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The Glories of Real Genever
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July 22, 2017
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- Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!)
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The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde
- Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!)
- No distilled spirits in bars
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The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde
- Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!)
- No distilled spirits in bars
- Spirits can be bought for home drinking….
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- Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!)
- No distilled spirits in bars
- Spirits can be bought for home drinking….
- but only in minimum quantities starting at
2 liters (0.52 gallons!)
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#RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
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- Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!)
- No distilled spirits in bars
- Spirits can be bought for home drinking….
- but only in minimum quantities starting at
2 liters (0.52 gallons!)
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#RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
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1269, Damme (near Bruges)
(then: sort of French
now: Belgium)
Jacob van Maerlant
Der Naturen Bloeme
"He who wants to be
rid of stomach pain
Should use juniper
cooked in rainwater.
He who has cramps
Cook juniper in wine
It's good against
the pain"
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1552, Antwerp
Een Constelijck Distilleerboec
Philippus Hermanni
“genever aqua vitae”
1582, Leiden, Netherlands
A Guide To Distilling,
Casper Janszoon Coolhaes.
1582, Holland
A Guide To Distilling, Casper Jansz. Coolhaes.
Korenbrandewijn...
“in aroma and taste is almost the same as brandy-wine”
1582, Holland
A Guide To Distilling, Casper Jansz. Coolhaes.
Korenbrandewijn...
“in aroma and taste is almost the same as brandy-wine”
and is
“not only named brandywine but also drunk and paid for as
brandywine”
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“I’m What You Call A
Mixologist”
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“I Am A Clean Athlete”
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[anything]
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Franciscus Sylvius de la Boe
“Dr. Sylvius”
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Franciscus Sylvius de la Boe
“Dr. Sylvius”
1614: Born (Hanover)
1658: Professor (Leiden)
iatrochemist
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1606: “Distilled wine,
genever water,
fennel & anise water”
taxed in Amsterdam
1608: Sylvius born.
1623: Word “genever”
in common use
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1623: Philip Massinger
The Duke of Milan (London play)
“An officer preaching of sobriety,
lo unlesse he read it in Geneva print,
lay him by the heels”
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1714: Bernard Mandeville
The Fable of the Bees, or Private Vices, Publick Benefits
(English political tract)
““the infamous liquor, the name of which, derived from Juniper
berries in Dutch, is now, by frequent use and the Laconick spirit of
the Nation shrunk into a Monosyllable, Intoxicating Gin that
charms the unactive, the desperate and the crazy of either Sex….”
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Schiedam: Zwart (Black) Nazareth…and
Nazareth
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Schiedam: Zwart (Black) Nazareth, Nazareth, …and
Weesp.
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Weesp: max. 22 distilleries, all gone by
late 1700s
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Schiedam: Het Zwart (Black) Nazareth
1881: 392 distillers & redistillers
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Found during excavation
Panama Canal 1881-1914
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1862: Jerry Thomas
1882: Harry Johnson
1888: Henry C Ramos’
Imperial Cabinet Saloon
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Udolpho Wolfe Aromatic Schiedam
Schnapps
1818: Founded, Hamburg
1832: HQ in NY
Mid-1800s: $1m ad budget
1911: Also sold bourbon in same bottles
1918: Sold to Blankenheym & Nolet
1970: B&N bought by Bols
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Argentina
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1830: Aeneas Coffey
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Rise…and fall
Late 1800s: Dry Vermouth
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1902: The Seal of Schiedam – too little, too
late?
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Rise…and fall
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1914:World War 1
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Rise…and fall
1919: US Prohibition
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Rise…and fall
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1939: World War 2
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Jonge (“young”) genever
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1952 (Bols)
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….but it wasn’t ALL bad news
Korenwijn! (or Corenwyn, if you’re Bols)
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….but it wasn’t ALL bad news
Korenwijn!
#RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
Dutch people are strange (1)
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….but it wasn’t ALL bad news
Korenwijn!
#RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
Dutch people are strange (2)
1976 advertisement
“Honey, is the genever cold?”
