Full Review


Mayan Guanabana Liqueur

Category: Fruit Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 30%
Bronze Medal

Mayan Guanabana Liqueur

Category: Fruit Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 30%
Pale peach color. Aromas and flavors of dried pineapple and parchment with a satiny, bright, moderately sweet light body and a smooth, brisk finish with shades of cane sugar and white tea. A mild Liqueur with nice weight for cocktailing.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Mild
Aroma Aroma: dried pineapple and parchment
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with shades of cane sugar and white tea
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Amaretto Sour, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A mild liqueur with nice weight for cocktailing.

The Importer

Preiss Imports

The Importer
432 Maple Street, Suite 4
Ramona, CA 92065
1 760-789-9000

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Fruit Liqueur

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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.