Episode 16 features Frangelico. An Italian hazelnut liqueur. The iconic bottle is shaped like a friar's robes.
Enjoy this episode with a chilled shot of Frangelico!
Frangelico's official website: http://frangelico.com/
Brief Historical Timeline:
- 1891 - Barbero family company is founded that eventually produces Frangelico
- 1960s - Barbero introduces Diesus, an amaro in the friar bottle
- 1978 - Frangelico is introduced
- 2010 - Gruoppo Campari purchases Frangelico
Frangelico lends itself to cocktails, but it's also very good served simply. Either as a chilled shot, on the rocks with some lime, or mixed with soda.
1 oz. Frangelico
1 oz. dark creme de caco
2 oz. cream
Shake with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with nutmeg
Equal parts Frangelico and Vodka with a squeeze of lime, shaken with ice, strained and served in a chilled cocktail glass.
Nuts & Berries:
1.5 oz. Frangelico
1.5 oz. Chambord
3 oz. milk or cream
Shake with ice, strain into a chilled glass and serve.
3/4 oz. Frangelico
3/4 oz. Irish cream liqueur
Layer in a shot glass, Frangelico first.
Wikipedia article on Frangelico
2002 Article mentioning additional named ingredients
Press Release on Barbero 1891 acquisition
Diesus Amaro reference
Spruce Easts article on the difference between a Liquor and a Liqueur
Oregon Hazelnut information
Official show website is: www.liquorandliqueurconnoisseur.com