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Price Wars of the 1970s & 1980s
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Filliers, Belgium (near Ghent, and, indeed, near Nazareth)
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2001: Avandis, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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Bols, De Kuyper & Herman Jansen
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How To Make It: 1794
- Den volmaekten Brandewijnstooker en Distillateur ,
Maastricht, 1794, possibly written by a Bols?
“To Make Normal Genever Water”
- 120 pots grain brandy (131 liters)
- 15 pounds crushed juniper berries (6.495kg)
that have been soaked for 2-3 days OR for 24 hrs, in grain brandy
- 1 spoon salt
- 5-6 slices rye bread
- A handful of hops
- Distilled to proof (c. 50% abv)
- Add 0.433kg brown syrup for coloring
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How To Make It: 2017
Making 100% Moutwijn (Maltwine) Genever
1.Make moutwijn (maltwine)
(i) Ferment a multi-grain mash (usually rye
& barley)
(ii) Distill 3-4 times in pot still
(a) 1st
distillation “Ruwnat”, c. 12%
abv
(b) 2nd distillation “Enkelnat”, c. 24%
abv
(c) 3rd distillation#RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
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How To Make It: 2017
Making 100% Moutwijn (Maltwine) Genever
2. Redistill some of the moutwijn (maltwine)
with botanicals including juniper
3. Blend the “straight” moutwijn with the
redistilled botanical moutwijn
4. Age (optional)
5. Filter & reduce to bottling strength
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2017: Making Oude, Jonge & Korenwijn Genever
1.Redistill moutwijn OR neutral alcohol with
botanicals
2.Blend with the right % of “straight” moutwijn
3.Add sugar (optional)
4.Age in vats of at least 700 liters for at least 1
year (optional)
5.Filter & reduce to bottling strength
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The Rules
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The Rules
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The Rules
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The Rules
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A Few Weird Words…
•“Graanjenever” – 100% grain, no sugarbeet or other
distillate not based on grain
•“Gebeide” – distilled/redistilled with fresh juniper
berries
•“Volkoren” - wholewheat. Bullshit.
•“Belegen” – aged.
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Bols, Amsterdam/Zoetermeer
1575: Refugees from Belgium in Cologne
1646: Distilling genever in Amsterdam
2017: Moutwijn - Filliers
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Bols, Amsterdam/Zoetermeer (Moutwijn from
Filliers)
Bols (“1820”) T: @bolsgenever
Style: Oude jenever, 53% maltwine
Grains: Malt, rye, corn, wheat
Botanicals:
- Noyaux esprit (apricot pits),
- “Witbitter” (juniper, coriander, curacao, sweet
orange, cardamom, clove, ginger, hop,
gentian)
- “Key distillate” (maltwine, aniseed, coriander,
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Onder de Boompjes (Under The Trees),
Schiedam
1658: Family history Steffelaer
2011: Rejuvenated in Schiedam
Distill all their own moutwijn
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Onder de Boompjes, Schiedam, own moutwijn
3 Years Old Oude (IG:
@sylviusgin)
Style: Oude jenever, 20% maltwine
Grains: Malt, rye, corn
Botanicals: Juniper, mandarin
Esprit: angelica, lavender,
vanilla, coriander, liquorice
Aging: 3 years, first-fill bourbon
Strength: 38% abv
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Herman Jansen, Schiedam
1777: Distillers, Schiedam
Distill all their own moutwijn
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Herman Jansen, Schiedam, own maltwine
Old Duff Genever (T & IG:
@oldduffgenever)
Style: Oude jenever, 53% moutwijn
Grains: Malt, rye, wheat
Botanicals: Juniper, orange, lemon,
coriander,
liquorice, star anise
Strength: 40% abv
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Filliers, Deinze, Belgium
1880: Distillers in Deinze
Distill all their own moutwijn
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Filliers, Deinze, Belgium
1880: Distillers in Deinze
Distill all their own moutwijn
(And almost everyone else’s too!)
