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Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur*Packaging may vary

Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur

Fruit Liqueur /32% ABV / Italy

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Product details

Category
Fruit Liqueur
Region
Italy
ABV
32%
Tasting Notes
Balanced, Cherry, Floral, Herbal, Sweet

Product description

When Luxardo marasca cherries are harvested at the beginning of every summer, they are put in alcoholic infusion in larch-wood vats together with some leaves and branches of the same trees for up to three years. When ready, both the liquid and the solid parts are distilled in traditional copper pot stills, separating the heart from heads and tails. Only the heart of the distillate is then allowed to mature in ash-wood vats. The last process consists in transforming the distillate in liqueur by adding a simple syrup of water and sugar lowering the ABV to 32%. Crystal clear in colour, the aroma is typical of marasca cherry distillate with strong alcohol spirit and roasted nuttiness, while the taste results smooth but sharp at the same time with hints of dark chocolate, vanilla and orange marmalade. The tall green bottle with its red cap is still hand-plaited in straw within the company, and resembles the Maraschino bottles produced in Zara in the early days, where the straw was placed in order to prevent damage during transportation. Luxardo Maraschino Originale can be enjoyed in many classic cocktails or neat as an after dinner drink. It is also ideal over fruits such as strawberries, pineapples, oranges etc. or as a flavor in confectionary and ice creams.

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  • Jacob
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    It was the wrong bottle same brand but different color liquid inside.

  • Sean
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    This stuff is magical. Not only is it necessary for making an authentic Black Forest Cake, it's the essential ingredient in an "Aviation" cocktail. If you try to skip or substitute Maraschino Liqueur in your Aviation, you will NOT be cleared for takeoff!

  • Jordan
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    Bottle arrived open

  • AC
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    I didnt receive it. I wanted liqueur and got cherries.

  • Michael
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    Didn’t receive it

  • erynn p.
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    Classic. Needed it for Kentucky Flyers.

  • Ryan
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    Wonderful and delicious! Love the bottle design!

  • Kristy H.
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    Was really pleased to find this, and it makes a great Aviation

  • Pary
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    Very quick delivery, competitive price of one of my favorite spirits. I'll raise a Hemingway Daquiri to you folks!

  • Sabrina
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    My favorite Martini is the Aviation. One of.the ingredients is Maraschino Liqueur. It was great to be able to add it to my delivery

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