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  Liqueur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Liqueurs are not usually aged for long periods of time, but may have resting periods during their production to allow flavors to marry.
Liqueurs were made in Italy as early as the 13th century.
Anise liqueurs have the interesting property of turning from translucent to cloudy when diluted: the oil of anise remains in solution when in the presence of a high concentration of alcohol, but crystallizes out of the solution when the alcohol concentration is reduced by dilution.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liqueur   (466 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - liqueur (Alcoholic Beverages) - Encyclopedia
Liqueur can be produced by either macerating the flavoring elements in alcohol, which is then distilled or by percolation, which passes heated alcohol through the flavorings.
Liqueurs are usually served after dinner and sipped from small glasses, a process said to aid digestion.
Both Cointreau and Grand Marnier are types of curaCao, a liqueur flavored with the dried peel of the green oranges from the West Indian island of CuraCao.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/L/liqueur.html   (328 words)

  
 Liqueur
Liqueurs are produced by combining a base spirit, usually brandy, with fruits or herbs and are sweetened by the addition of a sugar syrup composing more than 2 ½ percent of the total beverage by volume.
Fruit liqueurs are produced by the infusion method, in which fruit is steeped in the spirit, which absorbs aroma, flavour, and colour.
Liqueurs manufactured in the United States include Forbidden Fruit, made with brandy and grapefruit; and Crème Yvette, with violet flavour and colour.
www.landborgen.net /EOL/html/Liqueur.htm   (413 words)

  
 Spirits and Alcoholic Beverage Guide at Epicurious.com
In simplest terms, a liqueur — sometimes known as a cordial —; is a flavored, sweetened spirit.
The "old" liqueurs that have survived for hundreds of years are elegant tasting, enticing distillations, macerations, or percolations of a variety of flavorings, including herbs, fruits, nuts, seeds, peels, beans, pods, and spices.
The much younger Original Canton liqueur from China, with its pungent ginger and honey flavors, is delightful on the rocks or even teamed with a bit of malt whisky.
www.epicurious.com /drinking/spirits/liqueur   (1505 words)

  
 Pear Liqueur : J Vineyards & Winery
Infused with de-ionized water (rain water) and liquid sugar, J Pear Liqueur is a twice-distilled pear eau-de-vie.
Liqueur is brandy that has sugar and flavorings added to the distillate.
J Pear Liqueur explodes in the glass with bright pear essence, butterscotch, chamomile, and vanilla aromas.
www.jwine.com /pear   (344 words)

  
 Liqueur - Homedistiller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A liqueur is a sweet alcoholic beverage, often flavored with fruits, herbs, or spices, and sometimes cream.
Some liqueurs are prepared by infusing certain woods, fruits, or flowers, in either water or alcohol, and adding sugar, etc. Others are distilled from aromatic or flavoring agents.
Liqueurs may be drunk neat, often during or after dessert, or may be used in cocktails or cooking.
homedistiller.org /wiki/index.php/Liqueur   (210 words)

  
 Liqueur Drink Recipes
Liqueurs are sweet alcoholic liquor drinks which are flavoured with a variety of different ingredients and come in a variety of different colors.
Liqueur drinks might be flavored from a variety of flavors from fruits, herbs, spices, flowers, seeds, nuts, roots, plants, barks, eggs and cream.
Curacao is a liqueur flavored with the dried peel of the green oranges from the West Indian island of Curacao and is primarily used as an exotic colouring agent in cocktails and other mixed drinks.
www.liqueur-drink-recipes.org.uk   (2201 words)

  
 Taste: Homemade liqueur: Brew kitchen fun
Liqueurs are fun to make at home and cost a lot less than commercial versions.
Shirley Salmen offers two recipes: coffee liqueur made with granulated sugar, instant coffee, vanilla extract and vodka, and creme de cacao prepared with chocolate syrup, white corn syrup and vodka.
Shirley, who has had these recipe in her files for 20 to 30 years, notes that "homemade liqueurs do not have the shelf life of the commercially prepared ones, so once they are ready to drink, go ahead and enjoy them before they start to lose their zip."
www.sptimes.com /2003/06/04/Taste/Homemade_liqueur__Bre.shtml   (683 words)

