The perfect dessert liqueur, Giffard Pink Grapefruit liqueur is delicate and fresh. Pour it over a fruity dessert or frozen sorbet and you won’t be disappointed and it works equally well as an aperitif, especially when served with a sparkling wine or champagne. Pungent from first opening you’ll enjoy rich zesty grapefruit flavours and just a touch of jammy thickness. A wonderful addition to your drinks cabinet which perfectly balances sweet and sour.
The four generations of the Giffard & Cie liqueur production company have always dedicated time and care to the production of their quality offerings, and this includes their classic Poire William liqueur. Fresh with the ripeness of Williams Pears the flavour is rich and reminiscent of grappa, with the flavours of both the pear skin and flesh blending in harmony. Blossom, honey and a little alcohol heat support the dominant fresh pear flavour.
The perfect partnership between a quality drink and good cigar cannot be disputed and in an attempt to bring both flavours together as one, we have Perique Tabac Liqueur. Produced in Mississippi intense spice and aromas unique to the area are captured in this exceptional liqueur. It’s intense and elegant in the same breath, with cognac and a deep woodiness coming through on the nose. The flavour is equally strong, with the tobacco flavour marrying with a touch of sweetness and the fire of alcohol – exceptional!
Once described as liquid crème brulee Spanish Crema Catalana is a velvety smooth mouth feel and natural flavour. It has a low alcohol content which means it’s wonderful when sipped after a meal and its rich caramel flavour blends wonderfully with its thick creaminess. The perfect complement for coffee, sweet pastries and even poured decadently over clotted cream or vanilla ice cream. A traditional Spanish drink that will soon become a firm favourite in your drinks cupboard.
The flavour of the tiny blackcurrant has become one of the most famous of all when it comes to liqueurs and this Monin Cassis offering is no different. Deep red hues contain the sweetness of the blackcurrants, with hints of both the plump fresh fruit and the blackcurrant’s bud. Fruity and fresh, this liqueur is also thick and creamy and strikes a balance between freshness and velvety smoothness.
Known for their exceptional syrups, Monin also offer a wide range of liqueurs with this apricot offering one of the most enjoyable, satisfying and rich in fruit flavours. Zinging with the fresh flavours of the delicate apricot this liqueur is an ideal choice for giving your cocktails an alternative kick and adds a refreshing Mediterranean twist. Mix it with whisky or rum to release the true potency of this exotic flavour.
The flavour of banana is unique and if you’re a fan then you’ll love Monin’s Banana Liqueur. Distinctive and rich with the undeniably recognisable flavour of ripe bananas, this liqueur is almost syrupy with a candied banana flavoured nose, almost reminiscent of penny sweets and caramel. A long lasting finish ensures that you don’t forget this unique flavour and it’s a wonderful choice for your next banana daiquiri.
The flavour of Blue Curacao is very specifically created from the dried peel of the green oranges from the West Indian island of Curacao and it’s this flavour which is captured perfectly in Monin’s liqueur. Sweet and tempting with bitter undertones, the bright blue hues are perfect for a vibrant cocktail and attract plenty of attention. Bitter peels and citrus sweetness are a perfect combo to add a touch of orange to any cocktail.
Monin Cacao White Liqueur was produced to give bartenders and mixologists the true taste of chocolate without the deep brown hues to effect the colour and appearance of their drinks. Monin Cacao White Liqueur actually combines the dairy richness of milk chocolate and white chocolate too, delivering a flavour which is rich in cocoa bean bitterness and vanilla sweetness. A long cocoa finish is deliciously moreish.
The sweet temptation of cherries is strong in this Monin Cherry Brandy Liqueur. The bright dazzling red hues of the liqueur tempt you in at first and then the sweet smell of freshly squeezed cherry juice dares you to taste. When you take that first sip you’ll enjoy the sweet flavour of cherry flesh mixed with syrupy brandy notes and the bitter, slightly nutty aftertaste of the cherry’s stone. Pop a shot or two in your next glass of champagne.
Monin Menthe Green has clear emerald-tinged hues which adds a cool and sharp peppermint taste to a wide range of cocktails or indeed to enjoy on its own. Its aroma is bright and vibrant with fresh peppermint and a sweetness comes through in the flavour, like candied mint alongside the natural, menthol-heavy taste of the peppermint. Fresh pine and a hint of black pepper round off the flavour in refined style.
Monin Fraise Liqueur is a genuine classic offering up the sweet essence of fresh strawberries in a cool and refreshing liqueur. A must-have for your drinks cabinet, especially if you like a cheeky cocktail or two and a wonderful partner for Monin’s Elderflower syrup or for jazzing up your next martini. Fresh wild strawberry aromas are release on opening and the flavour bursts with freshness too.
