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Monday, January 5, 2015

German Drinking - What Do Germans Drink?

In addition to drinking the same beverages as Americans, Germans also has their own unique drinks.  Here is an alphabetical list of the beverages I've discovered thus far:





WHAT GERMANS DRINK:

Almdudler
A very popular Austrian Brand or Carbonated, Herbal Apple Juice.

Apfelsaftschorle
Carbonated Water and Apple Juice .

Bier
Beer. (There are hundreds of varieties here, many of them are excellent)

Bionade
All Natural, Completely Organic, Fermented, Carbonated, Nonalcoholic Drinks.

Club Mate
A Carbonated, caffeinated mate-extract drink.

Coca Cola -
Coca Cola and other Coke Products, like Fanta.

Diesel
A Beer and Cola Mix.

Fanta
Orange Cola .

Faßbrause
A popular German Brand of Carbonated Apple Juice.

Fritz Kola -  
German Cola Products.

Glühwein -
A warm spiced wine served during the Christmas Holiday.

Hugo
Peppermint and Elderflower Cocktail.

Jaegermeister
A Very Strong German Digestif .

Kaffee
Coffee.

Mezzo Mix -
Mixture of Coke and Orange Fanta.

Mineralwasser
Carbonated Mineral Water, also called: Sprudel. 

Radler
A Beer and Lemonade Mix

Saft
Means: "Juice" in German.

Schnaps
The German term "Schnaps" refers to any kind of strong alcoholic drink.

Schorle - 
A mixture of carbonated water and fruit juice.  Juices include, but are not limited to: Apple, Orange, Peach, Mango, Cherry, Rhubarb, 

Sekt
German Sparkling Wine.

Spezi
Mixture of Coke and Orange Cola.

Sprudel
Carbonated Water.

Stilles Wasser
Non-Carbonated Water.

Wasser
Means: "Water" in German



WHAT GERMANS DO NOT DRINK:

Tap Water - Many Germany prefer carbonated bottled over tap water even though Germany has some of the best quality tap water in the world.

Sierra Mist (also know as Mist) - The word "mist" in German means Shit! 


** Note:  There are probably a lot more drinks that I've neglected to mention, please contact me or comment below and I'll update this list, thanks!

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