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Spirit drink

According to the EU spirits regulation, an alcoholic beverage intended for human consumption, with special sensory characteristics and an alcohol content of at least 15% vol. Exceptions are eggnog and advocaat with 14% vol. It is produced differently for each category of spirit drink, either directly by distillation from naturally fermented products and/or by maceration (maceration) of plant substances in ethyl alcohol(ethanol) and/or in distillates. Production may also be carried out by mixing spirit drinks, ethyl alcohol, other alcoholic beverages or beverages All alcoholic ingredients must be of agricultural origin.

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