Blankenheym Oude Genever

45 JD

Genever (also known as Jenever or Jeniever) Dutch Gin is a full bodied malty spirit that was introduced to the Northern Netherlands in the 16th century by Southern Netherlanders who were fleeing the Spanish inquisition. Although it was originally created for purely medicinal reasons, (juniper berries being of diuretic value in flushing the urinary system) the popularity of this hardy new spirit spread so quickly that it soon was hailed as Holland’s national drink.

Tasting Notes

Pale yellow color. On the nose, exceptionally sweet aroma, caramel and sweet wood. On the palate, juniper berries, licorice, anise, vanilla, flowers and citrus peels.

Country: Netherlands

ABV: 38%


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