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Filliers, Deinze, Belgium, own moutwijn
8 Years Old (T: @filliers)
Style: Oude jenever, 75% maltwine (!)
Grains: Malt, rye, wheat, corn
Botanicals: Juniper (separately distilled)
Aging: 8 years, first-fill bourbon
Strength: 50% abv
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The Seal of Schiedam
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1987
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1996
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The Seal of Schiedam
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2017
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2014: UNESCO Register of Intangible Cultural
Heritage
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Onder de Boompjes, Schiedam, own moutwijn
100% Maltwine
Style: 100% Maltwine
Grains: Malt, rye, corn
Botanicals: Juniper, mandarin
Esprit: angelica, lavender,
vanilla, coriander, liquorice
Aging: 4-5 years, first-fill bourbon
Strength: 40% abv
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De Kuyper, Schiedam
1695; Coopers in Horst
1752: Distillers in Schiedam
Moutwijn: Filliers
Jubileum
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De Kuyper, Schiedam (Moutwijn from Filliers)
Jubileum , 40% abv (T:
@dekuyperroyal)
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Rutte, Dordrecht
1872: Distillers in Dordrecht
Moutwijn: Filliers
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Rutte, Dordrecht (Moutwijn from Filliers)
Paradyswyn (T: @rutte_US)
Style: 100% maltwine
Grains:
Botanicals: Juniper, angelica,
coriander, & 2 more
orris Aging: 8 yrs, both virgin American oak,
used American oak, & French
wine barrels
Strength: 37.9% abv
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Herman Jansen, Schiedam, own maltwine
Zwart Nazareth (giftpack with Brouwerij Noordt Dubbel beer)
Style: 100% moutwijn
Grains: Malted barley, corn, rye, spelt
2 x pot-still distillates, each 4 times distilled
Aging: Spelt aged 3 years in European oak, malt/corn/rye aged 4
years. Finish in heavily toasted American oak
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Herman Jansen, Schiedam, own maltwine
Zwart Nazareth (T: @NOTARISJenever)
Style: 100% moutwijn
Grains: Malted barley, corn, rye, spelt
2 x pot-still distillates, each 4 times distilled
Aging: Spelt aged 3 years in European oak,
malt/corn/rye aged 4 years.
Finish in heavily toasted American oak
Strength: 40% abv
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Herman Jansen, Schiedam, own maltwine
Old Duff Genever Single Malt
(T & IG: @oldduffgenever)
Style: 100% moutwijn with Seal of
Schiedam
Grains: Malt, rye
Botanicals: Juniper, Bramling hops
(both separately redistilled with
maltwine)
Strength: 45% abv#RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
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Filliers, Deinze, Belgium, own moutwijn
Vintage 1997
Style: 100% moutwijn
Grains: Malt, rye, wheat, corn
Botanicals: Juniper (separately distilled)
Aging: 18 years, first-fill bourbon
Strength: 43% abv
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Thank you!
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@philipduff @philipsduff
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Thank you!
(..and to our generous sponsor, Tales of the Cocktail)
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  • 5. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 6. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde
  • 7. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde - Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!)
  • 8. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde - Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!) - No distilled spirits in bars
  • 9. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde - Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!) - No distilled spirits in bars - Spirits can be bought for home drinking….
  • 10. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde - Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!) - No distilled spirits in bars - Spirits can be bought for home drinking…. - but only in minimum quantities starting at 2 liters (0.52 gallons!)
  • 11. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde - Belgian Prohibition, 1919 – 1984 (!) - No distilled spirits in bars - Spirits can be bought for home drinking…. - but only in minimum quantities starting at 2 liters (0.52 gallons!)
  • 12. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde
  • 13. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde
  • 14. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 The Curious Tale of Mijnheer Vandervelde
  • 15. 1269, Damme (near Bruges) (then: sort of French now: Belgium) Jacob van Maerlant Der Naturen Bloeme
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  • 17. "He who wants to be rid of stomach pain Should use juniper cooked in rainwater. He who has cramps Cook juniper in wine It's good against the pain"
  • 18. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
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  • 27. 1552, Antwerp Een Constelijck Distilleerboec Philippus Hermanni “genever aqua vitae”
  • 28. 1582, Leiden, Netherlands A Guide To Distilling, Casper Janszoon Coolhaes.
