Sweet Agwa, a Bolivian liqueur which marries together an array of tempting herbal flavours, offering a distinct and enjoyable flavour. Agwa’s key ingredients are bolivian coca leaves, Brazilian guarana and Chinese ginseng which work together to offer a herbal, minty scent followed by a thick, syrupy mouthfeel awash with spicy notes, sweet menthol and the depth of the herbaceous ingredients. It ends on a long herbal note which encapsulates the overall flavour of this traditional liqueur.
The taste of South Africa you’ll come to love. Amarula cream is a must-try for all fans of baileys and other cream liqueurs. With an exotic flavour through the distillation of the fermented fruit of the marula tree, Amarula spirit is aged and then blended with cream to create its distinct fruit cream flavour. The exotic taste of the fruit blends seamlessly into the sweet cream to create a result which is enticing and wonderfully drunk simply over ice.
Amer picon is a sweet orange-based liqueur which is usually served as an aperitif or mixed with wine, which may sound a little strange but you’ve got to try it to find out. Amer picon has bittersweet notes and includes quinine, gentian and cinchona in addition to the citrus flavours. Amer picon is most regularly found in cocktails, including wheat beer cocktails and simply blended with soft drink/mixer/mixers. The sweetness of the orange has a bitter edge provided by the botanicals.
The original Irish cream liqueur, Baileys is a flavour which is known around the globe. The world’s number one liqueur for good reason, Baileys Irish cream offers the perfect balance between specially selected Irish whisky and fresh dairy cream. Hints of cocoa and vanilla come through offering a sweet dessert drink which, when served with crushed ice, is one you’ll want to fill up again and again. It’s also a complete necessity for a classic Irish coffee and a wonderful nightcap.
One of the Czech Republic’s many alcoholic herbal tonics, Becherovka herbal is rich with vibrant herbs and spices, creating a surprisingly fresh flavour which is wonderful before or after dinner. A natural herbal liqueur with only a little colour is not like a classic medicinal tonic and is in fact known for its gingery cinnamon inspired taste. Both ginger and cinnamon are included on the ingredients list as well as anise, cloves and other traditional herbs. Serve with tonic water to enjoy a traditional Beton.
One of those all-time classics that France is famous for, benedictine is a herbal delight that brings together the flavours of twenty-seven different ingredients. Over 500 years old and true to its original recipe, benedictine has a nose fresh in spice and fresh fruit, prune and orange alongside liquorice and cloves. When tasting you’ll enjoy the spice of the cloves alongside aromatic liquorice and a little fruity warmth. It’s surprisingly sweet and simply divine after dinner.
The original blue curacao, Bols blue is world-renowned and one of the oldest flavours in the modern range. The bright blue colour is what it's known for, alongside the surprisingly fresh taste of oranges, both the peel and flesh. Absolutely essential for a classic blue lagoon cocktail, you can also pop fresh and fragrant bold blue in a vibrant blue margarita or add extra pep to a simple orange juice or lemonade.
Triple sec is an essential liqueur in a modern bar. at least half of all classic and modern drinks are made with triple sec or a variant, like dry orange curaçao. Bols triple sec has always delivered the full flavour of curaçao oranges.
Briottet’s range of exceptional liqueurs includes a combination of sweet fruit and indulgent creams. This apricot cream liqueur uses the delicate Bergeron apricot from the Rhone valley in France and they’re combined with fine neutral alcohol and water. Velvety in the mouth with the essence of both the fresh apricot and the earthiness of its stone, Briottet’s apricot liqueur is a wonderful addition to your after-dinner coffee or on its own with dessert.
The pulp of fresh bananas is macerated in alcohol in this Briottet banana liqueur, creating a creamy and indulgent drink which you can enjoy at your pleasure. The bananas are fresh from Costa Rica and make a wonderful digestif or combined with other ingredients to create a vibrant creamy cocktail. The strength of the banana flavour compliments many exotic mixtures from a Caribbean cocktail to a truly tempting banana daiquiri.
The classic flavour of blue curacao is perfectly captured in this Briottet offering. Briottet blue curacao offers 25% proof and a delicate distillation of that familiar bitter orange zest the blue curacao is known for. Alongside those bright blue hues you’ll enjoy the citrus sharpness and an underlying aromatic flavour from the herbal ingredients popped in. You need this liqueur for the perfect blue lagoon and for many other citrus-inspired cocktails with a twist.
