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Limoncello is a liqeuer made in Italy with lemons and is shrouded in mystery as to how this zesty drink came about. Limoncello is made from lemon zest (strictly non-treated), water, alcohol, and sugar. It is a beverage usually consumed after meals, but is a perfect drink for every occasion and a must have on every bar in the summer. Try it in this delicious cocktail:
1 oz - 30 ml Limoncello Luxardo
1 oz - 30 ml Bitter
1 oz - 30 ml Sweet Vermouth
2 oz - 60 ml club soda
1 sprig fresh thyme
Method: Place the thyme in a tumbler glass and muddle to release the oils, then add ice and ingredients, stir well and serve. Garnish with a sprig of fresh lemon verbena.
Note: Slice of orange and lemon peel twisted.
Like many folks in Calgary’s burgeoning brewing and distilling industry, Ross Alger started out making his own libations at home.
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