Tempus Fugit Spirits Crème de Noyaux is a classic 19th-century French liqueur made with distilled apricot and cherry pit kernels, combined with bitter almonds and other botanicals. Its complex, nutty, tree fruit-sweet aroma and flavor has a slight touch of balancing bitterness on the finish. Many years of research and tests were needed to finalize the production techniques and secure local sources of the natural ingredients required by the original protocols. The garnet-red color comes from the addition of cochineal, as directed by the original formula. 30% ABV Its flavor offers a complex "marzipan" note with sweet cherry undercurrent of aroma and flavor with a slight touch of balancing bitterness on the finish.