Glossary - W
- A fermentable solution for alcohol production that may be of fruit, cereals or sugar.
- Typical Moonshine from the Appalachia area, USA, made from corn and sugar.
- A bitter extract is obtained from wormwood for flavouring liqueurs and wines.It was much used in traditional medicine as a tonic and due to its antipyretic and anthelmintic properties. It was also used in the beginning of the 20th century for making absinthe. Thujone is the active ingredient of this plant.