Crafted with fresh herbs from the gurktal alps.

KNOWLEDGE OF HERBS

HISTORY OF HERBAL LIQUEUR

"In preparation for the stomach for an oncoming pleasure" was already known in ancient times with the Egyptians a mixture of bitter substances, plants and herbs served before the meal.

 

FIRST RECIPES OF 1050 N. CHR.

In ancient times, people appreciated the conservation of herbs in alcohol and their beneficial effects. The first prescriptions of the so-called “Magenbitters“ – or bitters for the stomach originate as early as the year 1050 AD. At the beginning of the 19th century alcoholic bitter drinks experienced a renaissance. The soothing concoctions were prepared as highly concentrated elixirs and then diluted before consumption.

Gurktaler verdankt seinen milden Geschmack der Zugabe von frischen Kräutern aus dem Gurktal.

The mild taste of Gurktaler is thanks to the use of fresh herbs, foraged from Gurktal Alpine mountains around the Gurk river valley.

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