Like the Dutch menageries of the Golden Age in Amsterdam, Rosalia’s Menagerie is a place where the exotic and unknown meets the local. Established in 2017, this small & cozy award-winning cocktail lounge is located in a 17th century canal house on one of Amsterdam’s oldest canals. We create seasonally inspired menus with signature cocktails. Our extensive Jenever, rare and vintage spirit collection showcases local flavours and will surprise and delight. Our pride and passion? Creating unexpected flavor combinations using distilling and culinary techniques, making those bespoke cocktails, and conjuring up that forgotten classic that will fit your mood. Kloveniersburgwal 20, 1012 CV Amsterdam 18:00 – 01:00 rosalias.amsterdam Name of the Alcohol & non-Alcohol Brand(s) you will be working with: Rutte Dutch Dry Gin Tonka Rose: Rutte Dutch Dry Gin Lillet Blanc Tonka & Rose liqueur Lime juice
High up in the sky, a mystical cocktail bar unveils old Latin American tales. Welcome to Sonora. This is not just a place to indulge in cocktails; it is a gateway to a world where myths and legends come alive. The architecture of Sonora reflects the vibrant tales that unfold within its walls. As you enter, you’re enveloped in an ambiance that echoes the fabled city of El Dorado. 18:00 – 01:00 (except thursday) www.sonora-bar.com/en Europaboulevard 2b, 1078RV Name of the Alcohol & non-Alcohol Brand(s) you will be working with: Xibal Gin, Ron Botran, Ocho Tequila East Imperial MORE INFO MORE INFO
Mexican inspired cocktailbar in the centre of Amsterdam. Be welcome to try and learn all about the fine products Mexico has to offer. Would you like to be informed about the different spirits via a flight of drinks, or try some of the self created cocktails. See you soon! Opening hours bar: Monday: 18:00- 03:00 Tuesday: 18:00- 03:00 Wednesday: 18:00- 03:00 Thursday: 18:00- 03:00 Friday: 18:00- 04:00 Saturday: 18:00- 04:00 www.bacan.amsterdam Reguliersdwarsstraat 105, 1017 BL Amsterdam Name of the Alcohol & non-Alcohol Brand(s) you will be working with: Remy Martin, Crystal Head vodka, Cenote, Crafters, Nucano, Se Busca. Londen Essence COMING SOON COMING SOON
Patjepeeërs and uitvreters*! Geinponems and geitenbreiers! Yoghurtdrinkers and maleiers! Welcome to Bar Mokum! Mokum, derived from Yiddish and meaning ‘safe haven,’ is slang for Amsterdam. Hence, Bar Mokum intends to offer an ode to the city, its citizenry, its visitors from afar, and its defiant yet inclusive nature. We are proud to serve you cocktails, mocktails, and other refreshing and reinvigorating drinks, categorized according to the motto of the city: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig. And we’ll accompany it all with some old school hip-hop, funk, soul, jazz, and the occasional typical Dutch ballad. Enjoy! Sun till thur 18:00-01:00, Fri and sat 18:00-02:00 Ferdinandbolstraat 11H, Amsterdam, 1072 LA Name of the Alcohol & non-Alcohol Brand(s) you will be working with: Bols – Damrak Amsterdam Gaan met die banaan! Ingrediensts: Bols Coffee, Bols Banana, Plantation original dark, home made vanilla syrup and whole egg. Discription: Velvety, smooth and after dinner cocktail with flavors of creamy banana and roasted coffee. Lulletje rozenwater Ingredients: Damrak 0.0%, home made vanilla syrup, lemon juice, rose soda Discription: Fresh, floral bubbly with flavors of zesty lemon and soothing rose
As the first smoking lounge in the capital, Lost in Amsterdam has firmly secured its place in the hearts of both locals and tourists alike as a favorite hang out for more than 15 years now. Typical Lost in Amsterdam customers are looking for a relaxed yet fun environment to enjoy a smoke in the weed capital of the world, so it is clear to see why this vibrant smoking lounge is a place people return to time and time again. No where else in Amsterdam provides customers with quite the same luxurious yet homely experience as the Lost in Amsterdam Lounge. With over 60 delicious cocktails and milkshakes to chose from, including their famous alcoholic shakes, they do not skimp on quality despite their extensive menu. Each drink is carefully hand-mixed by formally trained bartenders to ensure consistent quality and excellence in every beverage – and it shows. There is an obvious focus on using high quality ingredients such as organic milk, juices and spirits. Mon – Thu, Sun 10am – 1am Friday – Saturday 10am – 3am Nieuwendijk 19 lostinamsterdam.com Name of the Alcohol non-Alcohol Brand(s) you will be working with: PortaFortuna XO Selati MORE INFO MORE INFO
The term Dutch Courage and genever go hand in hand. While the Dutch and English soldiers fought side by side during the Eighty Years’ War (1568-1648). The Dutch soldiers had a daily ration of genever, and every morning before battle, they would take some big gulps of Dutch Courage to take the edge off. And since the English and Dutch fought side by side against the same enemy, they were willing to share their daily portion of genever. Genever and cocktails And it was not just the British. Dutch spirits have played a major role on the world stage for hundreds of years. Tess Posthumus: “Our traditional genever was widely traded and drunk all over the world. And during the American ‘Golden Age of Cocktails’ (1850-1920), genever was one of the four spirits used as a base in cocktails, alongside brandy, whiskey and rum. 25% of all classic cocktails are traditionally based on genever! At Dutch Courage we let our guests fall in love again with this Dutch spirit and other beautiful distillates, such as Dutch gin, rum and old-Dutch liqueurs. The Zeedijk, traditionally a