Let’s be honest about a couple of facts. First, come the hot days of summer, a chilled glass of Limoncello really hits the spot. Second, there are more than a few cheap, gassy Limoncellos out there that taste terrible and
Zwack—now there is an unforgettable name! Zwack is a liqueur, brandy, and Tokay maker. The beverage mega-corp, DIAGEO, is funneling one of Zwack’s liqueurs (called Unicum) to the United States as ZWACK. What can one say about ZWACK? Well, it’s
As noted here, we have reviewed a few products imported by Aiko. Some are quite good; one, though, was dreadful. Troll Liqueur comes from France, and is being promoted in part through an online cartoon. This low-booze (34 proof) liqueur is
4/2009 DUMANTE VERDENOCE ITALIAN PISTACHIO LIQUEUROur eyebrows did a little dance when we heard about this product. A pistachio liqueur? Hmmm, when was the last time we saw one of those. Perhaps this is an ancient brand that some mega-corp
4/2009 L’ORIGINAL COMBIER LIQUEUR D’ORANGEBartenders and cocktail lovers rejoice — a triple distilled orange liqueur has arrived from Saumur, in the Loire. L’ORIGINAL COMBIER (40 proof) is high-end stuff — it retails at about $40 a fifth. It’s a simple
2/2008 GRAN GALA LIQUEURGRAN GALA is marketed as “Italy’s answer to Grand Marnier.” It is a good answer. We really enjoyed this orange brandy liqueur. The burnt orange flavor, the silky mouthfeel… It’s quite nice as an after dinner drink.