Alcohol, Trivia

The aroma of coffee and the taste of brandy

The history of coffee liqueur dates back to the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries, when coffee was brought to Europe by Turkish slaves in Malta, and Dutch merchants began to import coffee from Yemen and Indonesia on a larger scale. In order to increase the durability and taste of the drink, they added various ingredients to it, such as sugar, milk, spices and alcohol.

his is how coffee liqueur was created, which quickly gained popularity in Europe, especially in France and Italy. Coffee liqueur was served at royal and aristocratic courts, as well as in cafes and literary salons.

Over time, the coffee liqueur recipe has changed and regional differences have changed. Various types of coffee liqueur were created, such as sambuca, creme de cacao and blue curacao. Some countries used a stronger alcohol such as brandy or rum, others added cream or chocolate.

Nowadays, coffee liqueur is produced by many companies around the world, and its taste and aroma still attract many lovers of this unique drink. Coffee liqueur can be served cold or warm, alone or as an ingredient in drinks and desserts. The ingredients of coffee liqueur with the addition of alcohol seem uncomplicated – it is prepared from coffee, sugar, water and spices by adding alcohol in the form of spirit, brandy or rum. And yet, the production of coffee liqueur with the addition of brandy is a process that requires diligence, patience and intuition. The most difficult challenge is to harmoniously combine the aroma and taste of coffee with the strength of alcohol.

In the Coffee & Brandy liqueur from the Koneser offer, brandy with a spicy aroma counterpoints the sweetness of coffee, creating an unusual, smooth drink that combines the sweetness of liqueur and the sharp dryness of brandy. Dark brown color, thick consistency, intense, pleasant aroma dominated by a note of coffee with the addition of vanilla and cinnamon and a wonderful sweet, but not bland taste that combines the energizing notes of Arabica and the characteristic nuances of traditional roasting. It delights with its deep color and is memorable thanks to its elegant and sublime taste.

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