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House of Bols, the Cocktail & Genever Experience
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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.
Reviewed July 14, 2013

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"van gogh museum"
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"worth a visit"
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"interesting museum"
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Go, do it - well worth a visit!! Cracking cocktail at the end, plus 2 Genever shots ..... oh and we learnt about it's history too ...... hic!!!

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Reviewed July 11, 2013

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Reviewed July 10, 2013

We found this a decent visit but hardly worthy of 5/5.
It's a marketing show mixed in with a "taste test" which involves putting a dissolvable flavoured strip on your tongue and watching a 20 second video. You then can do a "smell test" where you guess the different scents of flavours, this is OK but I got bored half way down and moved on.

My cocktail was excellent though and the liquors were fine, but I don't think it's worth the admission as you can by a few cocktails made with the same stuff for half the price.

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Reviewed July 7, 2013

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