Kräuterlikör

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A bottle of German Kräuterlikör.

Kräuterlikör [ˈkʀɔɪtɐlikøːɐ] (herbal liqueur or spiced liqueur) is a type of liqueur that is flavored with herbs or spices and often sweetened with sugar. Liqueurs of this kind normally contain 15% to 44% alcohol by volume.

Widely sold brands are Jägermeister, Killepitsch, Kuemmerling and Mummelmann; others include Altvater, Schierker Feuerstein, and Wurzelpeter.

The history of Kräuterlikör goes back to the Middle Ages, when mixtures of alcohol and herbs were used as medicine.

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