Orancello by De Jongens van Oud West | The alternative to limoncello
Orancello is made with orange peels instead of lemon peels, resulting in a fresh-sweet liqueur that is perfect for cozy evenings or as a drink in the sun. The orancello of De Jongens van Oud West is characterized by quality and an accessible character.
In this article a recipe for Oud West Finest, a cocktail with orancello and a link to recipes for an Orancello Cosmopolitan, an Oud West orange mimosa and a Mister Orange.
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Orancello | Best when chilled
The orange peels that De Jongens van Oud West (translated: the guys from the Old West) use for their orancello come fresh from the fruit and you can taste that. The liqueur has an alcohol content of 28 percent and is freshly sweet with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Perfect for a summer terrace or as a refreshing digestive. Dit drankje van De Jongens van Oud West is best enjoyed ice cold, but the orancello can also be used to make delicious cocktails by mixing the liqueur with, for example, prosecco, or with gin and gingerale.
Quality without concessions
De Jongens van Oud West – Rick Taks, Joeri van Dongen and Bart van den Heijkant – are three adventurous Burgundians from Oud West in the Dutch city of Oosterhout who want to make an impact on the beverage world with their orancello. By offering a high quality alternative to limoncello and not making concessions on quality. To achieve the best result, the friends researched dozens of orange varieties and a hundred different recipes before bringing their drink to market. The result is a rich, artisanal orancello.
Better a good bottle for 20 euros, than two bottles of crap of 10 euros
The entrepreneurs behind De Jongens van Oud West stand by their product. The overall picture is right and with this they are making a quality change in the world of drinks. Their motto: it’s better to buy a good bottle for 20 euros, than two bottles of crap for 10 euros. Everything at De Jongens van Oud West is about friendship and quality. It could just be that they will not only put their entrepreneurship, enthusiasm, love and friendship into their orancello, but will develop more high quality products in the future.
Orancello cocktail | Oud West Finest
The recipe for a cocktail with this drink from De Jongens van Oud West: orancello Oud West Finest. Ingredients: 50 ml orancello; 25 ml gin; 200 ml gingerale; ice cubes an orange peel and mint. How to serve: put some ice cubes in a long drink and pour in the orancello and gin. Top up with gingerale and garnish with an orange peel and mint. On their website you can find more cocktail recipes such as an Orange Cosmopolitan and an Old West orange mimosa!
You can find more information on outlets and cocktail inspiration on the socials and website of De Jongens van Oud West.
Website: De Jongens van Oud West