A sweet syrup of Caribbean origin made from ginger, almonds, limes, and other various fruits and herbs. Falernum, like grenadine, contains little or no alcohol, and is used to flavor or sweeten mixed drinks.
Falernum is a sweet syrup used in Tropical and Caribbean drinks. It contains flavors of almond, ginger and/or cloves, and lime, and sometimes vanilla or allspice. It is used in cocktails in a manner similar to orgeat syrup.
(aka "Falernian"). Ancient heavy, sweet red wine was made from a grape of the same name and known to the Romans. Admired for its longevity by the writers Horace, Ovid and Pliny the Elder. Modern grape descendent is named Aglianico.