A New Cherry Liqueur, Made in America

The new liqueur from Don Ciccio & Figli, called Cerasum, was featured by Florence Fabricant from The New York Times.
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Before the fruity cherry notes hit the palate, you are confronted with intriguing, dusky bitterness, the kind of taste that drives the best amaros. Cerasum, a new cherry liqueur, made in the United States by Don Ciccio & Figli from Michigan cherries and blossoms from Virginia, plus assorted herbs like juniper, is based on an old Italian recipe. It’s not sweet. I prefer it as a mixer rather than as a straight drink. A splash does admirably in sparkling wine, and can contribute a subtle fruity note to a Manhattan: Cerasum Aperitivo, $46 for 750 milliliters at Mouth Indie Spirits and Wine Gallery, 192 Water Street (Jay Street), Brooklyn, 347-227-7007, mouth.com; $44.99 at Cordial Craft Wine, Beer & Spirits in Washington, 202-548-2450, cordialwine.com.

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