Strong almond flavor, with light spice notes. Serve chilled or just pour over ice. It can also be mixed to create a variety of cocktails, such as an amaretto sour.
In the U.S., the term “liqueur” is synonymous with cordials and is derived from the Latin liquefacere, meaning to liquefy. It refers to the early Middle Ages monastic practice of extracting the essence of botanicals, which were added to base spirits and believed to have medicinal properties.