Full Review

Herman Jansen

Herman Jansen
Notaris 3 Genever

Category: Barrel-Aged Genever

Date Tasted:
Country: Netherlands
Alcohol: 40%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$42
2021 Best Genever

Herman Jansen
Notaris 3 Genever

Category: Barrel-Aged Genever

Date Tasted:
Country: Netherlands
Alcohol: 40%
Golden straw color. Earthy aromas and flavors of saddle leather and soap, caramelized pecans, buttered toast, and cheese rind with a velvety, bright, dryish medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long finish revealing accents of cinnamon roll with nuts, pepper, sarsaparilla spritzer, and limestone. A lively, leathery tongue-tingling Aged Genever that will pop in cocktails.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Mild & Spicy
Aroma Aroma: saddle leather and soap, caramelized pecans, buttered toast, and cheese rind
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of cinnamon roll with nuts, pepper, sarsaparilla spritzer, and limestone
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Gin Martini, Gimlet, French 75
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A lively, leathery tongue-tingling aged genever that will pop in cocktails.

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Barrel-Aged Genever

Spirits Glass Rocks Straw.jpg
Serve in a Rocks Glass
Barrel-aged Genever from the Netherlands has been aged - often in small French oak barrels - for two to three years. Barrel aging adds complexity and results in genevers with a golden color and notes of yeast, pastry dough, raisin bread and crushed nuts. The finish is quite flavorful and earthy and quality is usually excellent. These are superb mixers for artisan cocktails.