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The Professor | | Jan 30, 2009 01:22 PM

I have not had UNICUM, the famous Hungarian bitter liquer in quite some time and in recently trying to purchase some I noticed that the familiar round bottle is still on the shelves, but now just named ZWACK (the name of the manufacturer).

Does anyone know if this is the same product still sold as UNICUM in Europe?
The ZWACK site gives some of the convoluted history of the product prior to the brand's re-1quisition by the Zwack family with the fall of the Iron Curtain...but I can't ascertain from the info there if the product exported to the USA is actually the original UNICUM, or one of the new sweeter variants that the company has come up with to go after a younger market.
Just curious...