any of a class of alcoholic liquors, usually strong, sweet, and highly flavored, as Chartreuse or curaçao, generally served after dinner; cordial.
- liqueur , liquor
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How to use liqueur in a sentence
In a cocktail shaker, combine the whiskey, liqueur, orgeat, lemon juice and simple syrup and shake without ice.In Irish whiskey’s resurgence, individuality reigns. Here’s how to celebrate it in cocktails. | M. Carrie Allan | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
In fact, you can make plenty of complex and sophisticated cocktails with chocolate, whether through liqueurs, bitters, or a simple infusion.
Use chocolate liqueurs or bitters to amp up your cocktailThere’s never been a better time to be in the market for chocolate liqueur.
These old standards can make great mixers, but nowadays there’s no shortage of new, high-quality chocolate liqueur on the market.
A ratio of half spirit, half liqueur worked well, resulting in a deep, rich chocolate drink, noticeable internal warmth and the right amount of contrasting flavor from the chosen liqueur.Boozy hot chocolate recaptures the magic of a childhood snow day with a grown-up twist | M. Carrie Allan | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
But to really act like a local, ask for a drink of yolixpa, a strong-flavored but sweet liqueur.
St. Germain Elderflower liqueur Stir ingredients with ice in a mixing glass and pour over fresh ice in a rocks glass.
I also wanted to incorporate Licor 43, which is a Spanish liqueur that has an airy sweetness reminiscent of cotton candy.
In a shaker filled with ice, add the red pepper vodka, chocolate liqueur, Sriracha hot sauce, grenadine, and chocolate syrup.Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes to Fall in Love With | Alie Ward, Georgia Hardstark | February 9, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
He made a sweeping gesture, knocking over his liqueur glass; it fell with a crash on the parquet floor.Uncanny Tales | Various
But what of the love, however expressed, in the lyrical invocation to the brown liqueur?Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
I, with grudging meekness and a prayer for another five minutes devoted to the deglutition of another liqueur brandy, acquiesced.Jaffery | William J. Locke
Barbara and Doria went into the drawing-room, where Jaffery and I, after a perfunctory liqueur brandy, soon joined them.Jaffery | William J. Locke
The members of the crew had hardly swallowed their thimbleful of some home-made liqueur, when the rumble of a carriage was heard.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for liqueur
any of several highly flavoured sweetened spirits such as kirsch or cointreau, intended to be drunk after a meal
(as modifier): liqueur glass
a small hollow chocolate sweet containing liqueur
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