The Locomotiefsteeg is a 50 meters long walkable art object and takes you from the oldest dike in Schiedam (Hoogstraat) tot the water from the Lange Haven. The art object consists of over 1100 tiles engraved with Schiedam jenever brands.
In Schiedam you can smell, taste and see jenever (Dutch gin) and gin everywhere. In the historic town centre, many buildings and the 6 highest windmills still remind us of the time when Schiedam was the international heart of the jenever industry.
Always wanted to know more about distilling and the world famous Schiedam distilled spirits in particular? Then the Distillers Academy Schiedam is the place for you!
This popular gin brand all started with Grandpa Bobby’s twist on traditional Jenever. Bobby’s Gin founders Sebastiaan van Bokkel and his brother David Blom are telling the story of Grandpa Bobby until this day.
In the historic roasting house of the Nationaal Jenevermuseum there are enormous copper pot stills. Old Schiedam malt wine and jenever are made here according to an age-old tradition.
Tradition and craftsmanship are at the front of this organisation. It is the reason it carries the predicate World Class Distillery.
Herman Jansen is a family-owned business from Schiedam and has been producing distillates since 1777. This distillery from the 18th century has grown into an international business over the years.
Royal de Kuyper Distillers has been a family business since 1695. Because of this, De Kuyper is the 6th oldest family business in the Netherlands.
The Loopuyt Distillery originated in the 18th century, at the peak of Schiedam’s jenever industry. The distillery was revived under the brand P. Loopuyt & Co Distillers.
When mentioning Schiedam, one automatically thinks of Nolet. Royal Nolet Distillery was founded in 1691 by Joannes Nolet. This family business from Schiedam is currently operated by 10th and 11th generation Nolet family members.
Distillery Onder de Boompjes dates back from 1658 and is the second oldest distillery in the Netherlands. Still independently run by one family.
Serious Bee Distillers lies right outside the centre of Schiedam in a very special place. They produce unique Schiedam made honey distillates, mead brandy.
SAU Spirits is a true family business: it is created and operated by a family from Schiedam with Moluccan roots. The family of four visited the Moluccan Islands for the very first time in 2015.
After an absence of almost 40 years, the old jenever brand Rynbende is back on the market with a Vintage Genever: The Mayor of Exploration.