What is Liqueur?
Liqueur refers to a number of distilled alcoholic spirits. They are made with a base spirit, brandy being a common one. Sugars, fruits, spices, nuts, herbs, citrus and other ingredients are added to create a sweet, herbal or floral tasting alcohol. Liqueur flavors range greatly and these are an example of just a few. Liqueurs vary in color and are used in cocktails, baked goods and desserts to add a distinct flavor.
What does Liqueur Taste Like?
...Sweet is one of the five main tastes. It has smooth and round notes in its flavor profile. Sweet is a naturally occurring flavor in many foods, including fruits, berries, winter squashes, sugarcane, and honey. The sweet taste in these foods is due to a higher sugar content. Sweetness is characteristic of desserts and is used as an accent in savory foods.