Anisette is predominantly flavored by the “licorice”-flavored essential oil anethole from anise seed. Vitae Spirits Anisette is reminiscent of European anisettes that have a relatively high alcohol content with less sugar, which allows the herbal qualities to shine. With a slight touch of citrus this anisette carries a brightness that lingers on the palate.
Enjoy by pouring it over ice and then slowly adding water to taste, yielding a palate cleansing aperitif. Anisettes are used in many classic cocktails and can substitute for absinthe, pastis or ouzo.