O jalovčinkách a jalovcové [On Juniper Berries and Juniper Brandy]
Klíčová slova:jalovec obecný, jalovčinky, gin, borovička, historie, biologická účinnost, α-pinen
Distilled drinks with juniper have been known for centuries for their medicinal capacity as well as for their taste, flavor and popularity. A brief history of such beverages is described and a list of chemical compounds responsible for their taste and aroma is given. The biological properties of the basic taste and aroma components are also presented.
Full text English translation is available in the on-line version.