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Episode 85: Amaro Montenegro
Episode 857th January 2022 • Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur • Matt Birchard
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Episode 85 features Amaro Montenegro, a top selling Amaro which is bottled in 750ml at 23% ABV, or 46 proof, and it retails for $40.

Enjoy this episode with some Amaro Montenegro neat.

Amaro Montenegro's official website:

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1885 - Distillery is founded by Stanisalo Cobianchi and Elisir Lungavita is launched
  • 1896 - Elisir Lungavita is renamed Amaro Montenegro in honor of Princess Elena of Montenegro on the occasion of her wedding to Prince Victor Emmanuel III of Italy
  • 1921 - Famed Italian poet and war hero Gabriele D'Annunzio declares Amaro Montenegro the "Liqueur of Virtues"
  • 2018 - First major packaging update in decades makes the bottle slimmer and easier to pour from

Key Cocktails:

Like most amaro, you can enjoy it neat or on the rocks.


Amaro Montenegro's US Website

Gruppo Montenegro

Amaro Montenegro Product Story - Chapter One

Amaro Montenegro Product Story - Chapter Two

Amaro Montenegro Product Story - Chapter Three

The Revelation - Short Film

Vinepair Article - Tour of Tremano Production Plant

Difford's Guide Listing

New Packaging Announcement

Wikipedia Listing on Gabrile D'Annunzio

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