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 finish with accents of almond paste and lemon pepper finish. The perfect amaretto for sours.
Awards: 2017 Best Nut Liqueur
92 points $24.99
Faretti Biscotti Liqueur
91 points
$28.99
Golden amber color. Roasted aromas and flavors of roasted hazelnut. fennel, cashew, anisette biscotti, almond macaron, candied orange peel, old fashioned donut, and coconut cream with a velvety, crisp, sweet light body and a smooth, refreshing, medium-length finish that shows elements of mocha and caramel finish. A rich and appealing hazelnut liqueur to slip into coffee cocktails for a decadent treat.
91 points $28.99
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 finish imparting accents of 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 finish that presents notes of minerals, moss and meadow, and pepper finish. An interesting Scotch whisky based nut liqueur with an elegant edge.
Gozio Amaretto Liqueur
87 points
$24
Amber color. Nutty aromas of amaretti cookies, apricot stone, almond paste, and biscotti with a lean, bright, sweet light body and an effortless, brisk lemon almond scone, soaked cakes, and maraschino cherries finish. A mild, light-bodied amaretto liqueur for classic amaretto sours.
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