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Horilka (Ukrainian: горілка, from hority, "to burn") is essentially Ukrainian vodka. The word is also used in the generic sense to mean whisky, or other strong spirits. Look up Vodka in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Vodka is a typically colorless liquor, usually distilled from fermented grain. ... Scotch whisky Whisky (or whiskey) (from Irish uisce beatha, water of life) is an alcoholic beverage distilled from grain, often including malt, which has then been aged in wooden barrels. ... Various distilled beverages in a Spanish bar A distilled beverage, also called spirits or liquor, is a preparation for consumption containing ethyl alcohol purified by distillation from a fermented substance such as wine, malt, or grain. ...


Sometimes whole fruits of capsicum are put into the bottle, turning horilka into a sort of bitters; it is then named horilka z pertsem, or more commonly pertsovka. Horilka is also often made with honey, mint, or even milk. Species C. annuum (incl. ... Bitters are an alcoholic herbal preparation with a bitter flavor. ...


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