Today I would like to discuss: Trader Vics Roasted Chestnut Liqueur.
The first thing you need to know about Trader Vics Roasted Chestnut Liqueur is that it is 26.5% alcohol by volume, and you can taste that. It is a warm liquor probably best suited from September on into the winter. I drink it neat, no ice.
Hubby and I first purchased the Trader Vic’s Roasted Chestnut on sale, with a rebate. Our final cost for the first bottle was under $5. Needless to say, they grabbed me with that low-low price, and converted me into a Trader Vics Roasted Chestnut Liqueur lover. Well played Trader Vic’s marketing department, well played.
The Trader Vics Roasted Chestnut Liqueur smells good. One whiff and I was intrigued. The scent is nutty, which I guess is to be expected of a chestnut liqueur. Poured, it is an amber color. The taste is at once fiery and smooth. I think the alcohol content is a just a wee bit higher than I am used, hence the fiery; however, because it is smooth, instead of a coughing spasm are left wanting another sip. And another. And another. There is no negative after taste, just a smooth, bold, nutty flavor on the tongue. This is truly a delightful liqueur.
While thought of as an after dinner drink, the Trader Vics Roasted Chestnut Liqueur really is an anytime liqueur.
Priced at $20, Trader Vics Roasted Chestnut Liqueur is well worth the expense. If you can find it on sale, and especially with a rebate to lower the cost further, I highly recommend trying a bottle. But beware, you may end up hooked as I have am.
For those interested in more Trader Vic products, click here. They offer everything from a 151 proof rum (yowzer!) to ready-to-drink cocktails to various other liqueur flavors.
Have you ever tried Trader Vics Roasted Chestnut Liqueur? Did you enjoy it?
As always, drink responsibly and please don’t drink and drive.
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