Bols Genever Gin, 70 cl
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Bols Original Genever blends our malt spirit with 22 botanicals ranging from juniper berries, hops and coriander, to cloves and ginger. Bols Genever Amsterdam Gin is a characterful and unique combination of re-distilled botanicals and refined with pure grain alcohol. 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. 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.
This flavoursome distillate is blended with a juniper-berry distillate and a separate botanical distillate, including coriander, caraway and aniseed. In addition to being an impeccable spirit for drinking neat, it proved to be perfect for a new phenomenon in the USA; the cocktail.During distillation the oils from these ingredients will infuse with the spirit but not affect the colour.
and 25ml genever as a base for both a classic tom collins and gin martini yielded fairly similar results. 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. Upon discovering that the spirit has such a powerful flavour, i tried splitting it with other gins as a base in some cocktails. The delightfully complex triple grain spirit made is of corn, rye and wheat, and is blended with a selection of 22 botanicals. Even though they might share some similar ingredients, gin does not deliver the complexity Genever has, because of the missing key ingredient malt spirit.Grappa, there’s never been a better reason to recapture a flavour from your past (or discover something fresh!
Piet van Leijenhorst, Master Distiller at Lucas Bols is an expert when it comes to the traditional Dutch spirit Genever. It won Double Gold and Best of Show during the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America convention 2018 and is a solid favourite amongst bar tenders. Purchasing your favourite spirits and other alcoholic beverages has never been easier than with Drink Finder. It didn't take long for the English to try and recreate the spirit, which resulted in being a spirit related to Genever, but not the real deal.Surprisingly (or not so, considering the similarities to whisky) this drink is particularly tasty neat, on or off the rocks. Also sign me up for newsletters so I can get special offers, recommendations, and expert advice to my inbox! Based on the original 1820 Bols Genever recipe that was used in many cocktails in the 19th century.