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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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There's fever in the air all around us, and if either of us got a touch of it that drop of brandy might stand between us and death.
I will stake that brandy," Trent answered, "against the picture you let fall from your pocket an hour ago.
No son of Adam in this present imperfect world can mix the Hussars' champagne with the Hussars' brandy by five and eight glasses of each without remembering the pit whence he was digged and descending thither.
Little Mildred filled a sherry-glass with the brandy and thrust it over to the man.
It seemed most improper to all present that Dirkovitch should sip brandy as he talked in purring, spitting Russian to the creature who answered so feebly and with such evident dread.
The devil that lived in the brandy prompted Dirkovitch at this extremely inopportune moment to make a speech.
With this profession of faith, the doctor, who was an old jail-bird, and was more sodden than usual, and had the additional and unusual stimulus of money in his pocket, returned to his associate and chum in hoarseness, puffiness, red- facedness, all-fours, tobacco, dirt, and brandy.
And had hot brandy and water too, you see,' said Mr Inspector,
BRANDY is the UK's favourite Christmas spirit, according to research into our festive online searches from the University of Warwick.
She speaks for many questing bartenders and curious consumers who are exploring brown sprits beyond whiskey and turning to brandy in a big way.
4 million cases in 2016 and put the brand at the summit of the brandy peak, according to data from The Beverage Information & Insights Group.
The customer for brandy is primarily Millennial, but also anyone who enjoys brown spirits and is looking to try new products, new cocktails.