Amaro Nonino Quintessentia is an digestif [ingredient=amaro amaro] made in Fruili, in northern Italy. It is grappa based, and infused with a blend of many herbs, spices and roots, including gentian, saffron, licorice, rhubarb, sweet and bitter orange, tamarind, quassia bark, chinchona bark, and galenga, among other things. It is a light reddish brown color and 70 proof.

Nonino is a bit less sweet, less bitter, and lighter in texture than other amari. It is aged for five years in oak barrels.

Some popular cocktails containing Amaro Nonino

  • Fly-By-Knight — Red wine, Bourbon, Amaro Nonino, Aperol, Lemon juice, Egg white
  • Italian in NYC — Bourbon, Amaro Nonino, Orange bitters, Maraschino cherry
  • Gens du Monde — Bourbon, Maurin Quina, Amaro Nonino, Bitters
  • Amaro Paisano — Bourbon, Campari, Amaro Nonino, Bitters, Simple syrup, Orange peel
  • Champagne Year — Champagne, Aromatized wine, Amaro Nonino, Peychaud's Bitters, Grapefruit juice, Marmalade, Rose water
  • White Oak Propeller — Old Tom Gin, Bianco Vermouth, Amaro Nonino, Aperol
  • Fall Down Slow — Rum, Cognac, Plum wine, Cynar, Amaro Nonino, Peychaud's Bitters
  • MoJo Hannah — Reposado Tequila, Amaro Nonino, Campari, Aperol, Scotch, Grapefruit peel
  • Benjamin Cooper — Gin, Amaro Nonino, Lemon juice, Simple syrup, Orange peel
  • The Divine Lorraine — Bourbon, Sweet vermouth, Amaro Nonino, Elderflower liqueur, Orange cream citrate, Orange peel
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia
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