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National alcoholic drinks around the world

1. Pisco



Pisco is a colorless or yellowish-to-amber colored brandy produced in winemaking regions of Peru and Chile. Made by distilling fermented grape juice into a high-proof spirit, it was developed by 16th century ...

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2. Cachaca

Cachaça, Aguardente, Pinga De Tuto, Caninha


It is the national drink and the most popular distilled alcoholic beverage in Brazil. It is a distilled spirit made from sugarcane juice.

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3. Rakija



Rakija is one of the most popular alcoholic drinks in Serbia with 40% ABV, but home-produced rakia can be stronger (typically 50%). It is the national drink of Serbia. Serbia is the ...

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4. Soju


It is the best-known liquor from Korea. It is distilled, vodka-like, rice liquor with high potency and often flavored similarly. It is a distilled beverage containing ethanol and water.

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5. Vodka



Distilled beverage composed primarily of water and ethanol, sometimes with traces of impurities and flavorings. Traditionally, vodka is made by the distillation of cereal grains or potatoes that have been fermented, though ...

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6. Tequila


Tequila is a regional distilled beverage and type of alcoholic drink made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 65 km northwest of Guadalajara, and ...

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7. Sake

Saké, 酒


Sake, also referred to as a Japanese rice wine, is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting rice that has been polished to remove the bran. Wikipedia

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8. Whisky



Whisky is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. Various grains (which may be melted) are used for different varieties, including barley, corn (maize), rye, and wheat. Whiskey ...

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9. Bourbon


Bourbon is a type of American whiskey: a barrel-aged distilled spirit made primarily from corn.

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10. Aguardiente


It is an alcohol that is available throughout the country. Inexpensive, and according to the locals, less likely to give you a hangover compared to other liquors, it is usually consumed straight, ...

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11. Pitorro

(Puerto Rican)

Pertorican moonshine

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12. Gin


Gin is liquor which is distilled from juniper berries. Gin is one of the broadest categories of spirits because of its versatility, there are more classic cocktails made with gin than with ...

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13. Raki


Raki is an unsweetened, often anise-flavoured, alcoholic drink that is popular in Albania, Turkey, Turkic countries, Greek Islands and in the Balkan countries as an apéritif. It is often served with seafood ...

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14. Kumis


Kumis is a fermented dairy product traditionally made from mare's milk. The drink remains important to the peoples of the Central Asian steppes, of Huno-Bulgar, Turkic and Mongol origin: Kazakhs, Bashkirs, Kalmyks, ...

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15. Chibuku


Zimbabwe’s homebrew is a combination of water, sorghum, yeast, and enzymes that makes for the chunky, strong liquid known as Chibuku.

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16. Fernet



Fernet is an Italian type of amaro, a bitter, aromatic spirit. Fernet is made from a number of herbs and spices which vary according to the brand, but usually include myrrh, rhubarb, ...

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17. Rum


Rum is a distilled alcoholic drink made from sugarcane byproducts, such as molasses, or directly from sugarcane juice, by a process of fermentation and distillation. The distillate, a clear liquid, is then ...

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18. Port Wine


Port wine is a Portuguese fortified wine produced with distilled grape spirits exclusively in the Douro Valley in the northern provinces of Portugal. It is typically a sweet, red wine, often served ...

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