Zuger Kirsch: celebrated spirit

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Zug: Entladestrasse des Ökihofs

Zug: Zufahrt zum Zuger Ökihof

Zug: Zufahrt zum Zuger Ökihof

Zug: am See

Zug: am See

Zug: Stadt - Zugersee, Sicht Richtung West

Zug: Stadt - Zugersee, Sicht Richtung West

Zug: Stadt - am Kolinplaz

Zug: Stadt - am Kolinplaz

Zug: Zugerberg

Zug: Zugerberg

Zug: Hafen

Zug: Hafen

One of the region's most famous products is Zuger Kirsch, the cherry brandy distilled in the Zug area.

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This celebrated spirit is also the most important ingredient of Zuger Kirschtorte, which is made of almond meringue, sponge, butter cream and Kirsch. This cake was created by the Zug pastry cook Heinrich Höhn in 1921, and is one of the crowning glories of Swiss confectionery.

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