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bottle of Di Amore Amaretto sitting on a wooden table, in front of a mixed white and wooden background

Di Amore Amaretto

Di Amore Amaretto is produced by Barton Distilling Company – a Kentucky based spirits company owned by Sazerac. Although many retailers list “Italy” as Di Amore‘s country of origin, I could not find definitive evidence of where it was made. Funnily enough, Sazerac does not seem to be publicly associated with any Italian distilleries, nor does Barton 1792 Distillery seem to publicly claim the brand. This particular bottle of Amaretto Liqueur is produced using crushed essence of apricot. It is bottled at 42 proof. BOTTLE SPECS ❖ ABV: 21% ❖ Distillery: Undisclosed ❖ Aging: N/A ❖ Price Point: low price MY TASTING NOTES The nose notes of […]

Bottle of Buckeye Amaretto Liqueur sitting on a wooden table, in front of a mixed white and wood background

Buckeye Amaretto Liqueur

Buckeye Amaretto Liqueur is produced by Buckeye Distillery, a family-owned distillery located in Tipp City, Ohio. Founded in 2009, Buckeye creates a variety of spirits including vodka, wine, and liqueurs. When I first stumbled upon this brand online, I was immediately excited to try at least one of their liqueurs. With The Ohio State University being my alma mater, the Buckeye spirit holds a special place in my heart. Since Amaretto is so versatile, I knew I had to try out the Buckeye Amaretto. Although not much of the production process is disclosed, we do know that this particular bottle of amaretto liqueur is made using almonds […]

Tall bottle of Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur sitting on a wooden table, with a mixed white and wooden background


Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur is produced in Canales, a city in the Piedmont region of Italy. Though the brand is currently owned by the Italian company Gruppo Campari, the production of Frangelico has a much longer history dating back over 300 years. It was originally distilled by monks living in the region, and is even named after a particular hermit monk known as Fra’ Angelico. These origins are reflected in the unique bottle shape which resembles a friar’s robes.

The brand seems to pride itself on the quality of hazelnuts in the region, which are the basis of the liqueur’s flavor. According to the official Frangelico website, […]