While the words “liquor” and “liqueur” might look similar, they are two different things. Those differences go beyond how the words are pronounced (liquor, pronounced liᐧkr, and liqueur, pronounced luhᐧkur) to the differences in how they taste.
What’s the Difference Between Liquor and Liqueur?
It’s true that both liquor and liqueur are alcoholic beverages. Both can be enjoyed alone or as an ingredient in a cocktail. And both can range in potency. Where they differ is in their flavors.