Best Rakija In Serbia

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Whatever your pallet prefers, there will be a rakija to suit your taste. My personal favourites are the apricot and honey varieties, but grape and plum are the strongest and most common.

That being so, what is Serbian rakija?

Rakija is the Serbo-Croatian name given to an alcoholic drink made from the distillation of fermented fruit. It is a clear-as-water kind of drink, with a percentage of alcohol that can range from approximately 40% to 65%. You might think that rakija is similar to brandy or schnapps and that there's nothing new here.

Secondly, where can I buy rakija in Belgrade? Belgrade's markets The absolute best place to buy rakija in Belgrade is from the many green markets that dot the city.

Either way, what is rakija good for?

Great thing about rakija is that it prevents deposition of cholesterol in your cardiovascular system. And it reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke. You probably know that rakija can serve as an excellent cough syrup. Alcohol also kills bacteria in the throat.

What should I buy in Serbia?

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11 More Questions Answered

How strong is rakija?

The alcohol content of rakia is normally 40% ABV, but home-produced rakia can be stronger (typically 50% to 80%, even going as high as 90% at times).

What is the national drink of Albania?

Raki

Is rakija a moonshine?

In North Macedonia moonshine is not only legal, but is also the liquor of choice, where it is called ракија (rakija). Typically, the moonshine is made out of grapes, which are the leftovers from the production of wine, but also made from plums (Slivovica).

How do you make Rakia Serbia?

Watch this video and/or follow these instructions:
  • Select a Fruit. ...
  • Pick and Gather the Fruit. ...
  • Make Juice. ...
  • Measure the Sugar Content and Add Dissolved Sugar as Necessary. ...
  • Stir the Juice and Allow it to Ferment. ...
  • Distill the Fermented Juice. ...
  • Age the Rakia. ...
  • Enjoy.
  • Where can I buy Serbian rakija in UK?

    Both are available from Mladen directly or you can try at Serbian restaurants Fulham Kitchen or Corner Terrace as well as at St Sava's dom. If you're not in London, you can also buy online from the Plum Brandy Company (theplumbrandycompany.com).

    Is Rakia a brandy?

    Rakija is a brandy that can be made from various fruits. Depending on the fruit used, the name can change to denote a specific type. Plum rakija, known as šljivovica, is the most popular. Other fruits used to make rakija include peaches, pears, apples, cherries, figs, blackberries, and quince.

    What does Rakia taste like?

    Rakia tastes similar to Italian grappa or Japanese sake. It is usually transparent or light yellow. Sometimes the taste of the fruit from which it was made prevails (for example, pear rakia, quince rakia, or apricot rakia all have a distinctive fruity scent). On the other hand, grape rakia rarely has a specific taste.

    Can you buy rakija in the US?

    Rakia isn't the type of alcoholic beverage that is easy to find in the United States just yet. You can buy it online, but you may need to search a little harder in local specialty liquor stores.

    What is Serbia best known for?

    What is Serbia Most Famous For?
    • Devil's Town.
    • Belgrade.
    • Drvengrad and Šargan Eight.
    • Uvac Special Nature Reserve.
    • Sokobanja.
    • Gamzigrad-Romuliana.
    • Tara National Park.
    • Vrnjačka Banja.

    Is Serbia in a war?

    Serbia was involved in the Yugoslav Wars in the period between 1991 and 1999—the war in Slovenia, the war in Croatia, the war in Bosnia and the war in Kosovo.

    What is special in Serbia?

    1. Slivovitza. France has its wine and cheese, while Serbia has its brandy (rakija). ... Slivovitza is a very strong spirit, with more than 40% alcohol (ranging to 70% in some), and it's famous for its strength even among the visitors from abroad.