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bran·dy

(bran'dē),
An alcoholic liquid obtained by the distillation of the fermented juice of sound ripe grapes and usually containing 40-54% ethyl alcohol.
[Du. brandewijn, burnt (distilled) wine]

brandy

An alcoholic spirit produced by distilling wine, which has an alcohol content ranging from 35% to 60%. Better quality brandies are aged in oak casks; cheaper brandies simulate the amber hue with colouring.

brandy

A strong alcoholic liquor distilled from wine
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The Cognac Room also lists brandies available for sipping, arranged by subcategories and ranging in price from $12 up to $150 a snifter.
Right now, our brand skews a little older, which is typical for brandies.
Finally, fruit brandies (not fruit-flavored brandy) are brandies distilled from a variety of other fruits.
Its assemblage is comprised of 40 different brandies from the Grande and Petite Champagne regions, each of which is aged a minimum of 3 years.
Peggy Fox, marketing director, brandies and desserts for Canandaigua, says while some trade-up and -off is found between brandy and Cognac consumers, the two markets seem distinctly different.
Fruit brandies can be a chic substitute for vodka in mixed drinks and an innovative twist with fruit juices or club soda.
Committing great brandy to a cocktail is a stroke of creative brilliance," added Mark Marcon, brand manager of Allied Domecq's portfolio of esteemed Spanish brandies.
Committing great brandy to a cock tail is a stroke of creative brilliance," added Mark Ma brand manager of Allied Domecq's portfolio of esteemed Spanish brandies.
Brandies and cognacs, those old heart-warmers, have been growing, generally at rates higher than the distilled spirits market as a whole, since 1994.
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