A beverage that is made by the fermentation of cereals, usually barley or hops but also maize, wheat, rice and sorghum, by the addition of yeast and water.
These products are differentiated by various brewing techniques and include products described as lager, bitter, ale, stout, lambic and specialty beers.
Includes beer mixed drinks. Excludes products such as soft drinks that may be labelled as beer, such as ginger beer/ale and root beer.
A beverage that is produced by fermenting the pulp of apples or the juice of pears, with or without the addition of water and /or sugar. These products are also called cider (apple) or perry (pear). They can be sweet, dry, cloudy or clear. Includes apple and pear wines. Excludes products such as beers, and non-fermented apple/pear drinks and juices
An alcoholic beverage flavored variously by fruits, herbs, spices, flowers, nuts or cream, combined with distilled spirits.
Pre-mixed drink (Coolers & Cocktails)
An alcoholic beverage that is pre-mixed with another drink, usually a soft drink. Includes soft or milk based drinks which have spirits added during the production process. Also includes pre-mixed cocktails, such as vodka martini and mixed wine drinks such as spritzers.
An alcoholic beverage distilled from fermented fruit juice, fruit, grains or sugar. Products will normally have a high alcohol content of around 35-40%.
Includes products such as brandy, schnapps, gin, rum, tequila, vodka and whisky.
A beverage made by the fermentation of the juice of the grape, usually having an alcoholic content of 14 percent or less. These products can be white, red or rosé in color and dry, sweet or medium in flavor.