Wiśniówka (liqueur)

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A bottle and glass of Krupnik-brand wiśniówka
Home made wiśniówka

Wiśniówka is a type of nalewka, a sweet Polish liqueur, or cordial, made by macerating (soaking) sour cherries in vodka or neutral spirits.[1]

It can be purchased ready-made,[1] or made at home using just sour cherries, sugar and alcohol.[2] It is one of the most common and popular types of nalewka, usually made at the end of summer. Typically, the alcoholic content ranges from 30% to 50%.


  1. ^ a b "Stawski Wisniowka". Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Wisniak (Polish Sweet Cherry Liqueur)". Polish Housewife. 7 July 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2017.