Cointreau Orange Liqueur
  • Category Liqueur
  • Country France
  • Distillery Rémy Cointreau
  • Style Liqueur
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • orange zest
  • blossom
  • citrus
  • sweet
  • bitter
  • zesty
  • lemon
  • fruit
  • almonds

Cointreau

Orange Liqueur (0.7l, 40%)
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Cointreau is the indispensable orange component to hundreds of properly-made cocktails.

The Cointreau Distillery was founded in 1849 by brothers Adolphe and Edouard Cointreau. They started with a French wild cherry Liqueur called a Guignolet which enjoyed popular success. But after a few years things really took off when they introduced the bitter-orange Liqueur that bears their name today — Cointreau. The company remained a family-owned and operated enterprise until it merged with Rèmy Martin Cognac in 1990 to form Rèmy Cointreau.

Technically, Cointreau Orange Liqueur is a form of Triple Sec — a category of strongly orange-favored Liqueurs. But it is so much more. We’d go so far as to call it the king of the category. It is made from sweet sugar-beet Spirits infused with both sweet and bitter orange zests that give it a delicate and complex citrus profile. The original recipe for a Margarita cocktail specifically called for Cointreau. And it is — in our opinion — a brilliant component of everything from Sangria to the Cosmopolitan. And the entire world agrees. Each year, more than thirteen million bottles are sold bringing joy to craft cocktail patrons everywhere.
  • Category Liqueur
  • Country France
  • Distillery Rémy Cointreau
  • Style Liqueur
  • Alcohol 40%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Clear

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma is pungent with a blast of flamed orange zest and orange blossoms.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavor profile actually has layers of orange on top of the sweetness.

Finish
Taken neat the finish is long, sweet, and bracingly orange.
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What does Cointreau Orange Liqueur taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Cointreau Orange Liqueur and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

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  • orange zest
  • blossom
  • citrus
  • sweet
  • bitter
  • zesty
  • lemon
  • fruit
  • almonds
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