- 8 Jun 2018 10:54 AM
In summary, palinka, also known as “firewater,” is not a drink for the faint of heart, boasting an alcohol content between 40 and 50 percent.
Next up, the bitter tasting unicum is a concoction created using 40 different herbs as per a centuries-old family recipe.
Finally, the sober stalwart soda, or bubbly water, is a Hungarian invention that's a vital part of Budapest’s history and culture. It's often mixed with wine to produce another local favourite fröccs.