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The Herbetet Genepy Alpe is the typical liqueur of the Valdostan traditionHerbetet Genepy - The Herbetet Genepy Alpe is the typical liqueur of the Valdostan tradition, which has always appreciated for its remarkable aromatic and digestive qualities.
Who has never tasted a glass of genepy, perhaps in front of a crackling fireplace?
If you haven't done it yet it's time to try!
Here are 4 incredible things you should know about Genepy
1- I Genepy: An ancient history
The genepy was originally used to combat digestive problems since the Middle Ages. It was used in the form of infusion to treat gastric problems.
Only much later the Genepy spread beyond the boundaries of the Valle d'Aosta, appeared opens and distilleries in the mountains of the Valdoostane Alps. The fame of the Genepy was reached with the advent of tourism. Who can give up a glass of genepy after a nice skiing?
2- Herbetet Genepy Alpe: Composition
The Herbetet Genepy Alpe is obtained from the infusion and distillation of the Arthemisia Genepy, called male genepy. The peculiarity of this kind of genepy is that it grows at altitudes between 2000 and 3000 meters exclusively in the Western Alps, which makes it a rare and protected plant. The collection is therefore subject to restrictions.
Today there are genepy liqueurs with very different alcoholic gradations. So what to choose?
The Alpe distillery produces a génépi at 38 degrees.
But why is it really 38 degrees? Simply because this is the original recipe and the Alpe Distillery likes to keep traditions.
3- Herbetet Genepy Alpe: benefits
The genepy plant is still appreciated for its medicinal benefits and properties.
In fact the genepy is known to be a great general tonic. Genepy liqueur is also an excellent digestive and effective against cold and tiredness in general. That's why it's even more popular in winter!
4- How do you drink the Herbetet Genepy Alpe?
Finally you have your bottle in your hands and you're wondering how to drink your Herbetet Genepy Alpe.
Like the real mountain charges you can drink the simply pure Herbetet, as a digestive at room temperature or cold. At the end of the meal, after a good fondue or a cutting board of cheeses and cold cuts.
This is the classic way to enjoy the Herbetet Genepy Alpe liqueur.
You can also use it in cocktails, aperitifs or cooking dishes.
Here are some original recipes to drink your Herbetet Genepy Alpe differently:
5 cl genepy herbetet
6 cl ginger ale
3 Barspoon Demerara sugar
2 tuft fresh mint (8Free)
Half filter cut in four
Build directly in the tumbler Petting the lime with sugar and mint. Add Crushed Ice and pour the Genepy and Ginger Ale.
Mix and decorate with mint twig.
MARGARITA DELLE ALPI
2 cl genepy herbetet
4 cl tequila reposado
2 cl fresh lemon juice
1 cl sugar syrup
1 egg white
Salt and candy Fisherman with mint and licorice
He prepares in Shaker with Dry Shake, later with ice. Double Strain in a wide sparkling cup with a crumbled Fisherman denta along with salt.
3 cl genepy herbetet
3 cl vodka citron
2 cl lemon juice
8 cl apple juice
2 cl sugar syrup
2 slices of ginger
3 cardamom seeds
He prepares in the shaker after pissing the spices with sugar syrup. Double Strain in double Old Fashion Glass, served with ice. Vental decoration of apples and lemon spiral.