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1

What is Benedectine?

  • 1510, Benedictine monk from Normandy Don Bernardo Vincelli created recipe for this French liqueur
  • 27 plants and spices; 3 main ingredients - Angelica, Hyssop, Lemon Balm
  • Only 3 people on earth know the complete recipe for making the spirit
  • Distilled in copper pot
  • Aged 17 months bin cask
  • D.O.M. on label stands for "Deo Optimo Maximo" ("To God, most good, most great")
  • 1st imported to the United States in 1888

2

Pernod

Anise

  • France

3

Ricard

Anise

  • France

4

Pastis 51

Anise

  • France

5

Ouzo

Anise

  • Greece

6

Sambuca

Anise & Elderberry

  • Italy

7

Galliano

Anise, Herbs, Vanilla

  • Italy

8

Licor 43

Vanilla, Herbs, Spice

  • Spain

9

Kümmel

Caraway

  • Denmark

10

Bénédictine

Herbs & Spices

  • France

11

Chartreuse (Green or Yellow)

Herbs, Plants, Roots, & Spices

  • France

12

Crème de Menthe

Mint

  • various

13

What flavor liqueur is Krupnik?; where's it from?

Honey

  • Poland

14

What flavor liqueur is St. Germain?; where's it from?

Elderflower

  • France

15

Strega

Saffron, Herbs, Spices

  • Italy

16

B & B

blended Bénédictine and Brandy

  • France (the cocktail originated in New York)