Your Guide to After Dinner Digestifs
The perfect end to a filling meal — digestifs are after-dinner alcoholic beverages that aid digestion. Not to be confused with apéritif, a light spirit consumed before a meal to spark the appetite, digestifs are traditionally higher in alcohol and tend to be sweeter, usually made with a secret blend of herbs and spices.
Digestif is a French word, but this drink has become a tradition in many cultures around the world. Some liqueurs are considered digestifs, such as grappa, armagnac and cognac.
GAYOT's Featured Digestifs, however, are those that don't fit these categories, but are rather strictly known as digestifs.