Different types of liquors?
First there are the basic liquors
-Whiskeys (including scotch,bourbon, whiskey, ect)
- Cognac (very specific type of brandy only produced in one region)
Then there are the countless specialty liquors such as jagermeister, hypnotiq, aftershock, ect.
No, all liquors are formed through the same process. Sugars are fermented by yeast. The results is a beer or wine or the basis for distilling a liquor. The original source of the sugars that are fermented, as well as the distillation and aging processes create the unique flavors of different liquors.