By The Dutch Old Genever

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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

Composition

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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alc./vol: 38%

Proof: 76°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Netherlands Netherlands

Certificate
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

Appearance:

Clear, vale pale golden.

Aroma:

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

Taste:

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

Aftertaste:

Buttery vanilla dough balls with black pepper and cinnamon spice.

Overall:

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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