Apr 13 2010

What is a digestif?

Category: Beer, Wine, & Liquor


DigestifA digestif is a French term meaning “digestive” that is often used to describe a type of alcoholic beverage that is served after a meal to help aid digestion. They are generally served in smaller portions at room temperature but are typically higher in alcohol content. Also see aperitif. Examples of traditional digestifs include:

  • Brandy & Cognac
  • Whiskey
  • Fortified wines
  • Liqueurs

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