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Blackberry Liqueur

A blackberry-flavored liqueur or brandy-based spirit made from wild blackberries, sometimes with other berries, which are macerated and infused in alcohol. Also found as: Crème de Mure

Known brands:

  • Lejay Lagoute
  • Black Haus
  • Marie Brizzard

Blueberry Liqueur

A liqueur flavored with blueberry.

Also found as: Blueberry Brandy, Blueberry Schnapps, or in french as Crème de Myrtille.

Popular brand:

DeKuyper

Cherry Liqueur

It is a sweetened, cherry flavored liqueur. Also found as: Black Cherry Liqueur, Cherry Brandy, Cherry Schnapps, Crème de Cerise, Crème de Griotte, Maraschino Liqueur, Wild Cherry Liqueur, Eau-de-Cerise, Kirsch Likör.

Popular brands:

Heering

Bols

Kirschwasser

Seagram's

 

Cloudberry Liqueur

It is made by soaking cloudberries (orange raspberry-like berries that grow wildly in northern Scandinavia) in alcohol for two to six months before it is sweetened and bottled.

Popular brand:

Lapponia Lakka (Finland)

Cranberry Liqueur

A cranberry flavored liqueur. Also found as: Cranberry Schnapps.

Popular Brand:

Godfreys

Currant Liqueur

It is a blood-red, sweet, black currant-flavored liqueur. Most known liqueur: Crème de Cassis.

Popular Brand:

Bols

Eldeberry Liqueur

Eldeberry liqueur is mostly a home-made cordial very easy, however it takes some time to prepare. You may also find it at the liqueur stores. Common brand: St. Germain

Ingredients

4 cup fresh elderberries
2 cup sugar
1 tsp lemon zest
2 tbsp  lemon juice
1 cup Water
3 cup Vodka

Instructions:

Crush elderberries and sugar in a bowl. Let stand about 1 hour. Add lemon zest and lemon juice. Transfer to an aging container and add the vodka and water. Age in a cool, dark place for 1 month, shaking occasionally. Strain and filter, age for 1 week. Rack and transfer to final container. Age 1 month before serving.

Guavaberry Liqueur

An exotic type of liqueur made in the island Sint Maarten.

Popular Brand:

Guavaberry Wild Sint Maarten Liqueur

 

Plum Liqueur

It is called in french: Prunelle Liqueur.  UMESHU is a good alternative as well.

Popular Brand:

Dittisham

Homemade Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 lb Plums
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 2 cups Vodka
  • 1/2 cup Brandy

Instructions

Wash plums and pat dry. Cut plums in half or smaller, pit. Place plums in aging container. Pour sugar over plums, stir. Add vodka and brandy stirring to partly disolve sugar. Cap container and place in a cool, dark place for 2 months, stir occasionally. Place a strainer over large bowl and strain liqueur. Press liquid from plums with the back of a wooden spoon. Discard plum pulp. Re-strain liqueur through cloth until clear. Bottle as desired. Ready for drinking or cooking but best if aged another month.

Raspberry Liqueur

A sweet bright red raspberry flavored liqueur. You can use Framboise Liqueur (in French).

Popular Brands:

Chambord

Razzmatazz - De Kuyper 

Sloe Liqueur

Sloe liqueur or sloe gin is a red colored liqueur infusion of gin or vodka as basic liquor and flavored with sloe berries and almond.

Popular Brands:

Bols

Patxaran

Moniack

 

Strawberry Liqueur

A strawberry-flavored liqueur made using the maceration of strawberries. Also found as: Crème de Fraise, Strawberry Brandy, Wild Strawberry Liqueur.

Popular Brands:

DeKuyper

Bols

Demandis