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brandy

Type

Brandy, aged

Description

Generic for distilled spirits made from fruit, including both aged products like Cognac, Armagnac, and Metaxa (grapes), Calvados and applejack (apples), and unaged products like framboise eau de vie, grappa, kirsch, parack palinka, and slivovitz. In common parlance, used without other descriptors, it refers to aged grape brandy in the Cognac style.

Flavor

brandy

Availability

Generally available. Distributed world-wide. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

Cognac, Armagnac, other aged grape brandy

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 581 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureStrega Flip
pictureBrandy Cass
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pictureQuaker's Cocktail Variation
pictureSherry Twist Cocktail
pictureDon't Go Near The Water

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