  • 29. 1582, Holland A Guide To Distilling, Casper Jansz. Coolhaes. Korenbrandewijn... “in aroma and taste is almost the same as brandy-wine”
  • 30. 1582, Holland A Guide To Distilling, Casper Jansz. Coolhaes. Korenbrandewijn... “in aroma and taste is almost the same as brandy-wine” and is “not only named brandywine but also drunk and paid for as brandywine”
  • 31. The Glories of Real Genever
  • 32. “I’m What You Call A Mixologist” The Glories of Real Genever
  • 33. The Glories of Real Genever
  • 34. “I Am A Clean Athlete” The Glories of Real Genever
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  • 37. Franciscus Sylvius de la Boe “Dr. Sylvius” The Glories of Real Genever
  • 38. Franciscus Sylvius de la Boe “Dr. Sylvius” 1614: Born (Hanover) 1658: Professor (Leiden) iatrochemist The Glories of Real Genever
  • 39. 1606: “Distilled wine, genever water, fennel & anise water” taxed in Amsterdam 1608: Sylvius born. 1623: Word “genever” in common use The Glories of Real Genever
  • 40. 1623: Philip Massinger The Duke of Milan (London play) “An officer preaching of sobriety, lo unlesse he read it in Geneva print, lay him by the heels” The Glories of Real Genever
  • 41. 1714: Bernard Mandeville The Fable of the Bees, or Private Vices, Publick Benefits (English political tract) ““the infamous liquor, the name of which, derived from Juniper berries in Dutch, is now, by frequent use and the Laconick spirit of the Nation shrunk into a Monosyllable, Intoxicating Gin that charms the unactive, the desperate and the crazy of either Sex….” The Glories of Real Genever
  • 42. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Schiedam: Zwart (Black) Nazareth…and Nazareth
  • 43. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Schiedam: Zwart (Black) Nazareth, Nazareth, …and Weesp.
  • 44. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Weesp: max. 22 distilleries, all gone by late 1700s
  • 45. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Schiedam: Het Zwart (Black) Nazareth 1881: 392 distillers & redistillers
  • 46. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 47. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Found during excavation Panama Canal 1881-1914
  • 48. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 1862: Jerry Thomas 1882: Harry Johnson 1888: Henry C Ramos’ Imperial Cabinet Saloon
  • 49. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Udolpho Wolfe Aromatic Schiedam Schnapps 1818: Founded, Hamburg 1832: HQ in NY Mid-1800s: $1m ad budget 1911: Also sold bourbon in same bottles 1918: Sold to Blankenheym & Nolet 1970: B&N bought by Bols
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  • 55. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Argentina
  • 56. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 57. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 1830: Aeneas Coffey
  • 58. The Glories of Real Genever Rise…and fall Late 1800s: Dry Vermouth #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 59. The Glories of Real Genever 1902: The Seal of Schiedam – too little, too late? #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 60. The Glories of Real Genever Rise…and fall #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 1914:World War 1
  • 61. The Glories of Real Genever Rise…and fall 1919: US Prohibition #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 62. The Glories of Real Genever Rise…and fall #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 1939: World War 2
  • 63. The Glories of Real Genever Jonge (“young”) genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 1952 (Bols)
  • 64. The Glories of Real Genever ….but it wasn’t ALL bad news Korenwijn! (or Corenwyn, if you’re Bols) #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 65. The Glories of Real Genever ….but it wasn’t ALL bad news Korenwijn! #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Dutch people are strange (1)
  • 66. The Glories of Real Genever ….but it wasn’t ALL bad news Korenwijn! #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Dutch people are strange (2) 1976 advertisement “Honey, is the genever cold?”
