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The Eastern Europe is a world of alcohol excellence, of high quality alcohol with a good reputation. Known to all lovers of alcoholic beverages, the famous Vodka offers one of the leading ratio “price-pleasure” in the world. All manufacturers have a goal to conquer the market through the noble and tasty spirits. They are the best specialists in alcohol, it is their art.

In many European countries it is almost unheard a dinner without a bottle of wine. The same is also true for the nations of Eastern Europe, but rather the meal is associated with a hard alcohol, such as vodka, accompanied with a series of toasts.

Russian Vodka is a famous alcoholic beverage of exceptional quality that is loved and enjoyed by millions of people around the World.

 Horilka, Ukrainian vodka claims to be stronger and spicier than the typical Russian vodka. In Ukraine, we can drink the samohon: the homemade alcohol.

Further east, another alcoholic beverage is the pálinka - a water-traditional spirit produced in Hungary and Transylvania. The word comes from the Slovak palinka ", meaning "distilled". Nicknamed the “death liquid”, it can be made ​​from plums, apples, pears, apricots, quince or cherry and must undergo a double distillation. The amount of alcohol varies from 35 to 70%.

The oldest of the Slavic people drink is honey liqueur ('miód pitny'), known for its unusual taste: sweet and delicate.

There are other well-recognized alcohol and spirits in Eastern Europe: whisky and bourbon, cognac and other spirits, wine spirits, brandies distilled from fruit, herbs, anise-flavored cognac, rum, tequila, potato and grain alcohol, rakia (consumed in Bulgaria).

From the ancient heritage, produced of specific geographical and agricultural alcohols are part of the Eastern European heritage, become internationally and locally known. Incarnated of different lifestyles and traditions of drinking, the alcohol includes the diversity of specialties of the Eastern Europe.