Brandy is crafted from fermented fruit
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What type of alcohol is Brandy?
Brandy is a liquor produced by distilling wine. Brandy generally contains 35鈥?0% alcohol by volume and is typically consumed as an after-dinner digestif. Some brandies are aged in wooden casks.
What is the difference between Brandy and grape brandy?
Brandy can also be made from apricots, apples, and cherries. Grape brandy can be unmarked, but brandy that is not made from grapes, such as apple brandy, must be marked on the label. This distilled spirit is usually 40 to 50 percent alcohol by volume (ABV), with 80 to 100 proof鈥攖hough the alcohol content can vary depending on the type of brandy.
How is Brandy made?
Modern production methods vary depending on region, but brandy is essentially created by fermenting fruit into wine. The wine is then distilled using low heat, which concentrates the flavor and alcohol. The distillation process can happen multiple times depending on the type of brandy being made.
What is hard liquor and how is it made?
Hard Liquor (Exceeding 50% ABV) is an alcoholic drink produced by distillation of grains, fruit, or vegetables that have already gone through alcoholic fermentation.