Amaros (and digestifs)

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holy shit y'all

the description there doesn't do it justice imo, yes it has a straightforward cola/root beer nose but tasting is is wildly complicated, some fernet minty stuff going on, some of that toasted butter flavor, and something I can't identify that's nut-like? pretty bitter as well, I'm enchanted.

howls of non-specificity (sleeve), Wednesday, 16 December 2020 02:25 (two months ago) link

looking for recipes led me to this fascinating page, sending up the bat-signal for WmC

howls of non-specificity (sleeve), Wednesday, 16 December 2020 02:29 (two months ago) link

Oh yeah, the Amaro 101-102-103-104 pages have been a great resource for me. Another good roundup is at Kindred Cocktails —

Tosolini sounds good, I might look for that on my next trip to Buster's in Memphis. I lost my mind the first time I went in there, spent 300 bucks before I realized what was happening. Turns out Memphis's liquor stores have Atlanta's totally beat.

Motoroller Scampotron (WmC), Wednesday, 16 December 2020 03:13 (two months ago) link

i've never seen tosolini here but maybe i'll do a couple of more careful searches.

call all destroyer, Wednesday, 16 December 2020 03:15 (two months ago) link

I've been drinking a lot of 50:50 amaro/vermouth mixes - I guess that would be Milano-Torino riffs? Nice and light.

timber euros (seandalai), Wednesday, 16 December 2020 15:25 (two months ago) link

two months pass...

what should I get next? current stock is:

Vecchio Amaro Del Capo

I like signing up to dead sites (sleeve), Tuesday, 2 March 2021 20:06 (yesterday) link

I really love Nardini. Also there's a Seattle company that makes an Amaro called Amaricano. Quite tasty!

pj, Tuesday, 2 March 2021 22:10 (yesterday) link

I went with Sibilla but have never heard of either of those, so thanks!

I like signing up to dead sites (sleeve), Wednesday, 3 March 2021 00:33 (seventeen hours ago) link

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