A tumbler and brandy decanter on a table

Brandy and Cognac

Brandy is an iconic spirit made throughout the world from distilled wine or fermented fruit juices. Cognac is a type of brandy made only in one location using very specific ingredients. Read on to learn more about brandy and cognac and what makes them different. 

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After Dinner Pours

Loved for their sweet and fruity flavors, brandy and cognac offer great alternatives to favorites like whisky, gin, and tequila. They’re mostly sipped neat after dinner, but also lend themselves well as ingredients and flavors for luxurious cocktails. 

These distilled spirits are somewhat similar, but you need to know a few key differences. 

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