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PAMA

PAMA
Fruit Liqueur

Category: Fruit Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 17%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$24
Best Buy

PAMA
Fruit Liqueur

Category: Fruit Liqueur

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 17%
Light ruby color. Aromas and flavors of tart cherry, under ripe cassis, pomegranate, and raspberry with a satiny, vibrant, fruity sweet medium body and a refreshing, medium-length finish evoking nuances of pomegranate, cranberry, and raspberry. A delicious, tart fruit liqueur to be added to a Highball, Spritz or make a delicious fruit-forward, acid-driven Martini.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: tart cherry, under ripe cassis, pomegranate, and raspberry
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of pomegranate, cranberry, and raspberry
Smoothness Smoothness: Satiny
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and neat
Cocktail Cocktails: Amaretto Sour, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A delicious, tart fruit liqueur to be added to a Highball, Spritz or make a delicious fruit-forward, acid-driven Martini.

The Producer or Importer

Heaven Hill Brands

The Producer or  Importer
4500 Bowling Boulevard
Ste 300
Louisville, KY 40207
USA
1 502-348-3921

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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.