Boompjes Korenwijn & Moutwijn (aged 4 years) Genever

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Produced by: Onder de Boompjes
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alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 4 years

Product of: Product of Netherlands Netherlands

A barrel aged Korenwijn with 60% triple distilled maltwine made from rye, malt and corn aged for 4 years in used American Bourbon barrels. The maltwine is blended with an esprit of 6 botanicals: juniper, vanilla, lavender, liquorice, coriander seeds and angelica root.
Traditionally served with raw herring.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 30/11/2018

Appearance:

Clear, pale straw golden yellow.

Aroma:

Piney juniper, clove, cream-of-soda vanilla and white pepper with liquorice and faint lavender.

Taste:

Clove and white pepper spice with piney juniper lead with subtle rounding maltiness, liquorice and vanilla. Faint zesty orange.

Aftertaste:

Clove, black pepper and piney juniper with vanilla and liquorice.

Overall:

Complex and characterful with an assertive spice and cleansing freshness that perfectly suits being served with traditional Dutch raw herring.

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