Printed from: http://bestriga.com/en/page/expanded/type/places/object/287
2020-10-26 05:15:35

Latvijas Balzams

SHOPPING -> Spirits & Tobacco
By RigaNow!. 10.09.2008

Čaka 160 Phone: +371 67228715
Working hours: Mon-Sat 8:00 - 22:00
Sun 9:00 - 21:00

Over 50 different Latvian alcoholic beverages including the famous Rīga Black Balsam. Over 50 different Latvian alcoholic beverages including the famous Rīga Black Balsam.

 

As the saying goes, “When in Rome do as the Romans do”, so it would make sense to follow suit in Latvia. Locally produced spirits are steeped in history and are easy to lay your hands on at larger grocery stores. 

These spirits can be enjoyed straight to get their full essence and taste, or used to make cocktails. At the turn of the century, vodka and the famed Riga’s Black Balsam were the two main spirits on offer, but new elixirs have sprung up to quench Latvians' interest in potent new tastes.