Review: J. Witty Chamomile Liqueur

Review: J. Witty Chamomile Liqueur

j. witty chamomile liqueur

Proof positive that there’s a liqueur for everything — and I don’t mean that in a bad way — I present to you J. Witty Spirits, which to date makes just one product, an organic, artisanal Chamomile tea liqueur.

Chamomile tea hardly has a brutish reputation, but one sip and you’ll find its namesake liqueur to be a shockingly powerful spirit, literally doused with flavor and nuance. Up front you’ll find spices — cinnamon and allspice, and a honey sweetness.  Very Christmasy, like a pumpkin pie and fruitcake rolled into one. It isn’t until the finish when the chamomile flower comes on, giving the liqueur a long and mildly sweet denouement.

Very beautiful, versatile, and worth your attention. I look forward to experimenting with it in cocktails!

40 proof.

A / $25

J. Witty Chamomile Liqueur




Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content creation company.


  1. Oshyan Greene on May 20, 2021 at 8:44 pm

    Surprised at your high rating. I guess, though, “what it says on the tin” (i.e. accuracy of representation) may not be high on your list of criteria. Arguably “is it good” matters quite a bit for a rating. Still, I’d like it if my “chamomile liqueur” would be more “chamomile” than “baking spice”, and this, as you note, is not the case here. I found it a bit disappointing.

    • Christopher Null on May 20, 2021 at 9:21 pm

      This was also written 12 years ago… so things could conceivably have changed.

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