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Fermented beverages

Beer, generally, is an alcoholic beverage produced through the fermentation of sugars suspended in an aqueous medium, and which is not distilled after fermentation. ... Ale is an ancient word for a fermented alcoholic beverage obtained chiefly from malted barley. ... Barley wine is an English-style of ale characterized by a high original gravity, resulting in a high alcohol content, more typical of a wine than a beer (10% by volume is typical). ... Bitter is a type of ale, originally derived from pale ale. ... Mild Ale is one of the oldest styles of beer from England, and originally meant a young or immature ale. ... Pale ale is a name given to beers using pale malts which are top fermented. ... Porter is a style of ale which has a malty aroma and hop bitterness. ... A pint of stout Stout is a dark beer made using roasted malts or roast barley. ... Cask ale is the term given to unfiltered and unpasteurised beer which is conditioned and served from a cask without additional pressure. ... Old ale, also called stock ale or, archaically, keeping ale, is a style of English beer with a high specific gravity, aged for at least a year and usually ranging from 4% to 12% alcohol by volume. ... Fruit beers are generally based on lambics, which are wheat-based beers that have been brewed without adding yeasts. ... A half drunk pint of lager Lager is the term casually used in English to describe bottom-fermented beers of German and sometimes of Czech styles, though in the latter case the term Pilsener is more common. ... A Paulaner Salvator Bock is a style of German beer. ... Dry is a category of beer originally developed in Japan. ... Märzens are classic German beers characterized by a medium body and broad range of color. ... Pilsener or pilsner is a style of beer, developed in the city of Plzeň (Pilsen in German/English), Western Bohemia (now the Czech Republic). ... Schwarzbier, or black beer, is a German dark lager beer with an opaque, black color and a full, chocolatey flavor. ... Small beer (also, small ale) is a beer/ale that contains very little alcohol, perhaps less than one percent. ... German Weizenbier German Kristallweizen (left) and Hefeweizen (right) Wheat beer is a beer that is brewed with both malted barley and malted wheat, rather than only barley. ... Wheat beer is a beer that is brewed with both malted barley and malted wheat, rather than only barley. ... Wheat beer is a beer that is brewed with both malted barley and malted wheat, rather than only barley. ... Cauim is a traditional alcoholic beverage of the Native American populations of Brazil, since pre-Columbian times. ... Chicha is a fermented beverage brewed by the indigenous people of the Andean region, dating back to the Inca Empire when women were taught the techniques of brewing chicha in Acllahuasis (feminine schools). ... A pint of Strongbow cider. ... Kilju is a Finnish traditional homemade alcoholic beverage made from water, sugar, and yeast (some fruit can be added). ... Kumis (called airag by the Mongolians), is a traditional drink of the people of Central Asia. ... Lappish Hags Love Potion (lapin eukon lemmenjuoma) is a traditional Finnish alcoholic beverage made from fermented blueberries, but without the addition of yeast. ... Mead Mead is a fermented alcoholic beverage made of honey, water, and yeast. ... Traditional perry (poiré in French) is bottled champagne-style in Normandy Perry or pear cider is an alcoholic beverage made of fermented pear juice. ... Pulque, or octili, is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of the maguey, and is a traditional native beverage of Mesoamerica. ... Sake barrels at Itsukushima Shrine Sake (酒; pronounced IPA: SAH-KEH in Japanese, but often IPA: SAH-ki by English speakers) is a Japanese alcoholic beverage, brewed from rice. ... Soju is an alcoholic beverage with origins in Korea. ... Sonti. ... Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced by the fermentation of grapes and grape juice. ... In the United States, table wine is used as a legal definition to differentiate standard wine from stronger (higher alcohol content) fortified wine or sparkling wine. ... A glass of sparkling wine A Sparkling wine cork Sparkling wine is a wine with significant levels of carbon dioxide in it making it fizzy. ... Champagne is often drunk as part of a celebration Champagne is a sparkling wine produced by inducing the secondary fermentation of wine. ... A fortified wine is a wine to which additional alcohol has been added, most commonly in the form of brandy (a spirit distilled from wine). ... A glass of tawny port. ... Madeira is a fortified wine made in the Madeira Islands of Portugal, which is prized equally for drinking and cooking; the latter use including the dessert plum in madeira. ... Marsala is a wine produced in the Italian city of Marsala, in Sicily. ... Sherry solera Sherry is a type of wine originally produced in and around the town of Jerez, Spain. ... Vermouth is a fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs and spices (aromatized in the trade) in recipes that are closely-guarded trade secrets. ...

