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This famous French orange bitter liqueur is a staple in its home country, where it is mixed with pilsner or wheat beer to create a potent brew known simply as Picon Biere. Created in 1830, Picon also contains essences of gentian and quinine. It is particularly delicious (and dangerous) with Hoegaarden.
A taste of France at home
I remember the original version available in the USA in the 1970s--excellent. More recently obtained and consumed this "new" formula in Annecy, France--different but also excellent. A fine alternative to Italian, Swiss, and American "bitters."
I'm a long time wheat beer drinker and have never come across Picon. On holiday in Spain this year I bought some old postcards, one of which was an advert for Picon. Serendipity! Read about out, bought a bottle on spec - absolutely great. Lovely with Hoegaarden (as per the website narrative) but also sensational with Erdinger.
This is absolutely amazing. I highly recomend!
Very good with Heineken had it in France and Amsterdam was so good with a beer
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- sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/l
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