43 Hours of Passion in Minorca - And 3 of my Favorite Cocktail Recipes with Licor43

Licor 43 cocktail

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Hi guys! 
As some of you may know I was in Minorca last weekend with Licor43, a passionate Spanish licor brand, to experience 43 hours of "Pura Pasion!" - get it? ;) 
 

How we spent our 43 hours in Minorca

we were lucky enough to be there during the famous Sant Joan Festival which is a yearly event that everyone in Spain is dying to go to! The festival lasts for a week and is all about drinking and partying while you watch the big horse parade. Even though we only were participating one of the days and it was so unique to experience a festival where the old traditions were mixed modern days traditions. But since we were traveling with a licor company we sure as heck wasn't lacking on the alcohol part haha! Because it was so hot we mostly drank the signature cocktail Ginger 43 which I will give you the recipe to further down. 

The day after we went north to the Island to experience the more "chill" part of the Island. We went on a relaxing boat trip (thank God I didn't drink too much the day before haha!) before we headed to the most amazing beach club, Isabella Menorca, to participate in a cocktail course and see the sunset. I think we tasted 6-7 different cocktails made with Licor 43 and the newest edition to the brand: Licor 43 Orochata. But first let me tell you a bit a bout the licor, or more specifically how it tastes, because as a person who doesn't like the taste of really strong alcohol Licor 43 is perfect! 

minorca Sant Joan

 

How Does Licor 43 taste? 

The traditional Licor43 is sweet and warm - kinda like honey. It doesn't have the bitter taste as most liqueurs have, which makes it easy to drink on "the rocks". The new edition, Licor43 Orochata, is sweet and has a milky texture but infused with Mediterranean spices like cinnamon, lemon and tiger nut. This makes it a bit more heavy and more something you will enjoy together with a dessert (in my opinion). Because of the cinnamon it really reminded me of christmas so I can easily see myself serve it as a holiday cocktail "on the rocks" at a Christmas party. 

Maracuya 43

Maracuya 43

3 Awesome Cocktails with Licor43 you have to try!

Carajillo 43

Carajillo 43

Ginger 43

50ml Licor 43 (1 part / 1¾oz)
200ml ginger ale (4 parts / 6¾oz)
juice from half a lime
ice cubes
slice of lime and a twist of lime peel, to garnish

METHOD

  1. Add six ice cubes to your glass and allow it to chill
  2. Pour the ginger ale over the ice
  3. Mix in the Licor 43 and add the squeezed lime juice
  4. Finish by addind a lime slice and a twist of peel

Carajillo 43


50ml Licor 43 (1 part / 1¾oz)
1 hot espresso coffee
ice cubes

METHOD

  1. Half fill your glass with ice cubes and pour Licor 43 over the top.
  2. Serve alongside the cup of hot espresso and, before drinking, pour the coffee over the liqueur and stir.

Maracuya 43

50ml Licor 43 (1 part / 1⅔oz)
150ml passion fruit juice (3 parts / 5oz)
Ice cubes

METHOD

  1. Pour the passion fruit juice and Licor 43 into a shaker with the ice cubes.
  2. Shake well and pour into your glass.

That's it from me guys! You can find more cocktail recipes for Licor43 here. I hope you are up for trying these tasty cocktails! As you can see they are super easy to make and I promise you they taste heavenly! Just remember to drink responsibly and obey the drinking laws in your country ;)