Liqueur Riga Black Balsam Currant, 500 ml
Balm is very dark, almost black color.
Balm has a bitter-sweet taste with a hint of black currant.
Unique scent of balsam presented saturated bouquet of herbs and spices with dominant notes of black currant and ginger.
Balm can be used both in pure form or in combination with coffee, tea and ice cream. It is often added to smoothies or drink with ice. Can be used as a medicine.
Famous today in many countries of the world Riga Black Balsam has received more than 50 international awards, first created for use in the medical purposes pharmacist Abraham Kunze in the middle of the XVIII century. For many years information on how to prepare unique drink was lost, but in 1954 the reconstructed bit by bit old recipe "Riga plant liquors", known today as the "Latvijas Balzams", began mass production of balsam. The basis of the "elixir" of alcoholate of 16 herbs which include lemon balm, hyssop, mint, valerian, linden blossom and give balm bitterness kidney balsamic birch growing only in Latvian marshes. This tree is listed in the "Red Book", but for a special license company "Latvijas Balzams" allowed each year to collect a certain number of buds. In total there are 24 recipe ingredient. Softens the bitterness of strong drink to use Peruvian balsam oil, caramel syrup, honey, blueberry and raspberry juice. Complements this "song" aged brandy. Some time balm is matured in oak barrels and then bottled in ceramic bottles or jugs, drink maximum protection from exposure to sunlight and temperature changes. They balm and insist until ready for at least two weeks.