BOLS Amaretto is a gold-brown liqueur. Amaretto, which originated in Italy, is famous for its sweet almond aroma and nutty caramel flavor. A distillation of carefully selected ingredients creates this exquisite liqueur.FLAVOUR Nutty caramel flavor.AROMA Sweet Almond.COLOUR Warm golden brown.USE Straight, on the rocks, excellent in cocktails and mixed drinks. Also delicious when poured over coffee and other warm drinks.Amaretto liqueur is said to have been invented by the woman who modeled for Renaissance-era Italian painter, Bernardino Luini, in 1525. Luini, a follower of Leonardo da Vinci’s art style, chose the mother of a local child to be his model for the Madonna. In return she gave him ringraziarlo – a gift, a drink distilled from almonds.Bols Amaretto is essential for classic drinks such as the Amaretto Sour, and also for more modern drinks like the Alabama Slammer.