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Bols Genever

  • Distiller:

    Lucas Bols Distillery

  • Bottler:

    Lucas Bols Distillery

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  • Age:

    18 Months

  • Price:
  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: Juniper is faint. The body is medium full and a bit slick on the palate. Some bitterness at end along with alcohol heat. Drinking at room temp is common, but feel free to use in a cocktail.
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  • Raided Score: 90
  • Publication: Wine Enthusiast
  • Excerpt: Still made with the original recipe from 1820, including 22 botanicals, this genever is clear in the glass with a warm, sweet vanilla-tinged aroma. The malty palate is grainy and slightly viscous, finishing long with vanilla and cinnamon heat.
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  • Raided Score: 90
  • Publication: The Gin Is In
  • Excerpt: Overall, even two hundred years later, Bols Genever is a delicious spirit in its own right.
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  • Raided Score: 76
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: The palate is dominated more by notes of leather and mushroom — again, not much juniper here — though those toasted grains make a significant impact, falling somewhere between malt syrup and burnt toast.
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  • Raided Score: 87.5
  • Publication: The Rum Howler Blog
  • Excerpt: Bols Genever is a throwback gin produced similarly to how the spirit used to be before the evolution of the column still and the advent of the London Dry Style.
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