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Advocaat / Eierlikör

Advocaat (or Advocaatenborrel) is a traditional Dutch liqueur made from eggs, sugar and spirit (traditionally brandy but also neutral spirit), usually

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Amaretto liqueurs

Amaretto is a fragrant almond flavoured liqueur. Traditionally, the almond flavour and slight bitterness come from oil extracted from bitter apricot kernels.

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Amaro is both the Italian word for bitter and the name of a bittersweet style of liqueurs traditionally from Italy. Amari (the plural of amaro) are usually

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Apricot (brandy) liqueurs

Apricot brandy is a common term for the most popular style of apricot liqueurs, although most of these liqueurs are actually made by macerating apricots

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Banana liqueurs

Banana flavoured liqueurs, which French producers call crème de banane, are based on neutral alcohol (usually sugar beet) flavoured with an extract made

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Bergamot liqueurs

Rosolio is an ancient style of Italian liqueur which derives its name from a herb called Drosera rotundifolia, a species of sundew known in Italy by the

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Blackcurrant (crème de cassis) liqueurs

Crème de cassis is a blackcurrant liqueur which originated in France and is made by both infusion and maceration. The original recipe for a crème de

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Blue Curaçao liqueurs

Orange Curaçao liqueurs come in different colours: blue, red, clear and orange, all tend to have other flavourings besides just orange, particularly vanilla.

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Cherry (brandy) liqueurs

Cherry 'brandy' is traditionally the largest category of cherry liqueurs. A confusing term as most of these liqueurs are actually made by macerating cherries

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Crème de noyau/noyaux

Crème de Noyau (also spelt noyaux) are liqueurs made by infusing apricot, peach or cherry kernels (or a combination of these fruit stones) in neutral

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Falernum (pronounced 'Fah-Learn-Um') is a sweet liqueur from Barbados. Syrupy in consistency, falernum is always made with lime and sugar but is usually

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Ferro china amari

Amari (plural of amaro) are traditional Italian bitter aperitivo or digestivo liqueurs and Ferro China are a distinctive sub-category of amari containing

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Fruit cups

Fruit cups, quintessentially English summertime thirst-quenching drinks, were invented by the Victorians and were originally a mixture of fruit, liqueurs

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Gentian liqueurs

Gentian liqueurs tend to be bright yellow and taste on the bitter side of bittersweet. As the name suggests, their flavour comes from an infusion and distillation

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Honey liqueurs (spiced)

Krupnik, pronounced 'krrup-nick', (or Krupnikas in Lithuania) is a traditional grain spirit(vodka)-based liqueur sweetened with honey and flavoured with

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Italian bittersweet orange-red aperitivo/aperitif liqueurs

Not to be confused with their more bitter and alcoholic siblings, red bitter liqueurs, these similarly coloured aperitivo liqueurs are altogether lighter

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Italian red bitter liqueurs

There are numerous Italian bright crimson-coloured bittersweet liqueurs, but Campari is the best-known internationally. Campari is on the drier side of

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Limoncello/Lemon liqueurs

Limoncello is a lemon liqueur originally from Southern Italy. The best balance tart citrus acidity and spirituous spice with rich velvety sugar to become

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Liqueurs / alc. cordials

Liqueurs and alcoholic cordials are sweetened alcoholic drinks made by mixing or redistilling spirits with flavourings and colourings. Within the EEC a

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Mastiha, pronounced 'mahs-TEE-ha' and variously spelt Masticha, Mastichato Chiou, Chios Masticha is a Greek liqueur flavoured with mastic, a semi-transparent

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Orange curaçao liqueurs

Curaçao liqueurs are traditionally made from the dried peel of the small bitter Curaçao orange, named for the Caribbean island of Curaçao, where this

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Parfait amour liqueurs

A French, lilac coloured curaçao-based liqueur flavoured with rose petals, vanilla pods and almonds. The name means 'perfect love'.

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Pear & cognac liqueurs

Pear and cognac are harmonious flavour companions and this has inspired the creation of a number of liqueurs which work brilliantly as cocktail ingredients.

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Pimento Berry Spiced Liqueurs

Allspice Pimento Dram is a spicy liqueur made by steeping pimento berries in rum. Pimento Dram is a dried, unripened berry from a West Indian tree called

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Red curaçao liqueurs

Curaçao are orange-flavoured liqueurs which take their name from the small Caribbean island of Curaçao. The island is renowned for its bitter orange

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Sloe gin / sloeberry

Sloe drupes (sloe berries), the fruit of the blackthorn shrub have been infused in alcohol for centuries, most famously in England where they are steeped

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Swedish Punsch

Swedish Punsch (not to be confused with punch) is also known as Arrack Punsch, Caloric Punch, Punssi in Finnish, and simply as Punsch. Based on Batavia

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Triple sec liqueurs

Triple Sec refers to a style of orange flavoured liqueur which is clear and typically between 20 and 40% alc./vol., although better quality examples are

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