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Galliano

Galliano
L’Aperitivo Liqueur

Category: Aperitivo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 24%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$17.99
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Galliano
L’Aperitivo Liqueur

Category: Aperitivo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 24%
Light red color. Herbal aromas and flavors of gentian, bitter orange, grapefruit zest, cinnamon, watermelon rind, dandelion, and lemon lime soda with a glycerous, soft, bittersweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, breezy finish with notes of raspberry leaf finish. A solid bitter liqueur to open up the palate in pre-dinner cocktails.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Herbal & Bitter
Aroma Aroma: gentian, bitter orange, grapefruit zest, cinnamon, watermelon rind, dandelion, and lemon lime soda
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of raspberry leaf
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Spritz al Bitter, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A solid bitter liqueur to open up the palate in pre-dinner cocktails.

The Producer

Lucas Bols USA, Inc.

The Producer
270 Madison Ave Suite 703
New York, NY 10016
USA
1 212-213-1701

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Aperitivo

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Serve in a Copita
Broadly speaking, an aperitivo drink is any beverage intended to "open up the palate" and is drunk before a meal. An aperitivo liqueur is typically bitter, light, and served in spritz with sparkling wine and/or mineral water. Campari and Aperol are two well-known products in this category.