The exotic Asian lychee is a flavour which compliments many others, both exotic and commonly enjoyed and Monin Lychee Liqueur is a pale pink nectar which offers aromatic warmth. Fresh lychee scent comes out strongly as you open the bottle and the flavour is subtly fruity with strong floral overtones and just a hint of acidity. The sweetness of the liqueur makes it a perfect accompaniment for pastry based desserts.
There is nothing quite as satisfying as biting into a fresh green apple and whilst you don’t get that exact sensation from Monin Green Apple Liqueur, you get the same depth of flavour and biting freshness. Strong with the flavour of Granny Smith apples and the fresh bitterness of the skin, Monin Green Apple Liqueur is wonderful when popped in lemonade, sparkling wine or anything with a bit of fizz.
Monin Mure Liqueur takes the natural, forest-fresh flavour of the blackberry. Ripe and plump the fresh flavour of the blackberry is rich and velvety and perfectly captured in this sweet liqueur. The sweetness is balanced against the berries natural sourness and there’s even a jammy thickness to the liqueur, making it even more moreish. The concentrated flavour in Monin Mure Liqueur is powerful enough to stand out in cocktails or be enjoyed in a long drink on ice.
More commonly known in its blue variety, Monin Orange Curacao offers that same vibrant yet bittersweet flavour. Golden orange in colour with an aroma which is fragrant and almost festive, with both bitter orange peels and sweet flesh coming through. The flavour is wonderfully gentle, a mild citrus warmth followed by candy sweet orange freshness, with only a hint of fresh orange tang. The bitter note ensures this is recognisably a quality Curacao liqueur.
The juicy and aromatic flesh of the peach is perfectly replicated and wonderfully fragrant in this Monin Peach Liqueur. The flavour of peach or peche as the team at Monin would say, is rich and floral and in this liqueur you’ll enjoy every last succulent drop. The aroma is fresh and enticing and the flavour is sweet, velvety soft and lingers long after your final sip.
A classic Triple Sec which allows you to add the tempting Curacao flavour without any of the recognisable blue or orange hues. Monin Triple Sec is the perfect tool for the cocktail maestro who wants to keep those bittersweet orange flavours hidden. This liqueur has an aromatic bitter curacao nose and a flavour which is reach in the same bitterness as well as sugary sweetness which brings out the tang of the Curacao oranges.
Violet is a flavour which truly adds another dimension to your favourite drink. Monin Violet Liqueur is a delicate and aromatic creation which offers up the characteristic flavour of violet, alongside a little syrup and caramel. There’s a spring freshness about this liqueur that you might want to add to a wide range of cocktails and drinks including everything from an elegant champagne cocktail to simply with your favourite mixer.
A summer day in a glass, Monin Watermelon Liqueur captures the essence of this quintessentially summer fruit and offers up vibrant bursts of juice and a refreshing tang. As soon as you open the bottle you’ll imagine a summer’s day as the fresh aroma of just-cut watermelon escapes and on tasting you’ll enjoy all the juicy freshness of the real thing. Add it to your favourite soft drink or create an extra special summery cocktail.
Monin Raspberry Liqueur, or Framboise to use the French, captures the delicate yet tangy flavour of the fruit and serves it up beautifully with a deep alcoholic heat. Wild raspberries are used in the production to give it a fresh and herbaceous nose and a slight after-hint of brandy is also present, floral notes ever present and welcoming. Sweet, candied raspberry notes linger and help create a perfect balance between sweet and sour.
A marvellous golden triple sec curaçao from highly-esteemed andversatile Cognac and other drinks producer Pierre Ferrand. This is made with aged Cognac and Curacao oranges, giving it a fantastic depth of flavour. It has to be the best on the market.
Elixir Combier is one of the old classics, including the flavours of myrrh, cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg, it’s based on a recipe from the 19th century. The flavours are hidden in straw yellow liquid and it’s only when you open the bottle you enjoy a hit of pungent lemon zest, orange rind and a little genepi. Saffron comes through too alongside sweet mandarins and vanilla adds a richness which is welcome against the pepperiness of the alcohol.
Iseo Triple Sec offers great flavour and great value in equal measure. Made from the distillation of the dried peel of the Curacao oranges, it’s produced in Italy and has crystal clear hues hiding that truly tangy orange flavour. Light on the palate and with a fresh orange blossom aroma, Iseo Triple Sec is refreshing and sweet. Sugary sweetness blends beautifully with the citric tang of the orange.