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Licor 43, or Cuarenta y Tres (Spanish for "43"), is a Spanish liqueur. It is made from citrus and fruit juices, flavored with vanilla and other aromatic herbs and spices, for a total 43 different ingredients (hence the name). It is 31%abv / 62 proof and is a light bodied, sweet liqueur. In color it is yellow tinged with a touch of gold. The aroma is sharp, warm, and complex, with vanilla up front; and then tangy sweet fruit, spices, and an aged rum-like presence. The flavor is similar to the aroma; vanilla, complex intermixed spices, tangy fruits, and hints of citrus, carried by a flavor similar to aged rum.

Licor 43
Private
IndustryDistilled beverages
Founded(1924)
HeadquartersCartagena, Spain (main)
ProductsLiqueurs
ParentDiego Zamora Group
Websitewww.licor43.com
Typical coffee drink of the Canary Islands (part of Spain) which is a mixture of espresso, milk and Licor 43.

It is said to be the most sold liqueur in Spain.

In México, carajillo is a drink mixing espresso coffee with "licor del 43" and ice, and in the Canary Islands, it is an essential ingredient for a Barraquito, a variant of the highly popular cortado condensada coffee.

In Mexico, and other places, a mini-beer is a drink made with Licor 43 and chilled baileys on top, served in a small glass.

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