By The Dutch Old Genever

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 38%

Proof: 76°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Netherlands Netherlands

Triple distilled from a wash of barley malt, corn and rye. The first two distillations are in a copper pot still. Juniper berries are added to the third distillation in column still to produce a maltwine. Part is this maltwine is then redistilled with botanicals (including hops, cloves, anise,...

...liquorice, ginger and citrus), another proportion of the maltwine is redistilled with juniper berries, and a third part of the maltwine is redistilled without added botanicals. All four components are then blended according to a recipe dating from 1942 to produce this genever.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 02/05/2016


Clear, vale pale golden.


Buttery dough balls, pastry dough and piny juniper with faint chamois leather, vanilla, clove, nutmeg and cracked black pepper.


Black pepper, vanilla, chamois leather and dry pine with buttery dough balls, light zesty lemon and black pepper spice.


Buttery vanilla dough balls with black pepper and cinnamon spice.


A malty characterful oude genever with generous juniper. Dough balls, pastry dough, pine and buttery chamois leather with black pepper spice.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 8710631119362
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Synthetic stopper
Commodity Code: 22085091

Barcode UPC: 8710631219369
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Closure: Synthetic stopper
Commodity Code: 22085091
COLA id: 16041001000319

Raw Materials

Rye Barley Corn


pH: 5.9
Specific Gravity (SG): 0.95°P
Density: Density 20°C G/cm3 (electronic): 0.9517°C

Allergens and Additives

Contains Caramel colour E150

More about By The Dutch Old Genever

Produced by: Herman Jansen Beverages
Owned by: By The Dutch
UK distribution by: Astrum Wine Cellars
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