Bobby's Schiedam Jenever Dry Gin
  • Category Gin
  • Country Netherlands
  • Distillery Herman Jansen
  • Style Dry Gin
  • Alcohol 38%*
*please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • malty
  • juniper
  • pepper
  • herbs
  • cardamom
  • lemon
  • spicy
  • sweet
  • lemongrass

Bobby's Dry Gin

Bobby's Schiedam Jenever Dry Gin (0.75l, 38%*) *please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary
Price $48.99

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Unique Gin and a story of grandparents.

It all started in the ancient little town near Rotterdam called Schiedam - twice. In 1777, one Herman Jansen distilled his first malt wine Gin. He called it Jenever, sailors called it "Dutch Courage". It’s the granddaddy of London Dry Gin. Two centuries later, in 1950, Jacobus Alfons migrated from Indonesia to the Netherlands. Jacobus, AKA Bobby, loved Dutch Jenever, but concocted his own version to remind him of home. He infused the Spirit with Indonesian spices and herbs and unwittingly created his own Gin. He was the granddaddy of Sebastiaan, who stumbled upon one of Bobby’s bottles and discovered the one-of-a-kind Spirit. He decided to go full Jurassic Park on it and bring it back to life. He went to Schiedam and found the 7th generation Master Distiller of Herman Jansen and teamed up with him. After two years of trying, tinkering and tasting, Bobby’s Schiedam Jenever was born.

Bobby’s Schiedam Jenever uses the old-school base of malt wine and is flavored with cardamom, juniper, cubeb peppercorns, lemongrass, and ginger. The Spirit boasts a bold character and a rich juniper profile. It’s citrusy, it’s fresh, and it’s absolutely unique. Traditional Indonesian botanicals and spices create the unique character, while the Western botanicals bring balance between the two worlds. Bobby’s Jenever comes in a chic reinvention of the classic ‘kruik’ bottle made in classy brown and grey smoked glass. The zig-zag pattern is the traditional Indonesian Ikat pattern. We’d recommend trying this gem neat, but it works perfectly with Tonic.

  • Category Gin
  • Country Netherlands
  • Distillery Herman Jansen
  • Style Dry Gin
  • Alcohol 38%*
*please note that the ABV of this bottle may vary California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Clear

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Herbaceous and explosively juniper-forward with a touch of malt wine, pepper and lemongrass.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
A full-bodied character with notes of malt, juniper, cardamom, cubeb pepper, and spices.

Finish
Smooth and lovely finish with an echo of herbs and spices.

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  • malty
  • juniper
  • pepper
  • herbs
  • cardamom
  • lemon
  • spicy
  • sweet
  • lemongrass
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Hardcore Gin lovers say the word Martini should never be preceded by Vodka, lobster, or pomegranate. They say the original and the only real Martini consists of Gin, Vermouth & olives, period!
London Dry Gin is not always from London. Gin does not have the same geographical restrictions as Spirits such as Cognac, Scotch, or Tequila. Only a tiny handful of London Dry Gins are actually made in the city.
As with many other Spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as a medicine—to battle malaria.
It’s a common myth that Gin is a tear-jerker. Of course, drinking too much of it will make you feel awful the next day, but that’s the same with any alcohol.
Few Gin distillers make their own alcohol. Gin usually starts with neutral Spirit: A commodity that distillers buy in bulk. It’s what the distiller does with this commodity in the flavor-infusing process that makes each Gin different.
Classifications of Gin: London Dry Gin, Plymouth Gin, Old Tom Gin, Genever or Dutch, New Western or new American or International style.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Hardcore Gin lovers say the word Martini should never be preceded by Vodka, lobster, or pomegranate. They say the original and the only real Martini consists of Gin, Vermouth & olives, period!
London Dry Gin is not always from London. Gin does not have the same geographical restrictions as Spirits such as Cognac, Scotch, or Tequila. Only a tiny handful of London Dry Gins are actually made in the city.
As with many other Spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as a medicine—to battle malaria.
It’s a common myth that Gin is a tear-jerker. Of course, drinking too much of it will make you feel awful the next day, but that’s the same with any alcohol.
Few Gin distillers make their own alcohol. Gin usually starts with neutral Spirit: A commodity that distillers buy in bulk. It’s what the distiller does with this commodity in the flavor-infusing process that makes each Gin different.
Classifications of Gin: London Dry Gin, Plymouth Gin, Old Tom Gin, Genever or Dutch, New Western or new American or International style.
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