Krambambula vodka drink flavored with honey and spices similar to mead has been commercially popularized as the national drink of Belarus.
Krambambula is a Belarusian cocktail made with a combination of red wine and different types of liquor such as rum, vodka, or gin. The drink has also been declared the national beverage of Belarus. There are numerous recipes for Krambambula because wine can be mixed with any stronger liquor, depending on personal preferences.
In some areas, there are even commercially produced versions of this cocktail. It is believed that the name Krambambula is derived from the Old High German word chranawita, meaning croaker timber, a.k.a. juniper, and the Rotwelsch word blamp, denoting an alcoholic beverage.