The original recipe from 1820. 2 oz Bols Genever Original. Genever was traditionally drunk straight and called ‘Dutch Courage’, during the Anglo-Dutch Wars. Bold, colourful and delightfully complex. Build all ingredients over ice into a large long drink glass. It’s from here that he blends the spirit with his selection of botanicals, then bringing that blend to the magical number of 42% alcohol. Explore how the sweet gin is used in classic and modern cocktails. Gin was developed in Britain after introduction of jenever to the island. 21/02/2015. Bols Genever. Case of 6 Btls . Bols started producing genever and liqueurs in 1575. Loads of character, and very unique in flavour. Cheater Tin Julep A minty mix of malty genever… Spirits shipped within FL only. Today, that’s Piet van Leijenhorst. Or, so the world’s leading bartenders say. Malt spirit is the heart of genever. You can learn all about it and sample some of the juniper-flavored liquor at the House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience. Strain into a prechilled coupe glass and garnish with an orange twist. 0.5 oz simple syrup (2 parts sugar: 1 part water), 0.25 oz simple syrup (2 parts sugar: 1 part water). Bols Genever is based on the original 1820 Bols Genever recipe that was used in many cocktails in the 19th century. Bols Genever is a full-bodied, whiskey drinker's gin. Top with sparkling wine. Kopstootje (pronounced cop-stoat-cha, meaning ‘headbutt’ in Dutch) is a traditional Amsterdam genever-drinking ritual, where the drinker takes their first sip from an almost over-full tulip glass without using their hands − for fear of spilling. For the true genever connoisseurs of the world. Casking: N/A. An oude genever is made in the old-style using more malt-wine and some sugar. 0.25 oz of rich sugar syrup (2 parts sugar: 1 part water) 2 dashes of Angostura bitters Bols Genever is a classically styled Dutch genever gin based on a 19th-century recipe. In fact, in the mid-1800s it outsold gin (which is derived from genever) by as much as 450-to-1 in the United States. 2 oz dashes of absinthe. Genever (Jenever) is a juniper-flavored spirit produced almost exclusively in Belgium and The Netherlands. The European Union regulations specify that only liquor made in these two countries, two northern French departments and two German federal states can use the name jenever/genever/genièvre. Our Master Distiller triple-distills his own combination of rye, corn and wheat in copper pot stills to 47% alcohol to create our superior malt spirit. Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt Nose: Creamy aromas of malt and spice, hints of berry fruits, hops and a little citrus. Perfect for mixing into classic gin cocktails. Popular for ages in the Netherlands and Belgium, genever (also known as geneva, genievre, jenever, Holland gin, or Dutch gin) is a distilled malted spirit … In the 19th century it played an important part in the rise of the cocktail in America, when one in four cocktails were made with Dutch genever, thanks to its smooth malty taste. One that could be sipped neat while smoking a cigar, which is in sharp contrast to the light-bodied, nuanced spirit we box gin into today. Bols Genever (Holland; Lucas Bols, Manhasset, NY); $30, 90 points. Bols Genever Negroni's in the Red Light promo kit for Negroni Week. Reviews How We Pack It is made according to the original 1820 Lucas Bols recipe which stood at the basis of the cocktail revolution in 19 th century America. sales tax. Traditionally the base of Genever had a high percentage of Malt Wine (15%-50%), resulting in a spirit that had similar weight on the palate and malty notes like whiskey, and an herbal component that is common with gin. Many of the cocktails that are currently made with gin were originally made with genever. Serve the lightbulb next to a rocks glass filled with ice and garnished with an orange twist. ABV:… Re-released in 2008, Bols Genever is an essential addition to any gin shelf, especially if you are seeking to make authentic historic cocktails. Rich and smooth texture with notes of juniper and a sweet tangy herbal … It’s what makes genever genever, you could say. Genever can be broadly divided into three categories based on how much malt wine and how much sweetening has been added. There are three main types of jenever, jonge (meaning young), oude (old), and korenwijn (corn wine). It is is then rested in oak for a … The brand is now distributed in 110 countries, and the liqueur line has over 30 different flavors. It has a malty and full bodied taste and is … Disclaimer|Terms and Conditions|Privacy Statement|All rights reserved2020 Lucas Bols, Paulus Potterstraat 14 1071 CZ Amsterdam The Netherlands. 