Bols Genever Gin, 70 cl

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Bols Genever Gin, 70 cl

Bols Genever Gin, 70 cl

RRP: £27.19
Price: £13.595
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Each of their liqueurs are created from a recipe carefully guarded down the years which also involves soaking the necessary ingredients (herbs, fruit peel, etc) in the still.

Piet van Leijenhorst, Master Distiller at Lucas Bols is an expert when it comes to the traditional Dutch spirit Genever.

Surprisingly (or not so, considering the similarities to whisky) this drink is particularly tasty neat, on or off the rocks.

Bols Genever Gin became one of the most important ingredients for a new phenomenon in the 19th century, the cocktail. A traditional genever from popular Dutch drinks producer Bols, who can track their genever heritage back to the 16th century. Bols Genever Amsterdam Gin is a characterful and unique combination of re-distilled botanicals and refined with pure grain alcohol.Substitute aged rum or whiskeys with aged Genever and I can guarantee you'd end up with a great cocktail. Inn Express provides this information in good faith, but it's important to note that its accuracy and completeness depend on the suppliers. Bols Genever is the original Dutch spirit, created from lightly distilled Dutch grains and a complex botanical mix. This flavoursome distillate is blended with a juniper-berry distillate and a separate botanical distillate, including coriander, caraway and aniseed. A relaunch of an old, old spirit, Genever was the precursor to English gins, as well as being the origin of the phrase 'Dutch Courage'.

The Dutch and the English were fighting side by side during the thirty-year war at the beginning of the 17th century. Bols Genever Original is a true mixing spirit, bringing complexity and character to a wide variety of cocktails. In addition to being an impeccable spirit for drinking neat, it proved to be perfect for a new phenomenon in the USA; the cocktail.Please do not attempt to enter this web site if you are not above the legal age of drinking alcohol in your country of residence. Made with a malt wine base as opposed to neutral spirit the result is a rich, full bodied like whisky but with the herbal complexity of a wondeful gin. Based on a spirit of corn, wheat and rye, this enduring recipe comprises 22 botanicals with notes of hops, coriander, ginger and sweet orange shining through. They appear in a wide variety of cocktails and can be mixed with other drinks or used in baking – there’s a reason that the sweeter varieties have become staples in many classic desserts!

This is a totally authentic and unique drink that should be tried by anyone with an interest in gin. Even though they might share some similar ingredients, gin does not deliver the complexity Genever has, because of the missing key ingredient malt spirit. A traditional Amsterdam genever and a recipe dating back to 1820 from a company that has its roots in Tudor times. I appreciate it's history as a pre-gin juniper heavy spirit but I find it's earthiness (much like natural saké) is just too much for modern ginny drinks and cocktails.

Bottled at a slightly higher proof than the standard Bols Jong this has also seen a stylish packaging overhaul for the bar scene. Its a relaunch of an old, old spirit, Genever was the precursor to English gins, as well as being the origin of the phrase 'Dutch Courage'. For a true taste of Holland, combine it with a glass of white beer and partake in the traditional Dutch ritual of a ‘Kopstootje’. Bols Genever Original is an award-winning classic cocktail spirit that combines the mixability of a white spirit and the complexity of a brown spirit.



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