Sambuca is an aromatic liqueur with interesting pairing traditions and a unique flavor that you won’t forget!
What is Sambuca?
Sambuca is an Italian liqueur made from sugar and anise oils, which produce its characteristically sweet and aromatic flavor. Other ingredients, such as licorice, elderflower, , and spices are optional extras and may be added depending on the brand. There are no glutenous ingredients in this type of , making it a good option for those with an intolerance.
Its ABV range varies from 38-42%, the lower limit is the legal minimum for the spirit and the most common. Sambuca is often drunk in shots – small quantities of 37–44 ml. There are approximately 100in a single shot of Sambuca, most of which come from . A bottle of this liqueur can last a long time once opened but may lose some of its flavors if kept open and exposed to for years.
How to Drink?
There are many ways to drink Sambuca, let’s take a look at them in detail below.
- Traditionally, it is drunk ‘con la Mosca’ – with a fly! These ‘coffee beans, which are put into the glass of neat liqueur. ’ come in the form of three
- It is possible to set fire to this complementary flavors. In this way, this specialty drink can be enjoyed both as an aperitif and a digestif. , due to the high alcohol content, thus toasting the beans. The beans are then chewed while drinking, as and coffee are considered
- If you’re not a coffee fan, you might prefer to drink Sambuca in simple shot form.
- Alternatively, some people choose to drink this flavorful spirit on the rocks, with just a splash of water.