- n. alternative spelling of jenever.
“The "funkiness and earthiness from the flask," Mr. Wilson writes, brought back memories of a travel assignment in Amsterdam that turned into a seedy night — an uncomfortable visit to a sex show followed by shot-after-shot of genever chased with beer (what the Dutch call kopstoot or "head butt").”
“Suddenly face-to-face with a Dutch spirits promoter whom he had been trying to bump into for days in New Orleans, Jason Wilson is handed a hip flask of genever, or Holland gin.”
“Bols Genever isn't generally considered the best by people who know their genever.”
“The genever is aged in American oak barrels for about 18 months, transforming it into something resembling a young bourbon more than a gin, both in appearance and flavor.”
“If you're a genever novice, this is a great place to start even though the wood aging places it apart from other brands.”
“It's true: There's a distinctive farm-like pureness to these whiskies that puts them closer to an earthy genever (traditional Dutch gin) or cachaça (a rum-like spirit from Brazil) than a bourbon.”
“With its stroopwafels, genever and smørrebrød, Vandaag brings a taste of Northern Europe to the East Village.”
“Each holds about a shot's worth of genever, a Dutch style of gin distilled by Lucas Bols BV since 1575.”
“Nina Almayer came through the curtained doorway followed by an old Malay woman, who busied herself in setting upon the table a plateful of rice and fish, a jar of water, and a bottle half full of genever.”
“In fact, the origin of the name gin is genever from Middle Dutch and literally means juniper.”
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