About Limoncello Liqueur

About Limoncello Liqueur
Limoncello is one of the most popular liqueurs in the world. Traditionally made by macerating lemon zest in grappa, modern Limoncellos are made by macerating lemon peel, oils, natural or artificial flavors in a variety of base spirits. These liqueurs are a classic after dinner digestivo and also work well in cocktails, pastries and other desserts.

Top Picks for Limoncello Liqueur

Sovrano Limoncello Original Liqueur
92 points
$12.99
Nearly opaque bright yellow color. Aromas of fresh lemon peel, hint of peppermint, lemon verbena, and lemongrass with a round, crisp, sweet medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length lemon-poppyseed scone and lemon marmalade finish. A naturally vibrant limoncello, a concentrated and pure expression that will work beautifully in cocktails and punches.
92 points $12.99
Pallini Limoncello Liqueur
88 points
$26.99
Hazy bright yellow color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of citron, lemon drop candies, lime peel, and coriander with a silky, vibrant, sweet light-to-medium body and a graceful, medium-length finish with notes of lemon meringue pie finish. A vibrant limoncello that packs pounds of citrus flavor into each sip.
88 points $26.99
Caravella Limoncello
88 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Neon golden green color. Aromas of lemon and lime zests, lime candies, and alpine herbs with a satiny, bright, sweet light-to-medium body and a graceful, rapid lemon creme cake finish. A solid limoncello that’s wildly approachable.
88 points $19.99 Best Buy
Limoncello di Capri Limoncello Liqueur
87 points
$27.99
Neon golden green color. Aromas of lemon and orange oils, lime lollipop, and lemon poppyseed muffin with a syrupy, vibrant, sweet-and-sour light-to-medium body and a tingling, appealing, medium-length lemon drop candies, Szechwan peppercorns, and lemongrass finish. An intensely concentrated limoncello that will make vivid cocktails.
87 points $27.99
Pietro Gallo Estate Limoncello Classico
85 points
$36
Hazy straw yellow color. Aromas of natural lemon oil, lemon yogurt, and citronella with a satiny, bright, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a medium-length finish. A natural lemon liqueur that will bring a poignant citrus note to cocktails.
Villa Massa Limoncello Liqueur
84 points
$26.50
Neon golden green color. Interesting aromas of wilted herbs, no. 2 pencil, and lemony polished furniture with a satiny, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length lard, lemon blossom, juicy fruit gum, fisherman’s friend lozenge, and frosted butter cookie finish. A solid limoncello liqueur for mixed drinks or to add color to layered shots.
84 points $26.50
Ventura Spirits Limoncello Liqueur
83 points
$26
Clear slivery straw color. Aromas of waxed lemons, lemon slice candies, and radish with a glycerous, crisp, bittersweet light-to-medium body and a easy lemon oil and lemon pith finish. A sweet and citrusy cocktail component.