Gentian liqueur

Gentian liqueur cocktail recipes

Bitter gentian liqueur made from the root of the Alpine gentian flower was all the rage in the 18th and 19th century. Its hyper-bitter flavor encourages the production of saliva and digestive juices, aiding with digestion after a big meal.

Now this classic ingredient is seeing a comeback as a cocktail ingredient, where its bitter flavor is tempered and enhanced by spirits, sweeteners and juices.

Also Known As

  • Suze
  • Salers
  • Avèze
  • Cascadia American Bitter
  • Bonal
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