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BRANDY. A spirituous liquor made of wine by distillation. See stat. 22 Car. H. c. 4.

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These include Cognac, Armagnac, Calvados, applejack and American, as well as brandies from Spain, Portugal, Germany and other parts of the world.
When brandies age, the chemical interactions between the spirits and wood casks they mature in determines their colors, scents and tastes.
Marketing our brandies as Cape Brandy rather than pot still brandy is paying off as there is a lot of confusion around the category, he explains.
Living Room barman Conor makes a brandy cocktail Picture: MARTIN BIRCHALL' Some of the brandies on offer at Savina Mexican restaurant, Duke Street
American grape brandy is almost always from California, and lighter coloured, but stronger tasting than most European brandies.
Despite its humble roots, the Germain-Robin Distillery has been producing critically-acclaimed brandies for just over a decade.
Organized by Beverage Testing Institute in Chicago, Emperador was the only company in the Philippines to be included as one of the highest-rated brandies in the world.
Meanwhile, non-Cognac imported brandies are mostly flat or down.
South Africa is globally renowned for its brandies, made according to extremely stringent regulations.
Cognac and brandies have a nice following around the holidays," says Jeff Kreston at Kreston Wine & Spirits, with two stores in the Wilmington, Delaware area.
In order to maintain the "age" and quality of the brandies, only one deviation is