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Gentian from the Monastery of the Grande Chartreuse
Gentian, as we read on the label, is a liqueur made from the roots of gentian, a mountain plant easily recognizable in pastures for its large size, thick leaves, thin flowers, and bright yellow color. After maceration in alcohol, its roots produce a powerful aperitif. Gentian is consumed pure with ice cream, a classic, or mixed with black gooseberries or club soda.

© Stéphane Couchet