The 8 Flavours

Sombai exists in 8 different flavours, with each time a combination of 2 tastes.

Anise & CoffeeAnise & Coffee Flavours Sombai

Expert combination of badian (star anise) from Cambodia and Ratanakiri coffee beans. Ideal as an aperitif to enjoy the natural virtues of anise and coffee. As a digestive after a nice dinner, the coffee taste that lingers on your palate keeps you coming for more…

Predominance: balanced
Acidity: *
Bitterness: **
Sweetness: ****
Spiciness: *
Conservation: 5 years

Banana & Cinnamon Flavours SombaiBanana & Cinnamon

A blend of sweet and spicy, the prevalent taste of cinnamon gives a festive touch to this flavour. Perfect to accompany a dessert, namely the famous banane flambée with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream.

Predominance: cinnamon
Acidity: *
Bitterness: *
Sweetness: *****
Spiciness: ***
Conservation: 3 years

 

Coconut & Pineapple Flavours SombaiCoconut & Pineapple

Cambodian version of the Piña-Colada, with a sweet hint and coconut predominance. So be careful, this drink can be scrumptiously treacherous.

Predominance: coconut
Acidity: *
Bitterness: *
Sweetness: *****
Spiciness: *
Conservation: 3 years

 

Galangal & Tamarind Flavours SombaiGalangal & Tamarind

Clearly the most exotic flavours of the 8, mixing the sweetness and acidity of the slightly candied tamarind to the spicy aroma of the fresh galangal.

Predominance: galangal
Acidity: ****
Bitterness: **
Sweetness: ***
Spiciness: **
Conservation: 4 years

 

Ginger & Red Chilli Flavours SombaiGinger & Red chilli

The spiciest flavour of the range, combining 2 hot flavours that have been smoothly softened. Ideal to wake up any kind of appetite without burning your stomach.

Predominance: ginger
Acidity: **
Bitterness: **
Sweetness: ***
Spiciness: ****
Conservation: 5 years

 

Green Tea & Orange Flavours Sombai

Green tea & Orange

It will appeal to those who are less inclined to sweet, with a subtile woody aroma and a scent of wild honey. If you become too fond of it and find this too delicious, you can focus on the antioxydant and anticancerous benefits of green tea; you will feel much better and less guilty…

Predominance: green tea
Acidity: ***
Bitterness: ****
Sweetness: **
Spiciness: *
Conservation: 3 years

Lemon & LemongrassLemon & Lemongrass Flavours Sombai

Inspired by a recipe common in traditional Khmer medicine, lemon being an excellent natural tonic while the infusion of lemongrass has proven anti-fungal and calmative virtues. This Cambodian Limoncello makes a delectable digestive.

Predominance: lemon
Acidity: *****
Bitterness: ***
Sweetness: ****
Spiciness: *
Conservation: 4 years

Mango & Green chilliMango & Green Chilli Flavours Sombai

With a high fruity tang, relatively sweet, and a pleasant spicy touch, this flavour is the women’s favouriteIt can be enjoyed as an aperitif, with a mango-based dessert or made from other exotic fruits.

Predominance: balanced
Acidity: **
Bitterness: *
Sweetness: ****
Spiciness: ****
Conservation: 3 years

 

***** : very strong
**** : strong
*** : average
** : light
* : not at all
Conservation: Do not put under direct sunlight and source of heat.

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