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“Very Unique and Fun Experience!”

House of Bols, the Cocktail & Genever Experience
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House of Bols Cocktail and 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 23, 2014

I went here on recommendation of a colleague at work and was so glad I did. The experience was very fun and definitely unique compared to other attractions in Amsterdam. The cocktail sampling and smelling of different scents that affect your taste was super interesting. The bartenders here are fun, knowledgable and make the entire experience worthwhile. A must do while in Amsterdam!

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

The whole experience was a blast, but I came away having learned some new things as well. The two flair bartenders at the end of the tour were very entertaining and rather funny. A really great way to have spent an afternoon.

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Reviewed July 19, 2014

This felt like a hidden gem, visiting in the middle of July yet there was probably a maximum of 30 people visiting at the same time as us. It was great had the opportunity to smell all of the amazing samples available. By far the best part in the complementary cocktail and shots at the end.

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Reviewed July 19, 2014

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Reviewed July 18, 2014

We loved this place! We nearly didn't go but I'm so glad we changed our minds. The museum part of the visit is really well put together - very stylish and interactive. The bar area is brilliant and we really enjoyed picking our cocktail and two liqueurs (all included in the entry free). You could have another cocktail for a special discount price of 5 euros - would have been rude not to! Staff were very friendly and we had a little spend in the shop afterwards. Just wish it was open later on weekdays - the early closing at 6.30pm meant it was a squash to get it in.

Thank StrawberryAli
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