A Guide to Cocktails, Wine and Beer in Amsterdam

Netherlands, Amsterdam Guide (B): A Guide to Cocktails, Wine and Beer in Amsterdam

I make no secret of the fact that half the time I can barely remember what I ate for dessert – or even if I ate dessert at all. My penchant for all things alcoholic replaces any kind of a sweet tooth I may once have had; and if I do indulge in something sweet, there’s a good chance that the wine will completely obliterate the memory (wine and sugar don’t mix – in my body anyway, at least). The Honey Badger and I are collectively known as “the little couple who can drink”, because while we’re by far the smallest in stature among our friendship group, we are always the last ones standing at the bar. At some point our livers and waistlines are probably going to catch up with us, but let’s make hay while the sun shines, eh?

The sound of a cork popping out of the neck and the glug-glug-glug as the bottle is tipped into that first glass… This is perhaps my favourite moment of the day.

All this is background, though. My general point is: I’m qualified (possibly over-qualified) in the business of drinking in general, and drinking in Amsterdam in particular. And since drinking and eating are so closely related – both such tempting pleasures of the flesh as they are – I present to you:

Best Cocktail Bars in Amsterdam

Ten years ago, you could barely find more than a weak cosmopolitan or an overly sweet mojito in Amsterdam (although just over five years ago, I did manage to come up with this Cocktail Bar Top 5). Nowadays, all sorts of bars are doing ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Guide to Cocktails, Wine and Beer in Amsterdam
Guide Location: Netherlands » Amsterdam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Kevin Bacon Bar   Hotel Not Hotel   Tales & Spirits   Café Panache   Mystique   In de Buurt   Porem   Wester Wijnfabriek   GlouGlou   Paulus   Boelen & Boelen   Worst Wijncafe   Troost   In de Wildeman   Arendsnest   Oedipus Brewing   Delirium  
Author: Vicky Hampton
Read it on author's website: http://www.amsterdamfoodie.nl/2016/amsterdam-drinking-guide/

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