About Bénédictine

Founder:Alexandre Le Grand
Year Founded:1863
Distillery Location:Fecamp, France
Master Distiller / Blender:Eric Tourain, Master Distiller

Bénédictine Essential Facts

  • In 1510, the Benedictine monk Don Bernardo Vincelli created the recipe for this French liqueur, which calls for 27 plants and spices. The three main ingredients are Angelica, Hyssop and Lemon Balm.
  • There are only three people on earth who know the complete recipe for making the spirit.
  • Benedictine is aged for up to 17 months before bottling.
  • The brand was first imported to the United States in 1888.

How You Should Drink Bénédictine

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