Vietnam, often reptiles, such as snakes or lizards, or
scorpions, or body parts of wild animals,
tigers, are placed in jars filled
with rice whiskey, as it is believed by some that soaking these things in
the alcohol, will make the whiskey into an aphrodisiac and improve overall
This kind of alcohol is generally referred to as snake whiskey. This
jar in northern Vietnam contains a large
with a scorpion in its mouth.