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Forbidden Fruit Liqueur


Forbidden Fruit Liqueur was first created in the late 1800s and became a well-known ingredient in many classic cocktails. After the product was acquired from the original producers by the Jacquin Company, it stopped being made in the 1970s as they repurposed the bottle design for their new Chambord Raspberry Liqueur. Classic cocktail enthusiasts had no choice but to try to substitute Forbidden Fruit with another ingredient or to recreate it themselves…until now.

Inline with our mission to authentically recreate classic cocktail ingredients, we’ve painstakingly made our Forbidden Fruit Liqueur as accurately as absolutely possible. We scoured auction houses, purchased unopened bottles of original Forbidden Fruit Liqueur, and worked in our distillery to match the flavor profile precisely. Tasted side-by-side with original Forbidden Fruit, it’s nearly impossible to tell the difference.

Containing white grapefruit, honey, and a blend of spices, Lee Spirits’ Forbidden Fruit Liqueur is perfect to create authentic classic cocktails or to add a unique flavor to your modern creations.

Try the Tantalus Cocktail

1927, Barflies and Cocktails
¾ oz. Forbidden Fruit
¾ oz. brandy
¾ oz. lemon juice
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.


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