Welcome to The Spirit of Brussels
the first European whisky festival, 7 December  2019

This first edition of the whisky festival The Spirit of Brussels will be held on Saturday 7 December, 2019 at the Holland House, Aarlenstraat 20, B-1050 Brussels (nearby Place du Luxembourg), www.hollandhousebrussels.eu

You can taste your selection out of more than 500 excellent (malt) whisky’s and other premium spirits. The brand ambassadors would like to tell you the story’s behind the brands and the authentic distilleries.
You can enjoy the spirits together with the storytelling, music, food and lifestyle. The real “whisky way of living..”

The festival is a one day event  from 13.00 hours (1 pm) till 19.00 hours (7 pm).

The entrance fee includes a nice whisky nosing and tasting glass. There is free still water available.

The tasting of the whisky’s and the premium spirits are in general free. However, for the more exclusive whisky’s the brand ambassador may ask a compensation of 1 or more euro’s per dram. A dram is one tasting.

We can welcome limited number of guests in the venue. Please order your ticket as soon as possible.

Tickets are available at our ticketshop in this site. The price of a ticket per person is online €45,- (e-ticket) and at the door €50,-

You can order your tickets here

The Team of The Spirit Whisky Events organizes each year also whisky festivals in Amsterdam and Maastricht. Would you like to see how it is there? Please go to: www.thespiritofamsterdam.com
and www.thespiritofmaastricht.com

The Spirit of Brussels means enjoying a diversity of excellent (malt) whisky’s and premium spirits from well known national and international distillers and importers.


Hotel  suggestions in the centre of Brussels.

On walking distance of the Holland House:

Leopold Hotel Brussel, Luxemburgstraat 35

Marriott Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Parnassusstraat 19


In or near the centre:

Hotel Metropole – Place Brouckère

Hotel Warwick Brussels – Rue Duquesnoy

Hotel Pillows – Place Rouppe

Hotel Bedford – Rue de Midi

The Hotel Brussels – Waterloolaan

To reach the Holland House by car or public transport.
You can park your car at the public parking “Wet” at the Wetstraat 19, 1000 Brussel with a one minute walk to the venue. We encourage people to come by public transport. The distance between Station Brussels-Luxembourg and the venue is only 200 meters.
De distance between Station Brussels Central to the Holland House is a 20minutes’ walk.



List of participants and the whisky and spirit brands they are presenting as we know it till now.

Whisky Import Belux-

Speyside Distillery – Ardnamurchan Distillery – Säntis Malt Distillery, Eden Mill Distillery – The English Distillery- Raasay Distillery – Hunther Laing – Claxton – The Single Cask

The Whisky Mercenary
The Belgium Owl

Cinoco België
Jurgen’s Whiskyhouse
The Glenturret Distillery
The Bruichladdisch Distillery

Brugal 1888, Nr. 3 London Dry Gin, The Glenrothes, Highland Park,
The Macallan, Naked Grouse.

Het Anker België
Gouden Carolus Whisky

The Whisky House
Spirits by Vanguard
The Whisky Nosing Contest