  
 Liqueur Essences - Home Distilling Professionals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Blue Curacao is a citrus liqueur made from the husks of the Curacao fruit.
CocoRum liqueur is a pleasant mix of coconut and rum.
Green Curacao is a classic citrus liqueur used in drinks like "Green Elevator." Mix 4 cl gin and 2 cl Green Curacao in a tall glass with icecubes; fill with 7-Up®.
www.home-distilling.com /HD_Essences-Liqueurs.asp   (599 words)

  
 Allrecipes | Cook's Encyclopedia | liqueur
Also called cordials and ratafias, liqueurs are usually high in alcohol and range from 49 PROOF for CHERRY HEERING to 110 proof for green CHARTREUSE.
The crème liqueurs (such as CRÈME DE MENTHE) are distinguished by being sweeter and more syrupy.
Liqueurs were originally used (and some still are) as a digestive.
allrecipes.com /advice/ref/ency/terms/7262.asp   (177 words)

  
 Hammersmith Homebrew Supplies - Soda and Liqueur
Be sure to checkout our Liqueur Encyclopedia to learn about each extract.
A brandy liqueur with the characteristic of sun ripened wild cherries.
This refined liqueur, similar to Irish Mist, is a blend of Irish whiskey, aromatic honey, with herb and spice overtones.
www.hammersmithhomebrew.com /Other_Beverages.htm   (284 words)

  
 Bartending tips and techniques at Bar-None
A liqueur produced by the maceration of coconut in white rum.
A violet-flavoured liqueur made with the oil of violets and vanilla; 30 per cent alcohol by volume.
Cuarenta Y Tres is a Spanish liqueur with a pleasant vanilla flavour.
www.barnonedrinks.com /tips/dictionary/c.html   (1752 words)

  
 Liqueur coffee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Liqueur coffee, as its name suggests, is a coffee brew with a measure of liqueur.
This brew is usually served in a clear glass with the coffee and cream separated for effect.
The cream is added carefully, so that it floats on top of the coffee and liqueur mixture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liqueur_coffee   (108 words)

  
 Cook's Thesaurus: Liqueurs
liqueur = cordial Pronunciation: lih-CURR OR lih-CURE OR lee-CURR Notes: Liqueurs are mixtures of spirits, sweeteners, and flavorings like herbs, fruits, nuts, and flowers.
Instead, they're liqueurs that have been heavily sweetened and have a thick, syrupy consistency.
Don't confuse them with Irish cream liqueurs, which really are made with cream.
www.foodsubs.com /Liqueurs.html   (204 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for liqueur
liqueur LIQUEUR [liqueur], strong alcoholic beverage made of almost neutral spirits, flavored with herb mixtures, fruits, or other materials, and usually sweetened.
Liqueur can be produced by either macerating the flavoring elements in alcohol, which is then
benedictine BENEDICTINE [benedictine], sweet liqueur originated in 1510 by Benedictine monks at Fécamp, France, and now manufactured by a secular concern on the grounds of the old abbey.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=liqueur   (520 words)

  
 Liqueur : buy online @ TheDrinkShop.com
This unique sweet liqueur, made with aged rum, is the fruit of the perfect fusion of the finest Sant...
An original liqueur from family distillers, Pallini of Italy, one of three in a range of 'cello' liq...
Wild Strawberry liqueur is a taste sensation from De Kuyper that captures the essence of fresh, ripe...
www.thedrinkshop.com /products/productlist.php?catid=16   (1267 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Chambord Royale Deluxe Liqueur at Epinions.com
This very sweet liqueur is perfect for dressing up desserts or sweetening up some cocktails.
This is a 33 proof (16½% alcohol by volume liqueur that is made by Charles Jacquin Et Cie in Chambord, France.
This is a raspberry-based liqueur, and it is made is small batches using ripe fl raspberries that are hand picked.
www.epinions.com /content_30776397444   (526 words)

