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R’s, S’s Drinks Glossary

By on July 10, 2016 in Drinking with 0 Comments
R’s, S’s Drinks Glossary

R  Raspberry liqueur made from macerating raspberies in spirit. If the spirit is a grape brandy and the mixture is distilled twice, the result is a raspberry brandy. Ratafia a mixture of fresh prape juice and brabdy from the Champange area.  Ricard (BN) aniseed-flavoured spirit; see Pastris Rock and Rye (BN) an American liqueur based […]



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D’s, F’s Drinks Glossary

By on February 25, 2016 in Drinking with 0 Comments
D’s, F’s Drinks Glossary

D’s Danziger Goldwasser  originally made in Danzig (Gdansk, Poland)and nowadays in Berlin (30d). It is relates to Kummel, is flavored with caraway and and contains flecks of gold leaf, hence its name. Drambuie (BN) a liqueur based on scotch whiskey, heather honey and herbs. (40d) Dubonnet (BN) a wine based aperitif of three kinds –red […]



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B’s Drinks Glossary

By on February 11, 2016 in Drinking with 0 Comments
B’s Drinks Glossary

B B & B  a ready prepared liqueur combining Benedictine and brandy (43o) Barcardi a famous Caribbean firm of rum producers best known for its light white rums. Baileys Irish Cream a Cream liqueur based on Irish Whiskey flavored with chocolate Banane, creme de a liqueur made from spirit and bananas Banyuls  a sweet red […]



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L, M’s Drink Glossary

By on February 4, 2016 in Drinking with 0 Comments
L, M’s Drink Glossary

L Lillet (BN) a French dry white vermouth; there is also a sweeter variety. Lowland malt. A pure malt whiskey distilled in the south of Scotland. M Maderia a fortified wine produced in the island of that name. There are four types: Bual and Malmsey, fruity and sweet dessert wines, Verdelho and Sercial, lighter and […]



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T, V, W, Y Drinks Glossary

By on January 29, 2016 in Drinking with 0 Comments
T, V, W, Y Drinks Glossary

T Tequila a spirit made from the fermented sap of the agave plant; the special variety used grows in an area around and neighboring the town of Tequila. Tia Maria (BN) a strongly-flavored coffee liqueur based on rum and made in Jamaica. Kahlua and other coffee liqueurs can be used as substitutes. Triple –sec orange […]



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