A liqueur is essentially a spirit base - such as rum, vodka or whisky - with added flavouring, such as fruit concentrates or herbs and spices.
fruit cocktail laced with liqueur
He told David to experiment with honey in the manufacture of beer and wine, but he always seemed to find that the wine had a burnt smell, and tasted too sweet, like a liqueur .
This creamy, sweet whisky liqueur is more of a sipper with coffee than a glugger over ice.
an Italian almond-flavoured liqueur
Seville orange segments or slices can be preserved in sweet syrup or alcohol, such as brandy, orange liqueur or vodka.
Once inside, the teenagers were treated to a champagne reception followed by a three course meal with coffee and liqueurs .
Bottles for spirits and liqueurs have already been produced with distinctive finishes and a range of coloured stem glasses, vases and other glassware is under development.
A number of licorice - flavored liqueurs such as anisette, pastis and ouzo are made with anise seed.
Spirits and liqueurs don't live indefinitely, but their deterioration is slow and slight, as you will know if you have a hoard of liqueur from Christmases past at the back of the cupboard.