Filter products Showing 1 - 50 of 85 results
Order By
Availability
Categories
Price

Showing 1–50 of 85 results

Showing 1–50 of 85 results

Brandy, alcoholic beverage distilled from wine or a fermented fruit mash. The term used alone generally refers to the grape product; brandies made from the wines or fermented mashes of other fruits are commonly identified by the specific fruit name. With the exception of certain fruit types, known as white types, brandies are usually aged. Aging in wooden containers deepens color to amber, the use of paraffin-lined casks or earthenware maintains the original clear color, and the addition of a caramel solution darkens color. Beverage brandy contains about 50 percent alcohol by volume; brandy used to fortify sherry, Madeira, and the other dessert wines contains about 80–95 percent alcohol by volume. Like other distilled liquor, brandy does not improve after bottling. Star or letter designations, formerly indicating age, are used by shippers to express product quality.