Trappist beers are beers brewed in monasteries by or under control of Trappist-Cistercian monks. There are 174 Trappist abbeys around the world but only 10 Trappist-monasteries are producing beer.
Cosmopolitan is a modern classic who gradually improved its flavours and became popular in mid-90′s.
The five, clear spirits are, usually in equal proportions, with lemon or lime juice and sugar syrup, with ice cubes filling a highball or a fancy glass. Is often garnished with a slice of lemon.
Eisbock has a caloric content of about 110 kcal / 100 ml, but this rare beer is an aperitif and can be enjoyed due to the alcohol content in small quantities.
The drink was invented by two brothers, Paul and Raymond Lillet, who were distillers producing a range of fruit eaux-de-vies. In the 19th century, Bordeaux was the most important port city in France, and fruits and spices were coming in from all over the world, giving them access to a range of exotic fruits and … Continue reading A Brief History – Lillet
Fernet Branca is a dark, oily alcoholic drink similar to an amaro, but less sweet. The flavour might best be described as being a cross between medicine, crushed plants, and bitter mud. Like most strong drinks in Italy, Fernet is usually drunk at the end of the meal as a digestive aid. It's also a … Continue reading A Brief History – Fernet Branca
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