Synonyms of 'Spirits'
absinth or absinthea potent green alcoholic drink, technically a gin, originally having high wormwood content aguardienteany inferior brandy or similar spirit, esp from Spain, Portugal, or South America applejack, applejack brandy, or apple brandya brandy made from apples; distilled cider aquavit or akvavita grain- or potato-based spirit from the Scandinavian countries, flavoured with aromatic seeds and spices, esp caraway aqua vitae (archaic)brandy or other strong liquor Armagnaca dry brown brandy distilled in the French district of Gers arrack or araka coarse spirit distilled in various Eastern countries from grain, rice, sugar cane, etc Bacardi(trademark)brandyan alcoholic drink consisting of spirit distilled from grape wine bittersbitter-tasting spirits of varying alcoholic content flavoured with plant extracts Calvadosan apple brandy distilled from cider in this region Cognaca high-quality grape brandy dark rumeau de viebrandy or other spirits firewaterany strong spirit, esp whisky framboisea brandy distilled from raspberries in the Alsace-Lorraine region ginany of various grain spirits flavoured with other fruit or aromatic essences grappaa spirit distilled from the fermented remains of grapes after pressing HollandsDutch gin, often sold in stone bottles hoochalcoholic drink, esp illicitly distilled spirits Kirsch or Kirschwassera brandy distilled from cherries, made chiefly in the Black Forest in Germany and in the Jura and Vosges districts of France kornmarca brandy distilled from these mescala colourless alcoholic spirit distilled from the fermented juice of certain agave plants ouzoa strong aniseed-flavoured spirit from Greece palinkaa type of apricot brandy, originating in Central and Eastern Europe poteen or poitín(in Ireland) illicit spirit, often distilled from potatoes raki or rakeea strong spirit distilled in Turkey, the former Yugoslavia, etc, from grain, usually flavoured with aniseed or other aromatics rumspirit made from sugar cane, either coloured brownish-red by the addition of caramel or by maturation in oak containers, or left white schnapps or schnapsa Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes slivovitza plum brandy from E Europe sloe gingin flavoured with sloe juice taffiatequilaa spirit that is distilled in Mexico from an agave plant and forms the basis of many mixed drinks triple secvodkaan alcoholic drink originating in Russia, made from grain, potatoes, etc, usually consisting only of rectified spirit and water whiskya spirit made by distilling fermented cereals, which is matured and often blended white rum ▷ See spirit
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Word List of Spirits from the Collins English Word Lists