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Aperitifs

An alcoholic beverage that is traditionally served before a meal to encourage the appetite. Typically this would be dry on the palate as opposed to sweet.

Aperitifs

The best selling Amaro in Italy. Averna is made in Sicily from a unique blend of herbs, flowers, licorice and spices. Originally created in 1868 by one of the monks at San Spirito Abbey in Caltanissetta. This bittersweet Amaro has flavours of orange peel, gentian, cinnamon and licorice...
€25.99
Ex Tax:€21.48
The best selling Amaro in Italy. Averna is made in Sicily from a unique blend of herbs, flowers, licorice and spices. Originally created in 1868 by one of the monks at San Spirito Abbey in Caltanissetta. This bittersweet Amaro has flavours of orange peel, gentian, cinnamon and licorice...
€34.95
Ex Tax:€28.88
Brand: Amaro
Made in the Basilicata Region of Southern Italy. Lucano is a bittersweet blend of herbs and other botanicals that was first created in 1894. Some of the plants used in the secret recipe are wormwood, cinnamon, roman wormwood, ruta, gentian, bitter orange, clavy sage and angelica...
€25.99
Ex Tax:€21.48
Brand: Amaro
Created by Stanislao Cobianchi in 1885 and named in honour of Princess Elena of Montenegro who became Queen of Italy in 1900. Amaro Montenegro is distilled and blended in Bologna and includes as secret mix of 40 different botanicals. A highly rated Amaro with a classic bitter-sweet flavour...
€26.90
Ex Tax:€22.23
An amazing creation that has elevated standard Amaro into a stronger yet more refined spirit. Bottled at 35% after careful ageing in a combination of French oak and Sherry casks. The ingredients include batch distilled grape spirit and a complex mix of secret botanicals from far and exotic lands. A ..
€43.00
Ex Tax:€35.54
The classic spritz ingredient, Aperol is made using a secret recipe that includes rhubarb, cinchona (quinine) and orange. Originally created in 1919 and now incredibly popular around the world...
€16.99
Ex Tax:€14.04
Brand: Aperol
An incredibly popular apertivo style liqueur that owes its success to the vibrant fruity flavour and the relatively low ABV level of 11%. Rhubarb and quinine are said to be the main flavouring ingredients however Aperol also has a strong orange/mandarin quality that makes it hugely drinkable and eas..
€23.00
Ex Tax:€19.01
Brand: Fernet Branca
The minty version of Fernet-Branca. This is made the same way as the classic Fernet but has an added touch of mint. Try it with cola!..
€47.50
Ex Tax:€39.26
Following an ancient Irish recipe, this makes use of vine fruits, herbs and of course, honey. Mead is the traditional drink of newly-weds and is where the word 'honeymoon' comes from...
€17.50
Ex Tax:€14.46
Brand: Cynar
A bitter, amaro style liqueur that takes its name from Cynara Scolymus the latin terminology for Artichoke. As you would expect this is mostly artichoke flavoured but also has 12 other botanicals in the mix. This is great as a secondary flavouring component in many cocktails, especially when gin or ..
€19.99
Ex Tax:€16.52
Brand: Dubonnet
A fantastic 'Aperitif' that is a little like a Vermouth but since it does not contain wormwood it cannot be named so. Dubonnet is made using a blend of five different grape varieties from the Rousillon region of France along with herbs, spices and quinine and then aged in oak for three years. This a..
€14.99
Ex Tax:€12.39
One of the world's most famous Amaro style drinks. Fernet Branca can trace its origin back to 1845 when the Branca di Romanico family started making liqueurs and spirits. A complex blend of 30 different aromatics are used to create the distinct flavour profile of Fernet Branca. The stand out ones be..
€35.00
Ex Tax:€28.93
Brand: Italicus
Very much en vogue and in demand. Who wouldn't want a bottle as beautiful as this on their bar shelf? Italicus is delicious and versatile in cocktails with the fragrant citrus notes of Bergamot oranges at its heart. There are other aromatics at play here too, some notes of gentian, chamomile and lav..
