How to use Brandy in a sentence
Brandy is produced in large quantities.
The ocean breeze brought the familiar scent of brandy.
Gabe tossed the brandy over the side of the fortress wall and caught her as she tried to escape.
She understood why Daniela kept feeding her brandy the night before.
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As if on cue, the flushed cook returned for her plate, and Daniela ordered the brandy and two glasses.
As if sensing her distress, Daniela poured her another two shots of brandy.
She drank more brandy, a familiar sense of panic deep in her chest.
The Charente region, the grapes of which furnish brandy, as do those of Armagnac (department of Gers).
Give ether and brandy subcutaneously and apply hot water-bottles and blankets if there are signs of collapse.Advertisement
Besides manufactures of brandy, flour, oil, soap, linen and cloth, it has an active trade in wheat, wine and fruit, especially melons.
There is a thriving trade in wine, fruit, wheat, cattle, brandy, chalk and soap.
The principal manufactures are woollen, linen, cotton, cast-iron goods, beet-sugar, leather and brandy.
Brandy distilling is, after agriculture, the chief local industry.
Other articles of export are wine, brandy, hides and tobacco.Advertisement
In the season of 1904-1905, which may be taken as typical, 179 estates, with a planted area of 431,056 acres, produced 11,576,137 tons of cane, and yielded - in addition to alcohol, brandy and molasses-1,089,814 tons of sugar.
Building materials, brandy and coal are among the imports.
Chinon has trade in wheat, brandy, red wine and plums. Basket and rope manufacture, tanning and cooperage are among its industries.
On the slope of its hills grow the grapes from which the famous Armagnac brandy is made.
His Admoni- 'ion to the Drinkers of Gin, Brandy, &c., published anonymously in 1734, has been several times reprinted.Advertisement
Dijon is well known for its mustard, and for the black currant liqueur called cassis de Dijon; its industries include the manufacture of machinery, automobiles, bicycles, soap, biscuits, brandy, leather, boots and shoes, candles and hosiery.
As to the products of other industries closely related to agriculture that of beer and brandy varied, and was at times extraordinarily large.
On the 9th of June the cavalry combat of Brandy Station made it clear to the Federal staff that Lee was about to use the Valley once more to screen an invasion of Maryland.
The district about Parras, in southern Coahuila, produces grapes, which are principally used in the manufacture of wine and brandy.
It has a small river-port, and carries on trade in wine, brandy, grain, fruit and timber.Advertisement
Maize, beans and bananas, varied occasionally with dried meat and fresh pork, form their staple diet; drunkenness is common on pay-days and festivals, when large quantities of a fiery brandy called chicha are consumed.
In addition to the breweries, rum and brandy distilleries, sugar mills and tobacco factories, which are sometimes worked as adjuncts to the plantations, there are many purely urban industries, such as the manufacture of woollen and cotton goods on a large scale, and manufactures of building material and furniture; but these industries are far less important than agriculture.
These people showed, to their own ruin, a reckless liking for the brandy of the white man.
Laval insisted that the traders should not supply brandy to the natives.
Brandy distilleries are numerous, and there is some trade in wood; but no local industry can rival agriculture and stock-breeding, which furnish the bulk of the exports.Advertisement
Wax is bleached to a considerable extent, and there are numerous tobacco factories, tanneries, breweries, vinegar works and brandy distilleries.
Cloth, linen, paper, flour and brandy are manufactured, and there are iron foundries and saw-mills.
Tanning and wagon-building are among the industries, but the surrounding country is one of the largest wine and brandy producing districts in the province.
It has an important trade with Constantinople in butter and cheese, and also exports wine, brandy, cereals and tobacco.
