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 concentrated bitters made with the various herbs and plants used to flavour absinthe. L'Extreme d'Absente is high in alcohol and meant to be added a few drops at a time to other drinks - we really don't recommend drinking this on its own...
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.
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.
A delicious bilberry liqueur from Lejay-Lagoute, packaged in their recognisable reto-styled bottle. The bilberry is often confused with the blueberry, of which it is a close relative, but is richer and more fully-flavoured. Try this with sparkling wine instead of cassis for a superbly alternative kir royale. Will also greatly enhance fruit pies and cakes.
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.