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Amaretto Spirit

Amaretto Spirit is a liqueur recognized for its sweet and nutty taste. 

This Italian-originating spirit has been enjoyed for generations and is available worldwide. Amaretto was first created in Italy during the 15th century by two families in the small city of Saronno. The name of the spirit comes from the Italian phrase “amaro,” meaning bitter. Amaretto is still produced in Italy, as well as Canada, the United States, and other regions of the world.

How is The Amaretto Spirit Made? 

Amaretto Spirit is a blend of alcohol, water, sugar, apricot kernels, and/or almonds. It gets its profile and characteristics from steeped almonds or apricot pits. Before being sweetened with caramelized sugar, the ingredients are steeped from a week to several months. The spirit is filtered and bottled after steeping, resulting in a delicious, amber-colored liqueur with a distinct aroma and flavor.

Amaretto, unlike other distilled spirits, is not matured in barrels or casks. Rather, the flavors emerge during the steeping process. This is one of the reasons Amaretto is ready to drink as soon as it is bottled.  At Sasma our supply is ready to bottle upon request, from 1000 litre IBC to 25,000 litre ISO tanks.

Applications and Uses

Amaretto can be enjoyed neat or on the rocks as a digestif. The liqueur is also an ingredient in cocktails with spirits like vodka, cognac, whiskey, or rum. The most prominent mixed drink is the Amaretto Sour, which combines the liqueur with lemon juice and simple syrup. The certificates associated with our spirits include ISO 9001, ISO 22000, and Lloyd’s Register. 

Explore Amaretto At Sasma

As one of the world’s largest independently owned suppliers of bulk premium alcohol, organic alcohol, and bulk spirits, we’re proud to source and distribute globally. Sasma has an extensive network of premium alcohol distilleries worldwide. 

Ensure your spirits have the same taste and quality with each batch when you order in bulk. We supply bulk Amaretto in 25,000 litre ISO tanks and 1000 litre IBC’s from our warehouses in Europe. Get in touch today to learn more about our product offerings.

How long does it take to steep the almonds or apricot pits in Amaretto?

The steeping process for almonds or apricot pits in Amaretto can vary in duration. It typically takes anywhere from a week to several months for the flavors to infuse into the spirit. The exact length of time can depend on various factors, including the desired intensity of flavor and the specific recipe or method used by the producer.

What are the available sizes for ordering bulk Amaretto from Sasma?

Sasma provides customers with two available sizes for ordering bulk Amaretto. The first option is 25,000 litre ISO tanks, which are designed for the transportation and storage of liquids on a larger scale. The second option is 1000 litre IBC's (Intermediate Bulk Containers), which offer a more manageable quantity of Amaretto suitable for businesses with moderate needs. These container sizes cater to different requirements, allowing customers to choose the most suitable option for their bulk Amaretto orders from Sasma.

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Certificates ISO 9001, ISO 22000, Lloyd's Register


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