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Gin Tasting Experience

Rated 4.68 out of 5 from 28 reviews.Ixelles, Belgium

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Experience hosted by Thomas

2 hours
Includes drinks
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English, French

What you'll do

My name is Sam and I welcome you to the superb Gin Bar "De Haus" for a discovery of Gin from every angle. During our Gin Tasting, you will discover the history of Gin, how to serve a Gin & Tonic, how to select the right Gin & Tonic, the different types of gins and its trade secrets! Our Gin tasting is unique in Brussels, we are the only ones to offer this activity. We are waiting for you: -)

What's included

  • Drinks
    3 gins & 3 tonics
From £33
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Thomas

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 28 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am from Toulouse, France and I have been the head bartender of a Gin Bar for the past 2 years. When I'm not running the marathon, I mix and experiment with cocktail creations and gin macerations. I have acquired a deep knowledge of Gin through my professional training in mixology.
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Where you'll be

Rendez-vous at De Haus, the first bar in Brussels dedicated to Gin & Tonic, and quoted many times in various Design magazines in Belgium. De Haus' particularity also lies in the quality of its products. We have access to a garden of Eden located 10km from Brussels where we grow more than 1000 varieties of fruit (North American Mango, Siberian Kiwifruit, Canada Cherry...) that we use in our creations.

Rated 4.68 out of 5 from 28 reviews.

Rosa
February 2020
I gave this review 3 stars because the drinks were fantastic and Thomas was very friendly and knowledgeable. However, I do think that the description for this experience needs to be changed. From the description I understood we would be taught how to serve a G&T and how to select them. We did not serve anything and we just smelled the different gins he had. I also went in expecting it to be like a wine tasting or a whiskey tasting where you actually sample the different types, regions, etc. and talk about the differences. Like I said, here, we just smelled them from the bottle. Also, this experience will be cheaper if you go in person for it instead of booking it through airbnb. Overall, this bar is a fantastic place to go for the actual drinks!
I gave this review 3 stars because the drinks were fantastic and Thomas was very friendly and knowledgeable. However, I do think that the description for this experience needs to b…
Céline
January 2020
Thomas was very enthusiastic and friendly. We got to learn a lot and especially taste a lot of Gin. Definitively would recommend if you like Gin as much as we do.
Johnny
December 2019
I had an absolutely unique experience at Gin bar, Emile is a super knowledge and friendly man, who are full of passion about Gin, it really blows my mind about Gin history and diversity of types. I felt really special to learn from him, trust me, you don't want to miss this in Brussels, and they do Gin not for money, for expressing the knowledge which made me even respect them!!!
I had an absolutely unique experience at Gin bar, Emile is a super knowledge and friendly man, who are full of passion about Gin, it really blows my mind about Gin history and dive…
Lucie
December 2019
Mon copain et moi avons adoré le Gin tasting expérience. Nous sommes même restés toute la soirée au bar. Samuel connaît très bien le sujet et a su transmettre ses connaissances et sa passion. Un savoir faire et faire savoir au top! Encore merci Samuel.
Mon copain et moi avons adoré le Gin tasting expérience. Nous sommes même restés toute la soirée au bar. Samuel connaît très bien le sujet et a su transmettre ses connaissances et…
Shirine
October 2019
J’ai eu l’occasion de vivre cette expérience avec mon copain pour son anniversaire. Tout s’est très bien passé, le personnel était très accueillant, on a appris un tas de choses et les gins étaient délicieux. Je recommande à 100% !
Andrea
October 2019
If you want to learn about the history of gin and taste some "exotic" and less-known brands - this is the chance. We enjoeyd it a lot and the bar is great!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Come in a casual outfit, no dress code. If you are hungry, we offer small dishes of raw cheese and cured meats from local Belgian farms.

What to bring

Just your good mood! We will take care of the rest!