  • 67. The Glories of Real Genever Price Wars of the 1970s & 1980s #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Filliers, Belgium (near Ghent, and, indeed, near Nazareth)
  • 68. The Glories of Real Genever 2001: Avandis, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 Bols, De Kuyper & Herman Jansen
  • 69. The Glories of Real Genever #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 How To Make It: 1794 - Den volmaekten Brandewijnstooker en Distillateur , Maastricht, 1794, possibly written by a Bols? “To Make Normal Genever Water” - 120 pots grain brandy (131 liters) - 15 pounds crushed juniper berries (6.495kg) that have been soaked for 2-3 days OR for 24 hrs, in grain brandy - 1 spoon salt - 5-6 slices rye bread - A handful of hops - Distilled to proof (c. 50% abv) - Add 0.433kg brown syrup for coloring
  • 70. The Glories of Real Genever How To Make It: 2017 Making 100% Moutwijn (Maltwine) Genever 1.Make moutwijn (maltwine) (i) Ferment a multi-grain mash (usually rye & barley) (ii) Distill 3-4 times in pot still (a) 1st distillation “Ruwnat”, c. 12% abv (b) 2nd distillation “Enkelnat”, c. 24% abv (c) 3rd distillation#RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 71. The Glories of Real Genever How To Make It: 2017 Making 100% Moutwijn (Maltwine) Genever 2. Redistill some of the moutwijn (maltwine) with botanicals including juniper 3. Blend the “straight” moutwijn with the redistilled botanical moutwijn 4. Age (optional) 5. Filter & reduce to bottling strength #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 72. The Glories of Real Genever 2017: Making Oude, Jonge & Korenwijn Genever 1.Redistill moutwijn OR neutral alcohol with botanicals 2.Blend with the right % of “straight” moutwijn 3.Add sugar (optional) 4.Age in vats of at least 700 liters for at least 1 year (optional) 5.Filter & reduce to bottling strength #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 73. The Glories of Real Genever The Rules #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 74. The Glories of Real Genever The Rules #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 75. The Glories of Real Genever The Rules #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 76. The Glories of Real Genever The Rules #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 77. The Glories of Real Genever A Few Weird Words… •“Graanjenever” – 100% grain, no sugarbeet or other distillate not based on grain •“Gebeide” – distilled/redistilled with fresh juniper berries •“Volkoren” - wholewheat. Bullshit. •“Belegen” – aged. #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 78. The Glories of Real Genever Bols, Amsterdam/Zoetermeer 1575: Refugees from Belgium in Cologne 1646: Distilling genever in Amsterdam 2017: Moutwijn - Filliers #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 79. The Glories of Real Genever Bols, Amsterdam/Zoetermeer (Moutwijn from Filliers) Bols (“1820”) T: @bolsgenever Style: Oude jenever, 53% maltwine Grains: Malt, rye, corn, wheat Botanicals: - Noyaux esprit (apricot pits), - “Witbitter” (juniper, coriander, curacao, sweet orange, cardamom, clove, ginger, hop, gentian) - “Key distillate” (maltwine, aniseed, coriander, #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 80. The Glories of Real Genever Onder de Boompjes (Under The Trees), Schiedam 1658: Family history Steffelaer 2011: Rejuvenated in Schiedam Distill all their own moutwijn #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 81. The Glories of Real Genever Onder de Boompjes, Schiedam, own moutwijn 3 Years Old Oude (IG: @sylviusgin) Style: Oude jenever, 20% maltwine Grains: Malt, rye, corn Botanicals: Juniper, mandarin Esprit: angelica, lavender, vanilla, coriander, liquorice Aging: 3 years, first-fill bourbon Strength: 38% abv #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 82. The Glories of Real Genever Herman Jansen, Schiedam 1777: Distillers, Schiedam Distill all their own moutwijn #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 83. The Glories of Real Genever Herman Jansen, Schiedam, own maltwine Old Duff Genever (T & IG: @oldduffgenever) Style: Oude jenever, 53% moutwijn Grains: Malt, rye, wheat Botanicals: Juniper, orange, lemon, coriander, liquorice, star