What are liqueurs?
Liqueurs are sweetened flavored spirits produced by blending herbs, spices and other flavorings with neutral spirit or by distillation of a liquid from the fruit itself
Name and describe the 3 basic types of Rum
Golden and spiced rum – color from oak maturation and flavored with spices
Dark Rum – fermentation started with Dunder & matured in wood for 5-7 years. Adjusted with caramel.
White or Silver Rum – distilled in continuous still &matures 1 year in glass or stainless steel
Name 4 citrus liqueurs besides Grand Marnier
Van der Hume
Name 2 chocolate liqueurs
Creme de Cacao
Royal mint chocolate liqueur
Name 2 coffee liqueurs
Name 4 cream liqueurs
Baileys Original Cream liqueur
Devonshire Royal Cream liqueur
Name a caraway flavored liqueur
Name 2 french liqueurs made from secret recipes that contain herbs, spices, etc, and are aged in wood
Benedictine and Chartreuse
Name 2 liqueurs flavored with apricot and apricot kernals
Amaretto and Apricot Brandy
Eau-de-vie made from the distillation of fermented apple juice
Eau-de-vie made from the distillation of fermented raspberries
Eau-de-vie made from the distillation of fermented cherries
Eau-de-vie made from the distillation of fermented mirabelles which are small yellow plums
Describe Poire William
Eau-de-vie made from the distillation of fermented pears
Eau-de-vie made from the distillation of fermented plums
Eau-de-vie made from the distillation of fermented red plums
Describe Marc brandy
Brandy made by distilling the fermented liquor obtained from steeping the pips and skins left after the grapes have been pressed for the production of wine
Brandy that under EU law can only be made in Italy and made by distilling the fermented liquor obtained from steeping the pips and skins left after the grapes have been pressed for the production of wine
What do the terms Invecchiata and Stravecchia refer to?
Both refer to oak aging of Grappa
From what are Angostura bitters made?
Rum, gentian, and vegetable spices
Describe the flavor of Amer Picon
Orange flavored French bitters
Describe the flavor of Campari
Italian bitters flavored with herbs and spices
Describe the flavor of Fernet Branca
Strongly flavored bitters from Italy and France
Describe the flavor of Underberg
Spirit flavored with natural herb bitters
What is Schnapps?
Dutch, Danish, or German spirit made from the distillation of grain
Danish schnapps flavored with caraway
Name 4 aniseed-based spirits.
Name 3 methods in which the flavorings used to sweeten Liqueurs are extracted.
Distillation Infusion Percolation
What is Advocaat made from?
Made from egg yolks and brandy
What is Cordial Medoc made from?
Made from a blend of Creme de Cacao, Brandy, and Curacao
What is Frangelico’s flavor?
Flavoured with hazelnuts, berries, and flowers
What is Galliano?
Herb-flavoured yellow liqueur
What is Grand Marnier?
Orange flavored liqueur that is Cognac based
What is Licor 43?
Liqueur flavored with both vanilla and citrus fruits
What is Strega?
Liqueur flavored with herbs and bark
What is Drambuie, Glayva, and Glen Mist made from?
Made from a base of Scotch whiskey and sweetened and flavoured with heather honey and herbs
What is Irish Mist made from?
Made from a base of Irish whiskey and sweetened and flavoured with heather honey and herbs
What is Southern Comfort made from?
Made from a base of Bourbon whiskey, peaches, and oranges