Another unusual liqueur, with an alluring, seductive flavor that has an intensely sensual quality. It is like consuming love in a glass. The color, texture and flavor combine to create one of the best, but least used liqueurs.
Add it to any of a wide variety of cocktails and even use it as a substitute for cherry, apple or pear liqueur.
Bottled, it makes a most romantic gift to close, intimate friends. You will truly enjoy its deep, summery flavor. Served in colder months, it reminds the palate of July or August, and brings to all the senses reminiscences associated with summertime pleasures.
Peach liqueur is commercially produced in Portugal and is considered one of the finest varieties.
- 1 1/2 pounds peaches; peeled & sliced*
- 1 1/2 Cups sugar
- 4 lemon peel, cut in strips, without pith
- 3 whole cloves
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 2 Cups bourbon
- Crush peaches slightly.
- Place peaches and sugar in a saucepan and heat over low heat till sugar dissolves.
- Pour into a jar.
- Add spices and bourbon.
- Steep for 7 days.
- Strain and age for 1 month, then strain again and bottle.