LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Cocktails are getting an Italian influence from a pair of liqueurs being imported to the Bluegrass.

Dumante Verdenoce is the brain child of Louisville attorney Howard Sturm The handcrafted pistachio liqueur is a compliment to many drinks, desserts and dishes.

Now, Sturm is introducing Dumante Handcrafted Espresso Liqueur in a partnership with Eddie Merlot's. They are having special cocktail tastings on three Thursdays in June along with jazz music from vocalist Carly Johnson and guitar virtuoso Craig Wagner.

Both liqueurs can be served in chocolate cups for a special ending to a meal. Or they can be mixed in cocktails.

Roman Holiday (Martini Glass)
1 oz. Dumante Espresso
1 oz. Dumante Verdenoce
1 oz. Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur

Dusky Bluegrass 
2 oz. Old Forester Bourbon
1 oz. Dumante Espresso
½ oz. Liqueur 43

Dumante Verdenoce & Espresso events
Eddie Merlot's
455 S. 4th Street
Thursdays June 12, 19 and 26, 6-8 PM.
To find out more about Dumante and Dumante Espresso Liqueur, CLICK HERE

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