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A liqueur is an alcoholic drink composed of distilled spirits and additional flavorings such as sugar, fruits, herbs, and spices.
A liqueur (US: ; UK: ; French: [likœʁ]) is an alcoholic drink composed of distilled spirits and additional flavorings such as sugar, fruits, herbs, and spices. Often served with or after dessert, they are typically heavily sweetened and un-aged beyond a resting period during production, when necessary, for their flavors to mingle.
Liqueurs are historical descendants of herbal medicines. They were made in Italy as early as the 13th century, often prepared by monks (for example, Chartreuse). Today they are produced the world over, commonly served neat, over ice, with coffee, in cocktails, and used in cooking.
Lime Drop Martini
Makes 1 cocktail
1oz Triple Sec, Cointreau or Grand Marnier
1 1/2oz fresh lime juice
2 1/2 tsp super fine sugar, plus extra for sugaring the rim of the glass
Fresh lime zest and a lime twist for garnish
Rub a wedge of lime around the rim of a...