Crème de manzana is a green apple flavored crème liqueur made from wild Basque green apples. Crème liqueurs (not to be confused with cream liqueurs, made from a base spirit, flavorings and cream) have such a high sugar content that they have the texture of cream.
There are many flavors of crème liqueurs, but all of them are very sweet and low in alcohol, around 30 proof. Briottet is a producer of crème de manzana.
Some popular cocktails containing Crème de Manzana
- Dolores no.4 — Bison grass vodka, Crème de Manzana, Rhubarb bitters, Aromatized wine, Apple bitters, Simple syrup, Lime