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Amaro Averna Italian Bitter Liqueur, 70 cl

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Averna is an excellent liqueur with full body and smooth taste, extremely pleasant for every moment of the day. Enjoy the whole Sicilian taste experience over ice with a twist of orange zest at home with whomever you want. In 1912, Averna received the right to add the Italian royal coat of arms to its label in honor of its "Royal Household Patent" status. Made with a unique combination of Mediterranean herbs and citrus, this is the perfect after-dinner liqueur.

The driver will input your year of birth into their device and may then require an ID check to complete the age verification process. Averna is a popular Italian bitter liqueur (classified as an amaro) that is still produced from the original 1868 recipe of natural ingredients. If you do require precise ingredient information you should consult the manufacturer, whose contact details will appear on the packaging or label. Averna’s herbaceous bitterness is best balanced with traditional Sicilian sweets and shared with good company.Created in 1868 for Salvatore Averna by the herbalist monks of San Spirito Abbey in Caltanissetta, Averna was the first licensed spirit in Sicily and has since grown to become Italy's best-selling amaro. It was Francesco Averna, son of Salvatore, who took the initiative to promote the bitter, participating in various exhibitions in Italy and abroad.

When roughly translated into English, it gives you a brief story of the liqueur: "Absolute Specialties—obtained from the infusion of selected natural plant aromatics. Perfect after a meal with plenty of ice and a slice of lemon, but I also like it as an afternoon drink sitting in the garden.In 1978, thanks to the delicious herbal liqueur, the family business became the market leader in Italy. The story goes that the recipe was offered as a sign of gratitude, by the monk Fra Girolamo to Salvatore Averna, the founder of the family company. Its captivating herbal flavour makes it one of the most approachable high-quality amaro made in Sicily, with a full body and smooth extremely pleasant taste for every moment of the day.

The long connection between the Royal Navy and rum can be traced back to 1655 and Vice-Admiral William Penn's expedition to the West Indies. The herbs, roots, and citrus are allowed to infuse in the base liquor for two extended periods of time.The third generation, Francesco's sons Salvatore, Paolo, Emilio and Michele consolidated the firm's success and contributed to its evolution, despite all the difficulties arising from two world wars, to such an extent that the company was able to continue production without interruption, even succeeding in starting an export business to America.

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