A SCHIEDAM DRY GIN
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Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin is named after our grandfather, Jacobus Alfons, known to his friends and family as Bob or Bobby.
It was his recipe that inspired us. It took us almost two years to make Bobby’s, a very fine and balanced distilled gin.
Eight botanicals all separately distilled. No additives, sugars or extractions. Simply pure taste. A fresh take on a timeless classic.
– EAST MEETS WEST –
Schiedam, the Netherlands. It is here, in the jenever capitol of the world, that Herman Jansen distills his first malt wine gin at
Distillery ‘De Tweelingh’.
This unique spirit, lovingly known as ‘Dutch Courage’, is shipped to the United Kingdom where over time it evolves to what we now know as London Dry Gin.
Jacobus Alfons, or Bobby to his family
and friends,born in Naku, Ambon (Indonesia),
migrated to the Netherlands.
Bobby loved Dutch Jenever, but missed the taste of home, so he started infusing his jenever with familiar Indonesian spices and herbs. Unknowingly creating his own gin.
And laying the foundation for
Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin.
Bobby’s grandson Sebastiaan discovered an old bottle at his mother’s house. Inspired by the story about his grandfather and his unique Indonesian recipe, he went to Schiedam, the city where gin originated. There he met the seventh generation master distiller of Herman Jansen. Together they started working on creating a unique gin, blending the tradition of Schiedam jenever with the best Indonesian botanicals and spices.
2019 marks the 5-year anniversary of Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin. To celebrate this milestone, a special limited edition is released. The special edition is a celebration of the 5yr collaboration between the grandsons and the distillery. For a base, master distiller Ad van der Lee, chose a Notaris maltspirit genever batch 2014, the birth-year of Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin.
After almost two years of distilling, developing and refining, Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin is born.
This year expand our brand more towards the Far East. Countries as; Japan, Taiwan, China, Brazil, Singapore and off course Indonesia is on our list. Bobby’s Gin won two golden medals, the WSA Austria and the CWSA China. And of course, we went back to the source, Bobby’s Schiedam Jenever came as a brother for the Dry Gin.
Traditional Indonesian botanicals and spices give Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin its unique flavor profile. Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin only uses organic ingredients to create its characteristic scent and taste.
Botanicals such as juniper, fennel and rose hips make Bobby’s a ‘Schiedam Dry Gin’ and create the balance between east and west.
THE PERFECT B&T
We know there is no such thing as a perfect Gin & Tonic. But that sure doesn’t discourage us from trying to create one. The perfect B&T consists of the following elements.
Off course we start off with the essential, Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin. For our perfect B&T, pour 50ml into a glass full of ice.
No B&T without tonic. Our favorite is Fever-Tree Indian Tonic, off which you pour 150ml for a proper balance between gin and tonic.
To accentuate the spice and fragrance, garnish with a wedge of orange and a few cloves.
It takes first class gin and vermouth and it is not a Martini.
This is a fresh take on one of the best marriages in the world of drinks. A real man’s drink and definitely our new favorite.
First, start with a lowball, or old fashioned glass filled with ice. Take 35ml of Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin to start with.
Than add 35ml of the great Willem’s Wermoed. Finish this characteristic cocktail with two dashes of orange bitter.
Stir gently and garnish with a twisted strip of thinly sliced orange peel.
The Fizz is a fresh and creamy drink, perfectly suitable for every occasion. Whether it is a summer afternoon refreshment or the start of a perfect night out.
1. THE BASIS
Start The Fizz with 50ml of Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin, put it in a shaker together with 25ml of fresh lemon juice, 15ml of sugar water, ice and
one egg white.
2. THE MAGIC
Now shake it really well and gently pour it into a longdrink glass.
3. THE FINISHING TOUCH
Top up with the lovely and spicy Sicilian Lemonade by Fever-Tree. Be sure you pour it gently along the side of the glass, or via the stem of a bar spoon to ensure the foam stays nice and firm. Garnish with a fresh spring of mint for your perfect serve.
Best enjoyed pure from a traditional tulip glass to enhance
all the lovely herbs and spices in this fragrant Jenever.
1. BOBBY’S JENEVER
Pour it straight as it is in a tulip glass to experience
the best of Bobby’s Schiedam Jenever.
Pinkyrose Floral Ginger & Orange
Bobby’s Schiedam Jenever
Wedge of Orange
Two local brands, brought together in the perfect
summer night drink. Made with Bobby’s and Pinkyrose.
Sparkling, fragrant and full of flavour!
Bobbys Schiedam Jenever
Fever-Tree Ginger Ale
It takes first class Jenever, our favourite Ginger Ale
and a fresh spring of mint to make this striking drink
HOUSE OF HERMAN JANSEN
Herman Jansen is a family-owned distillery, located in Schiedam, the Netherlands, the birthplace of jenever. They have been producing spirits since 1777. For over seven generations the family dedicated their lives to building a business based on honesty and quality.
Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin is a part of the House of Herman Jansen selection of quality spirits.