What is triple sec?!

Question: What is triple sec!?
The spirit was invented in 1834 by Jean-Baptiste Combier in Saumur, France!. Original Combier triple sec is still made today using sun-dried orange skins from Saint-Rapha?l, Haiti that are steeped in alcohol for 24 hours and distilled in 100-year-old copper-pot stills!.

The word sec means dry in French!. Typically, the term dry indicates a lack of sweetness!. However, in this instance, it means triple distilled!.

Triple sec typically contains 30% alcohol (by volume), that is, 60 proof (US), though brands may have anywhere from 15% to 40%!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

You'll probably recognise it as Cointreau, Triple sec is the name of the licquer but the most popular brand is Cointreau!. It is triple distilled like vodka but im not sure of the origin!.
It's quite nice with lemonade!.!.!.!Www@FoodAQ@Com

It can usually be made of any grain, Cointreau is grain, grand marnier is brandy based!. Then you got ones like Blue Curacao which is blue in colour!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Orange flavoured liqueurWww@FoodAQ@Com

orange flavored liqour used usually in addition to other booz, like in a long island ice teaWww@FoodAQ@Com

its a liquer used in cocktailsWww@FoodAQ@Com

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