The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Spirits (02.1.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes eaux-de-vie, liqueurs, and other spirits; mead; and aperitifs other than wine-based aperitifs (02.1.2).
This is a subcategory of the Beverages, Tobacco, and Narcotics (02) and the Alcoholic Beverages (02.1) categories.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm.
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Eurostat, Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Spirits for Germany (including former GDR from 1991) [CP0211DEM086NEST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CP0211DEM086NEST, December 15, 2017.