Posted on 21/06/2016 by Mistercocktail

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Taste of Amsterdam has firmly established itself in the ever-expanding list of festivals as the leading event for food and lifestyle. In the last years the number of alcohol brands has expanded enormously and, as you can understand, this is what makes it all the more interesting to me. This year the presence was even greater, with wine, whisky and wodka and everything in between to enjoy f… Read more

Posted on 26/02/2016 by Mistercocktail

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Since the hotelbar in Amsterdam has sprung to life in the past years, there is no better place to visit than one of these little havens of luxury and comfort. Cocktails are a safe bet, with many internationally renowned bartenders shaking things up for you. So, where to go this weekend? Your first stop is the Vodka Vriday at the lush Bluespoon Bar at the Andaz Hotel, which has been designed by… Read more

Posted on 14/10/2015 by Mistercocktail

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James Bond famously promoted vodka in his films in the 1960s with the iconic Vesper Martini. In the book Casino Royale (1953) he specifies “Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodla, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it’s ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?” This has been the drink of choice for Mr Bond ever since, eve… Read more