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List of alcoholic drinks

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**Drinks by raw material:**
– Maotai
– Kaoliang liquor
– Certain types of baijiu (China)
– Hard cider produced in Michigan, U.S.
– Palm wine collected and stored in calabashes in Democratic Republic of the Congo

– Distilled beverage, spirit drink, or liquor contains ethanol produced by distillation
– Examples: Vodka, gin, baijiu, shōchū, soju, tequila, rum, whisky, brandy, singani
Beer, wine, cider, sake, huangjiu are examples of fermented drinks
– “Hard liquor” term used in North America and India to distinguish distilled drinks
– Implies undistilled drinks are weaker

**List of known liquors:**
– Cane sugar/sugar beet/honey distillations: Arrack, Cachaça, Horilka, Rum, Puncheon rum, Rhum agricole
– Fruit distillations: Applejack, Fruit brandy, Pálenka (Slivovice, Hruškovice, Bezovice), Maotai

**Minimum Legal Age Limits:**
– International Alliance for Responsible Drinking provides information on minimum legal drinking ages
– Sources like and Encyclopedia Britannica offer insights on alcoholic beverages
– Examples of drinks with specific origins: Muratina (Kenyan drink from sausage tree fruit)
– Resources on winemaking and specific drinks like Red Raspberry Wine
– Considerations for legal age limits across different countries

**Additional Information:**
– Alcoholic drinks are divided into beers, wines, and distilled beverages
– Laws in over 100 countries regulate the production, sale, and consumption of alcoholic drinks
– Minimum legal age for purchasing or consuming varies by country
– Most nations set the minimum age at 18 years
– Various types of alcoholic drinks are consumed globally

This is a list of alcoholic drinks. An alcoholic drink is a drink that contains ethanol, commonly known as alcohol. Alcoholic drinks are divided into three general classes: beers, wines, and distilled beverages. They are legally consumed in most countries, and over one hundred countries have laws regulating their production, sale, and consumption. In particular, such laws specify the minimum age at which a person may legally buy or drink them. This minimum age varies between 15 and 21 years, depending upon the country and the type of drink. Most nations set it at 18 years of age.

A fully supplied bar with various types of drinks
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