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Genever (aka. Dutch Gin) is the national liquor of Holland. It is a full-flavored type of gin distilled from a mix of 1/3 barley, 1/3 rye and 1/3 corn. The flavor comes from a high proportion of malted barley.

The malted barley (moutwijn) is triple distilled, and in the third distillation the aromatic ingrediets (juniper berries, anise, spices and herbs) are added. High quality Genever must contain 5 percent or more of this malted barley.