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Amaro Di Angostura Liqueur
This product is available in: CA, DC, KY, NE, NH, ND, WA Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.Size750mL Proof70 (35% ABV)
This product is available in: CA, DC, KY, NE, NH, ND, WA Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.
About Amaro Di Angostura LiqueurIn 1824, Dr. Johann Siegart, a German doctor serving as Surgeon-General of Simon Bolivar's army in Venezuela, was working to find a medicine that would enhance the appetite and digestive well-being of his soldiers. Dr. Siegart eventually settled upon a mix of herbs and spices that he called "Amargo Aromatico" — today, this world-famous concoction is known simply as Angostura Bitters.
Building on his early success, Dr. Siegert established the House of Angostura in the eponymous Venezuelan city, where he began to manufacture his bitters on a grander scale (the business would later become the sole purveyor of bitters to the King of Prussia, Spain, and King George V). As he continued to expand, Dr. Siegart, along with his younger brother and his son, moved the House of Angostura to Port of Spain, Trinidad in 1876 and began producing rum. Today they are one of the leading rum producers in the Caribbean, offering a wide range of the famous spirit.
Butterflies have long been associated with Angostura’s products. The House of Angostura is actually home to the Barcant Collection of more than 5,000 butterflies. Their butterfly logo is also said to represent the phenomenon when swarms of butterflies gather around ripened sugar cane plants when the cane is ready to be harvested. The House of Angostura is open about the value that they place on nature, and the tropical environment in the Caribbean community in which their award-winning brand is headquartered.
Amaro Di Angostura is made using the same process as their famous Angostura Aromatic Bitters. Created by the expert blenders at Angostura, it contains their own Aromatic Bitters, a neutral spirit, as well as several spices. After the ingredients are mixed, they are left for 3 months in order to let the aromas and flavors marry. The amber-colored liqueur is herbal with aromas of cinnamon and dark chocolate, as well as the distinct character of Aromatic Bitters.
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This typical aperitif has its origins in 13th century Italy where it was used for medicinal purposes. The liqueur is produced worldwide and can have all sorts of flavor profiles, from fruit, spices, nuts, and even cream, and has a low proof of 15 to 30% ABV.
Liqueur can be enjoyed in many different fashions, from drinking neat, in cocktails, served with coffee, or even used for cooking.