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15 JAN

Difford's Guide - Giffard

  

Diffords Guide Review of Giffard Liqueurs

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7/01/2014

 

Giffard Parfait Amour Liqueur 

25% alc./vol.

Made according to a very old recipe with natural violets, geranium, orange and vanilla flavourings.

diffordsguide rating: 5/5

 

 

Giffard Fleur de Sureau Sauvage (Elderflower) Liqueur

20% alc./vol.
Flavoured with wild elderflowers, hand-picked in spring, naturally dried and macerated in alcohol.

diffordsguide rating: 4.5/5
 

 

Bigallet Viriana China China

40% alc./vol.
Produced by Bigallet since 1875, Viriana China China is made from a blend of sweet and bitter orange peels macerated in beet neutral alcohol and re-distilled in alembic stills, along with plants, seeds and spices including gentian.

diffordsguide rating: 5/5
 

 

Giffard Creme de Mure (Blackberry) Liqueur

16% alc./vol.
A traditional crème de mûre made from blackberry extracts and blackberry juice.

diffordsguide rating: 5/5
 

 

Giffard Creme de Cassis Imperial Liqueur

18% alc./vol.
This double crème cassis is made from the maceration of blackcurrants grown in France's Loire Valley.

diffordsguide rating: 5/5
 

Giffard Mirabelle de Lorraine (Plum) Liqueur

16% alc./vol.
A crème de fruit liqueur made from the maceration of cherry plums from Lorraine, France.

diffordsguide rating: 4/5
 

 

Giffard Orange Curacao Liqueur

25% alc./vol.
This orange curaçao liqueur is made with a distillate of bitter orange peels and cognac.

diffordsguide rating: 4.5/5
 

 

Giffard Triple Sec Liqueur

25% alc./vol.
This triple sec liqueur is made from distillates of sweet and bitter oranges.

diffordsguide rating: 4/5
 

 

Giffard Parfait Triple Sec Liqueur

35% alc./vol.
Made from distillates of sweet and bitter oranges.

diffordsguide rating: 4.5/5
 

 

Giffard Vanille De Madagascar (Vanilla) Liqueur

20% alc./vol.
Flavoured with extracts of Madagascan vanilla - Vanilla Planifolia varietal is used for its sweet notes with more complex and aromatic Vanilla Tahitensis.

diffordsguide rating: 5/5
 

 

Giffard Rhubarbe Liqueur

20% alc./vol.
Launched in November 2006, this liqueur is made in small batches from the slow maceration of green and pink rhubarb in beet neutral alcohol.

diffordsguide rating: 4/5
 

 

Giffard Watermelon Liqueur

20% alc./vol.
Flavoured with an infusion of Spanish watermelons.

diffordsguide rating: 4.5/5

 

Giffard Creme Fruit de la Passion Liqueur

16% alc./vol.
A fruit crème made from concentrated passion fruit juice.

diffordsguide rating: 4/5
 

 

Giffard Apricot Liqueur

25% alc./vol.
Made with an infusion of ripe 'Rouge du Roussillon' apricots.

diffordsguide rating: 4/5
 

 

Giffard Cafe Liqueur

25% alc./vol.
This coffee flavoured liqueur is made by distilling roasted coffee beans with neutral alcohol and then sweetening with beet sugar.

diffordsguide rating: 5/5
 

 

Giffard Cherry Brandy Liqueur

25% alc./vol.
Made with the slow maceration of two varieties of cherries (one sweet and one bitter).

diffordsguide rating: 4.5/5
 

 

Giffard Creme de Cerise (Cherry) Liqueur

16% alc./vol.
A traditional crème de cerise liqueur made from a maceration of cherries in beet neutral alcohol.

diffordsguide rating: 4.5/5
 

 

Giffard Creme de Framboise Liqueur

16% alc./vol.
Made by macerating Williamette raspberries from Serbia in neutral alcohol.

diffordsguide rating: 4/5
 

 

Giffard Creme de Peche Liqueur

16% alc./vol.
A traditional French crème de pîche made from the slow maceration of peaches in beet neutral alcohol.

diffordsguide rating: 4/5
 

 

Giffard Marasquin Liqueur

25% alc./vol.
This maraschino liqueur is made with the distillate of sour cherries.

diffordsguide rating: 4/5
 

 

Giffard Creme de Violette Liqueur

16% alc./vol.
Made from an infusion of violet flowers and an extract of violet leaves.

diffordsguide rating: 4.5/5
 

 

Giffard Creme de Menthe Verte Liqueur

21% alc./vol.
This green mint liqueur was created by Emile Giffard in 1887, who was a pharmacist at the time in the city centre of Angers, France.

diffordsguide rating: 4.5/5