What and how to drink in the 10 most drinking countries
Find out what classic drinks and how to treat a hangover in the different countries.
With regard to alcohol, the Australians have now is not the same as before.
Today, their requests have become much higher: cheap lager is already not cheap, and in general, the beer is increasingly prefer fine wine.
But still, this country with an amazing history with alcohol. Get at least the fact that the Prime Minister of this country - the legendary Bob Hawke - was in the Guinness Book of drinking 2, 5 pints of beer (almost half a liter) for a record two and a half seconds.
If you have to drink in the company of Australians and they will begin to make broad gestures like "all at my expense" - keep in mind that taking food, you take on an unspoken obligation to pay for all in turn. And it may be too expensive, especially now, when Australia switched to wine.
A classic drink white dry "Chardonnay" with fruit and citrus flavors that Australians consume and to beer, and after it.
Hangover cure: cold remains of pizza and french fries, bread spread with Vegemite (a thick dark brown paste the color on the basis of yeast extract). Or, at worst, cheese sandwiches.
The Germans may not be the main consumers of beer in Europe (here the palm firmly holds the Czech Republic), but render homage to this drink so can not nobody. This, of course, primarily about the national holidays celebrated Oktoberfest every year who gather in Munich for several millions of fans of the drink from all over the world. But in everyday life the majority of Germans still drink beer almost every day - it is sold at every corner: in bars, shops, petrol stations, newspaper kiosks and even at public transport stops.
A classic drink: of course, beer.
Hangover cure herring and raw onion. Then, of course, more beer to kill the smell of onions.
Uganda bypassed by the volume of per capita alcohol consumption of the population of all of its African neighbors, for the most part thanks to that Burd, which is produced in large quantities and illegally original recipe drink from bananas. The pride of the country - a strong drink "Varaga", also known as "gin war," because as soon as it was used to maintain the morale of local soldiers.
Classic drinks: semi-fermented beer called "Azhono" which take sip from a common pot with long straws.
Hangover cure: another local invention - meat, baked in banana leaves, palm.
7. South Korea
The strict rules of the South Korean social hierarchy seemed to dissolve under the influence of alcohol, equating people from very different walks of life. Typically, strong drinks consumption process consists of two stages: first you quickly swallow as "bombs" (a mixture of whiskey and beer), how much can you fit in, and then express your someone (preferably the boss), all that is boiling. A classic drink: sweet vodka called "soju".
Treatment hangover soup "haejangguk", which includes Dried Chinese cabbage, bull's blood and vegetables.
The people of Moldova a large selection of wines worthy of its own production, including its version of fruit brandy.
A classic drink: a sweet fermented drink "Bose".
Hangover cure: cucumber pickle.
The local liqueur "Zamir" call "a hangover in the bottle." This cheap drink from sugar cane penetrates so that after a couple of sips get drunk even the hair on his head.
According to the Ecuadorian etiquette, should be drunk only after pronouncing toast. But as soon as the words are spoken - the further it does not matter, because then still no one remembers.
The classic drink, "Crystal" - another local beverage of the invention, capable in a moment blame the bull.
Hangover cure: tea from oregano.
The French like to make fun of the drunken antics of its European neighbors, particularly for a bottle of good local wine.
In France, wine is served for any meal except, perhaps, breakfast. Wine is often even more accessible and cheaper than drinking water, with drinks produced outside their own country, the majority of French people do not recognize. The stores also rarely meet some French do not drink.
A classic drink wine "Chateauneuf du Pape". Hangover cure: French onion soup.
Well, everything is simple:
A classic drink: vodka.
Hangover cure: Vodka.
At that time, as the Shanghai billionaires sip "Chateau Margaux" to 10 thousand dollars for a bottle of ordinary Chinese lean on fire beverages from cereals.
The Chinese love to holiday gatherings. Weddings, birthdays and corporate parties - any occasion is suitable to come off in full. Each event is held as a long series of toasts - more and slurred.
The classic drink, "baijiu" - a clear liquid with a specific smell, closest to the Russian vodka.
Hangover cure: congee.
United Kingdom 1.
Life revolves around British pubs. Couple of pints - and pubs also start to rotate. Only in the most British pub can throw off the traditional restraint. Pubs originate and terminate relationships heard by fate and deals are made.
The classic drink, "Bitter" - a bitter ale.
Hangover cure: a full English breakfast with a good portion of the fatty fried bacon.