Holland America Line Introduces Exclusive ‘De Lijn’ Gin in Honor of 150th Anniversary

The air combines modern plants with a hint of Dutch tradition

Seattle, Nov 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Gin has become a staple Holland America Line’s history dates back to the company’s founding, and to celebrate that 150-year tradition, the cruise line is introducing a new and unique label for the atmosphere on board. Affectionately named De Lijn in a nod to Holland America Line’s roots, the bottle is adorned with a label that boasts the Dutch orange name, with blue juniper berry prints in the style that the ship designed. like Modern Delft. in a blue and white Dutch Delftware figure.

De Lijn Gin is made with a blend of Dutch-inspired botanicals, including orange and rose, as well as elderberry, lemon verbena, lemon, raspberry and juniper. Each botanical is cold-pressed separately for distinct and consistent flavors. The result is a premium gin, made in America, inspired by Netherlandsand is specially designed for Holland America Line.

“Gin often has characteristics of its geography, and we wanted to create a blend that not only captured our Dutch heritage, but also used botanicals in a modern way to make it unique to our brand,” he said. Anthony Stice, vice president of dining and beverage operations for Holland America Line. “We call it ‘Nieuw’ Western Gin, our take on the fast-growing New Western Dry Gin category; we’ve chosen a bright and floral image, finishing it a little, making it perfect for mixing cocktails. This is Holland America’s first Air of the Line launch, and we’re excited to see our guests’ reactions.”

To celebrate the introduction of De Lijn, Holland America Line will introduce the spirit into three new 150th Anniversary cocktails:

  • “Dutch 150” A twist on French 75 with De Lijn Gin, lemon juice and sparkling wine.
  • “150th Martini” Classic Martini with De Lijn Gin and Noilly Pratt Dry Vermouth.
  • “De Lijn Gin and Tonic” is a special drink prepared at the table in the exclusive Pinnacle Grill restaurant. In addition to De Lijn Gin and Fever Tree Premium Indian Tonic, the store mixes a variety of seasonal herbs such as juniper berries, peppercorns, verbena, star anise, mint and cultivated citrus.

De Lijn will be available in all bars and lounges throughout as the gin of choice or in one of the specialty cocktails starting with November 2022. Bottles will also be available at cruise ship stores.

For more information about Holland America Line, contact a travel advisor, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or visit hollandamerica.com.

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About Holland America Line [a division of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:  CCL and CUK)]
Holland American Line has been exploring the world for 150 years with beautifully designed routes, exceptional service and authentic connections and destinations. Offering the ultimate mid-size cruise experience, its ships visit nearly 400 ports in 114 countries around the world and share the joy of Alaska for 75 years – longer than any other cruise. Holland American Line The 11 ships offer a variety of recreational activities and services that focus on diving and personal tours. The best music at sea fills every evening at Music Walk, and the dining areas have special selections by the Culinary Council of world-renowned chefs.


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