The Genepy is a liqueur typical of Piedmont, obtained by maceration in alcohol of Alpine artemisia. In 2012, the Piedmontese Genepy obtained the recognition of the geographical indication.
Of very ancient origin, Genepy is traditionally used as a digestive. It is produced by prolonged infusion in cold hydroalcoholic solution or by the distillation of infusion of male Genepy seedlings (Arthemisia Glacialis) flower stems, with the addition of sugar syrup, which gives the product the classic dry taste with a bitter aftertaste. The gradation varies from 30 ° to 42 °. the product the classic dry taste with a bitter aftertaste.