then there is a cocktail at the end, though they were busy, the cocktails still tasted great and you get to sit down and enjoy the drinks if so.
There was even a French stag do which ended up having a try at making cocktails, that definitely looked like a good experience.

Visited March 2013
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