Vodka – traditional Russian drink, the fortress which is 40-56 degree. It consists of ethyl alcohol and water, which undergoes a special treatment. This drink is most popular with the Russian population and is considered part of the national culture.
Fruit additives can distinguish grapes, cherries, apricots, and pears and apples.

All over the world heard about this alcoholic drink, and many have tried to create your own version of vodka, adding a variety of impurities. In Russia, too, like to experiment with taste and drink, as evidenced by a huge variety of types of vodka on the shelves of modern shops.

Supplements to vodka

Among the most popular supplements you can mention organic acids, fruit juices, sugar syrup, various spices, fruit drinks, birch juice, nuts and others. For cleaning and softening alcohol solutions, add the glycerin, to remove impurities and absorption - activated charcoal.

We can distinguish several types of additives:

Food additives (serve as an acidity regulator, and also give the vodka a mild taste):
- tartaric acid;
- lactic acid;
- citric acid;
- acetic acid;
- malic acid;
- succinic acid (reduces the negative effects of alcohol on the body);
- sodium bicarbonate.

Aromatic, flavoring:
- med;
- sugar;
- powdered milk;
- aromatic alcohols (pine nuts, hot pepper, herbs, rye bread, etc.);
- Chernoye culture;
- fruit.

"National" supplements

In many countries in vodka added to those products, which are grown in their country, but had named a new drink different. Thus, it is possible almost anywhere in the world to find the usual Russians have vodka with various additives.
For example, in Germany, vodka with the addition of cherries called Kirsch, Georgian grape vodka called "chacha".

One of the most popular supplements is anise, which is used in Spain, Bulgaria, Italy, Iraq, Lebanon and other countries. Cereals too, have found wide application in the process of making vodka, most often add the barley and wheat.

According to social polls, most people prefer pure vodka, without any additives. But in spite of this, a huge range of alcoholic drinks available on the market, tells us that the vodka with additives is also in demand. After all, to try something new and at the same time so familiar very interesting.