42% — the percentage that makes a genever perfect for making cocktails. In 1820 the original recipe for Lucas Bols Genever was created and the basis was set for the American cocktail revolution of the 19th century. Our premium genever. Genever’s unique mixability has made it a favorite among modern bartenders—here are 10 modern genever cocktails to get to know. 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'. In 1664 the Bols family started with the production of genever. Best enjoyed with a beer. 0.5 oz Bols Maraschino or Orange Curacao. Indeed, the government imposed the Gin Act of 1751 in a bid to prevent entire neighborhoods from sliding into alcoholism. Bols. Strain into the lightbulb glass. Now bartenders and connoisseurs can taste the origins of this exclusive spirit. Genever was traditionally drunk straight and called ‘Dutch Courage’, during the Anglo-Dutch Wars. In 1664 the Bols family started with the production of genever. While English gin is now very popular in America, back in the 19 th century the malty Dutch version (genever) was a best seller. Disclaimer|Terms and Conditions|Privacy Statement|All rights reserved2020 Lucas Bols, Paulus Potterstraat 14 1071 CZ Amsterdam The Netherlands. Malt spirit is the soul of genever. Bols has been producing genever for 354 years The Bols family began producing Dutch genever in 1664. Bols Genever Gin, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands $ 30.00 $ 40.00 / 1000ml. Country of Origin: Holland. That’s the one that ended up revolutionizing cocktails. In the 19th century it played an important part in the rise of the cocktail in America, when one in four cocktails were made with Dutch genever, thanks to its smooth malty taste. Barbadian Swizzle Malty Dutch gin meets cooling coconut water in this summer swizzle. Garnish with lemon peel. A beautiful, old fashioned Genever made by the great Dutch distillers, Bols. Hand-produced in limited quantities by our Master Distiller. A complex, powerful with a nose of sweet cherry and malt tones. We know you three love it. Consequently, many of the classic gin cocktails are likely to have been made with genever instead. Bols Genever. Bols works in close collaboration with professional bartenders from all over the world to develop new products, create new flavours and adapt old recipes, in-line with the cocktail trends of today. Stir all ingredients, with ice, in a mixing glass. It is the spirit drink from which gin descended. A jonge genever is made with less of the malt-wine and is closer to a traditional dry gin. Bols Genever was reintroduced to America in … Back then, Bols introduced a new recipe with a subtler and more harmonious taste. Indeed, this malty tasting number predates the London Dry and American gins. Bols Genever is an award-winning classic cocktail spirit that combines the mixability of a white spirit and the complexity of a brown spirit. Bols Genever Gin 1L Bols Genever is an award-winning classic cocktail spirit that combines the mixability of a white spirit and the complexity of a brown spirit. FL: Tarpon Springs . Netherlands- Triple distilled and infused with natural ingredients. Nowadays, Lucas Bols is the number 1 genever player in the world with Bols … Jenever, also known as Hollands, genever, genièvre, peket, or sometimes as Dutch gin, is the juniper-flavored traditional liquor in the Netherlands, Belgium and adjoining areas in northern France and northwestern Germany. Bols is one of the longest lasting extant spirits brands, period. Size: Bols Genever is based on the original 1820 Bols Genever recipe that was used in many cocktails in the 19th century. Genever is a predecessor to the style of gin that we know as London Dry Gin. 2 thoughts on “ Bols Genever ” Jessica March 28, 2014 at 8:39 am. Age: N/A. The result is a range of products with all of the essential flavours and … Since then we have mastered the art of distillation, and passed on this knowledge from one Master Distiller to the next. The original Dutch spirit, Bols Genever Gin has a characteristic malty taste. It is very similar in style to gin, and was in fact gin's precursor; juniper-flavored spirits originated in the Low Countries, and spread to England from there. 0.25 oz of rich sugar syrup (2 parts sugar: 1 part water). Bols Genever is the original Dutch spirit, created from lightly distilled Dutch grains and a complex botanical mix. 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