Falernum is either an 11% ABV syrup liqueur or a nonalcoholic syrup from the Caribbean. It is best known for its use in many tropical drinks because of its ginger, lime, and almond flavors. It can be considered as a spicier variant of orgeat syrup.

The word falernum derives from the Roman wine falernian. But modern falernum, found in traditional tiki drinks like the Mai Thai or the Zombie, has little in common with the actual use of the word except for it's coloring.

Falernum is a soothing mix of baking spices, sugar, nuts and lime. Its signature heat comes from ginger, and there are both boozy and dry variants of it. The former is created with overproof rum, resulting in a approximately 15-20% alcohol by volume liquid.

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