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The best amaretto

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Lizzo Aug 8, 2008 05:31 PM

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?

  1. sku Aug 8, 2008 08:11 PM

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

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      craigasaurus Mar 20, 2009 09:37 AM

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

    2. MC Slim JB Mar 20, 2009 01:44 PM

      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.

      http://mcslimjb.blogspot.com/

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        triggs73 Mar 22, 2009 08:45 AM

        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. mrgrotto Mar 20, 2009 06:33 PM

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

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          Luwak Mar 21, 2009 07:33 PM

          Lazzaroni -- smooth, subtle and complex.

          1. Icantread Mar 23, 2009 02:16 PM

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

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