Are cordials and liqueurs the same?

Are cordials and liqueurs the same?

Liqueurs And Cordials Liqueurs are basically liquors that have been flavored and sweetened. The term is interchangeable with “cordial,” except in the U.K., where cordial can also just refer to a sweet, non-alcoholic liquid. Better to have a list of some of the most popular liqueurs and see what you like.

How do they make liqueurs?

Liqueurs are produced by combining a base spirit, usually brandy, with fruits or herbs and are sweetened by the addition of a sugar syrup composing more than 2 1/2 percent of the total beverage by volume.

How do you make infused liqueur?


  1. Wash and slice strawberries. Add to clean glass jar with vanilla beans, top with vodka and seal with airtight lid.
  2. Store in cool, dark place for at least 3 days, but up to a week. Strain into a measuring cup or glass bowl through a fine mesh sieve and discard strawberries and vanilla bean.

How do you bottle cordials?

Using a dry cloth or oven mitt, take the hot sterilised bottles one at a time and fill to the top with cordial, leaving enough room for the lid but not for air. Put the lids on immediately. If it’s sticky, give the full, closed bottle a quick dip in the hot soapy water, then dry it for labelling.

What is the best after dinner liquor?

Good choices are Remy Martin (cognac), Jameson (whiskey), Jack Daniels (bourbon), or Glenfiddich (scotch). This class of after dinner drinks is especially good during the cold winter months because the liquors tend to warm your palate and belly.

What are the types of liqueurs?

List of liqueurs Berry liqueurs Chocolate liqueurs Coffee liqueurs Cream liqueurs Crème liqueurs Flower liqueurs Fruit liqueurs. Note: Kirsch and Slivovitz are fruit brandies rather than liqueurs. Herbal liqueurs. Honey liqueurs Nut-flavored liqueurs

What are cordial drinks?

Cordial glasses are drinking vessels created specifically for cordials, which are sweet, fruit-flavored beverages. Some examples of cordial beverages are made under the brand names of Golden Circle and Cottees. A true cordial does not contain alcohol and is diluted with water to achieve the flavor, or the level of sweetness, desired.

What is a cordial alcohol?

cordial – strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal. liqueur. alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant – a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; “alcohol (or drink) ruined him”.