Hooghoudt distillery

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Hooghoudt is a Gronings producer of several alcoholic beverages. The company was founded in 1888. Hooghoudt's products include genever (a gin-like liquor), vodka and beerenburg.


The family company was founded in 1888 by Hero Jan Hooghoudt, who had been a baker. The distillery was based in the inner city of Groningen, but has since moved to a new complex in business area Euvelgunne.[1] The distillery employs between 50-100 and estimated revenue is 10 to 25 million euros.[2] The distillery is related to the Herberg Hooghoudt tasting room and café on Reguliersgracht ("regulator's canal") in Amsterdam.[3][4]


  1. ^ http://www.hooghoudt.nl/en/about-hooghoudt/hooghoudt-history
  2. ^ http://www.kompass.com/mt/NL112700
  3. ^ http://www.lonelyplanet.com/the-netherlands/amsterdam/entertainment-nightlife/388257
  4. ^ http://goamsterdam.about.com/od/whattodoinamsterdam/ss/wt_easterncanal_8.htm

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