Product of: Netherlands
An oude (old) style (unaged) genever with 53% maltwine content. Fermented for five days and then pot still triple distilled (unfiltered), the maltwine consists 2/3 rye to 1/3 malted barley. This is blended with column distilled wheat grain spirit and flavoured with 6 botanicals:
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 13/07/2018
(sample bottle batch #001, bottle #02718/3500, distilled 2017) Crystal clear.
Brown bread, white and black pepper, balsawood, spicy coriander seed, pine and faint anise.
Pronounced peppery (perhaps due to high rye content) and coriander spice, brown bread and pine with faint liquorice and star anise.
Spicy bready finish with faint liquorice, anise and lemon oil.
Bready and spicy notes characterise this genuinely Dutch, old style genever.