Colombian Aguardiente: The Host

Continuing with our culinary classes, we would like to introduce you the host!

Yes it is an alcoholic drink, rarely drunk in cocktails and usually drunk straight, shot by shot.
Aguardiente or firewater is an anise-flavoured liqueur derived from sugarcane. It has 24%–29% alcohol content and it is your friendly host in almost every party.

Aguardiente has been present in the Andean regions of Colombia since the Spanish era and is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages now days.

It’s common for Aguardiente to be served as a shot, along with a slice of orange or a glass of water.

And we always say “Salud