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Mixology 101: Fernet

Fernet  is a type of amaro, a bitter, aromatic spirit. Fernet is made from a number of herbs and spices which vary according to the brand, but usually include myrrh, rhubarb, chamomile, cardamom, aloe, and especially saffron,with a base of grape distilled spirits, and colored with caramel coloring.

Fernet BottlesIt typically contains 45% alcohol by volume. It may be served at room temperature or on the rocks (with ice).

“like black licorice-flavored Listerine”

 

Fernet Branca

A mint-flavored version of fernet is also available.
In Argentina, fernet is the liquor for all occasions. Grandparents swear by the herbal libation; the young heading out into the night mix fernet with cola and then order it en masse at bars and clubs.

In 2008, San Francisco accounted for 25% of US consumption.

Roosevelt – Denver Bar, Lounge, Handcrafted Cocktails

Come find some of the best Quality American crafted spirits, beer, Mixology Classes, Absinthe, Brandy, Scotch, Gin, Premium Whiskey, Vermouth. We are New bar in Denver with a different feel. Our handcrafted cocktails are combined using premium spirits, sugar, water, and bitters. We want you to enjoy your drink! Take in the smell, the delicate tastes that burst in your mouth, and the environment.

 

Fernet Leopold