Questions tagged [liqueur]

Questions pertaining to the subject of liqueurs an alcoholic drink composed of distilled spirits.

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How should I drink limoncello?

I was given some decent Limoncello from Italy as a gift, 30% proof, brand name 'Villa Massa' from Sorrento. I had a tiny sip of it and it is quite smooth, not too sharp and rather nice. However I'm ...
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Is it possible to make a mock Chartreuse liqueur?

The Grande Chartreuse, just north of the city of Grenoble, France has been making Chartreuse since 1737 and is made with 130 herbs, plants and flowers. Talk about drinking to your health, some say ...
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What's the difference between Amaretto and Crème de Noyaux?

Both Amaretto and Crème de Noyaux are sweet almond-flavored liqueurs. My understanding is that Crème de Noyaux is typically red, whereas Amaretto is usually brown. Other than the obvious difference ...
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Is it possible to identify this bottle and its contents?

My brother-in-law received this bottle while in a soccer recruit tryout in Yugoslavia(?) around 6ths year 2000. We haven't been able to identify it by anything on the label. It was opened, I think it ...
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Irish Cream Liqueur chemistry

Among Irish Cream liqueurs, particularly lower-shelf than the big names, do any use an all-out unrefrigerated-single-serve-coffee-creamer approach to achieving shelf stability, i.e. tetrasodium ...
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What dishes pair well the Maltese Harruba liqueur?

What food stuffs pair well with the Maltese liqueur Harruba? A friend of mine has several bottles of this sweet liqueur and we are hoping to make it into a meal of something more than just the ...
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Baileys chocolate mousse - an alternative liqueur

Chocolate mousse made with Baileys is pretty much heaven. However, what other liqueurs (not generic Baileys) would give this favorite dessert a well needed kick? Here is the link to make the Bailey'...
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Pump filtration of fruit liqueurs to get rid of cloudy sediment?

Straining through muslin cloth removes large sediment particles very quickly. The next step would be to put it through coffee filter paper but over such a large quantity, this would take an unfeasible ...
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Things people put in bottles of liquor or liqueur and are sold commercially?

People put the strangest things in bottles of liquor to be sold commercially. We have all probably heard of liquor stores, pubs or other drinking establishments occasionally selling tequila with a ...
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What cocktails would be good mixed with Nanaimo Bar Cream?

An Ontario-based whisky distillery has created a new “Nanaimo Bar Cream” liqueur which is reportedly “flying off shelves” across the country. Here in BC liqueur has just arrived on the shelves. I ...
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Lemon Juice Producing Colloid in Everclear

Thanks in advance for your help. I like making a lot of sours based cocktails, but don't do so often enough to keep fresh juice on hand/don't like powdered sour mix. I thought I would try making a ...
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Making sweet vermouth

Does anyone have a recipe for making a sweet vermouth with orange and caramel? I have looked around but there doesn’t seem to be that many recipes available on the WWW. If anyone can recommend which ...
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What liqueurs can be paired with a particular movie?

I enjoy watching movies with friends as a group and was hoping that some of you could possibly come up with a recommendation and pairing of a liqueur or two with a particular movie?