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digestif

digestivo (I)
digestive, after dinner drink (GB)
digestivo (ES)
digestivo (PO)

French term (lat. Digestio = digestion) for an alcoholic drink that is drunk after the meal to promote digestion. Other colloquial names are, for example, "Verdauerli" or in Alemannic "Verrisserle" (Switzerland) and in Northern Germany also "Absacker" or "Chopper". Contrary to all claims, however alcohol not to promote digestion. Only bitter herbs have a stimulating effect due to the herbal extracts they contain.

Digestif - bar with lots of spirits and woman on the counter

The most popular are high percentage spirits such as Aquavit. Armagnac. Calvados. cognac. grappa. grain. Marc, Fruit fires. rum and rape but also herb bitters (Fernet Branca, Jägermeister, Underberg ) liqueurs. port wine and drinking vinegar, See also under aperitif (before dinner drink), cocktail. Dessert wine and Wine with food,

Complete lists of the numerous vinification measures or cellar techniques, as well as the wine, sparkling wine and distillate types regulated by wine law are under the keyword winemaking contain. There is extensive wine law information under the keyword wine law,

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