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Episode 62: Cynar
Episode 6223rd July 2021 • Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur • Matt Birchard
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Episode 62 features Cynar, a popular Italian Amaro. The bottle for the tasting is 1L at 16.5% ABV, or 33 proof and sells for about $28.

Enjoy this episode with a pour of Cynar neat.

Cynar doesn't have a stand alone website currently.

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1952 - Angelo Dalle Molle, an Italian businessman, invents Cynar
  • 1960s - Cynar is advertised in Italy on the Carosello advertising show
  • 1976/77 - Cynar is sold to Bols
  • 1995 - Campari Group acquires Cynar

Key Cocktails:

Cyanr is mostly intended to be consumed neat, or on the rocks, but try it with a bit of cola.


Campari Group listing on Cynar

Wikipedia Article on Cynar

Wikipedia Article on Angelo Dalle Molle

Wikipedia Article on Campari Group Article on Bols

Bubbly Professor website Article on Cynar's inventor

Tasting Table Overview of Cynar

Vintage Ad on YouTube (in Italian)

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