Triple Sec Liqueur as an exotic drink
Triple Sec Liqueur is an exotic drink with orange flavor. It is made of dried peels of orange and is usually used in mixed drinks and serves as sweetening agent. It is well important to mention that the term triple sec is usually used for the beverages that are made from Curacao oranges. The quality of Triple Sec Liqueurvaries from manufacturer to manufacturer, thus depending on the level of sweetness; some liqueurs can be drunk without mixing with other beverages, while others will be tastier to use as a mixer beverage. Moreover, the liqueur is also used for cooking certain types of food.
According to the information derived from nutritionists, Triple Sec Liqueur contains 103 calories per serving. There are more than 450 cocktails that use this beverage as a must ingredient. In addition to this, the majority of brands are colorless; however you can also find some with orange color.
What refers to the production process of Triple Sec Liqueur, the orange peels are remained in the water for complete one day (24 hours) before being distilled three times in order to make the concentrated liqueur. Sugar is added in order to decrease the bitterness of orange. Some producers even add other flavorings to the liqueur. More importantly, producers use oranges unique to the island of Caribbean. Though, the history of oranges originated from Spain, and when farmers moved to Curacao they brought some oranges to this place and after a while they realized how the taste of the oranges became bitter because of soil conditions. This is how the demand for Caribbean oranges became to increase for the purpose to make Triple Sec Liqueur.