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Term for an alcoholic mixed drink in Spain, half of each red wine and consists of cola (Coca Cola, Pepsi Cola, etc.). The name is probably derived from the Basque "Kalimotxo", which was pronounced "bald pussy" or "cold pussy" in German. The origin of the term "Calimocho" is unclear. The drink became popular in the 1970s. in the Rioja - The area is also called Rioja libre or Cuba libre del pobre (Cuba Libre for poor people). There are, however, many other names like Bambule, Bamboo, Cola Rot or Cola Weiß, Fetzi and Korea. The alcohol content depends on the amount of wine used.

There are countless versions, in some regions you add a dash of blackberry or kiwi liqueur, lemon juice, vodka or Add rum, Sometimes the red wine is also replaced by white wine (cola white), or the cola by lemon or orange lemonade. The mixture is then called Caliguay, Mischmasch, Naranjocho (from naranja = orange) or Pitillingorri in different regions. The most common variant is potash, in which one liter of wine is mixed with one liter of a water and cola mixture per person. This is mainly used at the Botellón, a meeting among young people, in which larger quantities come together alcohol be drunk. See also under wine-based drinks and wine mixed drinks such as special wines,

Source: WIKIPEDIA - Calimocho

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