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Cordials and Liqueurs Part 2
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12/31/2009

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Grand Marnier
Definition

This is made from wild oranges and cognac.

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Hypnotiq
Definition

This is a blend of Cognac, triple-distilled vodka and natural tropical juices.

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Illy Espresson Liqueur
Definition

This is an espresso liqueur made in Italy.

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Irish Mist
Definition

This is a derivation of a heather wine.

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Kahlua
Definition

This is made from coffee and the alcohol distilled from cane sugar. People also discern a chocolate flavor but the recipe contains no chocolate. Its origin is a mystery; some say Arabia while others say Turkey or Moracco. Today, as indicated by the sombrero on the label, it's made in Mexico using Mexican coffee beans.

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KeKe Beach Key Lime Cream Liqueur
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This blends the flavor of Key lime pie with a hint of graham.

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Kirsch
Definition

This is distilled from cherries.

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Kirschwasser
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This is a true fruit brandy or eau de vie distilled from fermented cherries and cherry pits. It is clear and dry.

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Kummel
Definition

This is made from caraway seeds, cumin and aniseed. It is most esteemed as a digestive.

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Lile Supreme
Definition

This combines tropical rum with an assortment of fruits including orange, lychee, mago, lime and goyavier.

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Licor 43
Definition

This is a sweet Spanish liqueur made with 43 herbs.

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Limoncello
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This is made from the linest grain spirits infused with the juice and peel of lemons from Italy's southern Amalfi coast.

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Lochan Ora
Definition
This is a Scotch whiskey liqueur flavored with honey.
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Malibu
Definition
This is a clear blend of coconut and Caribbean rum.
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Marie Brizard Liqueurs
Definition

This offers a complete line of extremely fine liqueurs from A to Z.

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Midori
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This is a green honeydew melon spirit.

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Mozart Chocolate Liqueur
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This is made from praline-nougat and milk chocolate blended with kirsch.

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Nassau Royale
Definition

This is predominantly citrus flavored with undertones of coffee.

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Opal Nera
Definition
This is black Sambuca with and added lemon twist.
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Orange Curacao
Definition

This is made from the peel of the bittersweet Curacao orange which grows on the Dutch island of Curacao in the West Indies.

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Orangecello
Definition

This is a combination of orange juice, orange peels and grain spirits from Italy.

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Ouzo
Definition

This is an anise-based liqueur from Greece.

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PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur
Definition

This is made with all-natural California pomegranates.

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Passoa Passion Fruit Liqueuer
Definition

This is a blend of Brazilian maracuja (or yellow passionfruit) with red berries and citrus and tropical fruits.

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Patron Citronge
Definition

This is an orange flavored liqueur from the famous tequila maker.

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Pucker Flavored Cordials
Definition

These are available in raspberry, peach, watermelon, sour apple, grape, cheri-beri, strawberry passion and island blue.

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Pucker & Rye
Definition

This is and old-time American favorite made with a special blend of aged rye whiskies and fresh fruit juices.

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Rumple Minze
Definition

This is peppermint schnapps imported from Germany.

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Sabra
Definition

This is an Israeli chocolate orange liqueur originally made in the 1960's from the sabra cactus that grows in Israel and around the south and eastern Mediterranean. There is also a coffee version.

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Sambuca
Definition

This is made from two main ingredients, witch elderbush (sambucus nigra, hence the name of the drink) and licorice which gives this liqueur its dominant taste. It is related to the licorice-flavored anise and pastis drinks of France, Ouzo of Greece, Mastika of the Balkans and the Raki of Turkey.

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Schoenauer Apfel Schnapps
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This is produced from wheat and rye and then blended with the juices of apples from "Altes Land", one of the best known fruit growing areas of Germany.

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Sloe Gin
Definition

This has a confusing name. It's not a gin (although small amounts of gin are used in its making). Sloe comes from sloeberry, a small, deep-blue wild plum that grows principally in France.

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Southern Comfort
Definition

This is made from a secret recipe that contains bourbon, brandy, bitters, peaches and herbs.

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Strega
Definition

This is the Italian word for witch. This is made from more than 70 botanicals.

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Tequia Rose Strawberry Flavor Cream Liqueuer and Tequila
Definition

This is a blend of strawberry, cream and a hint of tequila.

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Tequila Rose Java Cream
Definition

This is the taste of coffe added to the cream of Tequila Rose.

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Tequila Rose Cocoa Cream
Definition

This adds the taste of trsh strawberries and chocolate to the cream of Tequila Rose.

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Tia Maria
Definition

This is a Jamacian rum liqueur based on Blue Mountain coffee extracts and local spices.

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Triple Sec
Definition

This is made principally from imported orange peel, the wild Curacao orange and the sweet, aromatic Spanish Valencia. Triple Sec means "triple dry" or "three distillations".

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Tuaca
Definition

This is an aged brandy flavored with orange and other fruits and botanicals indigenous to the Tuscan region of Italy.

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Vandermint
Definition

This is a Dutch minted-chocolate liqueur.

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Vermeer
Definition

This is an outstanding Dutch chocolate cream liqueur.

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Wild Spirit
Definition

This is a special recipe of strong spirits, natural wild herbs and a touch of fire-brewed cocoa.

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Yukon Jack
Definition

This is a Canadian whiskey based liqueur with citrus and herbs.