The drink Amaro is a classic Italian herbal liqueur, traditionally consumed after dinner as a "digestif" It has usually a bitter sweet, sometimes syrupy flavour. Amaro means "bitter" in Italian.
Amaro Zarri is a family owned traditional Italian business and follows a secret recipe which has been guarded for half of a century in the archives of the Villa Zarri cellars in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy.
This drink is prepared by a process of cold alcohol infusion with 28 precious herbs and aromatic roots including, amongst others: quassio, rhubarb, wormwood, colombo, licorice, mint, cinchona bark, gentian and bitter and sweet orange zest. This extract is left to stand for several months in a steel container before it achieves an alcohol by volume of 35%. At this point it is ready to be filtered and bottled.
On the palate it is soft and warm with a pronounced medicinal, herbal, almost leafy flavour.