Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

Beer : Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

BEER– Beer is defined as a fermented, alcoholic beverage made from barley, wheat, rice etc. & flavoured with hops.

sake : Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

SAKE– Sake is an ancient fermented beverage known to have been made since about the third century A.D in china. But it was not until about 600 years ago that sake, as we know it today was produced. Sake is produced in Japan, part of Chine other Asian countries & Hawaii, California.

Gin : Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

GIN– Gin is a flavoured alcoholic beverage, which produced by re-distilling high proof spirit with Juniper berries and other flavoring agent.

Brandy : Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

BRANDY– Brandy is a spirit made by fermenting and distillation fruits juice. When made from fruits other than grapes the word brandy is linked with the name of the fruit. When the label reads brandy alone without any qualifying description it should be understood that it is made from grapes. Brandy in fact has been characterized as the soul of wine. The word brandy has originated from the Dutch word “BRANDWIJN” meaning burnt wine which eventually got shortened to brandy.

Vodka : Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

VODKA– Vodka is a neutral spirit made from the fermentation and distillation grain mash than rectified. It has no flavour, aroma, colour etc.

Tequila : Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

TEQUILA– Tequila is fermented & distilled alcoholic beverage made from the blue agave plant and produced in specific geographic area of Mexico known as Tequila, which is within the state of Jalisco (about 40 miles northwest of Guadalajara) and parts of the states of Michoacan and Nayarit. If produced outside these geographical limits, it is called mescal (By government decree 9dec, 1974). Tequila has become synonymous with the culture and heritage of Mexico.

Rum : Classification of Alcoholic Beverages

RUM– Rum is an alcoholic beverage distilled from the fermented by-products of sugar cane i.e. molasses.

COGNAC- Cognac is defined as the brandy produced from the Charante and Charante Maritime department of the West Central France comprising roughly an area of 2,50,000 acres enclosing the city of Cognac squarely in between which lends its name to the brandy produced in this region. So from the above-mentioned definition, it can very well be understood that all Cognacs are brandy but not all the brandies are Cognac.  It war delimited by law in the year 1909.

EAUX DE VIE– An eaux de vie is a clear, colourless fruit brandy that is produced by means of fermentation and double distillation. The fruit flavor is typically very light.

CALVADOS– it is an apple brandy. Calvados is produced in the region of Calvados in Normandy, France. The apples grown in the region are carefully picked, ripened and crushed to extract the juice is fermented then distilled twice to become calvados. Calvados is aged in oak casks for years, before being bottled and sold.

WHISKEY- Whisky or whiskey is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. Various grains are used for different varieties, including barley, corn, rye, and wheat.

CURAÇAO– It is a liqueur flavored with the dried peel of the Laraha citrus fruit, grown on the island of Curaçao.

CIDER– Cider, hard apple cider, or hard cider in the US, is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples. Cider is popular in the United Kingdom, especially in the West Country, and widely available. The juice of any variety of apple can be used to make cider, but cider apples are best.

TIA MARIA– Tia Maria is a dark liqueur made originally in Jamaica using Jamaican coffee beans. The main flavour ingredients are coffee beans, Jamaican rum, vanilla, and sugar, blended to an alcoholic content of 20%.

PERRY– Perry is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears, similar to the way cider is made from apples. It has been common for centuries in England, particularly in the Three Counties (Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire); it is also made in parts of South Wales and France, especially Normandy and Anjou.

APPLEJACK– Applejack is a strong apple-flavored alcoholic drink produced from apples, popular in the American colonial period. The name derives from “jacking”, a term for “increasing” (alcohol content) and specifically for “freeze distilling”, the traditional method of producing the drink.

WINE– Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from grapes, generally Vitis vinifera, fermented without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients. Yeast consumes the sugar in the grapes and converts it to ethanol and carbon dioxide.

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