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Before I came to Germany I have always thought that summer wine should be cold and sweet. Well, now I still think that summer wine should be cold, but the part with sweet extended to the possibility of actually drinking a sour wine. You wonder how is this possible? Germans (of course not all of them, mostly the once in Hessen) are in love with their traditional drink – apple wine. Many people here say that you either love it, or either hate it. In the beginning, I wasn’t really sure which side I am more into, because you can taste some really sour apple wine (which you can barely drink), or you can have a quite refreshing sour one. Some people mix it with lemonade or with gas water to reduce the sour taste, but then it is too obvious that you’re not from Hessen – why otherwise would you do such a crime? Anyway, almost as any type of food or beverage, is it a matter of taste. But last summer it was a pretty nice way to refresh myself and to immerse into the atmosphere of Summer Hessen.




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