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Topinambur

topinambour1Topinambu, also known as Jerusalem artichoke brandy smells fruity and has a slight nutty-sweet flavour. It is characterised by an intense pleasing earthy note. – Wikipedia

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Made in Germany from the tubers of the Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called sunroot, sunchoke, earth apple.

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Topinambur is also known as Rossler, also available is Red Rossler, a somewhat bitter and astringent decoction used as digestif made by the addition of currants or tannin containing tormentil.

sunchoke blooms

Sunchoke blooms

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