hard liquor

Definitions of hard liquor
  1. noun
    an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    synonyms: John Barleycorn, booze, hard drink, liquor, spirits, strong drink
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    aqua vitae, ardent spirits
    strong distilled liquor or brandy
    akvavit, aquavit
    Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
    arak, arrack
    any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
    bitters
    alcoholic liquor flavored with bitter herbs and roots
    brandy
    distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
    gin
    strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
    ouzo
    a Greek liquor flavored with anise
    rum
    liquor distilled from fermented molasses
    schnapps, schnaps
    any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
    mescal
    a colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae (especially the century plant)
    tequila
    Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant
    vodka
    unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
    whiskey, whisky
    a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
    firewater
    any strong spirits (such as strong whisky or rum)
    lacing
    a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
    eau de vie
    strong coarse brandy
    bathtub gin
    homemade gin especially that made illegally
    applejack
    distilled from hard cider
    Calvados
    dry apple brandy made in Normandy
    Armagnac
    dry brandy distilled in the Armagnac district of France
    Cognac
    high quality grape brandy distilled in the Cognac district of France
    grappa
    Italian brandy made from residue of grapes after pressing
    kirsch
    from fermented juice of black morello cherries
    marc
    made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing
    slivovitz
    a colorless plum brandy popular in the Balkans
    sloe gin
    gin flavored with sloes (fruit of the blackthorn)
    Holland gin, Hollands, geneva
    gin made in the Netherlands
    grog
    rum cut with water
    demerara, demerara rum
    dark rum from Guyana
    Jamaica rum
    heavy pungent rum from Jamaica
    blended whiskey, blended whisky
    mixture of two or more whiskeys or of a whiskey and neutral spirits
    bourbon
    whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels
    corn, corn whiskey, corn whisky
    whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn
    Irish, Irish whiskey, Irish whisky
    whiskey made in Ireland chiefly from barley
    rye, rye whiskey, rye whisky
    whiskey distilled from rye or rye and malt
    Scotch, Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whisky, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky
    whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
    sour mash, sour mash whiskey
    any whiskey distilled from sour mash
    type of:
    alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant
    a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
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