The King's Ginger Liqueur
Berry Bros. & Rudd // Netherlands
The King's Ginger Liqueur is made for Berry Bros & Rudd in Schiedam, Netherlands. To make, fresh ginger macerates in a neutral spirit for 4 weeks. Lemon oil distillate is then added to the ginger spirit. Sugar is added and the liqueur is bottled at 41% ABV. The liqueur is named The King's Ginger as this was formulated for Berry Bros & Rudd in 1903 for King Edward VII.
Herbal/Spice LiqueursHerbal and/or spiced liqueurs make up a bulk of the liqueur family. Oftentimes the recipe or formula is top secret and decades if not centuries old and were created for “medicinal purposes.” Any type of liquor can form the base. Sugar is added prior to bottling.