#52Drinks52Weeks – Genever

Who came first? Gin, Whisky, or Genever?

The ‘Dutch Courage’, Genever or Jenever or Dutch Gin or Holland Gin, call it however you like, the drink is a personality that can’t be ignored.

Believed to have started in 13th CE in Belgium, it has gone through a troubled past, till as early as 1985.

Now, the sun is shining over it with no dark clouds in sight.

Is it a white spirit with a shadow of Whisky? Or is it a dark spirit with hues of Gin in it?

And what is the confusion about its Oude and Jonge style? We share it all

And, the most fun is at the end. The traditional way of relishing it called Headbutt. Stick around for that for sure.


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