Distilled beverages

Main article: List of liqueurs

Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Spirits redirects here. ... A vintage absinthe advertisement Look up absinthe in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Brandy pot stills at the Van Ryn Brandy Cellar near Stellenbosch, South Africa Brandy (short for brandywine, from Dutch brandewijn—fire wine) is a general term for distilled wine, usually 40–60% ethyl alcohol by volume. ... Armagnac, the region of France, has given its name to its distinctive kind of brandy or eau de vie, made of the same grapes as Cognac and undergoing the same aging in oak barrels, but without double distillation. ... A brandy snifter A Cognac pot still Cognac (IPA: [k*njæk] where * is É’, oÊŠ, É‘:, or É”:), named after the town of Cognac in France, is a kind of brandy, which must be produced in the region surrounding the town. ... Gin and tonic This article concerns the beverage. ... Caribbean rum, circa 1941 For other uses, see Rum (disambiguation). ... Various brands of tequila Tequila is a strong distilled alcoholic beverage made primarily in the area surrounding Tequila, a town in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, 50 km from Guadalajara. ... Look up Vodka in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Vodka is a typically colorless liquor, always distilled from fermented grain or potatoes. ... Scotch whisky Whisky (or whiskey) (from Irish uisce beatha and/or Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha, both meaning water of life) is an alcoholic beverage distilled from grain, often including malt, which has then been aged in wooden barrels. ... American form of whiskey, made from at least 51% but not more than 80% corn (maize in the Old World) (typically about 70%, with the remainder being wheat or rye, along with other grains), distilled to no more than 160 proof, and aged in new charred white oak barrels for... Scotch whisky is a distilled beverage (spirit) made in Scotland. ... A bottle and glass of Linie brand akvavit Akvavit, also known as aquavit, is a Scandinavian distilled beverage of typically about 40% alcohol by volume. ... Schnapps is a type of distilled beverage. ... Slivovitz (Serbian: шљивовица or Å¡ljivovica, Slovenian: slivovka, Croatian: Å¡ljivovica, Bosnian: Å¡ljivovica, Macedonian: slivova, Polish: Å›liwowica ; Romanian: ÅŸliboviţă; Bulgarian: сливова (slivova); Slovak: slivovica; Czech: slivovice) is a strong, colourless alcoholic beverage primarily made of distilled fermented plum juice, though similarly to poteen it is often home-brewed out of a variety of source... A liqueur is a sweet alcoholic beverage, often flavoured with fruits, herbs, spices, flowers, seeds, roots, plants, barks, and sometimes cream. ... This is a list of liqueurs Advocaat Amaretto Anise-flavored liqueurs Absinthe Anisette Arak Galliano Herbsaint Ouzo Pastis Raki Sambuca Bärenjäger Becherovka Beirão Benedictine Chambord Chartreuse Cherry Heering Chocolate Liqueurs Ashanti Gold Coffee Liqueurs Kahlua Tia Maria Cointreau Cream liqueurs Amarula Baileys Irish Cream Saint Brendans...


Main article: List of cocktails
In scuba diving, the word cocktail also means a hazard with diving with some rebreathers: it means a caustic solution resulting from water reaching and dissolving the absorbent. ... Wikibooks Bartending has more about this subject: Cocktails This is a partial list of cocktails. ...



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