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Drillaud

Drillaud
Elderflower Liqueur

Category: Floral Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 20%
95 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$17.99
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Drillaud
Elderflower Liqueur

Category: Floral Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 20%
Pale slivery straw color. Herbal, floral aromas and flavors of potpourri, piney herbs, candied rose and lavender, and grapefruit peel with a satiny, tangy, sweet medium body and a smooth, complex, long finish with accents of candied kiwi and lychee and melon sorbet finish. A bold, vibrant elderflower liqueur with complex layers of flavor.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Complex, Fruity, Candied & Rich
Aroma Aroma: potpourri, piney herbs, candied rose and lavender, and grapefruit peel
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of candied kiwi and lychee and melon sorbet
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: Now in cocktails and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Champagne Cocktail, Lotus Flower
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bold, vibrant elderflower liqueur with complex layers of flavor.

The Producer

Saranty Imports

The Producer
201 Tressor Blvd, Suite 500
Stamford, CT 06901
USA
1 301-547-0047

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Floral Liqueur

Spirits Glass Copita Clear.jpg
Serve in a Copita
Floral liqueur includes those liqueurs made from flowers such as lavender, geranium, violets and elder flowers. They tend to be quite elegant with floral and light spice notes. The best are well balanced with subtle flavors and work well in summer cocktails.