Full Review

Braulio

Braulio
Amaro Alpino

Category: Bitter Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 21%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$42.99

Braulio
Amaro Alpino

Category: Bitter Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 21%
Clear mahogany color. Herbal aromas of chicory, licorice, baking spices, dried figs, and pine and eucalyptus with a glycerous, sweet medium body and a graceful, nuanced, medium-long smoky mocha, toasted nuts, celery, and artichoke tart finish. A complex, earthy yet bright digestivo for cocktail play, after-dinner sips, and spritzes.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied, Fruity, Complex, Herbal, Rich & Smoky
Aroma Aroma: chicory, licorice, baking spices, dried figs, and pine and eucalyptus
Taste Flavor: smoky mocha, toasted nuts, celery, and artichoke tart
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Manhattan, Spritz al Bitter
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A complex, earthy yet bright digestivo for cocktail play, after-dinner sips, and spritzes.

The Producer or Importer

Benson Marketing Group

The Producer or  Importer
2 Park Ave
New York, NY 10016
USA
1 203-536-9091

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Bitter Liqueur

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Serve in a Copita
Bitter liqueurs are quite famous, especially those from Italy, such as amaro, and France. These liqueurs are made in various regions throughout these countries and are made from secret recipes of herbs and spices - some local, many imported from other territories. The herbs and spices include things such as orange peel, rhubarb, pomegranate and tree bark. Quite often these are mixed with fruit juices for pre-dinner cocktails, while most examples of amaro are enjoyed straight, often as a digestif. Alcohol levels are usually around 20% to 25%.