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Bailoni
Wachauer Gold-Apricot Liqueur

Category: Fruit Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Austria
Alcohol: 30%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$39.95
2018 Best Fruit Liqueur

Bailoni
Wachauer Gold-Apricot Liqueur

Category: Fruit Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Austria
Alcohol: 30%
Golden amber color. Aromas of apricot nectar, dried peach, and cherry stone with a syrupy, cloying full body and a long ripe peach, sundried tomato, and honey-thyme finish. A concentrated, vibrant apricot liqueur that will add intense flavor to craft cocktails.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: apricot nectar, dried peach, and cherry stone
Taste Flavor: ripe peach, sundried tomato, and honey-thyme
Smoothness Smoothness: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Hotel Nacional, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A concentrated, vibrant apricot liqueur that will add intense flavor to craft cocktails.

The Importer

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Fruit Liqueur

Spirits Glass Copita Ruby.jpg
Serve in a Copita
Fruit liqueurs are produced by two main methods, either purely with fruit juices or sometimes with fruit that has been steeped in alcohol. Numerous fruits are used in the production of fruit liqueurs, such as cherry, strawberry, raspberry, cassis and blackberry. Alcoholic content ranges from 15% to 30%.

These types of fruit liqueurs are produced throughout Europe, from France and Italy to Germany and Denmark. There are also some produced from the Caribbean, namely coconut liqueur.

While many of these fruit liqueurs are medium-sweet or even sweeter, there are some that are quite dry with a light bitterness. Most are meant for consumption on their own, sometimes before a meal, sometimes after.

This is an extremely popular category the world round, as many fruit liqueurs serve as the base of numerous cocktails.