Maraschino Luxardo is a classic Italian liqueur and is presented in its traditional way, straw covered bottle and all. The clear hues hide a flavour which is simply bursting with marasca cherries and a typically pungent aroma in which the cherries seem to invite you to take that first sip. Smooth on the palate initially, leading into a sharpness which is short lived but satisfying. It’s the aroma of this one which will have you back for another sip, lingering long after tasting.
Luxardo Passione Nera is one of the world’s most popular black Sambuca liqueurs. Black spirits are more popular than ever before and they certainly get people talking and this one is no different. Luxardo Passione Nera is aromatised with liquorice and maintains the sharp anise flavour of regular Sambuca, familiar to fans of the classic drink. The main taste is that of star anise with coriander and a little cardamom coming through, creating an herbal delight within those inky black hues.
Sweet and strong in equal measures, Luxardo Sambuca is a celebration of the anise plant and its vibrant, familiar flavour. Totally clear but completely filled to the brim with flavour as you open your bottle you’ll enjoy the aromatic intensity that Sambuca is known for. The flavour begins sharply but soon balances out and delivers a rounded and warming kick, that anise flavour remaining strong throughout. Dilute with water to drink traditionally or try it as a shot or with a mixer.
Nothing says Caribbean quite like the sweet taste of the coconut and with Malibu not only do you get that, you also get the sweet, heady taste of premium white rum. The coconut flavour is strong and the lightness of the rum allows for a welcome smoothness. The coconut notes blend wonderfully with a sweet molasses flavour which delivers an almost dairy-like flavour, inviting and essential for the most exotic Caribbean cocktails.
Mandarine Napoleon has been around since 1892 and it’s clear it’s bright, vibrant flavour is what’s kept it in people’s hearts. The freshest mandarins from the island of Sicily are used to create the distinctive flavour this drink is known for and triple distillation ensures an intense mandarin freshness comes through clearly. Spices including sweet cinnamon, liquorice and cloves are added in to ensure the mandarin flavours come through strongly and sugar too is popped in to give it a sweeter kick. Enjoy over crushed ice.
Maraska make their Cherrica Cherry Liqueur with the same cherries that inspired their name - the Marasca cherry. Delicious over ice or even as part of a dessert. With Pancake Day coming up (if Pancake Day has already been and gone by the time you read this, start counting down to the next Pancake Day because you should always be looking forward to Pancake Day), a little splash of Cherrica over a generous scoop of vanilla ice-cream would go rather well atop your pancakes.
Pears are awesome, but it's hard to find them when they're ripe. What's the solution to getting your fill of pear flavours? Why, it's Kruskovac, of course! A Croatian pear liqueur that is often drank alongside desserts.
Miclo Rose Liqueur is a beautifully presented and powerfully aromatic with the delicate essence of rose petals captured perfectly. The sweet fragrance is released as soon as you open the bottle and the perfumed flavour invites you to taste. Drink it chilled on its own or mixed with sparkling wine to truly appreciate the delicate aromatic nature of the rose petals’ flavour. Miclo also recommended pouring it over elderflower cordial for a truly sensational summer taste.
The aromatic flavour of violet blossom is distinctive and wonderfully aromatic. Miclo Violet Liqueur is one of the finest offerings presented in a beautifully ornate bottle which is only matched by the deliciously floral and aromatic flavour of its contents. Serve chilled and allow the sweet and herbaceous nature of the violet liqueur to be enjoyed at its best. Try combining it with your favourite sparkling drink for a different take on its flavour and remember this one’s double the strength!
Midori is one of the world’s most popular melon liqueurs and it’s easy to see why, it has a light and bright flavour, fresh and fragrant and lets its star ingredient, the sweet, fresh melon take centre stage. It’s a wonderful addition to any number of cocktails or simply sipped with lemonade. Its green hues attract attention and it can add that exotic kick your favourite long drink was looking for.
First produced in 1945, Molinari Extra White is one of Italy’s most famous and most celebrated liqueurs, full-bodied, rich and delightfully sharp on the palate. The best-selling liqueur in the whole of Italy and one of the world’s favourite Sambucas, Molinari Extra White is intensely flavoured with anise and with each sip you can truly taste the quality and craftsmanship in the drink’s production. Enjoy a great show when it’s set aflame.
