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Kirschwasser, German for "cherry water", (pronounced [ˈkɪɐ̯ʃˌvasɐ]), often known simply as Kirsch (German for "cherry"), is a clear brandy made from double distillation of the fermented juice of a small black cherry. It is colorless because either it is not aged in wood or it is aged in barrels made of ash. The cherries used recently can be either sweet or sour, but in the past the sour morello cherry was used with the pit crushed down. As the morello cherry was originally grown all around the Black Forest in southern Germany, the drink is believed to have originated there. Articles with similar titles include the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... A bottle of calvados Pays DAuge Brandy (short for brandywine, from Dutch brandewijn—burnt wine[1]) is a general term for distilled wine, usually 40–60% ethyl alcohol by volume. ... Laboratory distillation set-up using, without a fractionating column 1: Heat source 2: Still pot 3: Still head 4: Thermometer/Boiling point temperature 5: Condenser 6: Cooling water in 7: Cooling water out 8: Distillate/receiving flask 9: Vacuum/gas inlet 10: Still receiver 11: Heat control 12: Stirrer speed... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Fermentation (biochemistry). ... Orange juice Juice is a liquid naturally contained in vegetable or fruit tissue. ... “Cherry tree” redirects here. ... Traditional wooden barrels in Cutchogue Modern stainless steel beer barrels—also called casks or kegs—outside the Castle Rock microbrewery in Nottingham, England For other uses, see Barrel (disambiguation). ... Species See text European Ash in flower Narrow-leafed Ash (Fraxinus angustifolia) shoot with leaves Closeup of European Ash seeds 19th century illustration of Manna Ash (Fraxinus ornus) An ash can be any of four different tree genera from four very distinct families (see end of page for disambiguation), but... Binomial name Prunus cerasus L. The Sour Cherry or Morello Cherry, (Prunus cerasus) is a species of Prunus in the subgenus Cerasus (cherries), native to much of Europe and southwest Asia. ... A map of Germany, showing the Black Forest in red. ...


Clear alcoholic beverages made from distilled fruit juices are common in southern Germany, western Austria and German-speaking Switzerland. In addition to Kirschwasser, typical drinks of this sort include Obstler ("fruity", distilled from apple, or a mixture of apple and pear), Zwetschgenwasser ("plum water") and Himbeergeist ("raspberry spirit", made from grain spirit with unfermented raspberries added later, as fermented raspberries do not produce a good spirit). Such spirits are also distilled in France and French-speaking Switzerland, where they are known as eau de vie ("water of life", the same term that is the root of the words akvavit and whisky). Binomial name Borkh. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... It has been suggested that Prune (fruit) be merged into this article or section. ... Binomial name Rubus idaeus L. The Raspberry or Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is a plant that produces a tart, sweet, red composite fruit in summer or early autumn. ... Eau de vie is a French term for a colourless brandy distilled from fermented fruit juice. ... A bottle and glass of Linie brand akvavit. ... Whisky, or whiskey, refers to a broad category of alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented grain mash and aged in wooden casks (generally oak). ...


Unlike cherry liqueurs, Kirschwasser is not sweet. The best Kirschwassers have a highly refined taste with subtle flavors of cherry. Kirschwasser can be found in such mixed drinks as the Lady Finger, Florida Cocktail, and Black Forest.


Kirschwasser is sometimes drunk by itself. Traditionally, it is served cold in a very small glass and taken as an apéritif. However, people in the German-speaking regions where Kirschwasser originates would more usually serve it after dinner, and high-quality Kirschwasser would more likely be served at room temperature or warmed by the hands, like other brandies. This does not cite any references or sources. ... D-A-CH flags D-A-CH is an acronym summarizing the dominant states of the German language Sprachraum, consisting of the official abbreviations for Germany (D for Deutschland) Austria Switzerland (CH for Confoederatio Helvetica) The geographical center of gravity of the three countries is near Coburg in Franconia. ...



Kirsh it´s also the name of a Fondue Restaurant in Coimbra - Portugal.


Usage in foods

"Kirsch" is an essential ingredient in Swiss cheese fondue recipes. The European Union sets a minimum of 37.5% alcohol by volume for eau de vie, including Kirsch, but most Kirschwasser has an alcoholic content of 40%-50% ABV (80-100 proof). About ten kilograms (about 22 pounds) of cherries go into making a 750 ml bottle of Kirschwasser. Several Swiss or French communal dishes shared at the table in an earthenware pot (caquelon) over a small burner (réchaud) are called fondue. ... Alcohol by volume (ABV) is an indication of how much alcohol (expressed as a percentage) is included in an alcoholic beverage. ... Alcoholic proof is a measure of how much ethanol is in an alcoholic beverage, and is approximately twice the percentage of alcohol by volume (ABV, the unit that is commonly used at percent). ...


It is also used in traditional German Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte (Black Forest gateau) that is believed to have originated from the 16th century. Black Forest gateau Black Forest gateau (also commonly called Black Forest cake in Canada, the USA and Australia) is the English name for the southern German dessert Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte (literally Black Forest cherry cake). It is a popular dessert throughout Germany, Austria and the world. ...


Kirschwasser is also used in some recipes, for example in Kugelhopf, Black Forest and Black Russian Cakes. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Gugelhupf. ...


Kirsch can also be found as filling for chocolate products. A typical piece of kirsch chocolate will consist of no more than 1 milliliter of Kirsch, surrounded by milk chocolate, with a film of hardened sugar between the two. The sugar acts as a stronger casing for the liquid contents than the usually soft chocolate, it also compensates for the lack of sweetness typical of Kirsch. Swiss chocolatiers Lindt and Camille Bloch, among others, have such a product. The millilitre (ml or mL, also spelt milliliter) is a metric unit of volume that is equal to one thousandth of a litre. ... It has been suggested that Candy be merged into this article or section. ... Lindt & Sprüngli is a Switzerland-based company specializing in chocolate and candy production and marketing. ...


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kirschwasser: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (836 words)
Kirschwasser, German for "cherry water", (pronounced [ˈkɪɐ̯ʃˌvasɐ]), often known simply as Kirsch (German for "cherry"), is a clear brandy made from double distillation of the fermented juice of a small fl cherry.
It is colorless because either it is not aged in wood or it is aged in barrels made of ash.
Kirschwasser is also used in some recipes, for example in Kugelhopf, Black Forest and Black Russian Cakes.
Kirschwasser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
Kirschwasser (pronounced with the w as a vee sound, like kirschvasser), often known simply as Kirsch, is a clear alcoholic spirit made from double distilation of the fermented juice of a small fl cherry.
This liquor is used in cheese fondue recipes.
It is also used in traditional german fl forest cake that is believed to have originated from the 16th century.
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