One unique and captivating drink is causing quite a stir in the ever-changing landscape of beverages - the Lovage Alcoholic Cordial. What distinguishes this cordial is not only its intriguing flavour, but also its exclusivity. It's a Tipple Cellar exclusive that can only be obtained through our website!
If you're a culinary or cocktail enthusiast, a lover of exceptional beverages, or simply someone seeking something new and exclusive to add to your collection, the Lovage Alcoholic Cordial is about to become your next must-try. In this blog, we'll delve into the world of this remarkable cordial, explore its distinctive qualities, and unveil why it's earning a special place in the hearts of those in the know.
First things first, what is lovage? Lovage (Levisticum officinale) is a versatile and aromatic herb that has been used for centuries in culinary and medicinal applications. It's native to the Mediterranean region but has made its way into cuisines around the world. With a flavour profile often described as a blend of celery and parsley with hints of anise, it's an herb that adds a unique depth of flavour to various dishes. It's no wonder that the beverage industry has taken notice of its potential.
One of the most exciting aspects of the lovage plant is its versatility. Its bright and slightly peppery flavour can be used in a variety of culinary creations, from soups and stews to salads and cocktails. It's this flexibility that has led to its inclusion in a range of new and innovative drinks.
Lovage, a versatile and aromatic herb, has long been celebrated for its unique flavour profile that combines the tastes of celery, parsley, and a touch of anise. This flavourful herb has made its way into various culinary delights, but the world of mixology has now embraced it with open arms. The Lovage Alcoholic Cordial is a special creation that artfully combines the herbaceous charm of lovage with other complementary ingredients to craft a one-of-a-kind beverage. It's not just any cordial; it's a unique and refreshing experience that offers a twist on traditional cocktails.
Lovage alcoholic cordial boasts a distinctive flavour profile that is often described as herbaceous, slightly peppery, and with hints of celery and anise. The flavour of lovage itself is reminiscent of a combination of celery and parsley with an aromatic twist. This unique herbaceous taste is what makes lovage cordial so intriguing and appealing.
When used in cocktails or mixed with other beverages, the lovage cordial adds a refreshing and savoury note, providing depth and complexity to the drink. Its versatility allows it to harmonise with various ingredients, making it an exciting choice for mixologists.
As an exclusive offering, the Lovage Alcoholic Cordial can only be found at the Tipple Cellar.
Lovage (Levisticum officinale) is a perennial herb with a rich history dating back to ancient times. Its name is derived from the Latin word "ligusticum," which means "of Liguria," a region in Italy where it was believed to have originated.
The creation of lovage cordial is a more recent development, building upon the herb's historical uses and unique flavor.
Today, lovage and lovage cordial are enjoying a resurgence in popularity as contemporary mixologists and beverage enthusiasts rediscover the intriguing flavours and versatility that this herb and its cordial offer. While lovage's traditional use as a flu remedy has diminished, its unique flavour continues to inspire creative concoctions that captivate the taste buds.
Lovage and Gin Fizz:
Instructions: In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, lovage cordial, and lemon juice. Add ice and shake well. Strain the mixture into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with soda water and garnish with a lemon slice.
Instructions: In a glass, muddle the fresh mint leaves with the lovage cordial and lime juice. Add ice and pour in the rum. Stir well and top with soda water. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of fresh mint.
Brandy & Lovage Cordial Cocktail
This cocktail combines the rich, warming notes of brandy with the herbaceous and slightly peppery flavour of lovage cordial, creating a well-balanced and sophisticated drink.