Dutch liquors got their start in 1469 when the Dutch produced some of the first gin. The original gins were flavored with juniper berries and created as medicines and were known as Genever. from distilled spirits which were flavored with juniper berries- jenever.
Aside from gin, the Dutch do enjoy quite a few liqueurs.
Advocaat– traditional Dutch alcohol made from eggs, sugar and brandy. It closely resembles the taste of a Cadbury Crème Egg and is a custard-like version of eggnog liqueur
Corenwijn– this is more of a malt wine than its counterparts. It is made from wheat and is more comparable to whiskey.
Oranjebitter– this type of liqueur was created in the 1600’s in honor of battles won by Prince Frederik Hendrik.
Schrobbeler– this was created in the 1970’s and is uses herbal spice notes to combine with Genever. The result is a licorice type flavor.
Vieux– this used to be known as Coetsierscognac, but since it’s not produced in Cognac the name was changed to Vieux.
Weduwe Joustra– this is a liqueur which was created from adding spices to Genever.
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