From the Maltese isle of Gozo, this red-hued liqueur is brewed from the native prickly pears, or Opuntia, that grow all over the place. The prickly pear is highly regarded for its medicinal properties and its antioxidants – Maltans use it to treat inflammation, stomach problems, and even bee stings. It has a sweet and flowery flavor that might be compared with a watermelon, and so is perfectly matched with vodka, tequila, and other clear spirits; mixed with red or white wine it makes a stellar sangria. [$20 for 700 ml; bajtra.com]
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