Other branches of industry include carpet-weaving at Deventer, the distillation of brandy, gin and liqueurs at Schiedam, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, and beer-brewing in most of the principal towns; shoe-making and leather-tanning in the Langstraat district of North Brabant; paper-making at Apeldoorn, on the Zaan, and in Limburg; the manufacture of earthenware and faience at Maastricht, the Hague and Delft, as well as at Utrecht, Purmerend and Makkum; clay pipes and stearine candles at Gouda; margarine at Osch; chocolate at Weesp and on the Zaan; mat-plaiting and broom-making at Genemuiden and Blokzyl; diamondcutting and the manufacture of quinine at Amsterdam; and the making of cigars and snuff at Eindhoven, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Kampen, &c. Shipbuilding is of no small importance in Holland, not only in the greater, but also in the smaller towns along the rivers and canals.Advertisement
At the beginning of the autumn session a union of 204 members of the Reichstag was formed for the discussion of econolnic questions, and they accepted Bismarcks reforms. In December he was therefore able to issue a memorandum explaining his policy; it included a moderate duty, about 5%, on all imported goods, with the exception of raw material required for German manufactures (this was a return to the old Prussian principle); high finance duties on tobacco, beer, brandy and petroleum; and protective duties on iron, corn, cattle, wood, wine and sugar.
Few of the proposals were carried in their entirety, many were completely lost; the tobacco monopoly and the brandy monopoly were contemptuously rejected by enormous majorities; even an increase of the tax on tobacco was refused; the first proposals for a subsidy to the Norddeutsche Lloyd were rejected.
In the western country numerous posts were founded, wherein fur-trader and missionary were often at variance, the trader finding brandy his best medium of exchange, while the missionary tried in vain to stay its ravages among his flock.
Brandy, cigars and dyestuffs are among the manufactures of the place.
This was done during the year 1877, and in the new treaty, while raw material was still imported free of duty, a low duty was placed on textile goods as well as on corn, and the excise on sugar and brandy was raised.Advertisement
When the crews of the whale-boats were conveying stores, the forwarding officers tried to keep brandy and such like medical comforts from the European crews, coffee and tea from Canadian voyageurs and sugar from Kroo boys.
The best-known grape-producing districts are Moquegua (capital) and Locumbathe product being converted into wine and brandy for export.
It is the seat of the public offices for the district, possesses an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, a synagogue, and a gymnasium established in the old Jesuit college, and has manufactures of machinery, woollens, tiles, brandy and beer.
Silk, linen, flour, wine, brandy, oil, salt and soap are the chief industrial products.
The Berbers, though Mahommedans, do not often observe the prescribed ablutions; they break their fast at Ramadan; and eat wild boar's flesh and drink fig brandy.Advertisement
Nearly all the trade in the brandy manufactured in the government of Kharkov, and destined for the governments of Ekaterinoslav and Taurida, is concentrated here, as also is the trade in linseed between the districts situated on the left affluents of the Dnieper and the southern ports.
The town is famous for its amber, beer, brandy and liqueurs, and its transit trade makes it one of the most important commercial cities of northern Europe.
Among the white wines we have the full sweet Sauternes, the relatively dry and elegant Graves and Chablis, and the light white wines which produce champagne and brandy.
This liqueur is made of fine wine, brandy and candied sugar.
When, after the approach of the cold weather, the lees have dropped, the wines are racked and a further addition of brandy is made.Advertisement
A further addition of brandy is generally added before shipment.
It has a handsome parish church and is the seat of a Greek Orthodox bishop. Versecz is one of the principal wineproducing centres in Hungary, and the red wines and brandy produced here enjoy a great reputation.
Flour-milling, tanning, and the manufacture of brandy, hosiery and agricultural implements are carried on.
The manufactures consist of fine cloths, silk, cotton, woollen and linen fabrics, girdles and lace, paper, hats, leather, earthenware and soap. There are numerous oil mills and brandy distilleries.
Wool-spinning, cotton-spinning and the manufacture of tobacco, machinery, beer, brandy, &c., are also carried on.
In 1904 there were 93,370 acres devoted to grape production in this region, the product for that year being 30,184,704 gallons of wine and 212,366 gallons of brandy.
This power is possessed alike by a glass of brandy, by solution of lime, soluble salts of zinc, copper, or silver, by tannic and gallic acids, as well as vegetable juices and extracts which contain them.
There are few manufactures; among the chief are the making of wine and brandy in the Cape province, and flour-milling.
There is trade in grain, truffles, chestnuts, brandy and in the salmon of the Dordogne.
Amersfoort has a large garrison, consisting chiefly of artillery, and manufactures woollen goods, cotton, silk, glass and brandy.
Paarl is a thriving agricultural and viticultural centre, among its industries being the manufacture of wine and brandy, wagon and carriage building and harness making.
