​National Liqueur Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Sunday, October 16th. There are until the next observance.

Liquors are alcoholic beverages produced from distilled spirits with a variety of flavors added. Some refer to them as cordials, while others refer to them as schnapps. They all add up to various types of liqueurs. It doesn’t matter if the taste is maraschino, orange, coffee, sweet, or sour. On October 16, grab your favorite liqueur and toast a buddy in honor of National Liqueur Day!

📆 When is ​National Liqueur Day?

This year, ​National Liqueur Day is on October 16th. It is the 3rd Sunday in October; in 2023, it is on Monday.

Countdown to ​National Liqueur Day

Did you know: When you combine a coffee liqueur with your favorite vodka and cream for the ultimate white Russian, you get the taste without the caffeine.

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📜 History of ​National Liqueur Day

☑️ ​National Liqueur Day facts

​Make your bourbon fancy with a cherry liqueur
For a refreshing spin on a warm classic, sweeten your favorite bourbon with cherry liqueur, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup.

​Shake up your margarita with an orange liqueur
Instead of relying on margarita mixes to get the right tangy/sweet balance, combine your smoothest tequila with orange liqueur and fresh lime juice.

​Enjoy your coffee on the Irish side
For an extra-indulgent taste, add a splash of Irish Cream liqueur to your hot or iced latte.

Things to do on ​National Liqueur Day

Sample a cordial
Gather a few intriguing varieties, load up on delectable mixers, and throw a cordial taster party with your friends. Not a fan of hosting? Ask the bartender for ideas at a neighborhood restaurant that has an after-dinner cordial menu.

Hit the road for a memorable trip
Plan a tour of a liqueur distillery that piques your interest! Learn how to make a liqueur, the rich history behind this exquisite drink, and try one fresh from the source.

Make your own liqueur
Do you consider yourself creative? There are several DIY liqueur recipes available. All you actually need is a base liquor, your favorite flavor, and simple syrup. Making your own cordial is a simple procedure from there.

📅 ​National Liqueur Day Observances

2022 October 16 Sunday
2023 October 16 Monday
2024 October 16 Wednesday
2025 October 16 Thursday
2026 October 16 Friday

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