Peychaud's Aperitivo Liqueur

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Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

More about Peychaud's Aperitivo

Produced by: Undisclosed producer in Italy
Owned by: Sazerac Company Inc.
UK distribution by: Hi-Spirits
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alc./vol: 11%

Proof: 22°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Italy Italy

Released in February 2016, Peychaud’s Aperitivo borrows its name, and indeed red hue, from
Peychaud’s Bitters, originally produced by New Orleans apothecary, Antoine Amedie Peychaud in the mid-1800s.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 29/08/2016

Appearance:

Clear, light rusty red with bright glints.

Aroma:

Zesty orange and grapefruit with underlying herbal notes.

Taste:

Light and subtle, bitter sweet and zesty with bitter orange, grapefruit sherbet and herbal rooty complexity. Faint clove spice.

Aftertaste:

Lingering orange and grapefruit light bitter zestiness.

Overall:

As bitter Italian aperitivos go, Peychaud’s is on the light side – slightly drier and rootier than Aperol but much tamer than the likes of Campari. Low in alcohol, this is a middle of the road crowd-pleasing Aperitivo.

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