Becherovka is a drink based on a bewildering array of secret herbs and spices including cinnamon and aniseed. It has an intense fragrant flavour that is slightly bitter. Many enjoy it with tonic or soda water though I preferred it neat. Though previously difficult to find, it has started to appear on occasional shelves in Sydney and undoubtedly other countries around the world.
To add mystery to the product, only two people are rumoured to know the secret recipe handed down through the last two hundred years.
So here is a na zdraví to all those international drinkers at our mid-year cocktail party.