Ginjinha or simply Ginja refers to Portugal's liqueur made by fermenting Ginja berry (similar to cherry) in brandy. Ginjinha is served in a shot form with a piece of the fermented fruit on the bottom of the cup. It is a favourite liqueur of many Portuguese and is a typical drink in Lisbon and Óbidos. The drink’s 19th-century inventor is a friar named Espinheira. Ginjinha is a very famous Portuguese drink. In the Rossio area there are still a few Ginjinha bars open and it is nice to walk in and see all the old men having their glass of the drink (which is usually served with a piece of fruit inside). The most popular place in Lisbon to drink the famous Ginjinha is at "The Ginjinha do Rossio", located at Praça de São Domingos, Rossio, Baixa district. It is a tiny bar where you can see locals and tourist alike having fun enjoying the drink. After eating thei famous chicken Piri-Piri, a shot of Ginjinha is a welcome treat. Ginjinha or just Ginja, is a Portuguese typical drink. It is made by infusing sour cherry in Portuguese brandy (aguardente) and adding sugar with other ingredients. It is served in a shot form with a piece of the fruit in the bottom of the cup. Lots of people stops in this little establishment in Rossio to tasted it.

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