An after dinner drink is the perfect conclusion to a memorable meal or evening. The cocktail can either be sweet, taking the place of dessert, or strong, allowing you to unwind after a long day. Selecting the right after dinner drink depends on your tastes, particular choice of dessert, or mood, especially with liquor Monmouth County.
Red and white wines are often paired with various courses of the dinner meal, so it also makes sense to choose a distinct wine to accompany your dessert or cheese course. Port and sherry are excellent served alone, in place of dessert, or paired with fruit, cheese or chocolate.
A general guide to follow for dessert wines is if a dessert is sweet, pair it with a dry wine. The same can be said for nutty and fruity flavored dessert wines; they are best served along-side desserts that are both nutty and fruity.
Cordials are the perfect ending to a special meal. Many cultures have their own variety of liqueur. In most Italian cultures, Frangelico, Grappa and Amaretto are all popular ways to conclude a meal. They can be sipped on their own, or added to hot coffee.
Other liqueurs such as Kahlua or Irish cream can be enjoyed in hot coffee, or added to a glass with ice and a splash of cream.
Brown liquors like brandy, whiskey, cognac, scotch and bourbon have a well-defined flavor. They also pair very well with a decadent butter cake and fine cigar. They are served in a glass on their own, or on the rocks. For those with a novice palate, begin with a popular brand of liquor.