In many countries exist alcohol beverages that are not sold in the shops but they are put on the table whenever party time comes. What are these and how they are made? Can you made them on your own?
- Cachaça. It’s made from sugarcane in Brazil through distillation. There are legal brands of cachaça but still ninety percent of its production is illicit. Its alcohol range is up to fifty degrees. It’s stored in oak barrels and it’s often used in various cocktails like caipirinha.
- Pulque. Mexicans make this drink form agave plant by fermentation. It looks like milk and it tastes like yeasts. Once in Mesoamerica pulque was considered sacred and it was used in the religious rituals.
- Samogon. This is the biggest competitor of the Russian vodka in its homeland. Samogon is made from various ingredients and there are more than one hundred samogon recipes online. Curious thing about this spirit is that being so strong makes it great helper in the house cleaning Clapham – use it instead of vodka to get sparkling windows, homemade dry cleaning or vase flowers preserver.
- Kachasu. Zambian people call it also lutuku. The drink is brewed and it contains maize, banana peels and fruits. The yeast are put as maize husk in warm water and heat it up. After you take it off the stove, leave it to ferment fully and distill it.
- Urrack. This is one of the names of the Indian palm wine. It is white in color and the good news is its stains don’t require carpet cleaning services Beckenham. The bad news is not every palm tree is suitable for the distillation of urrack., you can use coconut and date palms or palmyra.
Some illicit alcohols can damage your health seriously and even poison you. Whenever you decide to try some exotic “moonshine”, be careful.