€51.00
Ex Tax:€42.15
Brand: Kamm & Sons
A unique bitter aperitif that is made using a combination of spirit maceration and distillation of spirit with botanicals. In total 45 different flavouring plants and spices are used with the dominant flavours being grapefruit, ginseng and manuka honey. Great over ice or in a variety of aperitif sty..
€37.95
Ex Tax:€31.36
Brand: Ketel One
A refreshing and summery low calorie vodka made with the standard Ketel One but infused with natural essences of cucumber and mint. Great for a light and easy drinking spritzer or for creating adventurous cocktails. ..
€30.00
Ex Tax:€24.79
Brand: Ketel One
A light and low calorie version of Ketel One. This starts off in the same way as the standard Ketel One before being infused with natural essences and being reduced down to 30%. Great in spritzers or a variety of cocktails. ..
€30.00
Ex Tax:€24.79
Brand: Ketel One
Each Ketel One Botanicals bottling starts off in the same way as Ketel One vodka. The spirit is infused with different natural essences and the finished product is bottled at 30% for a lower calorie alternative to high strength vodkas. No sugar has been added and all essences are naturally sourced.&..
€30.00
Ex Tax:€24.79
Killahora Pom O Apple Port
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From the Killahora Orchards in Co. Cork comes the Pom O Apple Port, crafted using rare apple varieties grown on-site. The juice from these apples has been blended with fine brandy before finishing in Irish Whiskey Barrels fro a minimum period of one year...
€25.95
Ex Tax:€21.45
Brand: Kinsale Mead
A new small-batch release from Kinsale crafted using natural ingredients, old recipes and modern techniques. This is Irish produce at heart with international influences at its core. Utilising Spanish orange blossom honey, this is fermented off-dry to create an exciting new mead which is light and r..
€22.00
Ex Tax:€18.18
Brand: Kinsale Mead
Handcrafted in small batches, using natural ingredients and modern techniques. This uses raw Spanish honey and ripe berries to create a light and refreshing Summer mead, with plenty of strawberry, blackberry and cherry flavours coming through on both the nose and the palate...
€22.00
Ex Tax:€18.18
Brand: Kinsale Mead
A melomel style mead handcrafted in small batches by the Kinsale Mead Co using natural ingredients, old recipes and modern techniques.  This is created using cherries, Wexford blackcurrants, Spanish honey and fermented off-dry to 12% ABV. ..
€22.00
Ex Tax:€18.18
Brand: Lillet
Blended from base wines sourced in Bordeaux (Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc) with the addition of some fruit liqueurs, which are made by macerating various types of bitter and sweet oranges with quinine for several months. Once blended the liqueur is aged in oak casks for another year before bottling...
€25.99
Ex Tax:€21.48
Brand: Lillet
Much like the Lillet Blanc in terms of composition. For Lillet Rose both red and white base Bordeaux wines are added to citrus liqueurs, some secret botanicals and quinine. A great aperitif over ice or mixed with tonic for a Lillet Spritz...
€25.99
Ex Tax:€21.48
Brand: Lillet
A fruity and fresh aperitif wine that is made using both Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes sourced in Bordeaux. The wines are flavoured with quinine, citrus liqueur and a secret recipe of other botanicals. Lillet Rouge can be enjoyed straight, with tonic or in a spritzer, or in place of vermouth ..
€24.99
Ex Tax:€20.65
A slightly sweet Vermouth with vanilla at its heart. Martini Bianco is made using Trebbiano wines along with Alpine herbs and other botanicals...
€12.99
Ex Tax:€10.74
A dry Vermouth that is perfect for a gin or vodka Martini. A secret blend of botanicals are used to flavour Martini Extra Dry. These include Orris root, Alpine herbs, barks and other plants and fruits...
