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Episode 16: Frangelico
Episode 1624th July 2020 • Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur • Matt Birchard
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Episode 16 features Frangelico. An Italian hazelnut liqueur. The iconic bottle is shaped like a friar's robes.

Enjoy this episode with a chilled shot of Frangelico!

Frangelico's official website:

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1891 - Barbero family company is founded that eventually produces Frangelico
  • 1960s - Barbero introduces Diesus, an amaro in the friar bottle
  • 1978 - Frangelico is introduced
  • 2010 - Gruoppo Campari purchases Frangelico

Key Cocktail:

Frangelico lends itself to cocktails, but it's also very good served simply. Either as a chilled shot, on the rocks with some lime, or mixed with soda.

Friar Tuck:

1 oz. Frangelico

1 oz. dark creme de caco

2 oz. cream

Shake with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with nutmeg

Angel Kiss:

Equal parts Frangelico and Vodka with a squeeze of lime, shaken with ice, strained and served in a chilled cocktail glass.

Nuts & Berries:

1.5 oz. Frangelico

1.5 oz. Chambord

3 oz. milk or cream

Shake with ice, strain into a chilled glass and serve.

Nutty Irishman:

3/4 oz. Frangelico

3/4 oz. Irish cream liqueur

Layer in a shot glass, Frangelico first.


Wikipedia article on Frangelico

Barbero 1891 history

2002 Article mentioning additional named ingredients

Press Release on Barbero 1891 acquisition

Gruoppo Campari

Diesus Amaro reference

Spruce Easts article on the difference between a Liquor and a Liqueur

Oregon Hazelnut information

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