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  • Martijn Keesmaat commercial director of Bus Whisky
    We are pleased to welcome Martijn Keesmaat as commercial director at Bus Whisky. Martijn was previously commercial director of Hooghoudt in Groningen. His passion for the world of whisky means that he is now leaving the far North for our...
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  • Gold for Russian Imperial Stout
    Bus Whisky's Russian Imperial Stout finish won a gold medal at the Asia Wine & Spirits Challenge 2023 in Hong-Kong - one of Asia's most important wine and spirit competitions.This new finish from...
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  • Bus Whisky in the National Food100
    Bus Whisky and De Heische Hoeve are in this year's national Food100, the list of food changers in the Netherlands who are working hard every day for a better and more sustainable food system. Each year, a new list...
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  • Become a co-owner of Bus Whisky!
    In just three years, the whisky start-up from Brabant grew to become one of the larger whisky producers in the Netherlands. Due to its success, delivery times are increasing and the demand for Bus Whisky cannot currently be met. To cope with this growth,...
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  • Brabants Dagblad: Coming back is worth it at Bus Whisky
    Culinary reviewer Carla Kentgens steps inside one of the many restaurants in Brabant every week in her Over de tongues column. This week she was a guest atthee farm restaurant of Bus Whisky! "Bus Whisky is a...
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  • Introducing yourself | Master Distiller Marcel van Roessel
    'I know from A to Z how to make whiskey' With a ferocious beard, friendly eyes and a broad smile, Marcel van Roessel (50) pours coffee while a colleague brings a sausage roll. The Oisterwijker who runs a...
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  • Bus Whisky wins gold again in Asia
    "Gold medal at China Wine & Spirits awards" At the end of 2019, Bus Whisky was successfully launched as a new Dutch whisky label. In just three years,thee Brabant-based whisky start-up grew to becomthede second whisky producer...
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  • Bus wins gold for sustainability
    Hong Kong - Bus Whisky has been awarded a gold sustainability medal at the Global Green Awards in Hong Kong. Atthee end of 2019, Bus was successfully launched as a new Dutch whisky label. In just three yearsthede Brabant-based whisky grew...
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  • Bus wins Bronze in San Francisco
    San Francisco - Bus Whisky has won a bronze medal with its newest whisky in America at the USA Spirits Ratings Competition in San Francisco. This new whisky from Bus also previously scored highly in London, wherethee...
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  • Bus Whisky is looking for a sous chef!
    Get creative working with beautiful, fresh, local produce in a friendly team. Direct contact with farmers and producers. A lot of freedom in devising and developing dishes and the menu. Great diversity in work through allthee...
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  • Introducing yourself | Master Distiller Marcel van Roessel
    'I know from A to Z how to make whiskey' With a ferocious beard, friendly eyes and a broad smile, Marcel van Roessel (50) pours coffee while a colleague brings a sausage roll. The Oisterwijker who runs a...
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  • Bus Whisky wins silver again in London
    Bus Whisky wins silver again at the international London SpiritsCompetition. The newest whisky variety fromthee Bus Whisky stable-the PX Octave finish-also turns out to be highly regarded internationally. Fothede second year in a row,...
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  • Bus Whisky launches the Lockdown camping deal
    Bus Whisky is launching the Lockdown camping deal: Four course dinner for 2 served at your pitch including breakfast and camping for only £99.50 per 2 people!....
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  • Bus Whisky is looking for an independent working cook
    Due to the expansion of our company we are looking for an independent working cook (24-38 hours) You will work inthee open kitchen othede farm restaurant of Bus Whisky and De Heische Hoeve. Regional products and/or whisky are totally your passion! And...
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  • Heische Hoeve opens new farm store in 's-Hertogenbosch
    The Heische Hoeve will openthee doors of a new farm store othede Ridderstraat in 's-Hertogenbosch the de end of February 2021. In this new farm store, people can go for a wide range of farm delicacies, a take away...
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  • Milestone: Bus Whisky raises 500,000 euros growth money from investors
    The Brabant whisky startup Bus Whisky has raised an investment of 500,000 euros from a number of so-called business angles via investment platform Findr.Thee company is usinthede money to strengthen its working capital.Bus Whisky the de...
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  • Artist Lisa Beckers creates design for 1st Bus Whisky special
    Artist Lisa Beckers (1989) signed on to design the label and tube ofthee first Bus Whisky special: an Octave PX finish. For this, Bus Whisky acquired her artwork Iron Ground, which was made with pigments provided by Lisa...
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  • Introduction | Bram Huvenaars
    You get our people on the phone regularly, or you meet them. But who are they really? What is their background, their enthusiasm? Time for a look behindthee scenes. This time: Bram Huvenaars. All my passion goes with...
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  • Eatly.nl: Bus Whisky is one of the eight coolest spots inthee Netherlands
    During the first hotel and catering industry shutdown, they already popped up:thee packages of a hotel stay and a good dinner. Eatly.nl made a selection of eight hotels throughouthede Netherlands where you can book a great culinary hotel package. Now we...
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  • Scoop: the very first Bus Whisky special!
    Scoop: the very first Bus Whisky special! The release ofthee very first Bus Whisky special is coming; this unique Bus Single Malt, Single Estate and Single Cask whisky has been finished after more than three years of aging in Bourbon barrels...
