The latest additions. I’ll try a couple recipes for each over the next week.
Allspice (Pimento) Dram – Makes me think “Christmas”. Goes into one of my favorites – the Lion’s Tail.
Cynar – Italian artichoke liqueur with other plants and herbs. Has a sweet start, bitter finish. Less bitter than Campari (and interestingly is manufactured and distributed by the same company).
Fernet-Branca – another bitter liqueur with a medicinal taste (and from the 1840’s to at least the 1960’s it was used as a medicine). This has seen a rise in popularity…I’ve noticed it in a number of cocktails at the more creative bars in town.
Creme de Violette – A sweet liqueur made from alpine violets. A main ingredient of the Aviation cocktail and a few other classics.
Keep an eye out for Ke Ke!
I have some on hand…I’ll keep an eye out for any recipes. Never had it in anything that tastes good other than the Blue Testa. If I come up with anything I’ll let you know.
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