Slovenian Craft Beer
Known for their mountains, ski resorts, and lakes, Slovenia offers visitors the very best of holiday destination. Apart from their natural habitat, you’ll also be able to enjoy their drinks. Here are the most popular Slovenia drinks you should try out. You can eat Slovenian food without having their craft beer nearby. Slovenians are crazy about their beer, which is why you will find it everywhere you go. Currently, the dominant brands are the likes of Lasko and Union beer, but there is an upsurge of new microbreweries everywhere. Anywhere you go across this country; you’ll find private breweries making quality beer drink you’ll always love to enjoy with your food. Many microbreweries are offering fresh beer-making ideas but don’t ever miss Grim Reaper IPA and Warrior Pale, because they are two of the best. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Slovenia is also home to top-quality distilled drinks that have been here for a very long time. This particular product is re-distilled from the ground and fermented juniper berries only. You’ll find it in bars and restaurants, and locals having a festivity or celebration also have it as part of their alcohol consumption. Brinjevec has been around for more than 200 years, and it has been very popular in the regions of Karst and Brkini regions, for centuries. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Produced from wormwood, this bitter liqueur based alcohol is very popular in Slovenia and other neighboring regions. It contains 28% to 35% of alcohol and is produced by a small number of breweries in Slovenia. Drinking Pelinkovac and other similar distilled drink has become a culture in Slovenia as people can’t do without it. As a visitor, you’ll enjoy drinking it more by connecting with the locals and having fun just the way they do it. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Winemaking and Viticulture in Slovenia have been around for a very long time. Unlike other European countries that started after the Roman invasions, Slovenians have been producing wine since the 5th and 4th century BC. They have the right climate for it, and the regions of Littoral, Lower Sava, and Drava have been the best when it comes to making quality wine that tastes good. About 75% of their wine production is white wine, which is produced in 28,000 wineries delivering 90 million liters annually. Top wine products you should try in Slovenia Are Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Riesling, Jazbec Sparkling Teran, Zelen, Etc. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Schnapps or Zganje
When you enter any pub or bar in Slovenia, don’t be surprised to see people with their small glasses of schnapps. This is because Schnapps or Zganje are very popular in Slovenia and it is mostly brewed in people’s homes. Schnapps in Slovenia are made from different kinds of fruits, but the most popular you shouldn’t ever hesitate to try out are the plum and pear schnapps. These types of schnapps will go well with any type of meals you are eating, and it’s an opportunity to connect with the locals and live the way they live.