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brandy (GB)

Dutch name (also Brandvin, Brandywijn) for a through distillation product obtained from wine. The Netherlander (Dutch) were large buyers of from the 16th century base wines and spirits especially from French areas like Armagnac. cognac and Muscadet to take care of their sailors. The international term later developed from this brandy or the German spirits, It is a ready-to-drink product, but it is also the basis for the preparation of brandy is used. The difference is that it also has to mature in wooden barrels. See also under spirit,

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