Aniseed spirit
December 05, 2004 02:54AM
Does anyone know of the "spirit" that is used for the drink "Black Jelly
bean"....... I think !! it may be something like "Aniset" ????

Thanx

Ronnie
Raewyn G
Re: Aniseed spirit
December 05, 2004 03:24AM
Pernod, pronounced Perno is an aniseed spirit. There might be a black variety of that now, but I am only familiar with the clear spirit.
Sorry if this useless to you query.
Regards,
Raewyn G
Re: Aniseed spirit
December 05, 2004 04:26AM
JELLY BEAN

30ml ouzo
15ml blue curacao
15ml grenadine
lemonade
ice

pour ouzo, blue curacao and grenadine into service glass filled with ice. top with lemonade.

Sambuca is an italian liqueur with a soft aniseed flavour. It comes in clear and black. White Sambuca can be drunk with a coffee bean in the bottom.

Regards
Sharon
Re: Aniseed spirit
December 05, 2004 11:10AM
The French drink 'Pastis' is aniseed flavour - usually mixed with water. Sorry I don't know any brand names.

Re: Aniseed spirit
December 10, 2004 11:56AM
Thank you everyone

Have found what I was looking for....."Anisette"

It is a substitute for Ouzo I think !!
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