Briottet crème de cacao dark is a brooding and bitter offering which brings out all the finest notes of natural cacao. By steeping the cocoa beans in alcohol and sweetening them, there is a welcome touch of delicate sweetness too. A true lifetime partner for your favourite coffee and also wonderful when poured over tiramisu and other indulgent desserts. A wonderful choice to pep up a creamy cocktail too, Briottet crème de cacao dark is truly versatile.
The sweet flavour of milk chocolate is even better when enjoyed in liqueur form. Briottet doesn’t disappoint with their sweet crème de cacao blanc which is rich in dairy chocolate warmth. The flavour is a delicate mixture of dairy chocolate and bitter cacao and even notes of vanilla-rich white chocolate. Faint spice ensures it’s not sickly and it’s a wonderful addition to your evening coffee or sipping before settling in for the night.
Famed for their real fruit flavours, Briottet’s double cassis cream liqueur is no different. the intensity of the blackcurrant flavour is sharp on the tongue but mellowed perfectly with the silky sweet cream. Briottet source the finest french blackcurrants to ensure only the highest quality cream liqueurs are produced so whether you sip yours gently or enjoy it poured over a decadent dessert, you won’t be disappointed.
The natural flavour of figs is distinctive and though not as common as other fruit liqueurs, Briottet figue cream is an exceptional example of the wonderful fig flavour done well. Fresh fig juice is used to create this delicately flavoured liqueur which allows the finesse of the fig to come into centre stage. It’s best enjoyed on its own, over ice or popped into sparkling white wine for something a bit special.
Macerated raspberries create the core flavour of this beautiful Briottet liqueur. The method of production ensures every element of the raspberry is captured, from its delicate flesh to its ripe aroma and this delivers a rich and velvety liqueur which is simply impossible not to love. A natural sweetness comes through which coats the palate and ensures the flavour lingers long after your final sip. A wonderful liqueur for sipping after dinner, popping into a spritzer or enjoying indulgently poured over dessert.
Briottet green Menthe liqueur distils the wonderful flavour of natural peppermint and serves it up in a vibrantly green container. Using mainly the leaves of the peppermint which are distilled and then adding sugar, this liqueur is balanced and extremely refreshing, with a touch of menthol heat on the tongue. A wonderful choice for cool cocktails and those that need a minty kick. Consider popping a shot in your next mojito.
Delicate and smooth, the flavour of hibiscus green tea is a wonderful surprise addition to the Briottet liqueur collection. Known for its popularity in Japan and China it’s a flavour is fragrant, floral and aromatic, with a surprising spiciness that keeps you coming back for more. It’s a flavour which can really add another dimension to your favourite tipple, with a shot turning your sparkling wine or white wine spritzer into something truly special.
Maison Briottet maintains a very high level of quality. It is the selection of the ripest fruit from the most suitable cultivars that provides for the finest flavours; therefore contracting the right growers to produce the correct fruit is the first step on the ladder. Subsequently, properly observed maceration with very pure neutral alcohol, and blending with the correct proportion of sugars to achieve the balance between fruit flavour, sweetness, acidity and alcohol create these excellent crèmes and liqueurs. Briottet Liqueur de Mangue is made by macerating the sweet flesh of the mango in alcohol prior to sweetening with sugar to make the final mango liqueur.
Known by many as the cherry of china the sweet and sharp lychee lends itself perfectly to this exotic liqueur. Briottet lychee liqueur is rich in juicy freshness yet soft enough to act as a base or background flavour in a layered cocktail, with its juiciness the perfect partner to many other fruity flavours. Chill it down with a couple of ice cubes on its own and you’ll be surprised how refreshing it can be.
Briottet Manzana Verde is a sharp and sour liqueur which lives up to its name, green apple. the sourness is balanced by the sweetness of the fruit and there is a wildness to the flavour too, thanks to the apples being handpicked in the basque mountains and immediately made into a fresh and fruitful liqueur. Wonderfully fresh and lingers on the palate, this is one liqueur which should only be enjoyed chilled, on its own or with ice.
The fresh flavour of the melon is delicate and fragrant and difficult to capture perfectly in a drink, although Briottet does a wonderful job of it. Briottet’s melon liqueur is wonderfully fresh and accompanied by a warm herbaceous depth which makes it even more drinkable. The refreshing nature of this drink makes it a wonderful choice for simply pouring over crushed ice or to pep up sparkling wine.
The intense and natural flavour of the blackberry combines beautifully with so many other flavours that this Briottet blackberry cream liqueur will feel more than at home in your drinks cabinet. The special recipe that Briottet has developed over time ensures that only the finest, sweetest notes of blackberry come through and are combined perfectly with the rich cream, ensuring a flavour which you can’t help but enjoy.
