A scotch-based liqueur sweetened with heather honey and flavored with herbs. It has a deep golden color and sweet-spicy, herbal-whiskey flavor with licorice overtones. The word drambuie is Gaelic for "the drink that satisfies."
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.