Like their neighbours the Finns and the Russians, the Estonians know their alcohol. Favorite tipples include the local beer Saku ( or A. Le Coq (, the local vodka Viru Valge Vironian White ( and the surprisingly smooth and tasty rum-like herbal liquor Vana Tallinn Old Tallinn (, famous in the countries of former USSR.

A local soft drink is "Kali" the Estonian equivalent of "kvass", made from fermented brown bread. It can be described as an acquired taste.

Many locals also swear by "keefir", a fermented milk concoction.