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Amaro Tasting

A privately curated amaro tasting in Rome.

With its bitter-sweet flavor, a texture that goes from inky to syrupy, and an alcohol content that ranges between 16% and powerhouse, amaro is now widely popular with palates all over the world. But the Italian tradition of amaro is steeped in centuries of history.

Amaro is a particular type of Italian liqueur made by macerating herbs, roots, flowers, bark, or citrus rinds in an alcohol base, mixing the filtered product with sugar syrup, and allowing the mixture to age in aromatic casks or bottles.

The result is a bitter beverage with varying flavors, levels of sweetness and alcohol content. 

On our Amaro Tasting experience in Rome, guests are introduced to the birth and history of digestivo culture, examining the local herb extracts and botanicals used in the various amaro styles still produced like centuries ago by niche producers.

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What you'll be tasting

  • Under the guidance of their local expert guide and a resident mixologist, amaro lovers sample 3 different bitters neat, and 3 signature cocktails made with the bitters explored. 
  • Drinks are paired with regional cheeses, cured meats, nuts, grilled seasonal vegetables: foods that exalt the complex structure and flavor of amaro, for a truly unique sensory experience.

Practical Info

Key Points to Consider

  • Please notify us in advance of any food allergies and aversions.


Tour Length

The length of the tasting is 3 hours.

Start time is flexible, suggested start time for this experience is 6:00 pm


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    We enjoyed a wonderful tour of Rome. We visited a neighborhood food market and several local food merchants, including a bakery, a pizza place, and a cheese store. Our guide was very knowledgeable about food, history, and traditions. Highly recommended!