The darkest of all Mozart liqueurs, Mozart Black offers the strong flavour of deep, dark chocolate. Sugar cane spirit and chocolate macerate containing 87% pure cocoa deliver a rich, bitter chocolate flavour which is complimented by notes of real Bourbon vanilla from Madagascar and caramel. The darkness of the chocolate has a smoky edge and is perfect for those creamier cocktails and dessert drinks. Though the darkest of dark chocolates isn’t for everyone, this Mozart Liqueur certainly gets the most from such an intense flavour.
All you need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt and Mozart Gold Chocolate Liqueur could be that little bit of chocolate you’ve been lusting after. Silky smooth milk chocolate cream is the driving force behind this sweet liqueur and notes of fresh Madagascan vanilla add a depth to its character but it’s a drink that definitely appeals to those with a sweeter tooth. Rich and decadent, Mozart Gold is a truly sterling liqueur.
The softer cousin of deep, Mozart Dark, Mozart White lets the sweet intensity of Madagascan vanilla take centre stage. Delicious notes of caramel marry with the aromatic vanilla bean and the fresh cream brings out the recognisable flavour of white chocolate. Sweeter and mellower than others in the Mozart range, this sugary liqueur is wonderful for pouring over desserts and adding a final flourish to a creamy cocktail.
Pama Pomegranate is a deep crimson red liqueur which takes the sweet and distinctive flavour of pomegranate as its core. Made from all natural pomegranates from California, Pama Pomegranate is a natural companion to many other drinks including champagne and your finest sparkling wines, its tartness blending beautifully. The true beauty of Pama Pomegranate genuinely is how well it mixes, whether that’s with a soft drink or into a cocktail.
Passoa is an exotic liqueur which shows off the exuberance and vibrancy of the passion fruit. It’s popular all over the world with Puerto Rico rating it as its number one liqueur. Its aroma is fresh and fragrant, passion fruit comes through but also boiled sweets and zesty grapefruit. On tasting you’ll enjoy a light syrup mouthfeel and passion fruit at the forefront with cooked grapefruit and a little cherry coming through too. Truly exotic and wonderful on ice.
Patrón Citrónge is a premium orange liqueur made in Jalisco in Mexico and has a taste reminiscent of fresh orange juice, wonderful when enjoyed straight or over ice. When you open the bottle you’ll enjoy an aroma which is drenched in fresh oranges, with a little floral warmth and on tasting the flavour is wonderfully refreshing and sweet, with a smoothness to it which helps it go down wonderfully. The orange flavour lingers long after drinking.
A premium Amaretto which doesn’t disappoint, Saliza Amaretto manages to balance a light body with an intense flavour. It’s rich with sweet marzipan and uses refined almond distillate to create its exceptional flavour. The nose is rich with those almonds alongside toffee and zesty orange peel and on the palate it really is the fresh flavour of almonds that sings, with the sweet marzipan rounding the flavour beautifully.
Sheridan’s Irish Cream Liqueur is known for its recognisable two tone packaging. The separate black and white decanters contain flavours which blend exceptionally well together and offer up real class and of course, a pleasurable drinking experience. The white liqueur has the creamy vanilla depth of white chocolate whilst the black is rich in warm coffee and whiskey notes. When enjoyed together a nuttiness comes through which helps blend the flavours together and deliver true satisfaction.
The Deep South is calling you with their signature drink. Vibrant, warm and completely epitomising its home town, Southern Comfort is fine blended spirit which works wonderfully in many cocktails or simply with ice. Smoothening out Kentucky and Tennessee whiskies, the story goes that New Orleans bartender Martin Wilkes Heron came up with Southern Comfort as a smooth alternative. A Mardi Gras essential its flavour includes welcome notes of cinnamon, smooth vanilla, cherry and natural honey. The combination is a huge hit and a versatile addition to your drinks collection.
The smooth and light flavour of St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur has kept it popular for many years and has guaranteed that it’s known as one of the finest and first elderflower liqueurs out there. Its aroma is lightly floral, with elderflower and a little sweetness coming through and then on tasting you’ll enjoy a pungent elderflower hit that mellows and is supported by just the right amount of sweetness. Surprisingly flavoursome considering it’s only got one key ingredient – a real triumph.
There’s nothing wicked about this little witch, Strega, the Italian word for witch, is an aromatic and legendary liqueur. The mythical history of the drink tells us that female sprits made it and used it to cast spells on lovesick humans, so there was a little bit of witchcraft involved! Over 70 different barks and herbs give Strega it’s rich and aromatic flavour, enjoyable to the last sip with a strong herbaceous mouthfeel.