Monastery brandy

Throughout history, monasteries across the Balkans region, found alcohol manufacturing to be one of their steadiest and most reliable source of income. This has made it into a sort of a tradition, with every monastery having their own recipe and tradition of brandy-making as a well-kept secret. 

This is only fitting, seeing as how the purpose of the church was, for the most part, a keeper of tradition and brandy is deeply rooted in the tradition of the area. This is what has made monastery brandy or monastery schnapps into one of the distinguished cultural traits of the region. This phenomenon attracts brandy enthusiasts, filmmakers and historians across the globe. 

Nonetheless, there’s no better way of understanding why this is so than by tasting this unique beverage on your own.

Monastery brandy

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