Cider vinegar is made from apples. It is brown in color and has a slightly sweet apple taste.
White or distilled vinegar is distilled and purified so that it has a neutral flavor. Wine vinegar may be white or red, and it has, naturally, a winy flavor. Flavored vinegars have had another product added to them, such as tarragon, gar-lic,or raspberries.
Sherry vinegar is made from sherry wine and, consequently, has the distinctive flavor of that wine.
Balsamic vinegar is a special wine vinegar that has been aged in wooden barrels. It is dark brown in color and has a noticeably sweet taste.
Other specialty vinegars include malt vinegar, rice vinegar, and vinegars flavored with fruits, such as raspberry.
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