Cointreau

After taking a look at Grand Marnier, it’s only right that we seek out its fellow orange – Cointreau. Cointreau prides itself with a mix of tradition and modernity since its creation way back in 1875. A gentleman named Edouard Cointreau, son of Edouard-Jean (a famous master confectioner), distilled himself a spirit from sweet and bitter orangeContinue reading “Cointreau”

Grand Marnier Tasting Notes

Extravagant. Stylish. Chic. Words many would use to describe a bottle that sits upon many a back-bar – Grand Marnier. The orange liqueur from France is also steeped in history, dating back to 1827. In this year, a gentleman named Jean-Baptiste Lapostolle founded a distillery in Neauphe-le-Château, France that produced fruit liqueurs. In 1876, his granddaughterContinue reading “Grand Marnier Tasting Notes”