A Ginjinha: Where to get it and what it is


© Philippe Tarbouriech

Ginjinha or simply Ginja, is a Portuguese liquor made by infusing ginja berries in alcohol (aguardente is used) and adding sugar together with other ingredients. Ginjinha is served in a shot form with a piece of the fruit in the bottom of the cup. It is a favorite liqueur of many Portuguese and a typical drink in Lisbon, Alcobaça and Óbidos.
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