Lucas Bols has announced a return of revenues to pre-Covid times for the first half of the 2021/22 financial year.

Lucas Bols has entered a joint venture with Edrington under the name Maxxium BeLux for distribution in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Lucas Bols has reported an estimated 32% year-on-year decline in revenue for the 2020/21 financial year after widespread on-trade closures and travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Liqueurs: Forever Young

26 March, 2014

From their traditional role in the cocktail firmament, liqueurs are now being used to make spirits more accessible to the younger generation, says Patience Gould

Profile: Huub van Doorne

23 July, 2013

Huub van Doorne, Lucas Bols ‘chief energising officer’, talks passion, ambition and empowerment with Jaq Bayles

Rusty Cerven, of the UK’s Connaught Bar, won the seventh annual Bols Around the World competition, beating 11 other finalists in a hard-fought competition at Amsterdam’s Escape nightclub.

Liqueurs

31 May, 2012

The category is densely populated and very competitive in the mainstream, but there are rich pickings to be had as liqueurs gain a new status. Patience Gould reports

Hungarian bartender Gabor Onufer has won the Bols Around the World cocktail competition.

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Talking the challenges of cocktail weeks

Having recently returned from the US visiting both Oakland and Arizona Cocktail Weeks I was amazed by the differences in approach. In Oakland there was a much bigger trade focus and it felt more relaxed, whereas in Arizona it was one massive party for consumers.

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