Besides the mining and metallurgic industries, Bilbao has breweries, tanneries, flour mills, glass works, brandy distilleries, and paper, soap, cotton and mosaic factories.
Wine and plum-spirit, or the more powerful brandy distilled from grain, are drunk in great quantities by the townsfolk, more sparingly by countrymen; Rumans generally being more sober than the western Europeans.
The vines number about 80,000,000, and the annual output of wine is about 6,000,000 gallons, besides 1,50o,000 gallons of brandy.
A lighter variety of Curacoa, made with fine brandy, is known as "Grand Marnier."
The Slavonian plum orchards furnish dried prunes, besides a kind of brandy largely exported under the name of sliwowitz or shlivovitsa.
The exports consist of currants, sultanas, valonea, tobacco, olive oil, olives in brine, figs, citrons, wine, brandy, cocoons, and lamb, goat, and kid skins.
The collapse must be treated with hot blankets and bottles, and subcutaneous injections of brandy, ether or strychnine.
In the town itself there are flour and paper mills, sawmills and brandy distilleries.
There are gas, chemical and mineral-oil works in the town, which also manufactures woollen and cotton goods, glass, biscuits, sugar and brandy; while the surrounding fertile plains produce an abundance of grain, wine and fruit.
You can celebrate the beginning of British cherry season with a fruit jelly flavored with brandy.
The farmer was amazed and slightly agitated to see Tom stood under the porch clutching the ' bladder of brandy ' .
Place on top of the baked breadcrumb mix and cover with the mincemeat, chopped apricots and brandy.
Compton tried, at first in vain, to pour some brandy down his throat.
Still over a high heat, add the brandy, followed by the fish stock.
Mexican Dream 2cl silver tequila 2cl brandy 2cl fresh lemon juice dash grenadine Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
The cherry brandy is sold exclusively at The Crown Inn.
A favorite hobby of many older ladies is to brew their own apricot or plum brandy.
And not just any brandy, it has to be Spanish brandy.
French brandy 1 bottle champagne Rub peel off 1 lemon with some lumps of sugar.
In medieval times the English valued its wines (which include Armagnac brandy) more highly than those of Bordeaux.
Use 1 x 15ml tbsp brandy (adding more may result in the fruit sinking to the bottom ).
Find out all about cider making, buy cider or cider brandy.
Eddie is trying to milk the cows having first hit the homemade apple brandy in a big way.
Serve with either clotted cream or a lightly whipped double cream with a little brandy added.
Then the sweetness comes in with toffee, brandy snaps, crÃªpes and malt extract.
Cakes are created from carrot cake, rich chocolate ganache, traditional brandy ' marinated ' !
Grape brandy Grape brandy is produced by the distillation of fermented grape brandy Grape brandy is produced by the distillation of fermented grape juice.
Gently warm the gin or brandy in a large ladle or small pan and ignite, pouring over pan juices and stirring gently.
Add cream and brandy to pan when sliced mushrooms are cooked.
Chapter Four The Brandy Rock dock looked perfectly peaceful.
Guest favorites include pot roast pheasant flamed in brandy with red wine sauce.
Christmas pudding with half the fat No Christmas meal is complete without a traditional plum pudding, flaming in brandy and smothered with custard.
Strain, add a quart of brandy, put the wine into a cask, leave for two months, then bottle it.
Brandy tears a slit up the side of her denim skirt in a vain attempt to look more seductive.
My Nana had a glass bowl that looked like a big brandy snifter.
Stir in the flour and add the tomatoes and brandy.
Make sure the brandy is still okay and cry another tup.
The well tended vineyards are the source of Armagnac, probably the original brandy of France.
Pour the sherry, brandy and orange zest and juice over and leave to soak for 30 minutes.
The Americans attempted to check the advance of the British at the river Brandy in their defeat (see Brandywine); and on the 4th of October Washington directed a well-planned attack upon the enemy's camp at Germantown on the outskirts of the city, but failed of success.
Normal propyl alcohol is contained in the fusel oil of the marc brandy of the south of France, and isoprimary butyl alcohol in that of beet-root molasses.
The war of tariffs between France and Spain after 1891 was an inducement for an extraordinary development in the making of brandy and liqueurs of every kind, of fruit preserves, potted meats, etc., in Navarre, the Basque Provinces, Catalonia, and even in Valladolid and Andalusia.
