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mandarin liqueur

Type

Liqueurs, fruit-flavored

Also known as

crème de mandarin

Description

Generic for mandarin orange liqueur in either neutral spirit or brandy base. The term mandarin & tangerine are truly interchangeable, but commercially "tangerine" refers to the variety with a red-orange skin. The flavor is quite similar, regardless. Noted liqueurs with mandarin flavoring include Mandarin Napoleon from France and Van der Hum from South Africa.

Flavor

tangerine

Availability

Unavailable. Produced and sold in France.

Substitute

other orange liqueur

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