Van der Hum


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Van der Hum

(væn də hʌm)
n
(Brewing) South African a liqueur with tangerine flavouring
[of uncertain origin, but possibly derived from the humorous uncertainty of the name, equivalent of whatshisname]
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One unashamed exception, that followed a delicious dessert and Cornish cheeseboard, was the Van Der Hum liqueur made in South Africa from brandy, rum, spices and tangerine zest.
Cointreau brings a beautifully sharp, dry sophistication to the party, Grand Marnier is sweeter, and a little rounder, Mandarine Napoleon, of course, offers mandarin orange flavors, and Van der Hum, a South African liqueur, brings tangy tangerine notes to the cocktail.
55sec was the slowest for a Melbourne Cup since Van Der Hum clocked 3min 34.
Skelton, who trains in Mornington, won the 1976 Melbourne Cup on Van Der Hum and yesterday had the satisfaction of beating some of the finest jockeys ever to have ridden around the world.