The strangest alcoholic drinks in the world
Milk beer, schnapps with gold flakes, beer with pizza flavor, alcohol times of the Incas, the fortress which could amount to 3 degrees, and all 50, - we will tell you about the most bizarre and unusual drinks, which only exist.
Tongba - this is not just a drink, it's a kind of tourist attraction in Nepal and India. It is made from corn, which is boiled and then allowed to stand for some time to ferment it. The resulting mush seasoned with herbs and a few months put in a secluded place, letting it dry out well. The resulting mixture of wheat and herbs is the basis for tongby. Its use as follows: take a special polished wooden mug, poured to the mixture, pour boiling water and slowly sip a hot drink through a straw. As depopulation cup boiling water, you can add - is that tongba can withstand six zavarok.
The taste and the beverage strength (6-8 degrees) resemble ale, but has a bright tongba sour taste of bread. The drink is prepared in the villages located in the mountains, and in each locality tongba slightly different taste. Therefore, some travelers are satisfied with these tours to all villages of Nepal, to each of them to try this drink. But you should be careful: despite the fact that the strength of the drink is quite low, in the highland conditions, you can quickly get drunk.
Dairy beer "Bilk"
The Japanese have long been famous for their obsessive desire to combine incongruous. Therefore there is nothing surprising in the fact that in this country is a common drink, consisting of a mixture of beer and milk. "Bilk" came as a result of overproduction of milk on farms of Hokkaido in 2006. Son manager of one of alcoholic shops located on the island is not confused in this situation, and arranged with a certain brewery Abashiri Beer release of the beverage consisting of beer and milk. To everyone's surprise, many dairy beer had to taste - a drink described as "easy and pleasant". Mark "Bilk" became famous thanks to another factor: for the name of a new beverage Japanese, without thinking twice, just combined the words "milk is" and "beer" ( "milk" and "beer"), but to get the word "bilk" - this is the English verb having a value of "cheating".
"Goldenrot" - is known Swiss snaps cinnamon strength of 53, 5%, which is to highlight the presence of a bottle gold flakes. Each liter of the beverage is 15 milligrams of the gold, chopped into small pieces. To enjoy schnapps, first it is necessary to strain through a sieve. However, the real gourmets drink unstrained "Goldenrot", from which, it is true, then suffer: gold flakes that fall into the body, can seriously injure the stomach, intestines and esophagus. Often, the metal for a long time does not come out of the body - it gives side effects such as vomiting and a strong burning sensation in the stomach. Going further, the flakes can greatly injure the intestines or just stuck there - there were times when they were getting through surgery.
Mamma Mia Pizza beer
Tom and Athena Sifurt - couple Brewers from the American Illinois, who is not afraid of experiments. They produce beer, which has a standard strength of 4, 6%, and ... pizza taste "Margarita". For its production brewers first preparing pizza, and then grind it to a slurry-like state, is placed in a linen bag and placed in a vat of boiling water, brewing tea bag like. Then, based on the resulting brew ale brewed according to a traditional recipe. The resulting drink has a bright smell of pizza and aftertaste of garlic, basil and oregano.
Gilpin Family Whisky
Designer and researcher James Gilpin invented a recipe collectible whiskey Gilpin Family, which is made only under the order. Those who have tried it, think that he has a terrific flavor - tart and soft at the same time. However, few are aware that it is a part of the alcoholic beverage: the main ingredient is urine of older people who are sick diabetes of type II. Grandmother James Gilpin, who suffers from this disease, is one of the main suppliers of raw materials. The urine passes most simple processing - it is filtered through a water-purifying filter and then added to the beverage. Ironically, Gilpin Family Whisky popular among connoisseurs of whiskey.
In Latin America, you can try a drink called chicha, a fortress which could amount to 3%, and all 50%. Chicha is so ancient drink that he drank more Incas. Traditionally, it is prepared as follows: women chew maize grain (the basis for chicha can also be cassava, amaranth, rice, quinoa or pineapple) and then spit out the resulting mass, fill it with water and left to ferment until the desired fortress. Chewing need to enzymes contained in the saliva, digested corn starch, converting it into maltose. It is worth noting that according to the traditional recipe of the production of this drink is prohibited in many countries of Latin America. And it is justified, because the saliva is transferred to a number of serious diseases. However, to find a real chicha is still possible in the villages of Ecuador, Bolivia, Costa Rica and Colombia, where the locals welcome drink will be offered an ancient travelers.