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Strega Liqueur

Distiller Details

Alberti Strega

Rome, Italy


Where to Buy

THL: What is it?

This 80-proof liqueur has approximately 70 ingredients, of which you might also taste saffron, mint, or fennel.

THL: Why should you try it?

This is the perfect digestif. It wasn’t surprising to see the Godfather drinking Strega after a big meal.

THL: Who makes it?

When you think of Strega, let yourself go to southern Italy, its origin. The company is named after its founder Alberti Strega when he started it 150 years ago.

THL: What does it taste like?

This is a sweeter, lighter Italian liqueur with anise and cardamom flavors.

THL: How should you drink it?

You can drink Strega neat, on the rocks, or in a classic cocktail. Or heck, pour it over ice cream, and have yourself a ball.

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