neighbourhood where ships full of herbs and spices entered the country, is therefore the ideal location.” Ode to genever and Dutch drinking culture Cocktail bar Dutch Courage combines 150 different genevers from the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany with an extensive range of genevers based cocktails and is an ode to genever and old-Dutch liqueurs. Foreign spirits, with stories that lead back to the Netherlands, are also available. Timo Janse: “We want to offer a good balance between a high-quality cocktail bar on the one hand and the cozy, ’gezellige’ and accessible ambience of the traditional local pub on the other. We therefore do not take reservations. In addition to a cocktail based on Dutch history, you can also enjoy a genever tasting flight or a qualitative ‘kopstootje’ with local beers.” Sun-Thur 17.00 – 01.00 Fr Sat 15.00 – 03.00 www.dutchcouragecocktails.com Zeedijk 12, 1012 AX Amsterdam Name of the Alcoho non-Alcohol Brand(s) you will be working with: Don Papa & Smokehead London Essence & Selati WELLERMAN 45ml Don Papa baroko 30ml pineapple juice 20ml lime juice 15ml vanilla syrup 10ml mango purée 7,5ml Ancho Reyes Verde One dash Jamaican jerk Three drops salt solution Egg white Shake and dry shake in fizz Top-up LE soda Garnish: ground pepper LETABA SUNSET 60ml Selati African Sunset 10ml mango purée 15ml lime juice 10ml ginger syrup Dash creole bitters Shake & strain in coupe Garnish: orange zest & cherry
Flying Dutchmen Cocktails is the cocktailbar owned by Tess Posthumus and Timo Janse in the heart of Amsterdam. Its focus is on (neo-)classic cocktails and features the largest backbar of the Netherlands with over 800 unique spirits. It is open 7 days per week, from 5 pm till 4 am, making it the latest cocktailbar of Amsterdam. Come fly with us at Singel 460, Amsterdam! Awards Flying Dutchmen Cocktails is proud to have been awarded Best Cocktailbar 2018 by Esquire magazine, Best Cocktailbar at the Entree awards, Top 10 Best Cocktailbar Europe 2019 and nominated for Best New International Cocktailbar at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans. Bar concept Like most countries, in the Netherlands people are getting more and more aware of what they eat and where it comes from. Slowly the Dutch consumer is starting to think, not only about what they eat, but also about what they drink. Because of this, a true cocktail culture emerges. The consumer is more knowledgeable about food, but is still somewhat lost when it comes to cocktails. Slowly the Dutch are exploring the wonderful world of mixology, but they don’t know the difference between existing recipes and the signature creations of the different bars. Worldwide renowned bartenders Tess Posthumus and Timo Janse believe you can compare the cocktail industry with the restaurant business. You can easily prepare a quick meal at home, cook an extensive dinner or order a classic dish at a restaurant nearby. There are a lot of different ways of cooking, all the way up to the food chefs get their Michelin stars with. This could be new signature creations or reconstructed/deconstructed classics. But before a Michelin Star chef can deconstruct Eggs Benedict in order to puzzle it back together into a star worthy dish, the guest needs to know what Eggs Benedict are. The Dutch cocktail culture is still in its infancy. An international Renaissance of the Cocktail is happening, but in the Netherlands there never was a Golden Age of cocktails. The Dutch drinking culture focussed on beer, wine, genever and liqueurs, which were all enjoyed straight up. Mixing drinks was often considered something too fancy for the sober Dutch and cocktails were only prepared in American focused hotelbars. These days the cocktail is trending and Dutch bartenders are looking abroad and on Instagram for inspiration, while the knowledge of the different preparation methods, techniques and classic recipes are often not mastered yet. Tess caught herself giving the same jury feedback after competitions more often ‘You need to learn how to walk, before you can start running’. And to create a true cocktail culture in the Netherlands, we must first learn the classics. At Flying Dutchmen Cocktails we want to teach the Dutch bartender and their guests how to walk, run, and eventually fly through the world of cocktails. We do this by taking a step back. Back to the base. Back to the classics. Flying Dutchmen teaches their guests and the bar industry something about the profession of bartending, about the stories behind the spirits, about existing recipes and about the bartenders who created these classic cocktails. The educational character of the bar shines during the day with consumer workshops and training programs for hospitality professionals, and casually at night with a classic cocktail focused menu and a monthly guest bartender program. We want to make everyone who enters Flying Dutchmen fall in love with the wonderful world of cocktails. Singel 460 5 PM – 4 AM 7 days per week www.flyingdutchmencocktails.shop Name of the Alcohol & non-Alcohol Brand(s) you will be working with: Don Papa & Tanqueray No Ten Selati & London Essence “Cherry, Cherry Lady” 45ml Tanqueray 10 Gin 30ml Dolin Blanc Vermouth 10ml Nusbaumer Myrille Liqueur 15ml Amaro Santoni 1d Bittered Sling Suius Cherry —> thrown, chilled Nick & Nora; Revolution Cherry made by Alina Lucia Cichozki “Summer Sapje” 45ml Selati Summer 45ml Orange Juice 5ml Pineapple Syrup 1d Cranberry bitters Top Soda —> build, skinny highball, long ice cube; half Orange wheel made by Cristina Blanco
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