In the opinion of the author the PRESTIGE essences from Gert Strand, Malmoe, Sweden, are in a class of their own. Prestige essences are also sold to the liqueor industry in bulk.
Gert Strand also produce essence for alcopops. This essence contains the flavour that forms when alcopops are fermented. The essence is blended with spirit and about 4 cl of the mix is added to a glass to which is added a 33 cl bottle of mixer. The result is a superb alcopop with no taste of the spirit. Winecoolers were introduced at the same time using the same system. Winecoolers have no taste of spirits and are very good.
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