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Lucas Bols (since 1575) is one of the world oldest distilled brands in the world. We have been mixing, distilling and blending for over 400 years. 
Old recipes became new, flavours and products are constantly refined and craftsmanship is what we stand for.

Cocktail recipes, tickets for The House of Bols experience, cocktail workshops, cocktail products and bartending courses is just small selection of the topics you can find on 

As there are many techniques that can be used to make a cocktail, we created a page with all techniques used to make the perfect cocktail. 
Learn how to make a cocktail at home or use it as memory aid to refine your cocktail serves


Cocktail blogs about the perfect cocktail moments, cocktail trends, foraging,
cocktails you should definitely serve during a date,
the complexity of wood maturation and many more.. 

Talking Tiki in Disney

Who thinks that Disney is all about Mickey is mistaking. Disney is also about food, wine and Tiki!

Representing the true Amsterdam spirit at Gin Day

The Milan based juniper festival ‘Gin Day’ showed Milan to be the capital of gin.

Mexico city: much more than tacos and tequila

Forget the stereotype Mexican image of tacos, tequila, Mariachi and sombreros, the cocktail scene is booming!


Why Philly is smoking hot!

Date Night

The Date Night is the perfect balance between the sweetness of the dates and the sourness of lemon juice.

Cocktail Trends Around The World

Bols Brand Ambassador Denzel Heath describes the latest cocktail and bartending trends in Australasia.

Tropical Tiki Party

Picture yourself on a beach in the Caribbean. The sun is out there, your feet are in the sand, people are cheerful and you are drinking the best tropical cocktail you can think of.

Dinner Party

Throwing a dinner party is a joyous occasion. You invite your friends or family and maybe you decorate your house of your garden. You spend the whole day getting the best ingredients you can, which you turn into the best dishes you can.

Wedding Party

On your wedding day, you should be king and queen of the day. It is all about you and your happiness. A day you will always remember, and a day that everybody wants to remember.

Guys Night Out

On a night with the guys you want to serve a manly drink. A drink that is not too easy to make, and not too easy to drink.

Girls Night Out

High heels, cocktail dress, your best friends and the best venues. That is what a girls night is about. We have all seen the girls do it in Sex and the City on their Girls Nights Out.

Bols Around the World is Back

Are you the next Bols Genever Pioneer?


Full Moon Party

The Full Moon party has spread throughout the world and one of the iconic things of the party is people sharing their drinks. What better drink to share then the Sangria?


Millions of Dutchmen celebrate the King’s birthday, by dressing up in our national Dutch color Orange, playing games, selling their old stuff. But most of all, they celebrate.

Little Barrel Geneva

Read about this hidden gem and discover Little Barrel's Bols Genever cocktail.

Bols around the woods

All the ingredients you want for your cocktail, just around the corner of your bar.

Octans - A spirited bar

Wilhelm III cocktail. A cocktail by Octans for Bols. Check this delicious cocktail recipe and try it yourself!

5 bar tools you’ll need to make cocktails

We listed the bar tools that you need to make cocktails at home. Search on Bols for a delicious cocktail recipe and you're good to go!

Bols Barrel Aged Genever

Bols Barrel Aged Genever is launched in Asia. Our ambassador and Master Bartender with a secret bar at the Singapore Cocktail Festival.

It's not only fashion in Milan

Milan, aperitivo and the Genever Sazerac. Read all about it in this weeks blog.