Génépy
Génépi or genepy (in French) or genepì (in Italian ) is a liqueur or aperitif, similar in makeup to absinthe; Chartreuse is an augmented form of génépi concocted in the early 18th century. The word is also used to refer to alpine plants of the genus Artemisia (commonly called wormwood) that provide the liqueur's flavor, color and effect.
Capitalized, Genepi can also refer to the region in Franco-Italic Savoy adjacent to the Aosta Valley where the plants grow and where the beverage originated, as well as a mountain, a town, a stream and numerous other features in that region.
Like many European herbal liqueurs, especially those used as digestifs, génépi can be an acquired taste. It is less sweet than many digestifs, and the flavor imparted by the herbs is reminiscent of chamomile or feverfew. It is naturally pale gold in color, but some varieties have a final maceration of the wormwood which yields a light green color. A few commercial products are made bright green through the addition of food coloring.
Because génépi is produced by steeping the aromatic wormwood flower heads in a strong, clear alcohol such as vodka or pure grain alcohol, it cannot be considered an equivalent to Spanish aguardiente, French eau-de-vie or German Branntwein because all of these require their plant ingredients and flavorings be distilled with the alcohol, or, in a few cases, fermented. Further separating it is its added sugar content, which clearly marks it as liqueur rather than spirits.

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Génépi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Génépi or genepy (in French) or genepì (in Italian ) is a liqueur or aperitif, similar in makeup to absinthe; Chartreuse is an augmented form of génépi concocted ...
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Dolin Véritable Génépy (Génépi) Des Alpes Liqueur 750ml - SKU ...
The elusive Génépy (Génépi) from Dolin is a type of liqueur that has long been sought-after, but only recently become available in the US. Its character is ...
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genepi - Yndella
In the dialect of many of the people of the Western Alps "Génépy" is the name, probably of Celtic origin, of the mountain herb Artemisia glacialis: a plant that ...
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Herbetet Genepy Alpe - Yndella
Herbetet Genepy is a fine high quality liqueur deriving from the infusion and distillation of the Artemisia Genipi herb, also called masculine Genepy. This herb  ...
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The Génépy | Aosta Valley - Valle d'Aosta
May 23, 2012 ... In Valle d'Aosta the production of mountain herb distillates recalls ancient traditions. The Alpine herbs which blossom at high altitudes and are ...
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Il génépy | Valle d'Aosta
Questo pregiato “elisir” si ottiene facendo macerare in alcool, per diversi giorni, la parte migliore delle erbe essiccate. Il Génépy ha un sapore unico, tipicamente ...
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GENEPY VALLE D'AOSTA ALPE LIQUORE ALTA MONTAGNA ...
www.genepy.eu. Distilleria Alpe s.r.l. - Via Stazione, 28 Hone 11020 AO - Tel. 0125.803145 - info@genepy.eu · Herbetet Genepy · Herbetet Reserve.
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Gusto Raro: The génépy - Traditional digestive Valle d'Aosta liquor ...
These herbs are the basic components of the Génépy (or also genepì), the famous Valle d'Aosta liquor, known for its digestive properties and for the ...
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Hotel Le Genepy
Hôtel Le Genepy is a homey rustic chalet-style hotel with a friendly international atmosphere. The hotel is located in the picturesque village of Tignes-les-typical ...
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Génépi is a French aromatic herbal liqueur similar to absinthe. It is often spelled Génépy. It includes wormwood, the hallucinogenic ingredient that led to the ...
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GenEpi - Division of Genetic Epidemiology Innsbruck
GenEpi - Division of Genetic Epidemiology - Medicinical University Innsbruck - Genetische Epidemiologie - Medizinische Universitaet Innsbruck.
Richards Lab | Genetic epidemiology - McGill University
Dec 7, 2012 ... The Richards Lab is looking for Ph.D candidates and Post-doctoral fellows! Applications for 2013-2014 are now being accepted.
Dolin Genepy Des Alps 750ML - University Liquor Store
Dolin Genepy Des Alps 750ML. Availability: In stock. Free. Qty: Add to Cart. Quick Overview. Dolin Genepy Des Alps 750ML. Dolin Genepy Des Alps 750ML ...
Department of Genetic Epidemiology - University of Utah
The University of Utah. campus: a to z index · map · directory · calendar. Search: Overview · Information About Participating In One of Our Studies · Information ...
Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology - University of Cambridge
The Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology is one of the leading centres for research into the genetics of cancer. The Centre carries out association studies in  ...
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1Dept. of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy. 2Dept. of ... Lam. is an Alpine plant used to prepare the bitter liqueur 'genepy', granted a Geographical.
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Pedigree Analysis for Genetics. (and Epidemiological Attributes). IMPORTANT NOTICE: MARCH 2005 Consequent on UW's decision to cease Anonymous FTP  ...
GENEPI Personnel - Statistics
Dr Andrew George, 2000-2002, University of Queensland (from 2006). Dr. Liping Tong, 2004-2007, Loyola University, Chicago. Dr. Chaozhi Zheng, 2010-2012 ...
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37073 Göttingen Chair Prof. Dr. Heike Bickeböller Secretary: Anja Sapara TEL: + 49 551 39-14020. FAX: +49 551 39-14094. E-Mail: genepi@uni-goettingen.de ...
Genepy - Oxford Reference
John Ayto. Publisher: Oxford University Press ... Genepy, or génépi, is a herbal liqueur of the western Alps, which takes its name from its main ingredient, an .