  
 Drink Recipe Index: Liqueur Drinks
A festive mixture of tequila, orange liqueur, raspberry liqueur and lime juice is shaken together with ice and served in a salted glass.
Melon liqueur, Southern Comfort, banana liqueur and vodka are stirred together with orange juice and sour mix for a fruity extravaganza!
Vodka and melon liqueur is shaken with sweet and sour mix to produce a drink with the flavor of green apple candy!
drink.allrecipes.com /directory/2903.asp   (1591 words)

  
 Importer of Fine Italian Vermouths, Brandy, Asti, and Liqueurs
Crème de Menthe White: The natural mint taste of this superb, clear liqueur is the secret to a sensational brandy stinger.
Mandarino: This tangy liqueur is produced from the choicest Mandarin oranges whose flavor is distinct from all other oranges.
Rosolio: The exotic flavor of this liqueur is derived from the petal of red roses, orange blossoms, cinnamon, cloves and jasmine.
www.stockusaltd.com /brand_imported_liqueurs.html   (356 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Starbucks and Jim Beam to brew up coffee liqueur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The coffee liqueur is further proof of that.
A Starbucks-branded liqueur has a built-in audience, Smith says, noting the company's best customers are also drinkers of coffee liqueur and have been clamoring for a Starbucks alternative for years.
The new liqueur will compete with Allied Domecq's sweet-tasting Kahlua and Bailey's Irish cream, which account for 2.5 million cases of the 12.5 million to 20 million cases of cordials and liqueurs sold each year in the USA.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/food/2004-04-08-coffee-liqueur_x.htm?csp=26   (584 words)

  
 Making Liqueurs and Cordials
General information on how to make fruit and berry liqueurs is presented and a simple liqueur recipe for fruit and berries is described.
Coffee liqueurs are among the easiest liqueur types to make at home.
For each website the liqueur types are listed, including fruit, berry, herb, spice, coffee, cocoa, nut and cream flavored liqueurs.
www.liqueurweb.com   (355 words)

  
 Welcome to Yvonne Marie's Liqueur Cakes
Liqueurs are sweet, savory, and richly flavored alcoholic liquors.
Yvonne Marie makes her liqueur cakes beginning with fresh ingredients and various liqueurs to offer her customers a variety of the finest liqueur cakes.
While liqueur cakes are popular year round, they are especially requested during the Holiday Season as gifts or party desserts.
www.liqueurcakes.com /index.html   (137 words)

  
 Liqueur-making, principles and techniques
Homemade Liqueurs, and I was intrigued by the prospect that I could really make peach schnapps and Midori at home.
The Best 50 Homemade Liqueurs, which is currently available from many bookstores, as well as Amazon.com.
There are many more liqueurs listed than I have recipes for; it's intended to also be a starting place for someone hoping to invent a new liqueur recipe.
www.guntheranderson.com /liqueurs.htm   (679 words)

  
 Hormel Foods - Glossary - Liqueur
Neutral spirits will generally contain fruit and/or other ingredients that have been soaking together in their juices to produce the desired flavor while finished spirits most often use rum, whiskey or cognac as the base ingredient for a liqueur with a flavoring added to develop the blend desired.
Unlike wine or other beverages, such as the finished spirits, liqueurs are produced in a short period of time, dependent upon the length of time required to create the flavored blend and they are not aged.
A liqueur can be served as an after dinner drink, as a combination of blends served as a cocktail, or used as flavorings for a variety of desserts.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=33405&catitemid=   (259 words)

  
 Cook's Thesaurus: Anise-Flavored Liqueurs
anise-flavored liqueurs = anise liqueurs = liqueurs d'anis Notes: This is a category of liqueurs that are flavored with either anise, star anise, or licorice.
Herbsaint Notes: Made in New Orleans, this anise-flavored liqueur was developed as a substitute for absinthe, which contains a narcotic and is outlawed in the United States.
Neopolitan liqueur Notes: This American liqueur is an inexpensive Galliano wannabe.
www.foodsubs.com /LiqueurAnise.html   (471 words)

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