ambrette


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am·brette

 (ăm-brĕt′)
n.
A tropical Asian plant (Abelmoschus moschatus) in the mallow family having yellow or pink flowers and cultivated for its seeds, which yield a fragrant oil. Also called musk mallow.

[French, from Old French, diminutive of ambre, amber; see amber.]
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"Ylang Ylang, ambrette seed and dried fruit, which inhabit the top layer, are balanced with an elegant base of warm brown spices; Peru Balsam and amber."
This gender-neutral, earthy fragrance with notes of ambrette, coconut water, patchouli, cocoa absolu and wild musk was inspired by the countercultural movement of the 1960s.
The scent has subtle notes of ambrette and musk and is perfect as a youthful scent in your day to day life.
A melange of syrupy base notes--resinous amber and ambrette, sensual musk, oud, and leather-like birch tar--add a powerful resonance.
Three nitromusks (musk moskene, musk tibetene, and musk ambrette) had been discontinued or prohibited because of potential health concerns.
Fruity, subtly modern pear notes are blended with ambrette seeds for a fresh, contemporary result.
The Ambrette is an exceptional modern Indian - with not a single curry on the menu.
Potent at 47.5% abv, this more intense, exotic style has been embellished with two additional botanicals - bergamot orange peel and ambrette seeds - to create a distinctly perfumed note on the palate.
Bombay Sapphire Star of Bombay (PS33.75, thewhiskyexchange.com) contains bergamot orange peel and ambrette seeds to create a distinctly perfumed note on the palate | Langley's No 8 Gin (PS28.87, thedrinkshop.com) is robust and creamy with a lovely, sweet kick on the finish | Just the measure for summer soirees, Jinzu Gin (PS33.45, 31dover.com) has juniper, coriander and angelica seeds at its heart | Portobello Road Gin (PS25, waitrosecellar.com) is wonderful with a twist of pink grapefruit to bring the citrus flavours to life | Merging sweetness with earthiness, beyond the juniper you'll find floral aromas lead to a citrus core with more spicy juniper on the smooth, creamy finish of Sipsmith London Dry Gin (PS29.45, thewhiskyexchange.com)
Another jewel in their crown and potent at 47.5% abv (as opposed to the average 40% abv), this more intense, exotic style has been embellished with two additional botanicals - bergamot orange peel and ambrette seeds - to create a distinctly perfumed note on the palate but still retains its gloriously refreshing finish.
TRAVEL INFORMATION As well as the traditional whelks and cockles stalls and excellent fish bars The Ambrette Indian restaurant is a surprising jewel in the culinary crown of Margate.