What kind of liquor is anise?
Anise is a distilled liquor that is made from the seeds of the anise plant, scientifically known as Pimpinella anisum. It is native to the Middle East and has been used for centuries as a spirit drink and as a natural medicine.
What characteristics does anise have?
One of the main characteristics of anise is its sweet and aromatic flavour, with hints of liquorice and fresh herbs. Anise can be consumed neat, with ice, or mixed with other beverages, such as water, soft drinks, or fruit juices.
How is anise produced?
Regarding its production process, the anise seeds undergo a process of maceration in alcohol to extract their characteristic flavour and aroma. Then, it is distilled in copper stills to obtain a soft and aromatic liquor.
What properties does anise have?
Anise is known for its digestive and calming properties. It is commonly used as a digestive after heavy meals, as it helps reduce bloating and gas in the stomach. It has also been used as a natural remedy to relieve coughs and chest congestion.
What brands of anise can you buy at LaVinateria?
At LaVinateria, we offer a wide variety of high-quality aniseeds, including well-known brands such as Anís del Mono, Chinchón, Marie Brizard, and many others. Our aniseeds are carefully selected by liquor experts and professional tasters to guarantee the quality and authenticity of each bottle.