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Licor 43

October 2, 2013

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Everyone loves a good story; in fact, if the tale is good enough, few people really care if itís true. Consider this:

In 209 B.C., the Roman legions conquered the city of Quart Hadas (now Cartagena, Spain), presumably to acquire a strategic outpost in the Mediterranean. Once they got settled in, they discovered an exotic liquor flavored with local herbs and citrus fruit. The image of this liquor was a bit too exotic, however, and the Romans soon banned its production. (more…)