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Grand Marnier

Type

Liqueurs, fruit-flavored

Description

Proprietary French aged orange liqueur in brandy base of great acclaim; available bottled in various agings. Invented by Louis Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle in 1880, its name was an ironic thumbing of the nose at other French liqueurs of the era - which often began with the word "Petit". Notable in the Satan's Whiskers (Straight) Cocktail.

Flavor

orange

Availability

Generally available. Produced and sold in France. Distributed world-wide. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

other brandy-based orange liqueur, other orange liqueur

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 103 recipes in CocktailDB.
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