Fernet is a type of amaro, a bitter, that falls under the category of an aromatic spirit. It is made from a number of herbs and spices with a base of grape distilled spirits and colored with caramel coloring. Fernet may be served as a digestif after a meal but also can be served with coffee and espresso or mixed as a cocktail. It may be served at room temperature or on the rocks (with ice).
15 of 30 major aromas (the other 18 aromas are secret):
Myrrh, chamomile, saffron, fennel, aloe, anis, ginger, mint leaves, clover, rhubarb roots, licorices, cinnamon, lemon balm, nutmeg, juniper, etc.