Ricard Pastis

Ricard Pastis

  • Region
    • France
  • Variety
    • Aperitif
Ricard Pastis is a renowned French anise-flavored apéritif that has been a staple in the world of spirits since its creation. Produced by Pernod Ricard, this iconic drink is associated with the traditional pastis category, which typically involves diluting the spirit with water before consumption. Ricard Pastis is known for its refreshing and herbal qualities, derived from a carefully crafted blend of star anise and various botanicals. With its distinct licorice flavor, Ricard is a popular choice for those seeking a classic French apéritif experience. Often served over ice with water, the beverage transforms into a cloudy, pale yellow concoction, creating a refreshing and sociable drink that is enjoyed in many social settings throughout France and beyond.