Strega Liquor is an Italian herbal liquor produced since 1860 by the S. A. Distilleria Liquore Strega in Benevento, Italy. Saffron gives it a distinctive yellow colour. Strega is bottled at 80 proof (40%), which is an alcohol content comparable to most hard liquors. Nevertheless, it has a sweetness and viscosity typical of liqueurs. Among it’s approximately 70 herbal ingredients are mint and fennel, giving it a complex flavour with minty and coniferous notes. Strega is a digestive.
The production process begins with the milling of about 70 herbs and spices, characterized by special aromatic properties and selected imported from all over the world. the most influential are the cinnamon of Ceylon, the Iride Fiorentino, the juniper of the Italian Apennines, the mint of Sannio. The liqueur Strega, is aged for a long time in oak tanks in order to assimilate an expressive breadth and elegance of the bouquet as an expression of many different aromas originating a liqueur obtained by distillation of the aromatic component, from the alcohol content of 40% vol. It is only after completion of this maturation that the liqueur is bottled and distributed throughout the world.
Produced by: Distilleria Liquore Strega