Special Fermented Alcoholic Drinks Made From Milk

published by nobert soloria bermosa on Jan 7, 2012

Here are the two most popular fermented alcoholic drinks made from milk in the world.

Did you ever think that an alcoholic beverage can also be made from milk? Well, it’s quite amusing but there are fermented drinks made from milk from the different parts of the world. Here are the two most popular fermented alcoholic drinks made from milk in the world.

Kumis

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Kumis is a fermented dairy product that is popular to the people of Central Asia of Mongol and Turkic origin such as the Bashkirs, Kalmuks, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz and Yakuts. This fermented drink with mild alcohol content is traditionally made from the milk of a mare. Other variation of its name are Kumiss and Koumiss.

Kefir

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Kefir is a fermented milk drink from the North Caucasus region. This fermented drink with mild alcohol content is produced by inoculating milk of cow, goat or sheep with kefir. Traditionally, kefir was made in skin bags that were hung near a doorway; the bag would be knocked by anyone passing through the doorway to help keep the milk and kefir grains well mixed.

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8 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. # 1 by Judy Sheldon
    January 8th, 2012 at 12:41 am #

    Nobert, I heard about the last drink but not the first one, but am not a big drinker. You are always unearthing interesting facts.

  2. # 2 by Melody SJAL
    January 8th, 2012 at 2:13 am #

    Interesting, have heard about fermentedmilk but am not so familiar with them.

  3. # 3 by Colleen Ranney
    January 8th, 2012 at 7:46 am #

    I never knew! Awesome

  4. # 4 by Christine Ramsay
    January 8th, 2012 at 9:37 am #

    This is new to me as well. Does the alcohol affect the taste of the milk much?

  5. # 5 by FX777222999
    January 8th, 2012 at 3:39 pm #

    I liked this drink…with pulutan of course!

  6. # 6 by Ruby Hawk
    January 14th, 2012 at 6:00 pm #

    I had never heard of alcohol and milk drinks.

  7. # 7 by vladimire popovski
    January 31st, 2012 at 3:05 am #

    cool share! love this one!

  8. # 8 by Marli Diz
    October 6th, 2012 at 2:36 pm #

    These are interesting facts
    :)

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