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House of Bols
The House of Bols is a haven for aspiring bartenders, or anyone who wants to go and enjoy a great cocktail and get behind the scenes to know exactly how it is prepared.
Who is Lucas Bols The House of Bols is derived from Lucas Bols, the world's first and oldest distilled brand, which dates all the way back to 1575. Come here, and experience the thrill of observing how the perfect cocktail is made, and try your hand at the famous bartending flair, which combines the subtle nuances of bartending with perfect skills in juggling, mixing and entertaining.
Why visit the House of Bols
In the House of Bols, you can receive a self-guided tour through a plethora of aromas, tastes, images, films and sounds. With revolutionary aromas and flavor experiences, the House of Bols has come across as a one-of-a-kind exhibition.
It has also won distinguished accolades for its features, such as the Dutch Design Award for Best Experience and Exhibition. With different venues such as the Genever room, which showcases Bol's best ever Genever, and the trendy World of Cocktails lounge, which, as the name suggests, deals in producing the best cocktails ever, the House of Bols is truly an experience to cherish.
Additionally, there is also a Hall of Taste, which lets you sample the finest cocktails and know more about what really defines taste. At the end of the House of Bols tour, you will be offered a free cocktail of your choice, which is then professionally mixed by one of their expert bartenders.
Cocktail Making Skills
Visitors to the House of Bols can also go and improve their bartending skills, and adopt the mystical 'flair' alluded only to the best of bartenders, by using the Flair Booth, and learning the tricks of the trade in bartending. Visitors will also be treated to the fascinating history and heritage that goes behind Bol's 500-year old tradition of cocktails and liquors.
Feel like improving your mixing skills even further. Why not get a printout of some the Bols recipes. Or better yet, learn the art of juggling while bartending, so that you can try it at home. To add the icing on the cake, you can even by a professional bartender toolkit from the House of Bol's Shop.
Monday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm