Passoã is a passionfruit flavoured liqueur launched in the Netherlands in 1986. The matt black Passoã bottle features a brightly coloured tropical motif of palm trees suggesting its tropical fruit taste.
Originally 20% alc./vol., Passoã's alcohol strength was reduced to 17% in 2005.
The label boasts "with real passion fruit" and this refers to "reconstituted passionfruit juice from Brazil (2%) and "natural passionfruit flavour" amongst ingredients which include: "water, alcohol, sugar, acidify regulator E331 acid, citric acid, stabilizer E445, colours E122 and E102.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 11/11/2019
Cloudy, lurid bright carmine pinky red.
Fragrant, passionfruit hard candy boiled sweets, children's medicine and grapefruit zest.
Lightly syrupy and honeyed with sweetness balanced by citric acidity. Cooked passionfruit, zesty grapefruit and cherry.
Passionfruit and grapefruit zest with lingering citric acidity.
Balanced passionfruit and grapefruit, with a shot of acidity balancing a lightly syrupy texture, a touch of cherries and honeyed citrus.