Mount Rigi Swiss Aperitif
About Mount Rigi Swiss Aperitif
A new, modern twist on the old-world spirit kirsch. Mount Rigi Swiss Aperitif is a bright, flavorful, and incredibly versatile aperitif liqueur.
Use in all varieties of cocktails as you would an elderflower or maraschino liqueur. Or, true aperitif style, you can pair with tonic, sparkling wine, or beer for a light and fresh taste.
Mount Rigi is soft and sweet on the palate, followed by mellow floral flavors with a natural citrusy finish.
- Give your Aperol Spritz a a Mount Rigi glow-up with the Mount Rigi Bitter Spritzer
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The Mount Rigi Story
Mount Rigi is named after a majestic mountain in the Swiss Alps surrounded by turquoise finger lakes fed with fresh glacier water. The mountain is known for its scenic views, its pure air, and its gentle sloping meadows filled with fragrant botanicals.
Carefully selected natural botanicals from the Swiss Alps, complemented by elderflower, gentian, and rose, are married with high-proof kirsch, which has been reduced through the addition of pure Swiss water. The result is Mount Rigi, a new aperitif liqueur that brings a fresh taste to cocktails, spritzes, and more.
Kirsch is produced during the yearly June harvest of ripe cherries, which are mashed and fermented over the course of 4-6 weeks allowing the natural cherry aromas to flavor the alcohol. Copper pot distillation follows, resulting in a 70% ABV spirit.
This is then paired with the unique blend of Alpine botanicals that give Mount Rigi its delicious taste and proofed down using pure Swiss mountain water. After several weeks spent together in steel vats Mount Rigi - Flavor of the Alps is born.
Mount Rigi was created by a Swiss father-son duo who worked in the US forest products industry. They would often speak with their friends of their love of kirsch, a liquor traditional to Switzerland Alpine regions. Inspired by their appreciation and reverence for the spirit, the pair decided to craft a new aperitif spin on the traditional liqueur, something delicious and enjoyable for all.
750ml & 40 Proof
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Main Ingredient: Herbs And Spices
Country of Origin: Switzerland
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- Jamie L.Verified BuyerI recommend this productI'm More Of A I Like 'Em Both!Age Range 35 - 44My Spirit of Choice (if forced to choose!) Tequila, Amari, MezcalI Bought This For MyselfRated 4 out of 5 starsWorth a try
This is sweeter than I was expecting. But that’s ok, I enjoy it on the rocks for dessert.Best ForRated 0.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2
- Raul C.Verified BuyerI recommend this productAge Range 21 - 24My Spirit of Choice (if forced to choose!) GinI Bought This For MyselfRated 3 out of 5 starsBest part is the bottle
I didn’t really know what to expect with this drink it was much too sweet for me probably would have been better with carbonated water or somethingBest ForRated 1.0 on a scale of minus 2 to 2CCuriada
We definitely recommend in trying this out in a Spritz. Or use in cocktails as a substitute for another liqueur like Luxardo Maraschino. There are also some recipes linked on the product page that may steer you in the right direction. Hope you can continue to experiment and find something that suits you! Cheers.
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