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BOLS BARTENDING ACADEMY Cocktail WorkshopsThe Bols Bartending Academy in Amsterdam is the most advanced bar school in the world. During the day, the Academy is used by professional bartenders but in the evening and weekends, businesses and private customers can learn how they too, can make spectacular cocktails. They are introduced to the world of bartending in a light-hearted yet informative way during a Cocktail Workshop at the Academy. The Bols Bartending Academy has twelve fully equipped bar stations at which the participants work with real drinks, ice, professional bartending tools and fresh fruit.

Muddling, Shaking And Stirring

Under the supervision of an expert trainer and against the backdrop of stimulating music, the participants prepare their own delicious cocktails, learning basic techniques such as muddling, stirring and shaking along the way. The trainer demonstrates each cocktail behind the show-bar of the Bols Bartending Academy allowing the participants to follow each and every detail thanks to the mirrored ceiling and glass bar.


The Cocktail Workshop can accommodate a maximum of 50 participants per session* and is, therefore, ideal for a company outing, a stag/hen do or for kicking-off a memorable evening with friends.

The programme is as follows:

60 minute House of Bols Tour (incl. Bols cocktail of your choice)

90 minute Cocktail workshop in the Bols Bartending Academy

The Cocktail Workshop costs from € 37.50 incl. VAT per person. This price depends on the total number of participants. The minimum age for participation is 18.

* If you have a group of over 50 people, there is always the option of planning multiple sessions, up to a maximum of 150 people.

Bols Bartending Academy bookings via email:


About Lucas Bols

Lucas Bols – the oldest distilled brand in the world, since 1575.

Since 2006 Lucas Bols B.V. is back again in the city where it all began in 1575: Amsterdam. Lucas Bols is one of the oldest Dutch companies still active and the oldest distilled spirit brand in the world. Bols understands the art of mixing and blending like no other, using old recipes and new flavours. Bols produces almost forty liqueurs, Bols Corenwyn and a range of genevers, including Bols Genever, based on a recipe dating from 1820.


Lucas Bols has been an innovative company since its inception in 1575, starting out with liqueurs, and then genever, leading up to an assortment of more than 300 recipes in the 18th century. Today Lucas Bols is continuously working on innovations such as Bols Pomegranate liqueur and the re-launch of the Bols Genever 1820 recipe. But also the recent launch of the Bols Experience at Schiphol Airport, the opening of the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience in Amsterdam in 2007, where visitors can experience the world of Bols and its products. In addition, Bols has created Europe’s largest bar school, the Bols Bartending Academy in 2007, where Bartenders and amateurs are trained in the art of bartending and cocktail making.

The Lucas Bols Master Distiller plays a vital role in the creation of flavours and continuous quality improvement of the liqueurs and genevers. He can draw on Bols’ rich heritage in order to guarantee the quality of today’s products and develop new flavours and products for the future. Worldwide social media campaigns and nightlife-based tasting events, where bartenders practice the art of mixing and blending Bols cocktails, also invite new audiences to acquaint themselves with the unique, pure-Dutch brand of Bols.


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