The Most Popular Alcoholic Beverages Made From Fruits
Many varieties of fruits from the different parts of the world are the main sources in producing alcoholic beverages. In the temperate zones, apples, peaches, pears and many others are the usual fruits used in preparing alcoholic beverages. In the tropical regions of the world, pineapple, guava, citrus fruits and many more are the main ingredients in producing alcoholic beverages.
1.) Palinka – Hungary
Palinka is a traditional Hungarian fruit brandy native to Hungary. Considered as a Hungarian treasure, it is most often made from various kinds of fruit like apricot, peaches, pears, plums. Palinka can also be made from apples, cherries, mulberries and quinces.
2.) Umeshu – Japan
Umeshu is a liqueur made from unripe and green fruits of steeping ume in alcohol and sugar. This Japanese liqueur has a sweet, sour taste and contains up to 15% alcohol by content. It can be served at different temperatures such as chilled or with ice, room temperature, or even hot in the winter.
3.) Tuica – Romania
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Updated Apr 26, 2018