Dove anise - Anís paloma
With it a combined-aperitif is usually made, called only Paloma , which normally consists of 3-4 / 5 parts of water and 1-2 / 5 parts of Anís Paloma (which must be Dry) is a drink that is used to Drink at aperitif time in certain cities in the area: Torrevieja , Elche , Alicante , Torrelamata , and also in some municipalities in the nearby Region of Murcia .
The recipe is as follows:
• Dried Anise-Paloma
• Ice (it is the last thing that is added so that the anise is not cut).
It is obtained from the distillation of green anise ( pimpinella anisum ) or star anise, also known as badian ( illicium verum ). [ 1 ] Alcohol and natural extracts of anise or badian are added to the distillate , as well as water and sugar. [ 1 ] The product must remain at rest for a minimum of ten days before bottling. [ 1 ]
It has an alcohol content between 40% and 55% with a maximum sugar of 50 grams per liter, resulting, therefore, a relatively strong drink.
- "Denomination of Origin Anís Paloma de Monforte del Cid" . Infoagro . Retrieved September 26, 2015 .