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crème de cassis

Type

Liqueurs, fruit-flavored

Description

Generic for respected traditional liqueur, usually French, with black currant flavoring and either grape brandy or neutral spirit base. Notable in the Kir Royale.

Flavor

black currant

Availability

Generally available. Produced and sold in France. Known to be distributed in parts of United Kingdom, Europe, North America and Oceania. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

Chambord (imperfect substitute)

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 56 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureBlackjack Variation
pictureBourbonnaise Cocktail
picturePat's Special
pictureCassis Kirsch Hiball
pictureVermouth Cassis
pictureParisian

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