Briottet offers a full range of curacao liqueurs and this is their vibrant orange offering. Briottet orange liqueur brings together the zest of both the bitter curacao orange as well as Seville orange zest. These bright citric flavours are teamed beautifully with aromatics from natural plants and together you get the classic curacao liqueur flavour. Without the bright hues of the blue version or the well-known character of triple sec, Briottet orange curacao offers something different and a slightly bigger bite than your average curacao.
It may sound like a bit of a mouthful but Briottet liqueur de Pamplemousse Rose is simply an exception pink grapefruit offering which is as delicate as it is elegant. This floral pink grapefruit liqueur benefits from both the acidic and sweet characteristics of the fruit, with a flavour which is round and smooth, refreshing until the last sip and vibrant throughout. Pop it in champagne for a real celebration.
The South American passion fruit delivers a flavour which is not only exotic but extremely moreish and tantalisingly tempting. when combined in Briottet’s recipe to create their exceptional passion fruit liqueur, the fruit’s finest notes are drawn out, delivering a beautiful flavour. This passion fruit liqueur is ideal for creating exotic cocktails, especially with orange or apple juice as a base. You could even pop it into a bucks fizz for something extra special.
Peach is a flavour we know and love when it comes to after-dinner drinks but rather than your classic schnapps why not consider the sweet indulgence offered by Briottet’s peach cream liqueur? it’s one of those drinks cupboard must-haves which blends beautifully with so many different flavours. It makes an exceptional aperitif with dry white wine or straight with a little crushed ice to further enhance its flavour.
Rhubarb isn’t the most common of flavours but it is one which is exceptionally memorable and one which, if you want to create the perfect rhubarb bellini or rhubarb collins you simply can’t do without. Briottet’s blush pink rhubarb liqueur distils the essence of both green and red rhubarb delivering that familiar flavour alongside the sweet alcoholic syrup. It finishes on a high note that will have you reaching for the bottle once more and it’s definitely a drink that gets people talking.
Is there anything more quintessentially English than a pink rose? Briottet liqueur de rose is made from a distillation of rose petals and white sugar, delivering a delicate yet aromatic flavour which blends beautifully in a range of ways. Whether you enjoy it over crushed ice, on its own or as an extra special twist on your favourite sparkling wine, Briottet rose liqueur is also wonderful for an indulgent dessert, popping into ice cream or poured over pastry.
The artisanal nature of all Briottet’s liqueurs does not go amiss with this high-quality triple sec. Real fruit flavours come bursting from the bottle and you get all the vibrancy you’d expect from true curacao orange flavour with the crystal clear hues that makes triple sec memorable. A subtle blending process helps mellow out the bright citrus notes and makes triple sec a perfect cocktail ingredient, especially for a margarita with a twist.
The vibrant purple hues of this drink could only mean one thing, the bright, aromatic flavour of violet. Briottet liqueur de Violette is as tasty as it is vibrant with a nose rich in retro parma violets. The taste is sweet with icing sugar and the floral depth you’d expect from the violet flower. Liquorice also comes through but only as an afterthought, allowing the floral intensity of the violet to take centre stage.
Briottet fraise cream liqueur is a vibrantly fresh and flavoured drink which brings together the character of several varieties of wild strawberries, giving a flavour which is fruity and evokes the traditional English country garden in summer. Wonderful in a classic strawberry cocktail such as the strawberry daiquiri or to add something different and create a bright, contemporary cocktail such as a strawberry mojito. creamy but fresh with natural wild strawberries, each sip of Briottet’s liqueur is as moreish as the last.
The true taste of Italian coffee is perfectly instilled in this Cafe Borgetti liqueur. Strong rich espresso coffee comes through on the palate and a sweet and smooth taste ensures it goes down wonderfully. A traditional recipe which uses premium coffees and expert soft drink/mixer/mixers ensure that the original recipe of Ugo Borghetti is replicated every time, ensuring that classic flavour is perennially enjoyed and the glass you sip today is as close to possible as the first invented in 1860.
Nutty Sri Lankan arrack is a distinctively flavoured drink which utilises the flavours of some of the country’s most naturally occurring plants. The sap of the coconut flower stem forms the key ingredient of the drink and is combined with a range of hand-picked botanicals and distilled in a traditional column still. The result is a flavour which is reminiscent of diluted whisky with recognisable nutty and malted notes and the added fruitiness of dried strawberry. a truly unique flavour.
