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Citrus & Triple Sec Liqueur /40% ABV / France




Category
Citrus & Triple Sec Liqueur
Region
France
ABV
40%
Liquor Flavor
Orange
Tasting Notes
Bitter, Citrus, Fresh, Fruity, Herbal, Sweet, Vanilla
Base Ingredients
Fruit
Food Pairing
Beef, Cheese - Blue, Cheese - Creamy & Bloomy, Cheese - Fresh & Soft, Cheese - Hard Aged, Cheese - Nutty & Semi-Firm, Cheese - Stinky, Chicken, Cured Meats, Dessert - Chocolate & Coffee, Dessert - Fruit, Dessert - Vanilla & Caramel, Duck & Game Bird, Fish - Meaty & Oily, Fish - White, Fruit - Citrus, Fruit - Dried, Fruit - Sweet, Lamb, Mushrooms, Nuts, Pasta, Pork, Root Vegetables, Salads & Greens, Shellfish, Tomatoes, Turkey

Product description

Cointreau is the crystal-clear orange liqueur essential for any home bar. It is at the heart of more than 350 of the world’s most celebrated cocktails including The Original Margarita, The Cosmopolitan, and The Sidecar. This full-strength, 80-proof spirit has the versatility to mix with any type of liquor to craft a more elevated cocktail. Distilled from a blend of all-natural sweet and bitter orange peels, Cointreau has a perfectly balanced flavor beloved by mixologists and bartenders worldwide. The superior distillation process maintains the quality of the orange peels and preserves their natural essential oils, lending Cointreau its unique, highly aromatic qualities. The House of Cointreau was founded in 1849 in Angers, France, where Edouard Cointreau perfected the recipe. To learn more about Cointreau, visit www.cointreau.com or follow Cointreau on Instagram/Twitter via @Cointreau_US or Facebook via @cointreauUS.

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About the brand

Cointreau is the crystal-clear orange liqueur essential for any home bar. It is at the heart of more than 350 of the world's most celebrated cocktails including The Original Margarita, The Cosmopolitan, and The Sidecar.

This full-strength, 80-proof spirit has the versatility to mix with any type of liquor to craft a more elevated cocktail. Distilled from a blend of all-natural sweet and bitter orange peels, Cointreau has a perfectly balanced flavor beloved by mixologists and bartenders worldwide. The superior distillation process maintains the quality of the orange peels and preserves their natural essential oils, lending Cointreau its unique, highly aromatic qualities.

The House of Cointreau was founded in 1849 in Angers, France, where Edouard Cointreau perfected the recipe. To learn more about Cointreau, visit www.cointreau.com or follow Cointreau on Instagram or Twitter via @Cointreau_US or Facebook via @cointreauUS.

Drizly's take

An integral component of any home bar, Cointreau® is a colorless orange liqueur. This aromatic spirit features a complex blend of sweet and bitter orange peel extracts, giving it more than 40 fragrant orange notes. On the nose, this Cointreau liqueur is zesty, fresh, floral and sweet. Enjoy it neat or over ice to experience the symphony of fresh and orangey flavors.

The outstanding balance of flavors makes this Cointreau alcohol an excellent bar mixer. In cocktails, it enhances the taste of other ingredients, bringing balance and freshness to mixed drinks. This triple sec liqueur is at the heart of many famous cocktails, including the Cosmopolitan and the original Margarita. If you need a surprise twist to a mimosa, then add a dash of this orange liqueur to the blend of fresh orange juice and sparkling wine for a delicious change. Grab a bottle by clicking these handy links to search for Drizly in your city, and look for liquor stores on Drizly near you.

-This citrus liqueur features bitter and sweet orange peel extract
-A highly aromatic liquor with an intense flavor or oranges
-An integral part of celebrated cocktails such as the Cosmopolitan and Margarita

Try these Cointreau recipes

The Original Margarita

  • tequila

The Original Margarita was created in 1948 when Dallas socialite Margarita Sames mixed her two favorite spirits, Cointreau and tequila, together with lime juice while vacationing in Acapulco. This original recipe has stood the test of over 70 years' time. As Margarita Sames said, "A Margarita without Cointreau is not worth its salt."

The Cosmopolitan 

  • vodka

The Cosmopolitan was created by Toby Cecchini in New York City at The Odeon in 1988. Cecchini took an existing, imperfect cocktail making the rounds in San Francisco and added Cointreau and fresh juices, establishing the elegant recipe that tipped the world into the modern craft cocktail movement. This blush pink cocktail has an established history as one of the most well-known classic cocktails, and certainly the most iconic drink to emerge from the 80s. A mainstay at top bars around the world, The Cosmopolitan has influenced pop culture - from the big screen to fashion runways - and remains a cocktail of choice for tastemakers worldwide.

The Mango Margarita

  • mezcal

Add a tropical twist to your margarita with a touch of mango juice and chile lime salt. A perfect cocktail for the summer months.

The Piña Margarita

  • tequila

Nothing says beach time like fresh pineapple juice. The added cinnamon-sugar rim provides an indulgent, sweet taste you wouldn't expect in a margarita.