Galliano L'Autentico 50cl
- Vanilla and cinnamon with its spicy touch.
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- Liquore Galliano L'Autentico, known more commonly as Galliano, is a sweet herbal liqueur, created in 1896 by Italian distiller and brandy producer Arturo Vaccari of Livorno, Tuscany. Vaccari named the spirit after Giuseppe Galliano, an Italian hero of the First ItaloEthiopian War at the end of the 19th century. Its vivid yellow color, currently derived from tartrazine (a lemon-yellow azo dye), symbolizes the Gold Rushes of the 1890s. The original manufacturing of the liqueur included blending local Italian ingredients such as anise, lavender and mint with imported vanilla, cinnamon and coriander. The colorless liqueur took on the color of yellow. Galliano has a large amount of natural ingredients including; star anise from China, Mediterranean anise, juniper, musk yarrow, ginger, lavender and peppermint as well as vanilla with its delicate aroma and cinnamon with its spicy touch. Vanilla is the most important ingredient in Galliano. Neutral alcohol is infused with the pressings from all herbs and plants with exception of vanilla. The liquid is distilled and then infused with pressed vanilla, with the aniseed flavours balancing the sweet vanilla ones. In the final stage distilled water, refined sugar and pure neutral alcohol are blended with the base. 30% alcohol by volume, Galliano is marketed as an 'ideal marrying ingredient', which adds no intrusive flavour, but serves to give character to other ingredients. Hundreds of recipes involving Galliano are used worldwide. Galliano has been formulated at both 60 proof (30% by volume) and 84.6 proof (42.3% by volume). The latter strength is the original recipe, as well as the recipe currently in use. The sweeter 60 proof version is being phased out. Among its approximately 30 herbal ingredients are star anise, Mediterranean anise, ginger, and citrus and vanilla.
Vanilla and cinnamon with its spicy touch.
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