Founder: Jacobus Bols
Year Founded: 1575
Distillery Location: Zoetermeer, Holland
Master Distiller / Blender: Piet van Leijenhorst
How you should drink it
- On the rocks
- With a bit of water
- In cocktails (Dutchman’s Daiquiri, The Improved Holland Gin Cock-Tail, Flying Dutchman, The Translucent Cocktail, Dutch Negroni, The Collins, Ginepro Amaro, The Holland House, The Sherry-Netherland)
- 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 Many of the cocktails that are currently made with gin were originally made with genever.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.
Types of Bols Genever Available
- Bols Genever