Bitter with spicy notes, this Italian amaro has a fernet-like character and a menthol-like finish of bracing mint, creating a cooling effect on the palate.
Santa Maria Al Monte represents a much-loved excuse to prolong the eating experience among friends and family and today. Hundreds upon hundreds of Amari are produced in Italy today.
Some very creative amaro-based drinks are now emerging. Amaro semifreddo is served in a martini glass; amaro has been mixed with cacao.
This fernet-style liqueur from Italy is a balanced spirit that is at once sweet, bitter and herbal, with bracing mint on the finish that provides a cooling effect to the palate.