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A Ginjinha?

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A Ginjinha?

Is this a drink or bar, where to go for ginjinha?

Sorry to be so confused?

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1. Re: A Ginjinha?

Hi stormy49,

Not tried this but thanks for bringing it to our attention.

From Wikipedia:

Ginjinha or simply Ginja, is a liqueur made by infusing ginja berries, (sour cherry) (Prunus cerasus austera, the Morello cherry) in alcohol (aguardente is used) and adding sugar together with other ingredients. Ginjinha is served in a shot form with a piece of the fruit in the bottom of the cup. It is a favourite liqueur of many Portuguese and a typical drink in Lisbon, Alcobaça and Óbidos. Other regions produce ginja with protected designation of origin, for example the Ginja Serra da Estrela.

Alsofrom TA reviews:

A Ginjinha

Largo de Sao Domingos 8, Lisbon 1150 , Portugal.

Seems this is a bar/club.

Hope this helps,

We will certainly try the drink but not so sure about the bar.

Peter & Jean. :o)

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2. Re: A Ginjinha?

To call it a bar it's rather flattering...

You'll drink your liquer on the street like many others thelisbonconnection.com/cafe-a-ginjinha-ross…

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3. Re: A Ginjinha?

Thanks, sounds like a drink I'm willing to try and stand on the street enjoying the taste and scenery

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4. Re: A Ginjinha?

Yes, now that I have read the link provided by 64novpt, I think that maybe we will pay the bar a visit.

Peter & Jean. :o)

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5. Re: A Ginjinha?

Ginginha is like... you love it or you hate it. Idon't like that much, but it's very popular, specially among tourists.

Most are served inside a small chocolate cup.

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6. Re: A Ginjinha?

Can you get a Ginjinha Spritzer? my OH is not sure of he has read somewhere that you can get the spritzer in bars.

The chocolate cup version sounds mighty fine though - going to Lisbon on Wednesday and can't wait :-)

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7. Re: A Ginjinha?

At the "A Ginginha" I doubt it very much, it's too small, I think that they seve the liqueur in simple small glasses. I think that here they don't even have chocolate cups. Other places may be doing it, I don't known.

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8. Re: A Ginjinha?

Hi Jools,

I would imagine that if you find it in a "normal" bar, they would be only to pleased to "spritz" it for you with lemonade or soda in a tall glass.

Most liqueurs can be treated in ths way. Although the chocolate and coffee ones might taste a bit strange!

Peter & Jean. :o)

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9. Re: A Ginjinha?

Thanks Peter :-) The cherry one will make a nice spritzer, as for the chocolate, I look forward to trying that in shot form :-)

Job for today = marking good bars and restaurants on my map of Barrio Alto :-)

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