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Ancho Reyes

Ancho Reyes
Chile Ancho Liqueur

Category: Herb/Spice Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$22

Ancho Reyes
Chile Ancho Liqueur

Category: Herb/Spice Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Amber color. Interesting aromas of water chestnuts, hoisin sauce, and matcha with honey with a round, bright, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a peppery, amusing, medium-long five-spice, ancho chile, and tamarind finish. A savory, spicy Liqueur that delivers balanced heat and distinctive aromatics.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy
Aroma Aroma: water chestnuts, hoisin sauce, and matcha with honey
Taste Flavor: five-spice, ancho chile, and tamarind
Smoothness Smoothness: Peppery
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Airmail, Pimm's Cup, Boulevardier
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A savory, spicy Liqueur that delivers balanced heat and distinctive aromatics.

The Importer

Campari America

The Importer
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
USA
1 212-207-4350

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Herb-Spice Liqueur

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Serve in a Copita
Herb/spice liqueurs are alcoholic beverages that contain added flavor from the addition of spices, herbs, barks or roots. There are many famous herbal liqueurs in Europe, some of them produced by monks or other religious orders; some of these contain more than 100 herbs as part of the recipes!

These liqueurs are most often served neat, although some are mixed with water and/or ice. Most have an alcoholic range between 35%-55%.