Video: Top 3 Drinks With Great Hungarian History

  • 8 Jun 2018 10:54 AM
Video: Top 3 Drinks With Great Hungarian History
Three drinks in Hungary reign supreme: palinka, unicum, and soda water. These three local staples have a long storied history, as this cool video shows.

In summary, palinka, also known as “firewater,” is not a drink for the faint of heart, boasting an alcohol content between 40 and 50 percent.

Next up, the bitter tasting unicum is a concoction created using 40 different herbs as per a centuries-old family recipe.

Finally, the sober stalwart soda, or bubbly water, is a Hungarian invention that's a vital part of Budapest’s history and culture. It's often mixed with wine to produce another local favourite fröccs.

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