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Cognac

Type

Brandy, aged

Description

Generic for a specific regional aged dry grape brandy from the Cognac region of France with mandated grape, distillation, and aging requirements that define it from other brandies. Very popular (and excellent) in cocktails, especially older ones, and in all levels of quality and age.

Flavor

brandy

Availability

Generally available. Produced and sold in France. Known to be distributed in parts of United Kingdom, Europe and North America. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

other (drier) aged brandy

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 153 recipes in CocktailDB.
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