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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Viennese Cuisine - Eat, Drink, Repeat - Part 4

Viennese Cuisine - Beverages (non-alcoholic)

by Thomas Preyer

This is the fourth part of our series on Viennese cuisine.

You can find the other parts here:

Part 1: Meat Dishes

Part 2: Sweet Dishes
Part 3: On the go
Part 5: Gluten Free

Today we cover non-alcoholic beverages. My research on the topic revealed, that a lot of my childhood favorites aren't actually of Austrian origin, but of German. I was shocked to find out that stuff like Afri-Cola or Frucade aren't made by my fellow county men and women. Frucade for example got famous when Austrian entertainer Hermes Phettberg offered it to his guests at his late night show Nette Leit Show. The other drink he offered was Eierlik├Âr (eggnog).

Anyway, I was able to locate those authentic Austrian beverages. Let's find out more:


Radlberger Ananas (pineapple) ©Radlberger