What liqueur has the most ingredients?
July 10, 2012 8:27 PM   Subscribe

What liqueur has the most ingredients?

The liqueur Chartreuse is said to consist of "130 herbal extracts". My Google-fu was not helpful here. Is there a liqueur with more than 130 ingredients? If so, which liqueur has the most?
posted by jeremias to Food & Drink (7 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Benedictine is probably up there, as well, but Chartreuse may have the crown.
posted by kaseijin at 8:30 PM on July 10, 2012

I immediately thought Chartreuse before I read below the fold.
posted by gnutron at 8:43 PM on July 10, 2012 [1 favorite]

Killepitsch is a blend of 90 fruits, berries, herbs, and spices, but appears to lose out to Chartreuse.
posted by disillusioned at 10:09 PM on July 10, 2012

Chartreuse and Benedictine were my guesses as well.
posted by Scientist at 10:28 PM on July 10, 2012

Strega also apparently claims ~70 ingredients - but I really doubt you're going to find anything that beats Chartreuse. Part of the problem is that many of the potential contenders simply don't publicize any information about their ingredients or even their number. Even ignoring that, though, 130 is just a tremendous number of ingredients.
posted by kickingtheground at 10:43 PM on July 10, 2012

I thought Jagermeister, but I see they claim only 54 or so. I think you've started at the apex.
posted by acm at 7:17 AM on July 11, 2012

Looks like Centerba—Italy (infusion of 100 high mountain herbs), is the only liquor that comes close to Chartreuse regarding amount of herbs.
posted by snaparapans at 7:30 AM on July 11, 2012

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