A brilliantly diverse category, encompassing the monastic liqueurs like Chartreuse alongside Italian classics such as Amaretto and Sambuca, cult drinks like Jagermeister and old stagers like Kummel. Many herb liqueurs contain dozens of different ingredients, the exact constitution and combination of which is invariably a jealously-guarded secret.
An old fashioned cordial from Phillips. Originally formulated as a medicine it's a secret blend of herbs and spices that was especially popular as a mixer for rum. Thanks to the classic cocktail revival it's on its way back into the limelight.
A 20cl bottle of the cult German herb liqueur, blessed with a bittersweet flavour. This is best either ice-cold in a frozen glass or with an energy drink of your choice as part of a 'Jager Bomb' cocktail.
A pink alcoholic cordial from Phillip's, made using cloves and great for spicing up gin drinks. JR Phillips can trace their heritage back to a wine merchants in Bristol in 1739. James Rouquet Phillips bought the firm in 1825 and began to make the cordials that they are now famous for.
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.