Averna Amaro Siciliano Liqueur
$175.58 / case(6)
One sign that we are evolving as a society is america’s growing appreciation of things that taste bitter. A direct beneficiary of this trend is averna amaro siciliano an herbal liqueur famous worldwide for its delectably bitter flavor and prowess as a digestive and restorative. If you haven’t yet sampled this invigorating centuries-old aperitif you’re in for a treat. 32% abv produced since 1868 by fratelli averna of caltanissetta sicily averna amaro is made according to a closely guarded recipe originated by the friars at nearby convent of st. Spirito abbey. The production process is an exacting one that involves macerating grape spirits with an all-natural array of flowers roots herbs spices and dried citrus rinds. The liqueur is bottled at 32% alcohol by volume (64-proof). Averna amaro is a masterpiece. It has an opaque dark brown appearance a viscous body and captivating herbaceous bouquet comprised of fresh flora anise and bitter orange notes. The surgically balanced palate presents a warm bittersweet medley of herbal spicy and earthy flavors all of which persist throughout the long satisfying finish. While most often sipped neat or with a chill amaro is excellent served over ice mixed with tonic water or used as an ingredient in cocktails to add a bitter component. The averna portfolio includes a pair of outstanding grappas. The grappe di vitigni di sicilia is distilled from a blend of two white grape varietals-grillo and inzolia-while the nero d’avola and syrah is made from red grape varietals. All-natural averna limoni di sicilia liqueur 54-proof is made from fresh sicilian lemons. The distillery also produces star anise-based averna sambuca (84-proof).
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