Liquore Strega

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Strega is the proud maker of Liquore Strega (£25.20), a liquors & creams with roots in Italy with an alcohol strength of 40%. Drinks&Co users give this Liquore Strega 3,8 of 5 points.
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There are so many delicious Italian aperitifs and digestifs on the market right now and Liquore Strega deserves a place among them. First created in 1860, this unique spirit is a vibrant canary yellow that is set off beautifully by its vintage-looking bottle with its raised glass sun. This is especially appropriate as Liquore Strega advertises itself as made out of a sunray.

The word "strega" means "witch" in Italian. The product's hometown of Benevento was considered a gathering place for witches, according to folklore, a fact which clearly influenced the naming of the spirit. Liquore Strega is made using a secret family recipe of about 70 different herbs and spices, which are ground and macerated in grain alcohol before being left to age in ash barrels while the flavours marry and mellow.

This famous product is spicy and minty. Cinnamon, iris, juniper, mint, cloves, star anise, white pepper, and nutmeg are just some of the botanicals making up the blend. The colour is gained from the introduction of saffron to the mix. This unmistakable spirit is as good as it is gorgeous. Traditionally served as a digestif after a meal, it can be enjoyed at any temperature. Now finding its way into exciting cocktails thanks to its great flavour profile, Liquore Strega is a classic that is not going away any time soon.

Technical sheet · Liquore Strega

Category:Liquors & creams (Spirits)
Producer: Strega
Volume: 70cl
Alcohol Vol.: 40%
Country: Italy

Description · Strega

Liquore Strega


  • Colour: Liquore Strega has a bright canary yellow colour.
  • Aroma: Refreshing bouquet charged with herbal notes of mint, fennel, saffron, and honey.
  • Taste: Herbal and spicy notes on the palate as well, with flavours of anise, mint, juniper, and fennel, completed with a sugary touch. The finish is long and lasting, with the ting of saffron and juniper.



PRODUCTION DETAILS: Crafted from a wide variety of all-natural herbs and spices, the vibrating yellow colour is given by the exquisite saffron. Over 70 different natural ingredients are carefully handpicked and selected to create this spirit. These ingredients, collected from Europe, Central America, and the Orient, are grinded and macerated and integrated with the base spirit prior to the distillation process, carried out in traditional swan neck pot stills. The spirit is then aged in ash barrels for several months in order to incorporate all the aromas and flavours. The final result, a complex and deep blend, spicy and minty, and quite refreshing. Strega is the Italian word for witch, and the legend has it that witches cast a love spell in this concoction, granting forever love to all the couples who drink it. Love potion or not, Liquore Strega works perfectly as a digestif.



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Posted on at 11.08


Strega Liqueur

Produced in the 1860s, Guiseppe Alberti Strega is an Italian classic herb-based liqueur created using 70 different ingredients with a charming history. Strega is fine, smooth and soft tasting liqueur with perfectly balanced aromas and flavours.

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Posted on at 11.16

5 /5

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Posted on at 22.29

1.5 /5

Non e 'il liquore Strega, assomiglia! ! E 'stato troppo diluito, the Strega e' un liquore a base di erbe e Alcool 40 Gradi, che sia l'alcool Erbe him. . sono presenti in piccola quantita '. E 'un peccato! ! ! !

Posted on at 10.59

4 /5

Giuseppe Alberti Liquore Strega

- Made of over 70 different barks and herbs, it was first produced in Benevento, central Italy and is steeped in history where it is told that the drink was first made by beautiful female sprites and used their new potion to cast spells on lovesick humans, therby giving its name, Strega, meaning witch.
- It dates back to the 1860's and continues to have a romantic association where legend has it that couples who drink it together will remain united in love forever.
- A perfectly natural product, it obtains its typical yellow colour from the saffron added to the alcoholic infusion; then a long fermentation in oak vats concurs to the perfect balance of the aromas and contributes to the characteristic fine, smooth and soft taste.
- Excellent after a meal, it expresses its versatility in the most varied manners hence assuring an indisputable satisfaction whether sipping it dry, with ice or iced.
- Both the taste and the warm solar colour become the inseparable companions of long-drinks and cocktails, but it is also added to ice cream, fruit salad and as ingredient in cake preparations.

Posted on at 13.13

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF Strega Liquor Alberti :
- Color: yellow crocus caracterítisco.
- Flavour: mint, fennel, saffron, honey and a slight smell of ink.
- Taste: flavors of mint, anise, juniper, fennel, and other herbs and sugar, a touch of alcohol warmth. Final flavored saffron and honey stained persistent juniper.

PRODUCER: Strega Alberti.

PRODUCTION DETAILS: obtained by the distillation of about 70 herbs and spices from around the world.


Posted on at 13.36

4 /5


Yellow Canary Nose Anisado view, peppermint, menthol, Alpine plants and vanilla with dry leaves Boca liquorice peppermint, menthol, lemon zest and mint

Posted on at 05.09

4 /5

Strega Liquor Alberti

Liquor Strega Alberti is one of the most famous Italian liquors. It is produced in Benevento in Campania since 1860. It is based on a legend that Benevento was the city where all the witches of the world were found periodically pagan rituals around a tree of Walnut that was then grubbed. Liquor Strega Alberti is born from the distillation process and infusions of more than 70 aromatic herbs mixed with mastery and balance to obtain an unmistakable and inimitable taste. The yellowed color is given by the infusion with saffron. The Strega Liquor is aged for a long time in oak barrels to obtain a perfect synthesis of many different aromas, thus producing a distillate with a gradient of 40% vol. It is only after this aging period that the liquor is bottled and distributed around the world.

Posted on at 13.42

4 /5

- Alberti Strega is a long-established, traditional manufacturer of fine Italian liqueurs and spirits
- Liquore Strega is a typical Italian national drink, unique and distinctive for its special taste, which is determined by the use of natural ingredients
- It is recommended to serve the liqueur cold or on ice
- Allergens: contains sulfites

Posted on at 05.04

4 /5

Giuseppe Alberti Il Liquore Strega

The fine taste and velvety, this liquor is highly regarded for its flexibility, making it ideal to consume at any time of day. It can be served liscia (French kind), ice on fruit salads or desserts, and can enter into the composition of famous fine cocktails.
 In 1860, evoking an ancient legend which told that the city of Benevento was the haunt of all the witches of the world, He was born Liquore Strega. Natural liquor obtained from the distillation of nearly 70 herbs and spices from around the world

Posted on at 05.05

4 /5

Strega Liquore

Origin Italy, Campania. Manufacturer Distillery Strega Alberti Benevento SpA Description Its yellow color is replaced by the liqueur through the use of saffron. Among the approximately 70 different ingredients including mint and fennel. A slightly sweet, not too strict liqueur with a full, complex flavor with distinct mint or coniferous notes. Strega is also used to flavor a cake specialty, the Torta Caprese used.
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