Do you sip limoncello or take it as a shot?
It’s usually served in a shot glass or a small ceramic cup because of its high alcohol content. Although it’s served in a shot glass, it’s meant to be sipped, enjoying and savoring each and every drop to help your body digest your food.
Can you drink limoncello?
A: Yes. Drinking it straight (and straight from the freezer) is by far the most common and preferred way to consume limoncello. Limoncello is considered a digestif (after-dinner drink), thought to aid digestion. It is much sweeter and generally lower in alcohol content than hard alcohols like vodka or whiskey.
Does limoncello taste like alcohol?
Limoncello tastes sweet with an intensely concentrated citrus flavor, like drinking lemon candies. Drunk straight as a chilled shot, it’s both refreshing and invigorating. The pure lemon flavor is like no other liqueur. How much alcohol is in limoncello?
Is limoncello an after dinner drink?
Limoncello is traditionally served chilled as an after-dinner digestivo. Along the Amalfi Coast in Italy, it is usually served in small ceramic glasses that are also chilled. This tradition has been carried into other parts of Italy. Limoncello is also used to make various cocktails, pastries, or ice cream.
Should limoncello be refrigerated?
Limoncello does not require refrigeration for long-term storage. However, as is the tradition along the Amalfi Coast, we highly recommend chilling Fiore Limoncello either in the refrigerator or preferably in the freezer for several hours prior to serving.
What goes well with limoncello?
Pair with Spuntini (Italian for “small bites”):
- Caprese salad with tomatoes, fresh basil and mozzarella cheese.
- Italian meats as mortadella, bresaola, prosciutto di Parma and salami.
- Smoked salmon tartine or tartare.
What can limoncello be mixed with?
Limoncello Lemon Drop ( Limoncello Cocktail )
- 2 ounces limoncello.
- 1 ounce vodka.
- ½ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice.
- ice enough to fill cocktail shaker ⅔ up.
- lemon slice.
- ¼ cup sugar for rim.
Is limoncello good for your stomach?
Lemon oil is a carminative, which is why limoncello is categorized as a digestif liqueur—it aids in digestion, especially after diving into a big meal (see more on this below). Because lemon is a citrus fruit, it’s packed with Vitamin C.
What does limoncello taste good with?
Limoncello Collins A Tom Collins is a glass highball style cocktail, but the limoncello adds a little extra lemon flavor without going over the top. In a highball, add ice, limoncello, gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Stir to mix. Top off with club soda.
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How long does an open bottle of limoncello last?
Limoncello many not easily go bad because of its high alcohol content. However, it does have the possibility to lose its flavor if it has been opened and left unrefrigerated for over a week. You can store Limoncello in the refrigerator for up to three months, and it can be stored in the freezer for up to one year.
Do you refrigerate limoncello?