€12.99
Ex Tax:€10.74
Rosso was the original wine that established the firm of Martini & Rossi as makers of great Vermouth. Rosso is blended from local red wines which are flavoured with a secret mix of Alpine herbs and other botanicals. These include sage, savoury and dittany alongs with some exotic barks. Martini Rosso..
€12.99
Ex Tax:€10.74
A classic Italian Amaro from the ancient firm of Nardini. This is made from a variety of herbs, spices and other botanicals. Gentian adds some bitterness and a hint of licorice whilst orange peel balances this out with some sweet fruitiness. A refreshing a revitalising Amaro that is widely consumed ..
€43.00
Ex Tax:€35.54
A bitter aperitif that has orange peel, gentian root and wormwood at its heart. A little sweeter and less bitter than Campari but equally at home in a classic Negroni or spritz type drinks...
€41.95
Ex Tax:€34.67
A richly bitter-sweet Amaro that is flavoured with Chinese rhubarb root. Nardini recommend serving this with equal part soda water for a 'Mezzo-Mezzo'...
€36.95
Ex Tax:€30.54
A little like a high strength Vermouth. This aperitif style drink is made using grape spirit (grappa) as the base instead of wine. It is flavoured with bitter and sweet aromatics including oranges, gentian, quinine, calassaia and vanilla. A little red Vermouth is added to the infusion. This is great..
€41.95
Ex Tax:€34.67
Brand: Noilly Prat
A classic white Vermouth from the town of Marseillan in Southern France. Made in a complex process that includes unfermented and fortified 'mistelle' wines, wines aged in brine soaked casks and aromatic botanicals infused in large wooden vats. The herbal character comes from common plants found in t..
€17.99
Ex Tax:€14.87
Brand: Noilly Prat
Made the same way as the more common Noilly Prat but with a little extra sweetness and some spices such as cardamom, cinnamon and lavender. This is a rich and warming Vermouth that is excellent for cocktails that require a little more weight and spice...
€34.50
Ex Tax:€28.51
Brand: Noilly Prat
A sweet, fruity and spice red Vermouth that is flavoured with botanicals such as orange peel, cinnamon, quinine, cloves and cocoa beans. This is a great accompaniment to chocolate desserts and also with a cheese board or charcuterie...
€30.50
Ex Tax:€25.21
A crowd pleasing style of aperitivo that give a small nod to aperol and campari. Peychaud's Aperitivo is lighter and lower in alcohol. This has a very pleasant fruit and rooty character. It's great in a spritzer or to replace Campari in a Negroni...
€59.99
Ex Tax:€49.58
Brand: Picon
A bitter amaro style drink that has gentian and quinine at its heart along with orange peel, sugar and caramel...
€28.00
Ex Tax:€23.14
Brand: Picon
A lower strength version of Picon Amer that is designed to be mixed with beer. Picon Biere works..
€24.99
Ex Tax:€20.65
Brand: Picon
An aperitif version of Picon that is also orange based with some bittering botanicals and a slight sweetness. This is great over ice or in a variety of cocktails...
€27.00
Ex Tax:€22.31
Brand: Suze Bitters
An aperitif that contains no base wine, instead a gentian infused spirit is produced over a long and complex process. Once the desired quality of spirit is obtained it is then blended with a secret mix of botanicals. Suze tastes remarkably soft considering the hugh gentian content, there's a peachy ..
€22.50
Ex Tax:€18.60
Brand: Suze Bitters
An aperitif that contains no base wine, instead a gentian infused spirit is produced over a long and complex process. Once the desired quality of spirit is obtained it is then blended with a secret mix of botanicals. Suze tastes remarkably soft considering the hugh gentian content, there's a peachy ..
€23.50
Ex Tax:€19.42
Originating from Jerez in Spain. This uses Palomino (Oloroso) and Pedro Ximenez Sherry wines as a base. These wines are flavoured with 27 different botanicals giving a Vermouth with lots of Sherry character along with some typical sweetness and bitterness...
€24.50
Ex Tax:€20.25
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