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Dolin Véritable Génépy (Génépi) Des Alpes Liqueur

DrinkinLife Jan 3, 2014 07:11 PM

Tried this is SC and liked it as an aperitif. Wondering if hounds have seen, had, heard, or many any interesting cocktails with it? It made me think of a junipery, coriander gin but most online put it closer to Chartreuse and Absinthe. Anyone know if it is available in DC, Md, Va area?

  1. JMF Jan 3, 2014 08:31 PM

    I've had several Genepi, including thew Dolin, all good, all different. I really like the Guilllaumette Genepi, which is more floral than most, and I created a martini riff with it just a few days ago. I just entered it in a competition because I liked it so much.

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    1. re: JMF
      DrinkinLife Jan 3, 2014 09:08 PM

      Did you use Plymouth Gin or Orange bitters with it like a classic 3-1 Martini? I thought the dolin would be great with gin or in lee of it, given its high proof for a liqour. One could think of it as an old Tom gin given its sugar component and make new versions of some pre-prohibition drinks like the Martinez. It also could be great in an Alaska cocktail or a Last Word cocktail.

      1. re: DrinkinLife
        JMF Jan 3, 2014 10:18 PM

        If you use it, give proper credit...
        Geingi - JMForester 12/2013
        2 oz. Tuthilltown Half Moon Orchard gin
        .5 oz. Dolin dry vermouth
        .5 oz. Guilllaumette Genepi
        1 dash Angostura Orange bitters

        Stir on ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon peel.

        Oh, and I gave it a silly name, guess what it means.

        1. re: JMF
          EvergreenDan Feb 9, 2014 02:43 PM

          Trying this now (Boissiere, Beefeater, Dolin Genepy). Rather nice. Sort of an off-dry "weird" Martini. In a good way.

          Any other ideas for the stuff?


          1. re: EvergreenDan
            cacio e pepe Feb 12, 2014 12:30 PM

            Tried it a couple nights ago, too . . . *after* I checked Kindred Cocktails and came up empty. :)

            Used Rusty Blade gin, Dolin vermouth, Dolin genepy. I'm very into Leopold's Navy Strength, so I'm going to try it with that and Bittermens Grapefruit Hops bitters to play a little. Looking forward to it as the original is quite nice. Thanks JMF.

            1. re: cacio e pepe
              EvergreenDan Feb 14, 2014 06:21 AM

              I published JMF's Geingi, but am still looking for more ideas....


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