THE SPIRIT: Pure redistilled New Zealand whey vodka - produced here in NZ as a bi-product of milk production.
THE TASTE: Very real and freshly ground coffee with a hint of chocolate. At 33% ABV, it tastes like a triple shot espresso martini on steroids. Around 100g of the highest quality Papua New Guinea coffee beans are roasted and cold brewed to make each bottle.
Alchermes is an alcoholic Florentine liqueur, red in colour and specifically used for making zuppa inglese (a popular Italian dessert). The main flavours are cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and vanilla. A truly unique liqueur.
A strange yet wonderful combination, Antica Sambuca Classic and fresh raspberries creates a liqueur which is satisfying and a must for real fans of that distinctive raspberry flavour. Bright pink hues make for an exciting looking drink and the flavour matches this too. The nose is rich in that fresh raspberry smell with just a little spiced anise and the flavour is sweet and velvety. Enjoy neat, try a shot or add to a special long drink.
Fair's Açai Liqueur is made in France using Fairtrade-certified berries and organic sugar. Fresh and fruity with a slight bitterness, this is delicious in a Bramble – just add 15ml of this to 60ml gin, 15ml lime juice and 15ml sugar syrup.
Fair Coffee Liqueur is most famous for using coffee beans grown by Fairtrade farmers and sugar cane produced by fair trader farmers too. Its name is the clue and its flavour is rich and warming. You can be proud in the knowledge you’re drinking the world’s first Fairtrade certified organic coffee liqueur and enjoy a flavour which is just like freshly roasted coffee with a little fudge and nutty depth, the alcohol heat just there but firmly in the background. A little bitter coffee and chocolate come through in the finish, rounding it off perfectly.
A fruity, citrus-forward fair trade Kumquat liqueur from Fair, made with antioxidant rich Kumquats grown in Southeast Asia. The palate offers notes of mandarin, orange juice and grapefruit, with hints of orange blossom lingering in the finish.
A supremely delicious Passion Fruit Liqueur from the FAIR. range, produced using ethically sourced, Fair Trade ingredients! The flavour of Peruvian passion fruits wafts wonderfully throughout this delicate sipper. Fresh, fruity, and not too sweet, it ought to be pretty versatile for all manner of serves, but of course, Passion Fruit Martinis seem like a good place to start.
La vida tropica
La Vida Tropica is a liqueur that has vibrant flavours of passion fruit, citrus and pink grapefruit. Tropica also has a vanilla distillate added to bring sweetness and roundness to the final taste. A fantastic combination of two of the worlds most desirable flavours!
The pure essence of the exotic lychee is captured in this Asian-inspired liqueur. The sweet and exotic lychee fruit comes through lightly in this popular liqueur and it’s a wonderful choice for adding to champagne, sparkling wines or sparkling soft drinks. The legend of Emperor Ming of the Tang dynasty gives the lychee a special place in the heart of China but Kwai Feh is now enjoyed around the world.
An ancient liqueur with a strange history and an equally interesting flavour. Chartreuse Elixier has been made by the Chartreuse monks since the 18th century, using the same recipe written in 1605. The herbal and floral flavour of the Elixir is delivered through a combination of 130 aromatic flowers and plants, wonderful when enjoyed in sugared water. Its presentation is like a traditional medicinal tonic and it’s a wonderful showpiece for your drinks cabinet.
The taste of Cyprus, one of their most famous and popular drinks, Filfar is a liqueur which has grown in popularity thanks to many Brits spending their breaks on the Greek Isle. The sweetness of natural sun ripened oranges is paired with intensely spiced aromatic herbs picked on the Cypriot hillsides. The flavours combined equal a balance which tingles on the tongue yet mellows out to a satisfying and warm finish.
The creation of innovative bartender Lukas Stafin, Fortunella liqueur was inspired by fragrant, aromatic golden oranges – kumquats – as well as their Chinese origins. Taking its name from the Asiatic species of kumquat known as Fortunella, this is a zesty, sweet liqueur, perfect for making cocktails or simply sipped over ice.
