Tuesday, February 9, 2010

DIGESTIF

digestif is an alcoholic beverage that is taken just after a meal, purportedly as an aid to digestion — hence the name, which is borrowed from French. If a digestif is a bitters, it will contain bitter or carminative herbs that some believe will aid digestion.
In contrast to apĆ©ritifs (which are taken before a meal), digestifs usually contain more alcohol. Digestifs are usually taken straight (neat) and are most often spirits such as amaribittersbrandygrappatequila, or whisky. Some wines (usually fortified wines) are served as digestifs — for example, sherryport and madeira

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