Byrrh (pronounced 'beer') Grand Quinquina is the original Byrrh recipe as it was in the late 19th century. The best quinquina barks from South America are blended with other plants and spices of the world. It is then macerated in small oak barrels with generous wines enriched with fruity and elegat Muscat mistelles. The mistelles give a natural sweetness without any sugar added and provide Byrrh Grand Quinquina it's perfect balance between freshness, fruitiness and spices. A story that began with the passion of two brothers, Pallade and Simon Violoet, in the small town of Thuir, south of France. In 1873, the created Byrrh and started to distribute it in every tavern from Monmartre to Provence. Byrrh quickly became a huge success.