Mirto is a traditional liqueur from Sardinia and has the red myrtle berries and the white myrtle leaves at the heart of its flavour. It’s served traditionally as an after dinner drink and the sweetness of the myrtle flavours are paired with grappa and the natural aromatic flavours of fennel seeds and lemon peel. It’s a traditional liqueur which has a refined flavour which has an immediately recognisable aroma which fans will already know and love.
Elegant and clean scent shaping an overall softening and refreshing smell; subtle lavender and coconut mouthfeel, with the unique mastic smell being prevalent. Soft and sweet feel with a microscopic suspicion of sourness. vigorous mastic aftertaste.
Mastiha is a fascinating liqueur created in Greece using the resin of the rare mastiha tree grown on the Greek island of Chios. It's not often seen, but when you do, it's always worth a look. This particular expression is Kleos Mastiha, produced by master distiller Maroussa Tsaxaki using the mastiha tears (the hardened resin) and mastiha essential oils. The name comes from a Greek word meaning “fame or glory attained through good deeds and hard work” - which is clearly an admirable thing to aspire to!
Roots Rakomelo is a combination of the classic aperitif Raki and sweet honey, as well as a touch of cinnamon and aromatic cloves. The flavour is strong and bright, with a little fruity warmth and a lot of nutty spice. The flavour follows the same suit with the fruity spice of the raki blending with the smoothness of the honey to create a rich yet delicate end result.
Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto is a blend of bergamot peel, Cedro lemons, chamomile, lavender, gentian, yellow roses and Melissa balm. An aromatic and lightly spicy liqueur which balances honeyed sweetness with rooty bitterness.
It is a liqueur made based on anise and presented in a bottle that contains a branch of anise inside. This liquor is very sweet and crystallized sugar appears in the branch anise giving you an aspect of a crystal tree.
Pampelle Ruby L'Apero is made from the infusion of citrus
peels, natural botanicals and Eau de Vie, brought to life by a key
ingredient: ruby red grapefruit from the Mediterranean island of
Crafted on the banks of the River Charente in the Cognac region
Tart, sweet and refreshing, the red ruby grapefruit is very dominant.
Sweet Agwa, a liqueur which marries together an array of tempting herbal flavours, offering a distinct and enjoyable flavour. Agwa’s key ingredients are Bolivian coca leaves, Brazilian guarana and Chinese ginseng which work together to offer a herbal, minty scent followed by a thick, syrupy mouthfeel awash with spicy notes, sweet menthol and the depth of the herbaceous ingredients. It ends on a long herbal note which encapsulates the overall flavour of this traditional liqueur.
English Whiskey, aged for 3 years in ex-bourbon casks, blended with
orange peels, distilled star anise and cubeb for a rich and smooth
whisky liqueur. Drink on the rocks for our take on the Old Fashioned,
with our English Dry Vermouth for our signature Dartmouth Park, or with
our Peated English Whisky for a classic Rusty Nail.
A traditionally made Thyme liqueur from Provence, made with wild thyme and small amounts of other herbs before being sweetened with sugar. Wonderful serve iced, in coffee or poured over sorbet, it's also a useful cooking ingredient, bringing sweet herbs to fried dishes.
Simultaneously sweet and sharp, packed with fresh, zesty grapefruit and lime notes
Yuzushu is made by macerating yuzu citrus in premium Sake and balancing with a touch of sugar
Serve chilled as a palate cleanser with a meal or served as a long drink with tonic water.
Can be used in cooking or in cocktails to add fragrant citrus notes
Made at Akashi Sake Brewery who are a 4th generation Sake brewer based in Hyogo prefecture
Minty Minttu liqueur from Finnish distillers Koskenkorva, who are well known for their 013 Vodka and its many flavours. Minttu is an intense liqueur, with a mountain of mint flavours behind it. You can enjoy it neat, but they also recommend trying it in a hot chocolate if you fancy a delicious, warming drink.
Finland's Koskenkorva has come up with this liqueur based on their award-winning vodka and that peculiarly Scandinavian commodity: salt-liquorice. We know, we know - it sounds awful, but our fair-haired friends absolutely adore it.
Salto are a relatively young company based in Brazil with fresh new ideas on their countries national drink, this version is blended with Gurana berries from the rainforests of Brazil.Serve with ice & maybe some ginger beer.