Becherovka Original (Carlsbad Becher) Liqueur

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Bottle size: 70cl
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alc./vol: 38%

Proof: 76°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Envelhecimento: Unaged

Produzido por: Product of Czech Republic Czech Republic

An English physician, Dr Frobridge, who was visiting the small Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary as the personal physician to Count Zu Pletenberg-Mietingen, originally produced Becherovka as a stomach 'medicine' in 1805.

Demand led to factory production, which started in 1807 at Karlovy-Vary, west of Prague (which, under the Austrians, was Karlsbad - hence the drink's alternative name, Carlsbad Becher). Now the Czech national liqueur, Becherovka is matured in oak and contains cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and other herbs.

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Experimentado em 19/10/2016

Aparência:

Clear, pale golden amber.

Aroma:

complex, herbal and spicy - particularly cinnamon and cloves.

Sabor:

Lightly silky and honeyed with a changing range of sweetness and bitterness, with rootiness, cloves, baked apples, hint of cough medicine, dried mint and humbugs.

Aftertaste:

Long herbal spicy finish with lingering rooty bitterness and clove.

No geral:

Sipped neat Becherovka is a settling digestif but it is mostly enjoyed mixed with tonic water. However, it is a fantastic cocktail ingredient, particularly in beer cocktails. Bartenders - perhaps view this as strong Czech falernum.

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

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Produzido por: Jan Becher-Becherovka
Owned by: Pernod Ricard Group
UK distribution by: Spirit Cartel

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