Murtado (from Murta the Spanish name for Ugni molinae or Chilean guava) is a typical liqueur from southern Chile where the endemic Chilean guava grows.[1] It is made by conserving fruit inside a bottle with aguardiente for some weeks and then mixing it with syrup.[2]


  1. ^ Roufs, Timothy G.; Roufs, Kathleen Smyth (2014-07-29). Sweet Treats around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. ABC-CLIO. p. 74. ISBN 978-1-61069-221-2.
  2. ^ "Murtado | Local Berry Liqueur from Chile".