About Limoncello Liqueur

About Limoncello Liqueur
Limoncello is one of the most popular liqueurs in the world. Traditionally made by macerating lemon zest in grappa, modern Limoncellos are made by macerating lemon peel, oils, natural or artificial flavors in a variety of base spirits. These liqueurs are a classic after dinner digestivo and also work well in cocktails, pastries and other desserts.

Top Picks for Limoncello Liqueur

Sovrano Limoncello Original Liqueur
92 points
$12.99
Nearly opaque bright yellow color. Aromas of fresh lemon peel, hint of peppermint, lemon verbena, and lemongrass with a round, crisp, sweet medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length lemon-poppyseed scone and lemon marmalade finish. A naturally vibrant limoncello, a concentrated and pure expression that will work beautifully in cocktails and punches.
92 points $12.99
Pallini Limoncello Liqueur
88 points
$24
Cloudy bright golden green color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of fresh lemon peels, lime zest, lemon verbena, hints of lavender, and rosemary with a round, soft, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish with notes of lemon candies and lemon cream pie. A pure and vibrant Limoncello with a velvety mouthfeel.
di Amore Limoncello Liqueur
88 points
$13
Best Buy
Brilliant neon yellow color. Aromas of lemon-lime popsicle and fresh parsley with a crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a tingling, medium-long orange sherbet and lemon sorbet finish. A punchy Limoncello for mixing.
88 points $13 Best Buy
Caravella Limoncello Liqueur
87 points
$17
Brilliant neon yellow color. Citrusy aromas and flavors of lemon oil and hints of fresh herbs with a round, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a graceful, medium-length finish that exhibits touches of lemon custard finish. A solid Limoncello that checks all the boxes.
Limoncello di Capri Limoncello Liqueur
87 points
$27.99
Neon golden green color. Aromas of lemon and orange oils, lime lollipop, and lemon poppyseed muffin with a syrupy, vibrant, sweet-and-sour light-to-medium body and a tingling, appealing, medium-length lemon drop candies, Sichuan peppercorns, and lemongrass finish. An intensely concentrated limoncello that will make vivid cocktails.
87 points $27.99
Pietro Gallo Estate Limoncello Classico
85 points
$36
Hazy straw yellow color. Aromas of natural lemon oil, lemon yogurt, and citronella with a satiny, bright, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a medium-length finish. A natural lemon liqueur that will bring a poignant citrus note to cocktails.
Chelly Limoncello
84 points
$19
Pale golden green color. Confected aromas and flavors of lime Jell-O and tangy citrus fruit snacks with a crisp, sweet light body and a sleek, medium-length finish. A bright and candied Limoncello for easy cocktailing.
Villa Massa Limoncello Liqueur
84 points
$26.50
Neon golden green color. Interesting aromas of wilted herbs, no. 2 pencil, and lemony polished furniture with a satiny, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length lard, lemon blossom, juicy fruit gum, fisherman’s friend lozenge, and frosted butter cookie finish. A solid limoncello liqueur for mixed drinks or to add color to layered shots.
84 points $26.50
Ventura Spirits Limoncello Liqueur
83 points
$26
Clear slivery straw color. Aromas of waxed lemons, lemon slice candies, and radish with a glycerous, crisp, bittersweet light-to-medium body and a easy lemon oil and lemon pith finish. A sweet and citrusy cocktail component.