Nalivka

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Nalivka

 

a sweet fruit or berry alcoholic drink. It contains 18–20 percent alcohol by volume, 28–40 percent sugar, and 0.2–0.8 percent acid. Nalivka is prepared from alcoholized juices and infusions, fresh fruits and berries, sugar syrup, rectified spirit, citric acid, and soft water. Some types contain alcoholates of dried fruits and berries (prunes, cherries, apricots, black currants), aromatics (cloves, cinnamon, vanillin), and white starch syrup. The drink is colored with bilberries, sugar dye, and other food colorings.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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