Holland 2011

The biggest whisky event in The Netherlands returns to The Hague.  During the weekend of 18th, 19th and 20th November importers and distributors of whisky are present in the church “De Grote Kerk” representing whisky brands from Scotland, Ireland, Japan, America, Holland, France and Belgium all ready for you to sample and savour.

Master classes 

Informative and interactive classes on subjects such as age, colour, the influence of wood and the history of whisky making.  Make your selection through the website (published at the beginning of September)

Whisky Introduction Tasting

For those to whom whisky is an unknown territory there are special initiation tastings before a session starts. At “the Nutshuis” situated opposite the Grote Kerk.

Whisky Trail

Also meant for those who visit the event for the first time. A guide walks you along the stands and explains which whisky to find where.

A Dram in the Tram

During the festival you can do a sightseeing tour through The Hague by tram and taste four different whiskies at the same time. Timetable published on the website.

Whisky Festival Bottling 2011

Due to Dutch legislation it is not allowed to sell whisky in bottles at the festival. However, you can order and pay our special festival bottling beforehand by Internet and collect the bottle when leaving the event. 

Dates and times

Friday        18 November               13.00 – 17.00* VIP session* and 19.00 – 23.00

Saturday    19 November              13.00 – 17.00 and 19.00 – 23.00

Sunday      20 November              13.00 – 17.00

Ticket : €45 includes Glencairn tasting glass and festival catalogue

VIP:     €75 includes Glencairn tasting glass, festival catalogue and finger food (more information about this session on the website)

Make your reservations in advance through the website www.whiskyfestival.nl

We advise you to make your reservation in time, as the last three years the festival was sold out two weeks before the event started.


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