Tuaca an Italian LiqueurTuaca is an Italian Liqueur that contains a hint of vanilla and citrus flavors. During the Renaissance Era, this delicious liqueur created for Lorenzo the Magnificent, an Italian Ruler. Just most of the Rulers of his time, Lorenzo the Magnificent inherited his throne from his father near the age of 20. Lorenzo appreciated the finer thing in life, albeit was 500 years ago, and was a huge supporter of the great artists of his time including Michelangelo, da Vinci, and Botticelli. All of Florence knew Lorenzo appreciated fine art and other glorious pursuits. The kingdom respected and appreciated their Ruler. Many under his rule attempted to show their appreciation.
An exquisite amber liqueur was the perfect symbol of his patronage. Society lost the recipe during the many years to follow. Gaetano Tuoni and brother-in-law, Giorgio Canepa discovered the recipe. They needed a name synonymous with this exquisite treat. The word Tuaca derived from combining their last names was perfect.American soldiers stationed in Livorno, Italy during World War II, discovered the unique flavor of vanilla and citrus infused spirit. Therefore, Tuaca liqueur became popular among the troops as the enjoyed it in the evenings after dinner. Imported from Italy, widespread enjoyment of Tuaca in The United States started in the late 1950’s. Enjoy Tuaca neat or on the rocks. Further, in certain areas it is popularly served with Red Bull or another carbonated energy beverage. For more information, check out their website. http://www.tuaca.com