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Lambanog Takes 2nd Spot in World’s Best Spirits

The classic coconut-based Filipino liquor, lambanog, ranked second in the Top 79 Spirits in the World by TasteAtlas, receiving a 4.4 star rating. Scotland’s Speyside Scotch topped the list with the same star rating as lambanog

The online food guide described lambanog as a clear, colorless, quite strong spirit with the usual alcohol content of around 40% ABV. It is made from the fermented sap of the coconut palm traditionally produced and enjoyed in the Quezon province. 

Lambanog ranks second in World's Best Spirits

Photo: TasteAtlas

“Apart from the classic version, modern varieties are often tinted, sweetened, and flavored. Lambanog is traditionally enjoyed neat, usually as a shot, but it also blends well in cocktails and mixed drinks,” it added.

Following lambanog on the list were Sctoland’ Islay Scotch, Serbia’s Viljamovka, and France’s Armagnac. See full list below:

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