Amaretto - (Odor profile: Reminiscent of bitter almond (the actual liqueur is made from apricot pits which have an almondy nuance), usual in gourmand perfumes). Amaretto is a sweet Italian liqueur often compared with sherry. It's composed of almonds, apricots (or cherries) and spices. The name Amaretto originates from Amaro, meaning "bitter" in Italian. It is often added to various kinds of sweets, chocolates or cakes.