About Nut Liqueur

About Nut Liqueur
Nut liqueurs have been flavored with the addition of hazelnuts, almonds, pecans and other nuts, usually along with other spices. Most are brown or amber in color; some are dry, some sweet. They are normally in the 18% to 25% alcohol range and are served neat as after-dinner liqueurs.

Top Picks for Nut Liqueur

Disaronno Originale Liqueur
92 points
$24.99
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of apricot stone, sour cherry skins, hazelnut latte, and zucchini with a glycerous, bright, sweet light-to-medium body and a sleek, brisk almond paste and lemon pepper finish. The perfect amaretto for sours.
Awards: 2017 Best Nut Liqueur
92 points $24.99
IL Tramonto Amaretto Liqueur
91 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Golden amber color. Spicy aromas of dried cherries, apricot pit, nutmeg, and cinnamon with a round, crisp, very sweet medium body and a peppery, medium-length bitter almond, apricot jam, candied carrot creme brulee, citron, and almond crescent cookies finish. A great sipping amaretto.
91 points $19.99 Best Buy
Saliza Amaretto Veneziano
91 points
$29.99
Bright golden amber color. Musty, spicy aromas and flavors of marzipan pastry, spiced cherry, and sesame candy with a glycerous, tangy, medium body and a polished, complex, long chocolate orange peel and cherry, almond frosting, and pepper finish. A vibrant, flavorful amaretto.
91 points $29.99
Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur
89 points
$24.99
Brilliant light gold color. Nutty aromas of sweet roasted almonds, buttered cashews, hazelnut creme, and butter cookies with a round, bright, sweet medium-to-full body and a warming, captivating, breezy spiced candied nuts, maple creme, moist sponge cake, and vanilla finish. Pure nut flavors make this a natural go-to for all types of cocktails.
89 points $24.99
Disaronno Riserva Liqueur
88 points
$399
Clear golden amber color. Nutty, grainy aromas and flavors of frosted almond cookie, cherry brandy and dried fruit, honeyed grain and heather, and caramelized nuts with a silky, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a warming, engaging, medium-long minerals, moss and meadow, and pepper finish. An interesting Scotch whisky based nut liqueur with an elegant edge.
Reserva del Señor Almond Tequila Liqueur
87 points
$17
Golden amber color. Aromas of cherry stones, almond kernel, biscotti, and sherry drizzled pineapple with a round, vibrant, very sweet medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length maraschino cherry, sweet almond oil, candied banana, honey glazed donuts, and lozenge finish. A solid amaretto for sours and coffee.
Toschi Nocello Liqueur
87 points
$29.99
Brilliant golden amber color. Sweet, nutty aromas of roasted hazelnut, turkish delight, peanut brittle, honey candies, candied lemon peel, and white chocolate-macadamia cookies with a round, crisp, very sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, medium-length honey-nut cereal, condensed milk, and caramel corn finish. Treat your nostalgic side to a sip of this liqueur that’s like Honey-nut O’s in a bottle.
87 points $29.99
di Amore Amaretto
87 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Bright dark amber color. Aromas of almond bread, almond croissant, candied cherry, and hazelnut and maple with a syrupy, crisp, very sweet medium-to-full body and a captivating, medium-long apricot pit, candied walnut and cinnamon, nutmeg and anise, and pound cake finish. A rich and decadent amaretto for cocktails or serving on the rocks.
87 points $12.99 Best Buy
Tremols Amaretto
86 points
$12
Best Buy
Brilliant amber color. Aromas of glace cherries, almond extract, and apricot kernel with a glycerous, crisp, very sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, appealing, medium-long sweet nutmeg finish. A cherry-forward amaretto with wide appeal.
86 points $12 Best Buy
Mr. Boston Amaretto Liqueur
84 points
$6.99
Bright dark amber color. Aromas and flavors of candied cherry, apricot pit, almond biscotti, and cherry blossom with an soft, very sweet light-to-medium body and a immediate cola and vanilla finish. A no-nonsense, quick-fire amaretto.
84 points $6.99