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Mont Blanc Walks: 50 Walks and 4 Short Treks
Mont Blanc Walks: 50 Walks and 4 Short Treks
Hilary Sharp, 2010
On the alcoholic front any evening meal should be followed by a Génépy, a digestif available in France and Italy, made from the Génépy flowers found on the highest slopes. Any alpine cheese will be worth trying, especially when you come  ...
Leçons de sexe (French Edition)
Leçons de sexe (French Edition)
2012
À tout juste 28 ans, Éric Faustino vient d’être promu professeur de sexe titulaire au Lycée François Sagat de Viryl-le-Jeune. Il est plus particulièrement chargé de la section gay d’un nouveau programme éducatif très spécial… Sa mission : former les jeunes gens qui lui sont confiés à la jouissance du corps aussi bien qu’à la libération de l’esprit....
Tour of the Vanoise: A trekking circuit of the Vanoise ...
Tour of the Vanoise: A trekking circuit of the Vanoise ...
Kev Reynolds, 2012
Stage 3: REFUGE DE PLAN SEC TO REFUGE DE L'ARPONT Ref de l'Arpont Dôme de Chasseforêt 3586m Glacier de l'Arpont Lac de l'Arpont Dôme 2309m D o r o n d e T e r m ig n o n Glacier du Ch St-Laurent de l'Arpont 3599m Génépy ...
3 Plays: The Boys in the Band; A Breeze from the Gulf; For Reasons That Remain Unclear
3 Plays: The Boys in the Band; A Breeze from the Gulf; For Reasons That Remain Unclear
Mart Crowley, 1996
Mart Crowley was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi. His first play, The Boys in the Band, opened Off-Broadway (1968) to estatic reviews. Crowley's other plays include Remote Asylum (1970), the autobiographical A Breeze from the Gulf (1973), and The Men from the Boys (2002). Crowley served first as the producer of the ABC series Hart to Hart.
Walking in the Alps: A comprehensive guide to walking and ...
Walking in the Alps: A comprehensive guide to walking and ...
Kev Reynolds, 2011
Here the trail rises into the Cirque du Génépy topped by the Dôme de l'Arpont and with the Glacier du Génépy draped below it. The way continues to climb, then eases along a belvedere trail known as the Sentier Balcon d'Ariande. Joined by ...
Ski de randonnée Savoie
Ski de randonnée Savoie
Emmanuel Cabau, 2010
Descente W du Génépy sur le bord S du vallon de Rosoire (AD–, sous la pointe Chevrière, versant ombragé): grosses crevasses mais pas de barres rocheuses. ◇◇ Descente du Génépy par l'itinéraire de montée (AD+, un peu plus exposé): ...
Walking the Alpine Parks of France & Northwest Italy
Walking the Alpine Parks of France & Northwest Italy
Marcia Lieberman, 1994
Genepy. Rating: moderate Total climb: 700 m Distance loop trip: 14.5 km Time: 2 hours 15 minutes up, 1 hour High point: 2,449 m 30 minutes down This is a splendid circuit with some of the best views in the region, climbing to the broad cirque ...
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Génépy
Génépy Vol | Darentasia
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Gusto Raro: The génépy - Traditional digestive Valle d'Aosta liquor | Italian food and beverage art; italian tipical products; made in Italy
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Cirque du Génépy 2380 m –Massif de la Vanoise - le Blog d'Antoine Salvi
Du parking du Pont de la Pêche un chemin rive droite du Doron de Chavière mène aux granges de Maintenont avec en ligne d'horizon les cimes...
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Le Col du Génépy, pour approcher les glaciers - Montagnesdepierre.over-blog.com
Randonnée du 7 juillet 2011 Album photos associé: Col-Genepy Il fait beau, ce matin du 7 juillet, la journée commence bien, mais la météo annonce des orages pour la fin de journée! 6h00 du matin, départ de Barberaz. C'est tôt, mais pour atteindre...
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Le lac du GENEPY 2906 m. - Le blog de GillesM
Bonjour, aujourd'hui le beau temps est de retour,alors c'est parti du coté d'Aussois,Pascal m'attends pour 6h45. Ballade du coté du lac du Génépy. les Rhododendrons sont fleuris et nous livrent leur parfum tout au long de notre passage. rhododendrons nous...
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Dolin Genepy des Alpes | Spirits Soiree
Genepy is famous as the primary alpine herb used to create the legendary Chartreuse. Traditionally bottled on its own by a few select producers, Chez Dolin offers this classic example dating back from their 1821 recipe. Pale Green/Yellow in color, the nose is dominated by the concentrated, pungent, herbaceous nature of the herb with a…
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Old-Made-New from Haus Alpenz | Woodland Wine Merchant
Haus Alpenz spends a lot of time sourcing traditional spirits and aromatized wines from the oddest, most out-of-the-way climes. Vermouths from the rugged Chartreuse Mountains, Arrack from the islands of Indonesia, orchard-fruit liqueurs from the Danube Valley of Austria . . . to name a few. Their latest offerings prove still more is out there, just waiting to be unearthed and brought again into...
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Eight Spirits That Will Cure What Ails You (and Upgrade Your Barcart) | Good Food
Absinthe, vermouth, genever - these all fall under the category of spirits that used to be medicine. This history-rich sector of booze began as the work of alchemists and today have become prized ingredients on the mixology playground; but Silverlake Wine co-owner George Cossette says some of these spirits don't need cocktails to shine. In fact, he prefers them neat.
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Imbiber | theperfectspotsf
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Haus Genepy Hotel | all zermatt hotels
Haus Genepy Hotel is a 4-star hotel, near Matterhorn Museum, Zermatt railway station, Matterhorn Golf club, features tennis courts, massage, pets allowed, great service
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