FERMENTED BEVERAGES Wines: These are the beverages which are made by the fermentation of grapes. They can be red wine, white wine, rose wine or sparkling wine. the alcoholic contents of wines are 9 to 22 %. Beers: they are also fermented beverages but not matured in casks. They are made by barley. The alcoholic %is 4 to 8 in beers.
Distilled beverages These are made by distillation of various cereals like oat,wheat,rye,barley,grains etc. The alcoholic % of these beverages are 40 to50. 1ml alcohol gives 7 calorie to our body. They are whisky,vodka,rum,brandy and tequila. Each drink has its own characteristic, flavour,taste,aroma. Tequila is considered highly alcoholic %drink. Cocktails are mixture of alcoholic beverages.
Compound beverages They are flavoured drinks of herbs, barks, fruits,seeds,spices. The method is same like distillation but we add flavour by mecessration,steeping,percolation method. They are gin,bitters and liqueurs.