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Creme de Banane Liqueur

Category: Fruit Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Switzerland
Alcohol: 26%
99 Points
Platinum Medal
Superlative
$47.13

Tempus Fugit
Creme de Banane Liqueur

Category: Fruit Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Switzerland
Alcohol: 26%
Golden amber color. Fruity, inviting aromas and flavors of banana bread, brown sugar, and fried bananas in butter and cognac sauce with a thick, soft, very sweet fat body and a smooth, distinctive, medium-long finish that shows overtones of banana custard and candied raisins. A vivid, wonderfully natural Banana Liqueur to be used liberally in cocktails; it’s rare to find Liqueurs with such exceptional purity and intensity of flavor.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity
Aroma Aroma: banana bread, brown sugar, and fried bananas in butter and cognac sauce
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with overtones of banana custard and candied raisins
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Daiquiri Natural, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A vivid, wonderfully natural banana liqueur to be used liberally in cocktails; its rare to find liqueurs with such exceptional purity and intensity of flavor.

The Producer or Importer

LeVecke Corp.

The Producer or  Importer
10810 Inland Ave.
Mira Loma, CA 91752
USA
1 951-681-8600

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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.