The Man Behind The Whiskey

In Ootmarsum, the Netherlands, an authentic whiskey brewer makes internationally acclaimed whiskey by using only locally sourced products. This is his story.

Bie Olthof

‘Bie Olthof’ tells the story of a hardworking but passionate family. What started as tinkering with old bikes and car’s in a small shed, became eventually a big car company in the town of Hellendoorn.


A year ago Pascal Aerts and I went to our local Pub, ‘Café de Barbier’. We talked with Marijke Bouma, co-owner of the Dutch pub. She told us one of her most memorable moments that went down in her pub.