Bols Elderflower Liqueur

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 8716000967992
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Bols Elderflower Liqueur

Produced by: Lucas Bols Distillery
Owned by: Lucas Bols
UK distribution by: Edrington-Beam Suntory
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alc./vol: 17%

Proof: 34°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Netherlands Netherlands

Bols Elderflower Liqueur is flavoured with the cream coloured, honey scented blossoms of the elder tree, also called the sambucus nigra. Bols soaks dried elderflower blossoms in a water/alcohol mixture with a secret water/alcohol ratio in order to extract the optimum flavour.
Unlike most other elderflower liqueurs, Bols does not add citric acid, so allowing the delicate elderflower aroma and flavour to shine.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 15/03/2012

Appearance:

Clear, very pale gold with a slight green tinge.

Aroma:

Heavily scented yet delicate floral aromas with light honey, potpourri scented elder blossoms and faint lychee.

Taste:

Clean, delicate, perfumed, faintly syrupy, fresh and floral with fresh elder blossom and a touch of aromatic white wine and citrus.

Aftertaste:

Long lingering intensely floral finish.

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