The Bittersweet Symphony of Modern Liqueurs
Think of liqueurs as Halloween candy for grown-ups. Sure, many are decadent sweet treats, reminiscent of boozy nut-studded chocolate bars rendered in delicious liquid form. But increasingly, those liqueurs are heading in more sophisticated directions.
It’s not unlike evolving preferences from Hershey bars to squares of 72% cacao dark chocolate: You’re still getting that beloved chocolate fix, but with less sweetness and more complexity; the experience is even enhanced by subtle amounts of bitterness and spice.