Whisky festival Amsterdam

The fifth edition of the whisky festival The Spirit of Amsterdam will take place on 16 March 2019 in the Zuiderkerk in Amsterdam. With more than 600 whiskies, stories about whisky, music, food and lifestyle. In short, the "whisky way of living"! You can order tickets for the afternoon session from 13:00 to 17:00 hours or the evening session from 19:00 to 23:00 hours.
Ticket sale starts soon! Buy tickets

The Spirit of Amsterdam in the media

The Amsterdam news AT5 has decicated a news item to our festival and you can watch it here.

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The Spirit Whisky Canal Cruise

Every year in December, The Spirit Whisky Events organises the now traditional whisky cruises through the canals of Amsterdam. On a Saturday evening in mid-December there are two flights of one and a half hours each under the backdrop of the Amsterdam Light Festival. A beautiful setting to experience such a romantic whisky cruise.

Watch this video “Whisky en Romantiek” from one of our whisky cruises.

On each cruise six beautiful (malt) whiskies are tasted with expert explanations from a professional whisky ambassador. The whisky & food pairing during the cruise is provided each year by Reypenaer Kaas with snacks that match the taste of the whiskies.

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Dram Channel

Dram Channel presents “In the mix”. Daniel Watts of the J.D. Williams Whisky Bar shows how to make two whisky cocktails! For more Dram Channel click here

The Spirit of Amsterdam festival bottling

We will announce the new festival bottling soon. To order our previous bottling please click here.

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Festival Botteling The Spirit 2015 Ceremonie 25 febr. 2015 005

Women 4 Whisky

Women 4 whisky is the community for the lady friends of The Spirit of Amsterdam. Events and whisky tastings will make ladies more known to whisky. Read more here


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