Sometimes we choose alcohol according to our mood, occasion or the company we’re with. If we’re in a bar with a group of friends, we might order a shot. If we’re drinking home alone, a glass of wine may be cliché, but a very probable scenario. Some people prefer spirits, others enjoy sweet and creamy liqueurs, and then there are those who are loyal to beer under any circumstance. Luckily, there is something for everyone’s taste.
And yet, despite the amazing variety of alcoholic beverages across the globe, it seems that people usually stick to the same small number of popular types of drinks. Chances are that all of you alcohol connoisseurs have quite an experience drinking different types of tequila, whiskey on the rocks, gin and tonic, vodka with orange juice, rum and Coke, Cosmopolitan, Margarita, Pina Colada, wine varieties such as Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc, and a handful of other beverages. Are you curious about what your taste buds are missing by always sticking to the same old popular beverages?
Let the following infographic be your guide in exploring some luscious but underestimated alcoholic beverages. Get to know where they originated, what they taste of, how long they need to age in wooden caskets to taste perfect, and how to best consume them. One of these beverages was the first alcoholic drink to be consumed in space! Can it get a better recommendation than that? Read on and enjoy.