Facts on beverages

Gin and flavoured spirits

Gin

Gin is commonly flavoured with juniper berries, coriander and angelica root.

Served as a shot or in mixed drinks

Aniseed distillate

Aniseed distillates are strongly flavoured with anise. They become cloudy when mixed with water.

Served as a drink diluted with water, as a shot or as an aperitif

Tequila

Tequila is made from the agave plant, and it often has an earthy, vegetable taste.

Served as a shot or in mixed drinks

Aquavit

Aquavit is a Scandinavian distillate flavoured with herbs and spices such as caraway and dill seeds.

Served as a shot or in mixed drinks

Grappa

Grappa is an Italian distillate made from pomace (grape skins and seeds). Grappa can be flavoured with berries, fruits or spices.

Served on its own as a digestive

Genever

Genever is a Dutch juniper-flavoured spirit with a grainy aroma.

Served as a shot or in mixed drinks

Fruit brandy

The raw materials used in the production of fruit brandy include apple, cherry, plum and apricot.

Served as a shot, in drinks and as a digestive

Flavoured spirits

Flavoured spirits is a general category for a wide variety of distillates that do not fit into other subcategories due to their flavouring, ageing or other method of production.

Served as a shot or in mixed drinks

Gin

Aniseed distillate

Tequila

Aquavit

Grappa

Genever

Fruit brandy

Flavoured spirits