Spirits & Liqueurs Gin

Bols Genever

About Bols Genever

Founder: Lucas Bols
Year Founded: 1575
Distillery Location: Zoetermeer, Holland
Master Distiller / Blender: Piet van Leijenhorst

Bols Genever Essential Facts

  • Bols has been making genever in Holland since 1664.
  • While English gin is now very popular in America, back in the 19th century the malty Dutch version (genever) was a best seller. Many of the cocktails that are currently made with gin were originally made with genever.
  • Bols Genever was reintroduced to America in 2008.

How You Should Drink Bols Genever

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water