Aged: 18 years
Product of: Belgium
This rare genever was distilled (from rye, malt and corn) in February 1997, aged in American oak barrels from February 1997 to March 2015 (for 18 years) with 2,500 bottles produced in March 2015.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 03/07/2016
Clear, mid-golden amber.
Linseed oil, leather, clove and black pepper spice, toasted bready malt, almonds and vanilla with burnt butter, red apple and fresh apricot.
Toasty malt, linseed oil, burnt butter, toasted hazelnut, clove and black pepper spice. Very faint smokiness.
Nutty rye bread, leather, black pepper and clove spice.
This well-aged genever is somewhat reminiscent of whisky with flavours of nutty rye bread, linseed oil, burnt butter, leather, clove and black pepper spice.