Helbing Hamburg's Kümmel

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 35%

Proof: 70°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of Germany Germany

Helbing has been based in Hamburg since the company was established in 1836 by Johann Peter Hinrich Helbing.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 18/04/2016


Crystal clear.


Caraway, cumin, fennel, light white pepper and freshly cut grass.


Much drier and lighter in style than lesser, comparatively syrupy kümmels, Helbing’s caraway flavour is also more complex and restrained. Light white pepper spice and spearmint-like freshness.


Long lingering, yet delicate caraway. Freshening.


More of an eau-de-vie Kümmel, Helbing lacks the syrupy sweetness common to many other Kümmel liqueurs and its complex caraway notes are comparatively delicate.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 4062 4006
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

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