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Score: 9.0/10  [2 reviews]
4 out of 5
ProdID: 7588 - Addmore Elderflower Cordial - Original
Brand / Manufactured by: Addmore Foods

Addmore Elderflower Cordial - Original
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$12.00 / 375ml bottle
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Addmore Elderflower Cordial - Original product reviews

Proud to promote NZ productsElderflower beverages, created with care and unsurpassed integrity, provide a uniquely refreshing non-alcoholic drink. These products are diverse, great for all the family and all occasions. Summer in a bottle, perfected.

Addmore Elderflower Cordial is the flag ship of our beverages range. Creamy, aromatic flowers of the Elder tree, full of sweet exotic flavour, are packed into every bottle.The cordial can be diluted with cold or sparkling water for an effervescent 'pick-me-up', or added to hot water for soothing drinks.

Add to fruit punches or sophisticated cocktails or made into playful jellies. Elderflower cordial is an essential for everyone's pantry.

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concentrate   cordial   elderflower   lemon   sugar   nzmade
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Review by: mizim (Miriam)
Dated: 16th of July, 2017

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This Review: 8.5/10
Price:
Score 9 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
Flavour:
Score 8 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 8 out of 10

I can't say that I can remember ever trying elderflower before so it was with a mixture of apprehension and curiosity that I opened up this bottle of elderflower cordial. I wasn't too sure about the smell of it, coming to the conclusion that it just smelt sweet but that I couldn't define anything else within. The label gives a nice few suggestions for what to use this cordial for, which leaves this open to a lot of possibilities. I tasted some of the syrup straight from the bottle and still thought it was rather sweet with a hint of floral to it.

I made this first as a cold drink, I thought it was ok but it wouldn't be my first or second choice if I were thirsty. Mr nine finished his drink and said it tasted nice enough but that he wouldn't want to drink it again (basically how I feel about this stuff), whilst miss six drank hers but gave no sign of actually enjoying it, more just drinking it because she was thirsty. A late night home meant it was too late to get the fire going, so I decided to try this as a hot drink. The water got a little couldy and the floral aroma was much stronger. Tasting it, my mum and I agreed that it tasted very similar to a hot herbal tea (which is something I can never stand drinking as I find it to insipid) but I actually liked this, it had a full burst of flavour and hot, I could easily taste the lemon in it.

Watching tv I got a tad bored and reached for the marshmallows badly positioned next to me. I then had a what if... moment and decided to bite a small bit out of the marshmallow, creating a well, and then pour a tiny bit of syrup in the 'well' (and a very little bit is all that was needed) and then carefully took a bite of it. This was very reminiscent of the filled marshmallows that I was addicted a couple of years ago and so I may have had a few too many... As a cold drink, I can't be bothered, but as a nice hot drink this was delicious and after a fee marshmallows and eight drinks so far, I still have half a bottle.

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Review by: savta (Jo)
Dated: 25th of June, 2017

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This Review: 9.5/10
Price:
Score 9 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
Flavour:
Score 10 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 10 out of 10

Elderflowers! One of the best memories I have of the years we lived on the West Coast of Ireland, where the heady scent of the flowers was enough to make us intoxicated if we stood under the tree for too long. We had just one tree but it yielded copious amounts of flowers which were turned into cordials and wine, and later in the season we harvested a bumper crop of berries as well.

So, having made the cordial for many years myself, I could not wait to see if the commercial variety would live up to expectations. I admit I was sceptical; it is seldom that a bulk produced item, even from a small firm which follows traditional processes, lives up to the raw home-made variety. I did my sniff test before pouring my first glass and was not encouraged at first - there was little elderflower scent; rather, it was a plum-like smell reminiscent of lychee or greengage. Following the instructions, I poured 15 ml into a 150ml glass of water. A but weak for my liking so I added another 3 ml of syrup and stirred it in.

To say I was amazed would be an understatement. Once I had sorted the proportions to my own taste, I found I was enjoying a drink every bit as flavoursome and unique as those I remember from many years ago. There was that undertone of muscatel which always came through in the home-made variety, and also the citrus flavour which, according to the label, comes from lemon juice; in this combination, however, it tastes more like lime.

Once I had recorded my own impressions, I brought the rest of the bottle to dinner at a friend's house. I did not tell them what they were getting; just handed each of them a glass and asked for their feedback. All they knew was that it was a cordial.

I gave Mr 18 a glass mixed with water to the 1:10 proportions recommended on the bottle. His father had a splash in a small glass of vodka, and his mother (who has a sweet tooth) had a stronger mixture, again with water. All three of them liked it and wanted to know where they could buy it. Mr 18 thought it was perfect just as it was and said he would drink it on a hot day with ice cubes. His mother said she would like to try it as a hot drink. His father, however, said the flavour was wasted in the vodka as it was too delicate to taste. He added some more and tried again; this time he too gave it the thumbs up.

Next day I tried it with another friend; this time we poured it neat over vanilla ice-cream. Delicious, although it is rather expensive to use like that too often; the price tag would mean it is really a special occasion treat. She commented on the floral taste and said she could see it being a good summer thirst quencher with lots of ice and a slice of lime. She also said she would hide it at the back of the fridge or the kids might find it and drink it all! We tried it later the same day as a drink, served with a platter of light German and Dutch cheeses. I can vouch for the fact that it goes really well with Maasdam.

I have not tried it with any children yet - Mr 18 hardly qualifies! - so I look forward to trying it with the younger members of my own family. And now I want to try the other flavours in the range to see if they are as good.

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