The intensity of sweet, tart raspberries is perfectly contained within each bottle of Chambord. Black and red raspberries are wonderfully balanced together creating a delectable liqueur which is finished with smooth natural honey and exotic Madagascan vanilla. Rich and decadent, Chambord is fragrant and intense with berry flavours. Inspired by the liqueurs of 18th-century France, Chambord is intensely enjoyable and plays a key role in classic cocktails including the french manhattan, butler miller and the tempting Chambord daiquiri.
One of the most famous triple sec style liqueurs around Cointreau is the first choice ingredient for many citrus cocktails and the recipe has been perfected to the point where it’s simply a must-buy for many. On the nose is fresh and tangy, orange oils coming through thick and fast and unlike other bitter-led triple sec style liqueurs Cointreau is intensely sweet leading into a dry finish. Nutmeg and lemon come through in the finish too.
Cynar is an artichoke based bittersweet liquor known for its versatility and distinctive flavour, which is enriched by a secret recipe of the infusion of 13 herbs and plants. The most characteristic among them is artichoke leaves from which the name of the drink derives (Cynar scolymus is the botanic definition of the artichoke). Cynar is a modern and versatile drink that can be enjoyed either straight on the rocks, in a shot, or as an essential ingredient in a variety of “pungent” and original cocktails.
It’s hard to believe but Disaronno amaretto does not contain any nuts, simply their enticing flavour. Reminiscent of amaretti biscuits and the world’s favourite Italian liqueur, almond aromas are deep, intense and deliver a flavour which is popular around the world. Combining natural herbs and fruit steeped in apricot kernel oil, Disaronno Amaretto has a heady and floral scent which follows through to its flavour. With a history dating back over half a millennium, Disaronno Amaretto is a flavour which has always been loved.
Whisky lovers don’t limit their spirits to their favourite malts, they’re getting in on the liqueur act. Drambuie is the world’s favourite premium whisky liqueur, bringing together some classic malt whisky flavours and adding a little sweetness. The taste of Scotland is deep within each bottle of Drambuie as the aged malts blend beautifully with hints of honey, Scottish heather, aromatic herbs and spices. With a regal past, Drambuie was created for bonnie prince charlie in the 18th century and it’s wonderfully enjoyed neat, as well as with sparkling soda and zesty lime.
Known for their fairtrade principles, fair goji berry liqueur is certified fairtrade is made from selectively sourced goji berries from the isolated Himalayan valleys. The berries are harvested and shipped to France, the macerated and turned into this exceptional liqueur. Its aroma is invitingly sweet, with peach and apple coming through alongside a touch of red berries and the flavour is sweet and light with a little syrup thickness. Raspberry, melon and plums all come through alongside cherry sourness, in an exotic mix of enjoyable fresh fruit.
If you’re feeling hot and want to test the fire in your belly then this is a drink for you. Fireball whisky liqueur is made from Canadian whiskies and natural cinnamon. The two combined provide a white-hot heat which is rich in sweet cinnamon, red hot sugary flavours which are enjoyable as well as responsible for the burn that hits the back of your throat. A popular shooter but also a guaranteed way to add pep to a cocktail.
Frangelico is known as one of the big guys, one of Italy's most famous liqueurs and one which has been around for more than 300 years. Traditional in its production and flavour, Frangelico captures the essence of the rich and flavourful hazelnut and offers it up as a smooth and creamy liqueur. The bottle is shaped like a monk’s habit, bringing back memories of its first producers and the flavour is truly intense with a nuttiness which is wonderful in coffee, over dessert or as part of the base of a creamy cocktail.
A clear crème de cacao from Gabriel Bouvier's bartender range. This liqueur works excellently in cocktails, as it does not alter the colour of your drinks - an advantage for bartenders, because you can never underestimate the power of the first bite.
Gabriel Bouvier's extravagant range of liqueurs and crème should all be tasted once and this crème de cassis is one of the oldest, classic flavours in the collection. Macerated blackcurrants are balanced against sugar to ensure the acidity of the fruit is enjoyable. On opening the bottle memories of freshly cooked blackcurrant pie come with a rich aroma and flavour follows balancing the tartness of the berries with a much-needed sweetness.
Gabriel boudier crème de fraise is a fresh and fruity liqueur which brings together the flavour of a range of different varieties of strawberry. the strawberries are macerated with neutral spirit to allow their flavour to do the talking and it comes out in a sweet and enticing strawberry shortcake flavour when you take a sip. the sweet strawberry flavour blends with brown sugar to create a fresh baked flavour and hints of freshly made jam.