Whether you bomb it or sip it slowly, Jägermeister, the German hunt-master, is a flavour which we all know and love. However you drink yours you’ll know the sticky sweetness it offers, with a complex blend of 56 fruits, spices and herbs creating the trademark taste. With medicinal undertones and aromatic depth, Jägermeister is one of the most popular shooters on the market but it’s often enjoy in cocktails and even on its own over ice.
The coffee liqueur which is known best around the world, Kahlua uses coffee beans from Mexico before being produced by the master blenders at Heering in Denmark. The strong coffee notes come through immediately on the nose and its thick texture is welcome on the palate with a sweet chocolate flavour coming through alongside the coffee. Try the 1950s classic of Kahlua and milk, which allows the intense flavour of the coffee to come through wonderfully.
The King’s Ginger liqueur is a high-strength aromatic drink which is produced through the careful maceration of ginger root and the addition of warm and aromatic lemon oil. The flavour is rich and intensely spiced with ginger and a golden syrup-like thickness. The bite of ginger and tartness of the lemon make this a drink which hits the palate with a bang but soon mellows and becomes extremely satisfying.
A famous and award winning Spanish liqueur, Licor 43, as the name suggests, brings together 43 different ingredients. Citrus takes the main stage but the flavour is enhanced with a wide range of additional ingredients, including a wide range of aromatic herbs and spices. The secret formula behind Licor 43 can be traced back thousands of years and there’s a good reason for this, it’s just drinkable. The citrus notes lead into a warmer butterscotch vanilla which will certainly have you reaching for a second glass.
Licor Beirão is a Portuguese liqueur. Its recipe is a trade secret; the producer, J. Carranca Redondo, Lda., only states it is made from a double distillation of seeds and herbs from all over the world, including Malaysia, Brazil, and Thailand. It has 22% ABV.
This delicious one and known liqueur well Portuguese is produced in the Mountain range of the Lousã. It is prepared with natural products from a double destillation of 12 plants, medicinal and others of strong aroma, such as: eucalipt, cinnamon, rosemary.
A classic Italian Amaretto which delivers every flavour you’d expect and more. Amaretto is a popular choice as it suits both your palate and your pocket. Smooth and velvety in the mouth using a traditional Italian recipe you won’t be disappointed by the depth of almond flavour is delivers. Pour over pudding, enjoy on the rocks or over your favourite mixer, in every instance Amaretto is a hit.
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.
Those clever chaps at Maraska sure know how to put together a top notch Cherry Brandy. As with their other cherry concoctions, they use a type of cherry called Marasca to make it. Wonderfully deep flavour, rich with enough cherry goodness to make you say 'Mon cherie amour '
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.