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The inuence of the VOC on modern bartending

Misja Vorstermans & Andrew Nicholls

Misja Vorstermans

Andrew Nicholls

Sipped tv

The Doctor
2 prt Aged Rum (El Dorado) 1 prt Swedish Punch (Kronan) 3/4 prt Lime

Jan: Stockbroker ......Espresso Hans: ......Bombay Gov Punch Kees: ......The Doctor cocktail Johan: ......Hot T oddy Willem: ......Collins

Beatrix: ......Hansje in de Kelder

History V.O.C.

History V.O.C.
9 september 1606 oldest Stock bond 150 gulden dividend till 1650

History V.O.C.
March 20, 1602 - 1795 Florins : 6.424.588,Euro: 97.692.314,Dollar: 138.996.717,-

1564 William Shakespear Baptized 1575 Lucas Bols 1602 VOC founded 1642 Rembrandt paints Nightwatch 1665 New Amsterdam --> New York 1691 Nolet Distillery 1715 Monk Dom Perignon dies 1720 rst Piano by Cristiofori

Dates

1776 American declaration of Independence 1793 Marie Antoinette executed 1795 End of VOC

On Board

Some Numbers
4721 Voyages to (1789 ships) 3354 Voyages from 973.000 persons (av. 206) 366.900 persons (av 109) 15% to / 10% from died on board 8 months 600 cheeses 10.000 Kg meat 25.000 kg bread 5000 L Genever 9000 L wine Brandewijn/ brandy

Merchant 40 E/month preacher 32 E / month captain 32 E/month doctor 18 E / month cook 9 E/month sailor 5 E/month

Wages

shipsmate 2,25 E/month

Genever
Maltwine (Barley/Corn/Rye) Maltwine with juniper Herbs & Spices (Aging)

Recipes

Genever Symphony
1/3 Genever (Bols) 1/3 Sweet Vermouth (Martini) 1/3 Fresh Grapefruit Juice dash Sugar Syrup Grapefruit Zest

Route

Route

Cinnamon per pound 25ct (2,50 euro) / 7 a 8 gulden (80 euro) Nutmeg per pound 4 ct (0,40 euro) / 4 gulden (40 euro)

Spices

Coffee

per pound

10 ct (1 euro) / 60 ct (6 euro)

Spices

Opium per pound 3 gulden (30 euro) / 9 gulden (90 euro) Elephants 7000 gulden per animal (70.000 euro)

Spices
Cloves per pound 25ct (2,50 euro) / 3 a 4 gulden (40 euro) Sugar T ea Gold / Silver

Amsterdam Spice trade


Lucas Bols Rembrandt Paid in goods/spices Finding sailors

Arrack

Bombay Government Punch


Arrack (Batavia) Bermuda Rum (Goslings) Black T ea Lime Cane Sugar syrup Grated Nutmeg

Jan: Stockbroker ......Coffee Hans: Bombay Gov Punch Kees: The Doctor cocktail Johan: Hot T oddy Willem: Collins

Beatrix: Hansje in de Kelder

Extras
Korenwijn (over 50% maltwine, aged) Roggenaer (Rye, aged at least 15 yr) Van Wees; Hansje in de kelder (Cherries, Cinnamon, orangepeel, )