Liqueurs

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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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Amarettos

Amaretto is a fragrant almond flavoured liqueur made with oil extracted from bitter apricot kernels, and it is these kernels which give the liqueur is

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Amari

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. This is a confusing as most of these liqueurs are actually made by macerating

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Banana liqueurs

Banana flavoured liqueurs, which French producers call crème de banana, are based on neutral alcohol (usually sugar beet based) flavoured with a flavour

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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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Cherry (cerise) 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

Falernum (pronounced 'Fah-Learn-Um') is a sweet liqueur or syrup (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) from the Caribbean which is used to sweeten and flavour cocktails.

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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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Italian red, amber & bianco bitter/aperitivos

There are numerous Italian bright crimson-coloured bittersweet apéritif liqueurs, but Campari is the best-known internationally. Typically, 20% to 28%

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Kummel (caraway & cumin) liqueurs

Kummel is a sweet clear digestive spirit-based liqueur flavoured with caraway seeds, cumin, fennel, orris and other herbs. Kummel is said to have been

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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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Mastikha/Mastika/Masticha/Mastic/Μαστίχα

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 island of Curaçao. As Curaçao was a Dutch

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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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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