anise Strength: 40% abv #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 84. The Glories of Real Genever Filliers, Deinze, Belgium 1880: Distillers in Deinze Distill all their own moutwijn #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 85. The Glories of Real Genever Filliers, Deinze, Belgium 1880: Distillers in Deinze Distill all their own moutwijn (And almost everyone else’s too!) #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 86. The Glories of Real Genever Filliers, Deinze, Belgium, own moutwijn 8 Years Old (T: @filliers) Style: Oude jenever, 75% maltwine (!) Grains: Malt, rye, wheat, corn Botanicals: Juniper (separately distilled) Aging: 8 years, first-fill bourbon Strength: 50% abv #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 87. The Glories of Real Genever The Seal of Schiedam #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 1987
  • 88. The Glories of Real Genever The Seal of Schiedam #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 1996
  • 89. The Glories of Real Genever The Seal of Schiedam #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 2017
  • 90. The Glories of Real Genever 2014: UNESCO Register of Intangible Cultural Heritage #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 91. The Glories of Real Genever Onder de Boompjes, Schiedam, own moutwijn 100% Maltwine Style: 100% Maltwine Grains: Malt, rye, corn Botanicals: Juniper, mandarin Esprit: angelica, lavender, vanilla, coriander, liquorice Aging: 4-5 years, first-fill bourbon Strength: 40% abv #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 92. The Glories of Real Genever De Kuyper, Schiedam 1695; Coopers in Horst 1752: Distillers in Schiedam Moutwijn: Filliers Jubileum #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 93. The Glories of Real Genever De Kuyper, Schiedam (Moutwijn from Filliers) Jubileum , 40% abv (T: @dekuyperroyal) #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 94. The Glories of Real Genever Rutte, Dordrecht 1872: Distillers in Dordrecht Moutwijn: Filliers #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 95. The Glories of Real Genever Rutte, Dordrecht (Moutwijn from Filliers) Paradyswyn (T: @rutte_US) Style: 100% maltwine Grains: Botanicals: Juniper, angelica, coriander, & 2 more orris Aging: 8 yrs, both virgin American oak, used American oak, & French wine barrels Strength: 37.9% abv #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 96. The Glories of Real Genever Herman Jansen, Schiedam, own maltwine Zwart Nazareth (giftpack with Brouwerij Noordt Dubbel beer) Style: 100% moutwijn Grains: Malted barley, corn, rye, spelt 2 x pot-still distillates, each 4 times distilled Aging: Spelt aged 3 years in European oak, malt/corn/rye aged 4 years. Finish in heavily toasted American oak #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 97. The Glories of Real Genever Herman Jansen, Schiedam, own maltwine Zwart Nazareth (T: @NOTARISJenever) Style: 100% moutwijn Grains: Malted barley, corn, rye, spelt 2 x pot-still distillates, each 4 times distilled Aging: Spelt aged 3 years in European oak, malt/corn/rye aged 4 years. Finish in heavily toasted American oak Strength: 40% abv #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 98. The Glories of Real Genever Herman Jansen, Schiedam, own maltwine Old Duff Genever Single Malt (T & IG: @oldduffgenever) Style: 100% moutwijn with Seal of Schiedam Grains: Malt, rye Botanicals: Juniper, Bramling hops (both separately redistilled with maltwine) Strength: 45% abv#RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 99. The Glories of Real Genever Filliers, Deinze, Belgium, own moutwijn Vintage 1997 Style: 100% moutwijn Grains: Malt, rye, wheat, corn Botanicals: Juniper (separately distilled) Aging: 18 years, first-fill bourbon Strength: 43% abv #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017
  • 100. Thank you! #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 @philipduff @philipsduff The Glories of Real Genever
  • 101. Thank you! (..and to our generous sponsor, Tales of the Cocktail) #RealDutchGenever #TOTC2017 @philipduff @philipsduff The Glories of Real Genever

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