Amaro Averna is a delicious Italian liqueur, produced using the original antique recipe of 1868. Made in Caltanissetta, Sicily. it's named after its inventor, Salvatore Averna. It is produced by macerating the herbs, roots and citrus rinds in a base spirit, mixing the filtrate with caramel syrup. The mixture is then aged in casks before bottling. Amaro, which means bitter in Italian, are herbal liqueurs commonly drunk as an after-dinner digestif. They have a bitter-sweet flavour, syrupy texture and an alcohol content of between 16% and 40%.