Tag Archives: Tsikoudia

Rakomelo by Finest Roots Spirits

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Rakomelo, the Aegean Sea’s finest and strongest liqueur, blends natural honey in perfect balance with Cretan raki, some cinnamon and clove buds to create a remarkable flavor. Finest Roots’ rakomelo is distilled with natural water and it consists of 100% …

Rakomelo

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An all Greek “cooked” cocktail Rakomelo is a local Greek alcoholic drink combining raki or tsikoudia with honey (meli) and several spices, such as cinnamon and cardamom or other regional herbs. It has an amber bright, warm color and as …

The Wallpaper* for Finest Roots Spirits

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In previous month’s food news the famous, high-end lifestyle, fashion & design Magazine Wallpaper* picked Greece: the newly established Greek brand Finest Roots, a local producer of traditional Greek spirits “dressed for success”  with an unexpected modern packaging. Finest Roots …

kretaraki-meli

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The combination of ultra pure tsikoudia with soft, velvet Cretan honey creates an elegant, delicious drink featuring 25% alc., called rakomelo. But further than a drink to enjoy with company, rakomelo for connoisseurs is a delicious and fun medicine for …

Tsikoudia or Raki

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Crete’s powerful welcome! Tsikoudia or Raki is called a transparent, strong, alcoholic drink made and consumed largely in Crete. Each November, throughout the island, people gather around a boiler or “kazani” as they call it, and engage not only in …