Grappamiel

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Grappamiel or Grapamiel or is a mixed alcoholic beverage popular in Uruguay containing grappa, spirits obtained from various grains plus honey and water.

Preparation[edit]

The process includes distillate of the bagasse and lees of grapes and grains which is then mixed with natural honey, water and sugar. Grappamiel contains between 20% and 25% alcohol by volume.

Serving[edit]

It is enjoyed principally in bars served in a classic 25cl copa. Because it is a strong drink, it is popular with Uruguayan street musicians in the winter, and is traditionally drunk before taking the stage in the summer.[citation needed]

During hot weather, it is customary to take it in a tall 30cl glass with plenty of ice cubes.

In the past two decades, some cocktail bars have mixed the drink with a variety of flavors, for example:

References[edit]

  • "Caracterización de la grappamiel según la Dirección General Impositiva del Uruguay" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-07-09.
  • "Letra de Cerca del Mar de Jorge Drexler" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-07-09.
  • "Guia de Degustación de Grappamiel". Archived from the original (DOC) on July 14, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-09.