How do you drink Oude genever?

How do you drink Oude genever?

Jenever is usually poured to the rim of the glass, so you’re advised not to pick up the glass but rather bend over and try to get the first sip without touching it. Real connoisseurs of jenever suggest that you drink it slowly like a whisky. Old jenever is typically drunk as a digestive while the young as an aperitif.

What kind of alcohol is Bols Genever?

Bols Genever 100% Malt Spirit is triple-distilled from long fermented corn, rye and wheat with juniper berries and a personal blend from our Master Distiller. Our Bols Genever 100% Malt Spirit is our unique malt spirit, the heart of genever, in its purest form.

What do you drink with genever?

Genever’s unique mixability has made it a favorite among modern bartenders—here are 10 modern genever cocktails to get to know.

  1. Barbadian Swizzle.
  2. Cheater Tin Julep.
  3. Dutch Cocoa.
  4. Kalamazoo Julep.
  5. Mess Around.
  6. Million Dollar Cocktail.
  7. My Fair Lady.
  8. Red Light Negroni.

What do you drink with Bols Genever?

Red Light Negroni

  1. 1 ounce genever, like Bols Barrel Aged Genever.
  2. 1 ounce sweet vermouth.
  3. 1 ounce Campari.
  4. Orange peel, for garnish.

What is Zeer Oude Bols Genever?

Details. Bols Zeer Oude Genever has a rich taste of grains, light fruit notes and juniper berry. The Lucas Bols malt distillate is made from rye, corn and wheat, in which juniper berries are distilled. This gives Bols Zeer Oude Genever its unique soft and rich Bols Genever taste.

Can you drink genever with tonic?

Genever comes in both oude (old) and jonge (young) styles, which refer not to aging but rather to distilling technique. Either style is delicious, and the best way we can think of to appreciate the flavor of a new bottle – aside from just sipping it neat – is to pair it with a good tonic water.

What do you mix with Bols Genever?


  • 2 ounces genever, like Bols Genever.
  • ¾ ounce honey syrup (2 parts honey, dissolved in 1 part hot water)
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice.
  • Lemon peel, for garnish.

What is Bols zeer oude genever?

It might not’ve been embraced immediately, but riding the coattails of gin, (Bols) Genever is now a staple in many of the top bars in the world. Today I’ll try Bols Zeer Oude Genever. As it is Oude Genever, this must contain at least 15 percent malt wine. The rest is a neutral (grain) spirit.

What does Bols Genever taste like?

The sweet taste of an old Dutch gin comes to life in Bols Genever and it can be used to make some fantastic cocktails. For a true taste of old-fashioned gin cocktails, turn to Genever. And, if you want to experience a classic version of this original style of gin, picking up a bottle of Bols Genever is the way to go.

How do you make Bols Genever?

Blend that with 22 botanicals, including juniper berries, hops, ginger, coriander, and sweet orange, triple-distill it in copper pot stills, and Bols Genever is born. Today, Bols produces three genevers: “The Original”: The 1820 recipe, which is unaged and bottled at 42 percent ABV, 84 proof.

What is in a genever Julep?

A minty mix of malty genever, Cynar and white Port. This recipe combines genever, hot chocolate and Green Chartreuse in one package. A double dose of celery adds layers of refreshment in this genever-based julep. A decadent mix of genever, sherry, coconut and cold-brew. The 19th-century cocktail gets a delicious update.