Top 10 Disaronno Drinks
What is Disaronno
Disaronno is a brand of Italian amaretto-tasting liqueur that is said to be made from a ‘secret formula’, which remained unchanged since it was created back in 1525. This amber color drink tastes somewhat sweet with a characteristic almond flavor and is a popular choice for making a wide variety of cocktails. The percentage of ABV in this gluten-free liquor is 28, and it is 56 proof, with 1 shot of Disaronno containing about 110 calories of energy.
Top 10 Disaronno Drinks
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Here is a list of some of the best and unique cocktails made with Disaronno, along with their ingredients and also some great ideas.
Recipes for Mixed Drinks and Cocktails with Disaronno
1. Simple Alcoholic Sweet-Sour Cocktails with Disaronno
Half fill a shaker with ice. Over it, pour one by one, 1½ parts of rum, ½ part of each of cranberry or raspberry juice, pineapple juice, grenadine and Disaronno, and finally 3 parts of sweet and sour mix, and mix together vigorously for about 20 seconds. Strain into cocktail glasses and garnish with a cherry and/or pineapple chunks.
2. Disaronno-based Fruity Christmas Holiday Shots
Use your shaker to thoroughly mix 1 oz vanilla vodka, ½ oz of each of Disaronno, orange (or apple) juice and ginger ale, and 4-5 drops of grenadine. Strain into pre-frozen shot glasses and serve with a lemon slice in each.
3. Gay Men’s Halloween Party Drinks with Disaronno & Coke
Arrange wide cocktail glasses and half fill with crushed ice. Now pour 2 parts of each of Coke and Bourbon whiskey, and ½ part of Kahlua and Disaronno Originale Amaretto maretto, each. Garnish with a lemon peel. Your drink is ready.
4. Disaronno Amaretto Hot Winter Breakfast Energy Drink
In a coffee cup or mug, pour 4 oz hot chocolate with ½ oz of premixed eggnog and hot skimmed milk, each, with ¾ oz Disaronno, and sweeten this mixture to taste. Now, float 1 oz whipped cream from the top and serve fuming.
[If you prefer black coffee over hot chocolate, replace it.]
5. Blended Disaronno Sour Party Cocktails
Dry shake an egg white until emulsified. When done, add 1 oz of Disaronno, gin, and lemon or lime juice, each, with ½ oz sugar syrup. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into cocktail glasses over ice and add a dash or two Angostura bitters. Serve in drinking glasses with a citrus twist in each.
6. Easy Manly ‘Godfather’ Cocktail with Disaronno Originale
This drink is said to be a favorite to actor Marlon Brando.
To make it, simply mix 1 part of each of Scotch whiskey and Disaronno Originale Amaretto over ice and serve on the rocks in old-fashioned glasses.
7. Popular Disaronno ‘Jazz’ Long Drink Cocktail
Shake together 1 oz Disaronno liqueur with ½ oz of vodka and blue curacao, each, with 2 oz sweet & sour mix. Strain over ice in highball glasses and top with club soda. Decorate with a strawberry.
8. Margarita Girly Cocktail Using Disaronno Liqueur
Use a shaker to combine 1 oz white tequila and triple sec, each, with ½ oz of each of Disaronno Versace and ice-cold lemon tea. Strain into chilled margarita glasses. Enjoy with crushed ice and a cut of lime.
9. Disaronno Mixed Instant Shooter Shots for Guy Party
Quickly combine ⅔ oz of each of brandy, dark rum and Disaronno in a shaker half filled with ice, serve in shot glasses, and gulp down with your buddies.
10. 2-ingredient Quick Shots with Disaronno
Arrange shot glasses, and in each, mix Di Saronno Oringinale Amaretto and Jagermeister in the ratio of 2:1. Now just shoot in.
So, before you can actually understand why this liqueur has been so popular for almost 500 years, you must either taste its cocktails at the bar or learn how to make them at home. Once you are done with the list above, you can try some more Amaretto cocktails to become an expert.
- by Sean Northampton
- November 30th 2017