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genever gin

Type

Neutral spirits

Also known as

Hollands gin, Geneva gin, Schiedam schnapps

Description

Generic for Dutch/German aromatic pot still distillate of fermented juniper berries, grain, & other botanicals in wood-aged and unaged varieties. Quite a bit more character than common London dry gin.

Flavor

juniper

Availability

Limited availability. Produced and sold in Netherlands. Known to be distributed in parts of United Kingdom, Europe, North America and Oceania. Export and/or distribution unreliable. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

other gin

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 11 recipes in CocktailDB.
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