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applejack

Type

Brandy, aged

Also known as

apple jack

Description

Generic for the first New World-native distilled spirit, first produced in the 17th century by English or European settlers in America. Currently it is often (but not always) blended with neutral spirits. Sometimes a bit of sweet apple wine is added to increase the depth and apple flavor of the bottled product. Excellent in cocktails. Brand example: Laird's Applejack

Flavor

whiskey and apple

Availability

Limited availability. Produced and sold in United States. Known to be distributed in parts of North America. Export and/or distribution unreliable. Rarely exported. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

apple brandy

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 93 recipes in CocktailDB.
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