Such a drink as vodka is known on all continents.
In many countries, they produce their own "national" vodka, but it differs from the Russian original only with flavoring and flavoring additives.
Vodka is a native Russian alcoholic drink,Whose strength is 40-56 degrees. It consists of ethyl alcohol and water, which has undergone special treatment. This drink is the most popular among the Russian population and is considered part of the national culture.
Of the fruit additives can be identified grapes, cherries, apricots, as well as pears and apples.
All over the world, people have heard about this alcoholicDrink, and many tried to create their own version of vodka, adding to it a variety of impurities. In Russia, too, they like to experiment with the taste and composition of the drink, as evidenced by the huge variety of types of vodka on the shelves of modern stores.
Among the most popular additives can be notedOrganic acids, fruit juices, sugar syrup, various spices, fruit drinks, birch sap, nuts and others. To purify and soften alcohol solutions add glycerin, to remove impurities and absorb - activated charcoal.
There are several types of additives:
Food additives (serve as a regulator of acidity, and also give a softer taste to vodka):
- wine acid-
- lactic acid-
- lemon acid-
- acetic acid-
- Apple acid-
- succinic acid (reduces the negative effect of alcohol on the body) -
- sodium bicarbonate.
- powdered milk-
- aromatic alcohols (pine nuts, hot pepper, herbs, rye bread and others) -
- Herring cultures-
In many countries, those products were added to vodka,Which are grown in their country, but called a new drink already in a different way. Thus, it is possible to find vodka with various additives familiar to Russians practically anywhere in the world.
For example, in Germany, vodka with the addition of cherries is called Kirschwasser, and in Georgia grape vodka is called "chacha".
One of the most popular additives isAnise, which is used in Spain, Bulgaria, Italy, Iraq, Lebanon and other countries. Cereals have also found wide application in the process of making vodka, barley and wheat are often added.
According to social surveys, most peoplePrefer pure vodka without any additives. But, despite this, a huge assortment of alcoholic beverages, presented on the modern market, tells us that vodka with additives is also in demand. After all, try something new and at the same time so familiar is very interesting.