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  • Introduction | Ine Stallaart
    You get our people on the phone regularly, or you meet them. But who are they really? What is their background, their enthusiasm? Time for a look behindthee scenes. This time: Ine Stallaart. It's really cool' Ine...
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  • Bus Whisky in top five most unusual mini campsites
    The farm campsite that Bus Whisky started in 2020 together with sister company De Heische Hoeve was immediately named one ofthee five othede most special mini campsites the de ANWB Kampeer en Caravan Kampioen last week...
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  • Bus Whisky wins silver medal in London
    Great news: At the international London Spirits Competition, Bus Whisky has won a silver medal! For this we had to score high in London on taste and quality ofthee whiskythede price-quality ratio athe de designthef de...
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  • Bus Whisky belongs to the 5 best whiskies inthee Netherlands
    There are countless countries that specialize in producing delicious whiskies. When you have a bottle in your hand, chances are the drink comes from Scotland or Ireland. But also in our country good whiskies are produced...
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  • Lonely Planet Discovers Bus Whisky!
    What great news: also the renownedLonely Planethe has discovered Dutch whisky tours alongBus Whiskyand other fellow distilleries! For whisky fans,thee focus point is usually on Scotland, but now that travel is no longer so obvious,...
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  • New: tasting room at Bus Whisky
    Great news! Bus Whisky is getting its own tasting room/restaurant where you will soon be able to eat with a view of the whisky distillery, so you can also see live how Bus Whisky is distilled. More to come soon!
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  • Pre-sale Bus Whisky Batch #3 gets underway!
    After batch 2 was sold out in no time, the pre-sale for batch #3 of Bus Whisky Distillers is now open! Distilled in our beautiful copper pot, this first single malt, single cask and single estate whisky, after three years, has...
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  • Help Bus Whisky turn the crisis into an opportunity!
    Help Bus Whisky turn the crisis into an opportunity! Bus Whisky is a new Dutch whisky launched in November atthee international whisky festival iTheDe Hague and well received. the de end of 2019 we successfully funded through this...
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  • Pre-sale Bus Whisky Batch #2 starts!
    Batch #2 from Bus Whisky Distillers. Distilled in our beautiful copper still, this first single malt, single cask AND single estate whisky, after three years of aging in first fill bourbon barrels, has its distinctive taste and color...
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  • Sustainability pays off
    In recent years we have regularly failed as entrepreneurs. Fortunately, we have always learned something from this. And fortunately not everything fails. Success is, after all, getting up more often than you fall....
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  • Crowdfunding Bus Whisky full within 2 weeks
    Last week we successfully completed our crowdfunding. Reason for a party of course! But also reason to 'just' continue with our whisky plans, to make sure that in a few years time we will also be able to...
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  • Successful release International Whisky Festival The Hague
    The reviews were raving,thee audience raving. Last weekend wathede official release of Bus Whisky durithe de International Whisky FestivalThen De Hague. theen de price tag proved no obstaclthefor de hundreds of buyers of...
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  • 1st bottling Bus Whisky is a fact
    Man man man... How we have been looking forward to this day! A top performance from this fantastic team. After 5 years of hard work, the day has come:thee first barrel of Bus Whisky has been bottled today. A milestone of which we are secretly proud!
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  • Artist Sanne van den Elzen creates label for Bus Whisky
    Artist Sanne van den Elzen from Amsterdam designed the label for Bus Whisky. Sanne made a cyanotype ofthee earth layers othede Peelrand fault for this purpose. Bus Whisky uses its own source of point water. When pointing water is...
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  • Barley harvest to the malting plant
    Making a single estate whiskey is a lot more complicated than regular single malt because you also have to master the harvesting ofthee malting barley to perfection. After harvestingthede grain must first be dried and storeThe De preservation process is very delicate in order to...
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  • Cake!
    Cake, balloons and a little party at Bus Whisky with photo shoots and film shoot! We're not revealing why yet, more news coming soon!
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  • Buying barrels in Scotland
    Bus Whisky matures primarily in first fill bourbon barrels. Where do these barrels actually come from? And why are these whiskey barrels only allowed to be used once in America? Our team personally traveled to Scotland to collect barrels from...
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  • 2019 Cask Program 3 times oversubscribed
    The first installment ofthee 2019 cask program was also sold out within a week and even 3 times oversubscribed. So unfortunately we also had to disappoint a number of investors. Bus Whisky Distillers guarantees at least 5.0% net...
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  • First tranche of cask program 2019 opens
    The first installment ofthee 2019 Bus Whisky cask program is being opened to investors. A limited number of casks are available to investors.Bus Whisky Distillers guarantees a minimum of 5.0% net return per year if they have over...
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  • Setback for Bus Whisky
    In early 2019, Bus Whisky was in the news in theBrabants Dagbladin connection withthee pointing source at our location in Loosbroek which, after investigation, turned out to be a leak in Brabant Water's network. Because wijstwater is a unique part othede...
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  • Vacancy for a whisky distiller M/F (24-38 hours)
    Will you come and reinforce the team of Bus Whisky? Then respond online now to our vacancy for a whisky distiller M/F (24-38 hours) and#jointhebus What doesthee function entail? - Withithede self-managing team of 3-4 distillers / process operators you are co-responsible fthe de...
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  • Bus Whisky Cask Program 2018 sold out within one week
    The 2018 Bus Whisky Cask Program completely sold out within one week. There is a waiting list for 2019 that you can sign up for now. #jointhebus Read more >>
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