Citrus Liqueur - Drink Secrets

Citrus Liqueur

Citrus Liqueur a staple for any mixed drink lover

Liqueurs are those alcoholic beverages that have additional sugar and or flavor added to have a distinct taste. That makes them either consumable on the rocks or as an addition to a mixed drink. The flavors are usually derived from standard ingredients much as nuts, fruits or herbs. They are different from other flavored alcohols in that they have no additional sugars added and they have a broad range of alcohol by volume densities from 15% to 55%. Citrus Liqueur is one that has the taste of citrus infused into the alcohol

A New Trend To Alcoholic Drinks

The new "in" thing is flavored alcohols or liqueurs, and none is more popular than Citrus Liqueur. Citrus Liqueur is an alcohol which is infused with citrus fruit and can take on many different flavors. They are produced to be like a mixed drink without the mixer and due to their distinct taste, they can spice up any wonderful drink concoction. The best part of this liqueurs is that they have the citrus taste without any additional calories or needed any additional mixers.

Where Did Citrus Liqueur Originate From?

Citrus Liqueur may be all the rage in present day, but it is definitely nothing new. Liqueurs originated from herbal medicines that date back as early as the 13th century. Not just for drinking, they have found their place as a great cooking tool and spice up not only your mixed drink, but so too your favorite dessert. They are produced from infusing citrus into alcohol and adding sugar then letting it meld together to make the perfect mixture.

Best Way To Enjoy Citrus Liqueur

The beauty of Citrus Liqueur is that it can be enjoyed all on its own without any mixer needed. If, however, you would like to spice things up, it is the perfect ingredient to some pretty wonderful drink concoctions. Citrus infused liqueurs come in many different types of liquor. There are also many different brands among them. They come in bourbon, vodka, creme alcohol just about any liquor that is made. Each has their own special flavor and taste depending on the type of alcohol that you enjoy it is just an additional taste for your senses.

Some of the Citrus Liqueur are

  • Limoncello
  • Citronge
  • Curacao
  • Gran Torres
  • Grand Marnier
  • Lemon Liqueur - Villa Massa
  • Licor 43 - cuarenta y tres
  • Mandarine Napoleon
  • Mathilde orange liqueur
  • Parfalt Amour
  • Rock and Rye
  • Sabra Liqueur
  • Tuaca
  • Citron

Favorite Citrus Liqueur drinks

Trus Liqueur

  • 1 cup fresh grapefruit
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 chopped orange peel
  • 1 chopped lemon peel
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 split vanilla bean
  • 1 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1 cup citron vodka


  • 4 1/2 cup shelled hazelnuts
  • 2 tsp. Dried and chopped angelica root
  • 1/2 split vanilla bean
  • 1 fifth vodka
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tbs. finishing formula

Gran Marnier

  • 1/2 cup orange zest
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1 tbs finishing formula

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