There’s really no build up, no introductory paragraph that I can give to this post that will explain the following:
Artichoke Liqueur, known under the brand of Cynar.
When walking through the liquor store, I had to have it, even if only for a conversation piece.
The liquid itself looks almost like a cola-color, with a slight tint of red. I mixed it in some club soda and tasted.
It wasn’t that bad at all. In fact, I thought it to be rather pleasant. The best way I can describe it is that it tastes like a milder Campari. There’s a bit of sweetness along with bitterness. At 16% alcohol, it’s not a strong drink.
I would drink this again, although I’ll have to wait until I have a desire for a Campari-like drink. It is a drink that takes some getting used to.
But still…artichoke liqueur. I would have never thought that such a drink existed, let alone taste pretty good.