According to the EU Spirits Regulation, an alcoholic beverage intended for human consumption is special sensory Features and about one alcohol content of at least 15% vol. Exceptions are eggnog and Advokaat with 14% vol. The production takes place differently depending on the category of spirit either directly distillation from naturally fermented products and / or by maceration (Maceration) of vegetable substances in ethyl alcohol ( ethanol ) and / or in distillates. The preparation can also be done by mixing a spirit drink with another spirit, ethyl alcohol, other alcoholic beverages or drinks. All alcoholic ingredients must be of agricultural origin.