A distilled beverage, spirit, hard liquor or liquor is an alcoholic beverage containing ethanol that is produced by distilling (i.e., concentrating by distillation) ethanol produced by means of fermenting grain, fruit, or vegetables. This excludes undistilled fermented beverages such as beer, wine, and cider. Examples of distilled beverages include vodka, gin, baijiu, tequila, rum, whisky, brandy, eau de vie, aguardiente, pálinka, slivovitz and soju.
The term hard liquor is used in North America to distinguish distilled beverages from undistilled ones.
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