18
October
2017
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10:00 PM
Europe/Amsterdam

How to Pronounce Blue Curaçao

By: Senior & Co.

Summary

Ask 10 people on the street how to pronounce Blue Curaçao and you will probably get 10 different answers. They’ll start brave and pronounce the blue flawlessly, but the when they get to the word Curaçao that is where their tongue gets twisted.

The name Blue Curaçao refers to the fact that this liqueur is made with a special fruit—the Laraha—that can only grow on the Caribbean island of Curaçao. The Laraha is a bitter orange but very aromatic. To make a genuine (Blue) Curaçao liqueur one can use the peels of the Laraha that must first be dried. Through the years the Blue Curaçao has gained serious notability as it has been used in many great blue cocktails. The funny thing is that now many people know the term Blue Curaçao, but doesn’t know that Curaçao is (read more)