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Sother Teauge Said it Best

Sother Teague, the famous owner, and barman of New York City’s famous Amaro bar ‘Amor y Amargo.’ Teague is one of the most knowledgeable resources when it comes to Amaro in the United States. If you didn’t know his bar is solely dedicated to Bitter liqueurs. (Link below) In a recent article with Esquire Magazine...Continue reading

Why Amaro should be at every holiday party!

The holidays is that time of year when you stuff your face, unbutton the top button on your breeches, and slump over in a state of displeasure. For the past couple of years, I have brought a bottle of Amaro to holiday parties. Forget wine, beer, whiskey or a side dish. It is proven fact...Continue reading

Amaro is not a secret anymore!

You walk in a bar 15-20 years ago and all there was in regards to a bitter liqueur was Jaeger, Fernet-Branca and maybe a bottle of Campari that hadn’t been touched in 6 months. The evolution of Amaro has come a long way, especially with the Craft Bartending/Mixology scene. With Amaro based Vermouths, bitter Aperitivo,...Continue reading

Give Up The Funk!

Every Amaro has its own unique flavor profile, story, ingredients, and regional flare. Every time I taste and introduce people to Amaro dell’Erborista by Varnelli it reminds of me of Parliament Funkadelic’s song “Give Up the Funk!” This is one ‘Funky’ Amaro and in my Top 10 favorites. This Amaro is one of very few...Continue reading

AMARO AVERNA! The perfect introduction…

Tasting Notes: Lemon, Orange, Rosemary, Sage, Caramel, Cola, Licorice, Juniper Berries, Vanilla When someone asks “What is a good beginner Amaro!” First words out of my mouth, “Amaro Averna!” Amaro Averna hails from Caltanissetta, Sicily. Averna defines the tastes of Sicily! The smell of fresh herbs, blood orange, and the Sicilian pastries that they are...Continue reading
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