Absinth is a wormwood based liquor. Often it does not contain anise making it different from the anise based liquor absinthe. ...more on Wikipedia about "Absinth"
Absinthe (from French, from Latin absinthium , ancient Greek apsinthion, " wormwood") is a high- alcohol anise-flavored liquor derived from herbs including the flowers and leaves of the medicinal plant Artemisia absinthium, also called wormwood. Nicknamed la Fée Verte ("The Green Fairy"), absinthe has a lightly bitter taste similar to other anise-flavored liqueurs, with a subtlety imparted by the use of herbs, and is traditionally a pale or emerald green in color. It is especially known for its popularity in France—particularly its romantic associations with Parisian artists and writers—in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, until its prohibition in 1915. The most popular brand of absinthe worldwide at the time was Pernod Fils. At the height of its popularity, absinthe was portrayed as a dangerously addictive, psychoactive drug and similarly banned in other European countries and in the United States. In fact, high alcohol content and a suggestive reputation are now considered to be its most active ingredients. A modern-day absinthe revival began in the 1990s, as countries in the European Union began to reauthorize its manufacture and sale. ...more on Wikipedia about "Absinthe"
Advocaat is a rich and creamy Dutch liqueur made from a blend of egg yolks, aromatic spirits, sugar, brandy, and vanilla. It has a smooth, somewhat bland taste, and contains 15% alcohol ( proof 30). ...more on Wikipedia about "Advocaat"
Aguardiente is a Latin American liquor meaning "fiery water". In Mexico it consists of a mix of rum and mezcal, it was supposedly drunk by Mexican leader Antonio López de Santa Anna at the Alamo. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aguardiente"
Alchermes is a type of Italian liqueur, said to have originated in Florence, prepared by infusing neutral spirits with sugar, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and vanilla, and other herbs and flavoring agents. Its most striking characteristic is its scarlet color, obtained by the addition of kermes — whence its name — or cochineal. Several proprietary variants are commercially available, with alcoholic contents ranging from 21 to 32%. Its chief use is in coloring pastry, although a quick dessert is sometimes made by adding it to mascarpone and sugar. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alchermes"
Amarula is a South African cream liqueur made with the fruit of the African Marula tree (Sclerocarrya birrea). ...more on Wikipedia about "Amarula"
Anisette is an anise-flavored liqueur mainly consumed in France and Spain. It is sweeter than most anise-flavored liqueurs (such as pastis), and also has a lower alcohol content (typically 25% by volume, versus 40%). Marie Brizard is the most well-known brand of anisette. ...more on Wikipedia about "Anisette" Made by http://www.shortopedia.com.
Arak or araq is a clear, colourless aniseed-flavoured alcoholic drink, produced in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions. The word "arak" derives from Arabic araq عرق, meaning "sweat" or "juice". ...more on Wikipedia about "Arak (liqueur)"
Blue Curaçao is a deep blue liqueur flavoured with the dried peels of Larahas, bitter relatives of oranges, grown on the island of Curaçao. The drink first developed and marketed by the Curaçao Jewish Senior family in the 18th century. ...more on Wikipedia about "Blue Curaçao"
Chartreuse is a French liqueur composed of distilled wine alcohol flavored with 130 herbal extracts. The liquor is named after the monastery where it is produced, which in turn is named after the mountainous region where it is located. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chartreuse (liqueur)"
A cordial is any invigorating and stimulating preparation; as, a peppermint cordial. The term derives from obsolete medical usage, as various beverages were concocted which were believed to be beneficial to one's health, especially for the heart (cordialis, Latin). ...more on Wikipedia about "Cordial"
A cream liqueur (not be confused with a crème liqueur) is a liqueur that includes dairy cream among its ingredients. Examples include Baileys Irish Cream and Saint Brendan's, which use Irish whiskey; Amarula, which uses distillate of fermented South African marula fruits. What unites them is their use of cream and a generally flavorful liquor as their bases. One of the most awarded cream liqueur in the world (Dooley's) is using Vodka. Dooley's has been awarded the ultimate reward (The Trophy) at the London 2005 International Wine & Spirits competition. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cream liqueur"
Creme de Cacao is a sweet alcoholic liqueur flavored primarily by the cocoa bean and the vanilla bean. It is normally made as a clear light syrup, however it is also available in a dark ( caramel)-colored syrup, known as Dark Creme de Cacao. ...more on Wikipedia about "Creme de Cacao"
Crème de menthe is a sweet, spearmint- or peppermint-flavored liqueur. It is available commercially in a clear (called "white") and a green version (which obtains its color from the mint leaves or from the addition of coloring, if extract and not the leaves are used to make the liqueur). Both varieties have similar flavors and are interchangeable in recipes, except where the color is important. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crème de menthe"
Creme de noyaux is an almond-flavored liqueur, a type of alcoholic beverage, which is made from fruit pits and is pink in color. ...more on Wikipedia about "Creme de Noyaux"
Creme de Violette, also known as liqueur de violette, is a generic term for a usually-French liqueur with natural and/or artificial violet flower flavoring and coloring with either a brandy base, a neutral spirit base, or a combination of the two. A noted brand is Benoit Serres Liqueur de Violette, though it remains very difficult to find -- even in France. The Benoit product has a neutral spirit base to which is added a smaller portion of Armagnac. ...more on Wikipedia about "Creme de Violette"
A crème liqueur is a liqueur that has a great deal of additional sugar added to the point that it has a near-syrup consistency. Unlike cream liqueurs, crème liqueurs include no cream in their ingredients. Crème in this case refers to the consistency. This category includes crème de cacao (chocolate), crème de menthe (mint), and crème de cassis (black currant). ...more on Wikipedia about "Crème liqueur"
Falernum is a sweet syrup used in Tropical and Caribbean drinks. It contains flavors of almond, ginger and/or cloves, and lime, and sometimes vanilla or allspice. It is used in cocktails in a manner similar to orgeat syrup. The syrup form is usually non-alcoholic. The consistency is thick, the color can be white to light amber, and it may be clear or translucent. ...more on Wikipedia about "Falernum"
Génépi or Genepy is a general term given by residents from the Alps to several rare, aromatic Alpine plants, and is also the name of a digestif or liqueur produced in the region. ...more on Wikipedia about "Génépi"
Herbsaint is a brand name of anise-flavored liqueur, originally made in New Orleans, Louisiana. ...more on Wikipedia about "Herbsaint"
Kümmel is a sweet, colorless liqueur flavored with caraway seed, cumin, and fennel. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kümmel"
Maraschino is a bittersweet, clear liqueur flavored with marasca cherries, which are grown in northern Italy (near Trieste), Croatia, and Slovenia. The crushed cherry pits lend an almond-like flavor to maraschino. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maraschino"
Nalewka is a traditional Polish category of alcoholic tincture. The alcoholic beverage is usually 40 to 45% strong and is made by maceration of various ingredients in alcohol, usually vodka or spirit. Among the ingredients often used are fruits, herbs, spice, sugar or molasses. The name is also misleadingly used for a variety of alcoholic cocktails sold in Poland, usually of low quality and low content of alcohol (not greater than 18%). The name nalewka is currently being registered for national apellation within the European Union. Contrary to ordinary liqueurs, nalewkas are usually aged. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nalewka"
Ouzo (ούζο) is a Greek anise-flavored liqueur that is widely consumed in Greece. The name dates back to the late 19th century, but is of uncertain origin (however, see Ouzo name below). It is similar to absinthe, but without the wormwood. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ouzo"
Pastis is an anise-flavored liqueur and apéritif from France, typically containing 40-45% alcohol by volume, although there exist alcohol-free varieties. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pastis"
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