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Molinari

Molinari
Extra Sambuca Liqueur

Category: Anise Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 42%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$29.99

Molinari
Extra Sambuca Liqueur

Category: Anise Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 42%
Clear color. Sweet aromas and flavors of licorice all-sorts and candy coating with a syrupy, bright, sweet full body and a silky, easy finish with accents of mint jellies and sugar cube finish. A richly textured candied Anise Liqueur that will be a decadent treat on the rocks, louched with water, or in a Frappe.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied, Herbal & Rich
Aroma Aroma: licorice all-sorts and candy coating
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of mint jellies and sugar cube
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Amaretto Sour, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A richly textured candied Anise Liqueur that will be a decadent treat on the rocks, louched with water, or in a Frappe.

The Producer or Importer

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The Producer or  Importer
421 Wando Park Blvd, Suite 200
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
USA
1 843-881-0761

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Anise Liqueur

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Serve in a Copita
Anise-Flavored Spirits can vary widely in style depending on the country of origin. They can be dry or very sweet, low or high proof, distilled from fermented aniseed or macerated in neutral spirit. In France, Anis (as produced by Pernod) is produced by distilling anise and a variety of other botanicals together. Pastis is macerated, rather than distilled, and contains fewer botanicals than Anis. In Italy, Sambucca is distilled from anise and botanicals, but is then heavily sweetened to make it a liqueur. Oil of fennel (also known as green anise) is frequently added to boost the aroma of the spirit. Greece has a drier, grappa-like liqueur called Ouzo, which is stylistically close to pastis.