If you’ve been hankering for a flavored coffee, you might want to try El Hombre XO Coffee Liqueurs. This tequila flavored beverage has the same smooth taste of a Mexican mocha, but with a slight kick. There are several benefits to using this beverage, including its low alcohol content. For starters, it is much lower in alcohol than most alcoholic beverages, including whiskey, rum, vodka, and gin. This drink is made from two kinds of coffee from the Philippines. It also has a hint of extra flavors like caramel, vanilla, and orange.
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Originally, Manille Liqueur de Calamansi was a local liqueur made from Philippine oranges. However, fores and Aw came up with different variants of Manille Liqueur. They decided to use the citrus fruit from Mindoro as inspiration, and it was delicious! Manille Liqueur de Dalandan is also used in the culinary arts, such as in bacolod lechon, slow-roasted beef, and many more.
Another Filipino liqueur, Manille Liqueur de Calamansi, was recently launched by Destileria Limtuaco & Co., Inc. In 2014. The two created this product in collaboration with local farmers to showcase the Philippine culture. Using exclusive Mindoro calamansi farmers, this drink embodies the country’s culture and heritage. Its signature serve makes it a unique drink that will please both locals and visitors alike.
Made with the essence of calamansi and vodka base, Manila Liqueur de Kalamansi captures the flavor and aroma of the fruit. It’s perfect as a digestif or when added to food. The orange-flavored liquor also enhances the flavor of dishes. The product’s eponymous founder, Gaita Fores, is an advocate for local produce and actively supports local farmers.
Made from native dalandan rinds, Manille Liqueur de Dalandan is a citrus-forward drink that has been inspired by Italian limoncello. It can also be used as a flavoring ingredient in certain dishes, such as Bacolod-style lechon. Its citrus flavor makes it an excellent palate cleanser and a versatile mixer.
One of the first Filipino-American mixologists, Enzo Lim, created special cocktails using Manille Liqueur de Dalandan. His creations featured the dalandan liqueur in cocktails, which are known as Sinturis Smash and Dona Sol. In addition to serving the drink straight, Lim also served it in a Bacolod-style lechon stuffed with Dalandan liqueur.