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Fernet-Branca



Fernet-Branca

What You Need To Know About Fernet-Branca

Fernet-Branca. It’s bitter, it’s bold, and it’s a major favorite from San Francisco to Argentina.
  • Produced By Branca International S.p.A.
  • Produced In: Italy
  • Type: Amaro, Liqueur
  • Sales: 5.3 million 9-liter cases
Fernet-Branca is not the only fernet, but it’s definitely the most popular.
Made with 27 herbs from four continents, only the company’s president knows the formula—and he personally measures them out.
After distillation, Fernet-Branca ages for a year in oak barrels.
About 3/4 of the world’s saffron goes into making Fernet-Branca.
In Argentina, Fernet with Coca-Cola is so popular that it’s considered the national drink.
In the US, as much as 70% of the country’s Fernet-Branca is consumed in San Francisco.
Credit: . Published: 2017-01-08