Episode 85

Published on:

7th Jan 2022

Episode 85: Amaro Montenegro

Episode 85 features Amaro Montenegro, a top selling Amaro which is bottled in 750ml at 23% ABV, or 46 proof, and it retails for $40.

Enjoy this episode with some Amaro Montenegro neat.

Amaro Montenegro's official website: https://www.amaromontenegro.com/

Brief Historical Timeline:

  • 1885 - Distillery is founded by Stanisalo Cobianchi and Elisir Lungavita is launched
  • 1896 - Elisir Lungavita is renamed Amaro Montenegro in honor of Princess Elena of Montenegro on the occasion of her wedding to Prince Victor Emmanuel III of Italy
  • 1921 - Famed Italian poet and war hero Gabriele D'Annunzio declares Amaro Montenegro the "Liqueur of Virtues"
  • 2018 - First major packaging update in decades makes the bottle slimmer and easier to pour from

Key Cocktails:

Like most amaro, you can enjoy it neat or on the rocks.


Amaro Montenegro's US Website

Gruppo Montenegro

Amaro Montenegro Product Story - Chapter One

Amaro Montenegro Product Story - Chapter Two

Amaro Montenegro Product Story - Chapter Three

The Revelation - Short Film

Vinepair Article - Tour of Tremano Production Plant

Difford's Guide Listing

New Packaging Announcement

Wikipedia Listing on Gabrile D'Annunzio

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Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur
Podcast dedicated to drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits.
Liquor and Liqueur Connoisseur is a podcast for anyone that enjoys distilled spirits!

Built on the premise of drinking, discussing, and discovering the world of distilled spirits, each episode features consistent tastings and much more. The featured spirit's backstory is covered, including history of production, marketing, availability, notable events for the spirit, as well as personal stories on enjoyment.

This podcast features new episodes at least weekly, and is the work of host Matt Birchard, who created the podcast as a way to keep a new year's resolution to himself - which was to drink more!

So enjoy each episode whenever you have time, but it's recommended you enjoy a liquor or liqueur during the show!

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Matthew Birchard

I'm a fan of distilled spirits, and marketer by trade. Native of Portland, Oregon, USA.