Historically, the credit for the development of liqueurs goes to the monks of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance, who created various tonics and beverages to promote health by experimenting with combinations of roots and herbs mixed with a spirit base. Many of those products, including Chartreuse & Benedictine, have survived to this day. Read More »
A very off-the-wall alternative to port, Rubis is a chocolate-flavoured Spanish fortified wine made from the Tempranillo grape (more usually seen in Rioja) and infused with a luxurious chocolate essence. Chocolate AND red wine?! The ladies are going to love this.
A half litre bottle of Advocaat from Warnincks. 'Scharreleieren' is Dutch for 'free-range eggs', from which this is made. These are blended with vanilla, sugar and brandy to produce this ever-popular liqueur, a staple for many at Christmas.
A half bottle of Pernod Pastis – an aniseed aperitif invented in France by Jules Pernod as a replacement for the banned absinthe, and it quickly became a massive successs in its own right. Serve diluted with ice-cold water.
A German liqueur formerly known as Black Sun, Puschkin Black Berries is made with vodka flavoured with, well, blackberries and the 'eleutherococcus root of the Siberian steppes' (that's Siberian Ginseng to you and I). Recommended over ice or with Cola.
Bols's latest innovation - alcoholic foams delivered from the bottle. This 20cl bottle will produce about 2 litres of Amaretto flavoured foam to top your drinks, cocktails, coffee or whatever else takes your fancy.
An interesting innovation from Bols - a bottle and pump that combine to produce a tasty alcoholic foam. This 20cl bottle will produce 2 litres of Cassis flavoured foam, ready for dropping on top of desserts or drinks.
A bottle of Bols White Cacao which can be used to produce 2 litres of alcoholic foam when combined with the supplied pump. The foam should hold for about 15 minutes and works great on top of drinks and desserts.
Bols Blue taken to a different level - transmuted into foam. This 20cl bottle will produce 2 litres of Blue foam, ready to be used as a cocktail or dessert topper, or maybe just squirted straight into the mouth...
Bols Peppermint taken to a different level - transmuted into foam. This 20cl bottle will produce 2 litres of Peppermint foam, ready to be used as a cocktail or dessert topper, or maybe just squirted straight into the mouth...