Up was born in 1849 in France Angers new distilled liquor. Make distilled liquor is the confectionery manufacturing maker Adolphe Cointreau and his brother Edouard-Jean. Became the driving force behind this drink was made with two hands was a blend of unique fruits of the region, but quickly became a sensation, brings big sales, to establish the first "Cointreau" distillery.
♦ all from the Peel.
Graded quality priority carefully raised in their farms, bitter orange and sweet orange peel. Is the main ingredient of this sophisticated palate, boasting "Cointreau". Essence is extracted from the Peel blended with exquisite balance. Criteria established by Edouard Cointreau, pure natural alcohol and sugar, in addition to there in the product.
Bitter orange is a carefully cultivated in plantations owned by the "Cointreau". This Orange is known as "BIGARADE", strongly aromatic, so prized in the perfume. August "Cointreau", still Orange berries ripen? stuff and the strongest aroma of October when we harvest.
♦ adherence to traditional manufacturing methods and quality control
Since the inception of the biggest challenges is a blended balance of orange peel. Always the same need for creating flavor, sweet orange, bitter orange peel constantly to blend in perfect balance. This balance be paid attention most in the manufacturing process is only in the mind of the skilled professionals boast "Cointreau" engraved firmly.
Distillation is done in distillery equipment 19 copper columns (columnar ones). After the first stage (in immersion) first essence oil extracted from a mixture of alcohol and water with orange peel extract the most mellow detaches from the distilled process water. Further completeness this extract to break only the most essential elements. This "Cointreau" brings tremendous clarity and brightness in liquid.
♦ check the tasters
After the distilled liquid, pure alcohol and added sugar and water, formed 40% non-alcoholic spirits, waiting for the last major hurdle. It's a quality check of the tasters who have strict criteria. Allowed to only have passed various quality standards here kept "Cointreau" from generation to generation, for the first time out as a product.
♦ drew attention from around the world "Cointreau advertising'
Make sure touch: "Cointreau" success story that is creative advertising. Initial "Cointreau" ad always deployed clown motif. This is based on being at that time, into the mainstream of advertising methods and character expression.
Edouard Cointreau was seeking dissatisfy the familiarity in their products, also widely known as a character get the chance a portrait taken by photographer Nadar is talented.
Where he finds the clown photo the look of abundance and charming face to mind was attracted. Portrait of a clown was impressed with work Buri from Italy who painter Nicholas tamano to the ask the character Edouard Cointreau. I had this "Cointreau" has got that distinctive and unique "clown".
♦ You can experience all of the Cointreau
"Cointreau", from more than 100 years ago, domestic and overseas customers to the distillery welcome has been history. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the renewed "Cointreau Museum Museum & Visitor Centre" is, for a variety of attractive advertisements as the culmination of these visitor communication history remain secret "Cointreau" high-quality, history, and history of your actual experience. This hotel in Angers in France greeted more customers in the product gallery, historical Gallery, information advertising Gallery, conducts tours over half an hour tasting bar four major theme galleries. Includes planning and enjoying a delicious offers relaxed at the end of the tour, "Cointreau".
The introduction or not in this gallery, through a series of short films, from the choice of materials, manufacturing method of immortality, an advanced quality control how "Cointreau" is made. Also serving to distillation process to pick up the material with bitter orange and sweet orange peel. The introduction over the course of 150 years, a local brewing company that brought it up to the world's largest spirits maker, entrepreneur clan 4th amazing success stories. Also available here and at the industrial film festival France apart competitors, award-winning 12-minute multilingual DVD.
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