Liqueurs have a long history that dates back to Middle Ages. Many cultures throughout the world enjoyed them for centuries. It is said that monks used liqueurs in order to preserve herbs and spices. Liqueurs are also referred to as cordials. Many of the oldest liqueurs were once medicinal cordials used to cure all sorts of ailments. Chartreuse is a perfect example; its secret recipe originated in 1605 and was produced by French monks who remain in control of its production today. The distillation and the production of liqueurs, as it is known today, originated in monasteries. There are so many quotes of liqueurs from different places and different times. Here, we will present the most inspiring ones.
Candy is dandy but liqueur is quicker. — Roald Dahl
“Because when I read, I don’t really read; I pop a beautiful sentence into my mouth and suck it like a fruit drop, or I sip it like a liqueur until the thought dissolves in me like alcohol, infusing brain and heart and coursing on through the veins to the root of each blood vessel”. — Bohumil Hrabal
“We must suit the flattery to the mind and taste of the recipient. We do not put essences into hogsheads, nor porter into phials. Delicate minds may be disgusted by compliments that would please a grosser intellect; as some fine ladies who would be shocked at the idea of a dram will not refuse a liqueur”. — Charles Caleb Colton
“They ate dishes of orange rounds floating in a liqueur of their own juice and topped with cinnamon and pulverized cloves and almonds”.— Hanya Yanagihara
Interesting that we can find many quotes about liqueur also in literature:
“Here, drink your liqueur,” Henry said, tossing back her drink. “I carry it with me everywhere because it’s the only kind of drink that Leo doesn’t like, so there’s a chance I’ll still have some tomorrow”. — Eloisa James
Anna Petrovna: Do you know what, Kolya? Try and sing, laugh, and get angry, as you once did … You stay in, we’ll laugh and drink fruit liqueur and we’ll drive away your depression in a flash. I’ll sing if you like. Or else let’s go and sit in the dark in your study as we used to, and you’ll tell me about your depression … You have such suffering eyes. I’ll look into them and cry, and we’ll both feel better. — Anton Chekhov
I hope you’re very careful working, eating and drinking when the heat is so great there are temptations there which at home you are free from
beware the juicy fruits, and the cooling ades, and cordials, and do not eat ice-cream, it is so very dangerous. — Emily Dickinson
Other funny quotes about alcohol in general:
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy”.— Frank Sinatra
“I drink to make other people more interesting.” — Ernest Hemingway
“Always do sober what you said you’d do when you were drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut!” — Ernest Hemingway
“I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.” – Winston Churchill
Many funny quotes about margaritas:
“If life gives you limes, make margaritas”. — Jimmy Buffett
“If you put down a list of jobs, doctor, lawyer, janitor, teacher or movie star, everybody would pick the movie star. And why? So you could lie around the pool, drink margaritas and send money to your parents. So that’s what I did”.— Steve Guttenberg
Finally, we collected the most hilarious jokes:
-What do alcoholic horses drink?
-Alcohol doesn’t make you fat. It makes you lean…Against tables, chairs, floors, and ugly people.
-The problem with drinking and driving is that trees defend themselves very well.
There is no doubt that you can find many more funny stories, quotes, posts, postcards, and others for alcohol and liqueurs. The reason is that people have been consuming alcohol since immemorial times therefore there are lots of stories to tell. We hope you had some laughs with what was presented. Undoubtedly, alcohol and humor go hand in hand