Bartender’s Choice – Whisky

At a glance, a lot of whiskies may appear to taste similar and you end up drinking something because you remember it was your Uncle’s favorite. But the delicate nuances or sometimes bold flavors are the reasons...

Magnum Feast at OCCO

On Friday, December 16, OCCO Threw its first exclusive Magnum Tasting event. Besides large bottles to order, one could as well enjoy wine tasting per glass or try out one of the magnificent and special Magnum c...

The Matured Manhattan

There is a mistaken belief that Manhattans are always stirred and never shaken, however traditions for both preparations go back to the late 1800s. We chose to go our own way and mix our Manhattan in an oak bar...

World Class Cocktail

Last week, we featured our first OCCO cocktail. This week the World Class Cocktail will make you want to visit OCCO as soon as possible. For many of us our taste for Tequila was ruined at a very young age, m...

Signature COCKTAILS by OCCO

Among all the amazing cocktails that are served at OCCO, three of them require a little extra attention. Not just because they are that good (they definitely are that good) but because they can give you an idea...

A great hotel needs a great bar!

A great hotel needs a great bar. This is what the owners of The Dylan must have thought when giving the Amsterdam based Studio Linse the job. Former projects Studio Linse worked on include the Rijksmuseumcaf...

EARTH Water – source of entrepreneurship

As a smaller hotel The Dylan has the luxury to select its partners, preferably local business owners with a special vision. One of those entrepreneurs is Patrick Nekker of EARTH Water – a water brand that donat...

VirGIN, the hype without the hangover!

The Dylan's own non-alcoholic gin and tonic A so-called high-ball glass filled to the brim with ice cubes. VirGIN, mixed with a mild Fever Tree tonic, and a thinly sliced wedge of lime. A perfectly balanced mi...

Mr. Illy at The Dylan

At The Dylan we love coffee, L-O-V-E, there is no better way to express it. A perfect Cappuccino, a Naked Doppio, Macchiato or a good old fashioned espresso, we cannot get enough of it. So when we got the oppor...

Cuvee The Dylan

This month we proudly introduced a new house wine, the Riesling ‘Cuvee The Dylan’ 2014, Trittenheimer Altärchen, Moezel, Germany, to be perfectly precise!  We spoke to our sommelier Marco Ijpma about the new...