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 »
Chartreuse Elixir Vegetal is a strange but beautiful liqueur made to an original 'elixir of life' recipe revived by the Carthusian monks in the 18th century. Recommended on a sugar cube or slightly diluted with sugary water.
A bottle of Lejay-Legoute's Crème de Pêche liqueur. Founded back in 1836, they have been making well respected liqueurs for over a century. This is made with real peaches and is delicious as an alcoholic ice cream sauce.
A bottle of raspberry flavoured liqueur from French experts Lejay-Lagoute, best-known for their legendary Crème de Cassis. Very fruity, almost jam-like, this works well in both long drinks or in cocktails.
A bottle of strawberry flavoured liqueur from French experts Lejay-Lagoute, best-known for their legendary Crème de Cassis. Very fruity, this works well in both long drinks or in cocktails, where it also adds colour.
This is Lejay Lagoute's world famous Crème de Cassis de Dijon. This is made with a blend of 55% Noir de Bourgogne and 45% Black Down blackcurrants with a small amount of blackcurrant bub infusion. Filtered with the aid of gravity, it is bottled along with 400g/l of sugar. Excellent with Champagne in a Kir Royale.
Bramley & Gage have been hand-producing fine liqueurs at their farm in South Devon for over 20 years, using all-natural local ingredients and no added colourings or preservatives. This exquisite cherry brandy won a Gold Medal at the Taste of the West Awards in 2007, its first year of production.
A superb Damson Gin from Bramley & Gage, this is the ideal replacement for those of you still lamenting the much-missed Plymouth Damson. Bramley & Gage have been hand-producing fine liqueurs at their farm in South Devon for over 20 years.