Danish Rhubarb Liqueur It’s Rhubarb Time and that means it’s Christmas Present Making Time. The rhubarb has poked through the ground and the stalks are ready to be picked. Make sure to pick some extra rhubarb this season and make a batch of Danish Rhubarb …
Mulberry Rhubarb Liqueur I made Mulberry Rhubarb Liqueur last summer when rhubarb and mulberries were in season. I buy my rhubarb at my favorite farm, Nicolet Farms, located on Hwy 64 in Suring WI. If you are privileged like I am and have a son …
Cranberry Rhubarb Liqueur
What is a Cordial? What is a Liqueur? A Cordial or Liqueur is an alcoholic beverage made from a distilled spirit, such as Brandy, Vodka or Rum, then flavored with fruit, cream, herbs, spices, flowers or nuts, and bottled with added sugar. Cordials are quite sweet and not aged for a long period of time. The resting period to blend or marry flavors, can be anywhere from a few weeks, up to a year. Cranberry Rhubarb Liqueur is super delicious.
Goes By Many Names
In the US, liqueurs can also be called cordials. Germany liqueurs or cordials are called schnapps and in Scandinavia, aquavit. Some countries, a cordial means a concentrated non-alcoholic fruit syrup. Many cordials are served as after dinner “drinks” to help ad in digestion hence the ever popular after dinner drink, peppermint schnapps served over crushed ice. Think of it as a big piece of peppermint candy.