Wednesday, January 27, 2010


# Applejack is an American apple brandy, made from the distillation of hard cider. It is often freeze distilled.
# Buchu brandy is South African and flavoured with extracts from Agathosma species.
# Calvados is an apple brandy from the French region of Lower Normandy. It is double distilled from fermented apples.
# Damassine is a prune (the fruit of the Damassinier tree) brandy from the Jura Mountains of Switzerland
# Coconut brandy is a brandy made from the sap of coconut flowers.
# Eau-de-vie is a general French term for fruit brandy (or even grape brandy that is not qualified as Armagnac or Cognac, including pomace brandy).
# German Schnaps is fruit brandy produced in Germany or Austria.
# Kirschwasser is a fruit brandy made from cherries.
# Kukumakranka brandy is South African and flavoured with the ripe fruit of the Kukumakranka.
# Palinka is a traditional Hungarian fruit brandy. It can only be made of fruits from Hungary, such as plums, apricots, peaches, elderberries, pears, apples or cherries.
# Poire Williams (Williamine) is made from Bartlett pears (also known as Williams pears).
# Rakia is a type of fruit brandy produced in Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia; it may be made from plums, apples, quinces, pears, apricots, cherries, mulberries, grapes, or walnuts.
# Slivovice is a strong fruit brandy made from plums; by law, it must contain at least 52% ABV. It is produced in SerbiaSlovakia, the Czech Republic, and Poland.
# Slivovitz is a fruit brandy made from plums. It is a traditional drink in BulgariaBosnia and HerzegovinaCroatiaMacedoniaSerbia, and Slovenia.
# ┼álivka (pronounced: Shlyeewca) is plum fruit brandy made in Macedonia.
# ┼áljivovica (pronounced: Shlyeewoweetza) is plum fruit brandy made in Serbia.
# Tuica is a clear Romanian fruit brandy made from plums, apples, pears, apricots, mulberries, peaches, quinces, or mixtures of these. Romania and Moldova also produce a grape brandy called vin ars (burnt wine) or divin

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