Casa D’Aristi Kalani Coconut Rum Liqueur
Kalani // Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Made in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Kalani [kuh-lahn-ee] gets its color and flavor from Yellow Dwarf Coconuts that are harvested at a 19th century colonial plantation. These coconuts are shredded and pressed for milk. Casa D’Aristi then ferments the coconut milk and macerates it in pure sugar cane rum to create this 60-proof coconut rum liqueur.
Fruit LiqueursFruit(s) is the the dominant flavor for the liqueur. Often, but not always, the primary fruit flavor will be listed on the bottle. And sometimes the fruit will be listed in French. The base spirit is often neutral spirit, but other liquors such as brandy can be used. Sugar is added before bottling. ABV varies widely.
"Unmistakably coconut on the nose, Kalani also has the distinct sugar-flecked aroma of white rum. On the palate, it’s got some heat up front thanks to the base spirit, but that quickly dissipates into an almost aggressively sweet, sugary flavor with prominent flavors of fresh coconut and a touch of almond and vanilla."