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Aug 8, 2008 05:31 PM

The best amaretto

I'm currently going through a bottle of Bols amaretto, but feel there has to be something better out there. I know Disaronno is often said to be great, but is there other semi-widely available brand that is nicer?

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  1. Luxardo is my favorite. Not quite as sweet and syrupy as Di Saronno, it has a richer amaretto flavor.

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    1. re: sku

      I second the Luxardo recommendation. All of their products are above-average to outstanding. Disaronno is for sorority girls only.

    2. I don't use it a lot, but Luxardo is also my preferred brand.

      Disaronno is indeed syrupy kid stuff, though I like the hoochie mama in the TV ad.

      There's another product out there called Gozio at a premium price that I have not tried.

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      1. re: MC Slim JB

        I've tried the Gozio and prefer it to the Disaronno. Again not syrupy or sugary sweet like the Di. Although I have not tried the Luxardo.

      2. I like the Marie Brizard one. Less sweet than the Disaronno. Luxardo is tasty as well.

        1. Lazzaroni -- smooth, subtle and complex.

          1. I've never seen Luxardo, I'm going to have to find some now.