rakija tasting

Making Rakija (5 Stages)

Making Rakija – The Basics Making rakija involves five main stages: harvest, preparation for fermentation, fermentation, distillation and aging & storage. The distillation process involves heating the fermented fruit to separate the alcohol from the water and pulp. This alcohol rises into the coils or pipes leading from the top […]

Tasting Rakija

Tasting Rakija – Introduction              The three basic components to “tasting rakija”or to judge a rakija or any brandy/cognac or any fruit spirit when tasting are: color, nose and palate. The color of a rakija can add or detract from one’s experience but color is […]