Genever and the Barleyflower Cocktail

October 7, 2008

When I got my bottle of Genevieve, a genever-style gin made by Anchor Distilling, I immediately tried the plain, fancy, and improved Holland gin cocktails. Then I started searching for other cocktails that took advantage of genever’s malty, strong flavor. I enjoyed the Amsterdam cocktail, which bring orange juice to the fore. Even more, I […]

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Genever Cocktails — The Amsterdam and the Rembrandt

October 6, 2008

Having already tried the Basic, Fancy, and Improved Gin Cocktails with Genevieve Genever Gin, I wanted to find some additional drinks to use this great new ingredient. The first that caught my eye was the Amsterdam Cocktail, which I found in the CocktailDB. Amsterdam Cocktail 1 1/2 oz genever (Genevieve) 3/4 oz orange juice 1/2 […]

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MxMo XXXI: 19th Century Cocktails — Plain, Fancy, and Improved Gin Cocktail

September 13, 2008

Another month, another Mixology Monday! This month, the theme, courtesy of, is 19th Century Cocktails. I’ve been joking with the crowd over at the Mixoloseum that we all need to claim our page in Imbibe! and go from there. I decided to be greedy and take several. As a long time gin fancier, I’ve […]

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