About Lanique

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Established: 1820

Website: lanique.co.uk

It was first discovered and enjoyed over 200 years ago amongst the elite societies of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, the Austrian Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia.  It was a drink that was cherished and drunk by the wealthy at their celebrations and grand balls.

The drink had a unique flavour and colour and was completely natural. Its ingredients were sourced from exotic locations and included the coveted Attar of Rose from the East that gave it its unique nose and taste. The drink remained a firm favourite all the way through to the roaring 1920s, but disappeared with the Second World War and the rise of Communism.

Following the fall of Communism and the reopening of Eastern Europe, curators began to unravel the fascinating history of this exclusive drink. After years of work by dedicated artisans the long lost recipe was reborn and Lanique was relaunched.

The latest chapter in the Lanique story began when the current owner of Lanique, Jersey entrepreneur Lawrence Huggler, purchased the drink. The bottle and label have been redesigned to reflect the rich history and quality of the drink and now, Huggler’s aim is to introduce as many people as possible to Lanique, to let them discover its uniqueness and amazing taste as he did ten years ago.


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Lanique 700ml

Lanique is a liqueur spirit, made with Attar of rose* – worth its weight in gold – and in this case it literally is. Attar of rose is more expensive per kilo than gold.  This ingredient gives Lanique a unique taste that combines with its strength to create a fantastic one of a kind drink.  It is available in 700ml and has a 39%abv.


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Signature Drink

Lanique & Lime

Ingredients:


50ml of Lanique
20ml fresh lime juice
Lots of crushed ice
Lime wedge


Method

Fill tumbler with crushed ice and add Lanique and lime juice.  Stir and add quarter lime to garnish

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The Mexican Rose

Ingredients:


25ml Jose Cuervo Tradicional
25ml Lanique
25ml Cloudy apple juice
25ml Lime juice
x 2 Sage leaves


Method

Shake and double strain into a coupe, lime twist or sage leaf garnish.

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Mint Fizz

Ingredients:


Fresh mint
25ml Lanique
15ml Cointreau
Champagne


Method

Fill glass with crushed ice and mint.  Add Lanique, Cointreau and finish with a splash of champagne.  Garnish with fresh mint.


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