Don Ciccio & Figli Amaro delle Sirene
Don Ciccio & Figli // Washington D.C., USA
Don Ciccio & Figli Amaro delle Sirene is inspired by a recipe produced on the Amalfi Coast in Italy that was last made in 1931. Amaro delle Sirene is made from an infusion of 30 roots and herbs including eucalyptus, fruit, and licorice as well as chicory, chamomile, and gentiana lutea (yellow gentian). The bitter liqueur matures for 12 months in used French oak casks sourced from the Marisa Cuomo winery on the Amalfi Coast.
AmaroAmaro means “bitter” in Italian. No legal definition exists, and though it originated in Italy, amaro (plural: amari) can be made anywhere. Originally created to aid in digestion, it is a bittersweet liqueur made from the maceration or distillation (or combination) of herbs, spices, roots, flowers, or other botanicals. Often uses neutral spirit as the base, but other liquor or wine made be used. Can be aged. Sugar is added before bottling. ABV varies, but tends to be 20-40%.
Cask Typeused French oak