To start this special holiday weekend off, we are going to recap the coverage we have done on our favorite liqueurs, and give you a handy dandy list ranked in order of importance so you can prioritize your home bar purchases!
When we started to plan out what we would focus on for this week’s liquor spotlight we initially dismissed Luxardo simply because we assumed we had already covered it in the past. When we discovered upon further investigation that no, we had NOT ever covered the liqueur in-depth we were both shocked and appalled — and we knew that this slight had to be rectified immediately.
So lets talk about Luxardo, maraschino cherries, and why you shouldn’t have one without the other!
We made it to the last Friday in June, we are about to pass the half-way mark for 2014, and we think that is a reason to celebrate.
So today, we will celebrate with a delicious liqueur whose manufacture involves French men going into the Alps, gathering flowers, and riding a bicycle down the mountain in order to deliver the blossoms to be made into alcohol.
How old timey and fabulous, right? Don’t you just feel like you have been transported into the French version of Heidi?
So, in yesterday’s Throwback Thursday Classic Cocktail post, we promised you that we would be going in-depth on a specific liqueur in today’s liquor spotlight, and if we are one thing (we are many things), we are people who occasionally live up to promises that we make to others…
And so, here we are. Now come inside and let us tell you about the delicious wonderment that is Averna! Continue reading →
Don’t laugh. Take a breath, and let your preconceived notions fall away. Yes, we are talking about a Malibu product for this week’s liquor spotlight. And yes, it is “white coconut” flavor. But no, we are not having some breakdown where we revert back into 19 year old college coeds. We are not about to suggest you make jello shots. So sit down, shut up, and pay attention.