and information about this famous liqueur drink
List of Recipes
which contain Southern Comfort
Click any of the following links on the list for recipes which contain
this famous liqueur:
Information about the Southern Comfort Liqueur
Southern Comfort is an American liqueur flavored with fruit (notably
peach), spice including cinnamon and vanilla together with whiskey.
The alcoholic drink Southern Comfort is a liqueur.
Southern Comfort is flavored with fruit, spice and whiskey. Liqueurs are sweet alcoholic drinks which are flavoured with a variety
of different ingredients and come in a variety of different colors. The
word 'liqueur' derives from the Latin word 'liquifacere'
which means to melt or dissolve - the flavorings used to make liqueurs
about Southern Comfort
Liqueurs are flavored with a whole variety of different ingredients!
These ingredients include fruits, herbs, spices, flowers, seeds, nuts,
roots, plants, barks, eggs and cream. The following list details the
main ingredients of Southern Comfort together with other info about this famous
Main ingredients of Southern Comfort - fruit, spice including
cinnamon and vanilla together with whiskey.
Country of origin - US
Color - Clear
background information about Southern Comfort
Additional background information about Southern Comfort:
Southern Comfort is often referred to as 'SoCo'
company was founded by Martin Wilkes "M.W" Heron in 1874
"M.W" was originally a bartender who worked in New Orleans
How to serve
the Southern Comfort Liqueur
Liqueurs are made in
nearly every country of the world and come in a variety of different
flavors and colors. This makes every liqueur drink, such as Southern Comfort, an
extremely versatile drink. Liqueurs can be served:
Straight up - Perfect as after dinner drinks and usually served at
the rocks - If a cold drink is preferred liqueurs can be chilled and
served over ice cubes or mixed with crushed ice
Served with coffee
Liqueurs can be mixed with cream or other mixers to create some
really good and extremely colorful cocktails
Drinks - Floating Liqueurs
Ever wondered how
bartenders create those unusual rainbow effects when making cocktails?
They use a method called 'Floating liqueurs' which is achieved by
'floating' a measure of liqueur in a glass by pouring it slowly over an
inverted spoon or down a glass rod on top of previous layers. This
creates a rainbow effect in a glass when using different colored
liqueurs or cordials. Liqueurs are sometimes referred to as Cordials,
which causes some confusion. In America a cordial mean a sweet, syrup
like alcoholic beverage. However, in the UK a cordial means a
non-alcoholic, sweet, syrupy drink!
Proportions of ingredients in Southern Comfort cocktail drinks
Quantities of ingredients tend to cause confusion - no problem, just use
the correct proportions of each ingredient to create the best authentic & original
Southern Comfort cocktail recipe! You can use a thimble, cup or
even a pitcher ( if you are making this recipe for a group or a crowd ) when you make a
cocktail! The following simple guidelines
will also help with the different quantities referred to in other
1 oz (ounce) equals 2 tbsp (tablespoons) or 3 cl (centilitres)
equals 1 oz
1 shot equals 3 tbsp (tablespoons) or 1½ oz (ounces) or 45 ml
1 cup equals 8 oz (ounces) or 24 cl (centilitres) or 240 ml