When in Goa try something that you won’t find elsewhere. Here we bring you best local alcohol brands of Goa you should definitely try out.
Similar to the Caribbean rum Malibu, Cabo is basically a local Goa coconut liqueur. Made using a blend of coconut extract and white rum, it has a distinctly sweet taste with a strong hit of coconut in flavour and aroma. Best enjoyed with pineapple juice. Price for Cabo in Goa is Rs 675
Ocean King Distilleries Jamun (syzygium cumini) Wine is something you should try out in Goa. Jamun is the taste of an Indian summer. Controlled amount of Jamun wine has proved to be beneficial in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Price for Jamun Wines in Goa is Rs 210
Big Boss Feni
Traditionally distilled in earthenware, feni—unlike any other spirit—is made without dilution (alcohol is usually distilled to 80-90% strength and then diluted with mineral water to 42-45%). After three rounds, the distillate reaches its 42.8% alcohol state sans dilution, producing that perfectly cloudy, velvety, potent drink. Best enjoyed with limca, chilli and lemon. Price Rs 350
San Andre Chocolate Liqueur
A blend of sweet and strong flavoured Indian chocolate. Chocophiles will love this straight. Chocolate liqueur can be consumed straight, as an after-dinner drink rather than as aperitif. It is used in mixed drinks and in desserts, especially in dessert sauces, cakes, and truffles. Price Rs 245
Gin Gin is India’s first, and currently only, hemp gin. It’s distilled using nine botanicals, including the custom juniper that is sourced from the Himalayas. Others are coriander, lavender, rosemary, caraway seeds, cinnamon, lemongrass and butterfly pea flower, and hemp. Priced at Rs 999. Best enjoyed with tonic water.
Labrodog blended scotch Whisky
Labrodog Blended Scotch whisky has been declared as the “Emerging brand of the year” in the recently conducted event Goa State Best Brands Awards. Known for its wooden box packing, Labrodog is a perfect gift for any occasion. Price at Rs 1350.
Tinto Heritage Cashew Feni
distilled from the finest quality of botanicals that consist of herbs, fruits and spices along with some other ingredients. It is produced in small batches at the Diniz house and is priced at around INR 500. Packing the rich culture of Goa in every sip, Tinto feni boasts a fruity flavour profile and an intense but delicate aroma!