By The Dutch

“By the Dutch” are a relatively new company (founded in 2015) who produce traditional Dutch spirits, focusing on their native heritage. Majority are distilled in Schiedam, Holland, the claimed ‘Genever Town’ which also houses De Kuyper, Boompjes and Ketel One amongst its tenants. With this, By The Dutch have created and released two spirits soContinue reading “By The Dutch”

De Kuyper

De Kuyper is one of the most recognizable range of liqueurs in the world, and since 1695 the brand has been divulging into a wide range of flavours that look to innovate and impress not only bartenders, but the consumers too. So how did De Kuyper come about, and essentially be a part of many ofContinue reading “De Kuyper”

Sylvius Tasting Notes

Gin is a fickle subject. Its history and origins can be one of chatter over many a juniper based cocktail, and recently it’s come into light again with the release of a brand with what some credit as gins founding father. Sylvius originates from Holland, as did its namesake, the Dutch physician Franciscus Sylvius, who isContinue reading “Sylvius Tasting Notes”

Ketel One Tasting Notes

The Nolet Distillery in Schiedam, Holland has been producing quality spirits for ten generations. ‘The who?’ I bet your asking. The Nolet Distillery is home to Ketel One vodka, a brand that you may see in many a bar in the UK and indeed the world, but from a country that predominantly creates genever, vodka isn’t its callingContinue reading “Ketel One Tasting Notes”