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Other spirit

  1. 1. AQUAVIT (42%ABV) • It is clear, colorless and is produced in Scandinavian countries (Norway, Denmark, and Sweden) since 15th century. • It is made by boiling the potato in pressure cooker than mixed with malted grain, then fermented & double distilled then rectified with charcoal and flavored with caraway seed, aniseed, fennel seeds dill cumin seeds etc. • The Scandinavian & Germany are true production centre of aquavit. • Its alternative name is SCHNAPPS which derived from old Nordic word “snappen’ meaning to snatch or seize. It denotes the way it was drunk, snatch down in one gulp.
  2. 2. • When served on the rocks, it is termed as “BLACK DEATH” • Best enjoyed straight up cold, on the rocks, cocktails, blends well with fruit juices, soda, ginger ale & herb liqueurs. • BRAND NAMES- Aalborg, Peach country schnapps
  3. 3. ARRACK, ARACK (40 to 50% alc. /vol.) • There are claims that this drink first made in India around 800B.C. • Arrack is not really a drink but a generic name for clear spirit, it is a licorice- flavored spirit. • It is made with molasses/rice alcohol (in Arab from sap of palm tree) and flavored with aniseed.
  4. 4. • It is clear, colorless and is produced in the Middle East (India, Israel, Lebanon, etc.). • A strong spirit distilled from rice especially in India and Indonesia. The name is sometimes used for 'native' drinks like Pariah and Batavia.
  5. 5. SCHNAPPS (40%ABV) • It is a neutral grain spirit that is sometimes flavored with herbs or plants. • It is clear, colorless and is produced in Germany. • It is available in peach, apple, strawberry, figs , etc • Best enjoyed straight up (from the freezer), in mixed drinks and cocktails. It blends well with fruit juices, carbonated drinks and some liqueurs.
  6. 6. GENEVAGIN (40-45%ABV) • It is a grain spirit that is flavored with juniper berries and angelica root. • Geneva gin is different from dry gin in that it is distilled twice rather than once, in a traditional still. • Geneva gin is less aromatic than dry gin and seems more powerful.
  7. 7. • Best enjoyed straight up, on the rocks, cocktails and tall drinks, blends well with fruit juices, dairy products, carbonated drinks, fortified wines, fruit liqueurs and vermouth. • It is produced in Holland, Canada and other countries. It is clear and colourless.