Here is a hogshead of molasses or of brandy directed to John Smith, Cuttingsville, Vermont, some trader among the Green Mountains, who imports for the farmers near his clearing, and now perchance stands over his bulkhead and thinks of the last arrivals on the coast, how they may affect the price for him, telling his customers this moment, as he has told them twenty times before this morning, that he expects some by the next train of prime quality.
Before the hunt, by old custom, the count had drunk a silver cupful of mulled brandy, taken a snack, and washed it down with half a bottle of his favorite Bordeaux.
After supper, over their cherry brandy, Rostov and "Uncle" talked of past and future hunts, of Rugay and Ilagin's dogs, while Natasha sat upright on the sofa and listened with sparkling eyes.
Just as "Uncle's" pickled mushrooms, honey, and cherry brandy had seemed to her the best in the world, so also that song, at that moment, seemed to her the acme of musical delight.
The landowner to whom Nicholas went was a bachelor, an old cavalryman, a horse fancier, a sportsman, the possessor of some century-old brandy and some old Hungarian wine, who had a snuggery where he smoked, and who owned some splendid horses.
Electric Sanders Three packets of dry roasted peanuts and a brandy.
I took a swig of brandy and I was ready to go.
But soon he was drinking brandy after his lunch and then he was doing tequila shots before he left the house.
Which slang term derives from olden day smugglers who hit brandy in their thigh boots?
The type of alcohol used to steep the peels can contribute to the quality and color of the liqueur; for example, brandy or cognac can imbue a gorgeous amber hue.
Pour the brandy and triple sec into a large wine glass.
Vermouth is a white wine typically fortified with a spirit such as brandy.
Others use brandy or cognac to give the drink more French appeal.
While substituting Ciroc is negligible in terms of taste, using cognac or brandy will result in a very different taste to the drink.
Red or white wine is mixed with fruit juices and a little liquor, typically brandy.
To make sangria, pour an entire bottle of wine (Rioja is a good choice) in a pitcher and add a cup each of triple sec and orange juice, about half a cup of brandy and chunks of oranges, limes or apples with the peels still on.
Drop the remaining brandy into the drink and serve it without stirring.
Many sours are classic mixed drinks, such as the once popular sour drinks made with brandy and orange liqueur that date back to the 1930s and earlier.
Include a bottle of brandy and a few liqueurs in coffee, peppermint and fruit flavors, all of which are popular ingredients.
A mixture of grenadine, gin, cherry brandy, sweet and sour mix and club soda, the drink was often considered a "gateway" drink for novices who had never before consumed an alcoholic beverage.
The flavors of brandy and vermouth add depth to the sweet ingredients in an American Beauty, which include ruby port, orange juice and grenadine.
He added this to a little bit of brandy to preserve it.
Most remedies are preserved in brandy or alcohol.
The zombie is made with three types of rum and apricot brandy, making it a sweet and easy drink.
You can concoct a toddy using whiskey, brandy, rum, or bourbon, making the toddy a great party drink because you can make one to each guests tastes.
Brandy and Shannen Doherty are rumored to be possible replacements for Star Jones on The View.
The Kim Kardashian sex tape was made three years ago and features Kardashian with then-boyfriend Ray J, who is an actor, rapper and the brother of pop star Brandy.
While Jackson appeared on the television show Moesha, starring Brandy Norwood, she upped her "who's who" factor when she made headlines as Kevin Federline's ex-girlfriend.
In 2004, she started her own celebrity styling business, with her first client being singer Brandy Norwood.
Singer Brandy settled a lawsuit brought upon by the 2006 car accident in which the mother of two children died.
In December of 2006, Brandy was driving her Land Rover along a California highway when she failed to notice the cars in front of her were coming to an abrupt halt.
Brandy was not arrested and no chargers were brought against her.
Brandy, who has most recently worked with Kanye West, has made public statements stating that the accident "…changed her life forever."
The family of Awatef Aboudihaj brought on a $50 million wrongful death civil suit against Brandy, in which part of it was just settled in court.
Kim Kardashian became a celebrity stylist, and one of her first clients was singer Brandy.
Brandy's brother, Ray J, took an interest in Kardashian, and the two were soon inseparable.
He is now a well-known hip hop and R&B recording artist who has worked with the likes of Justin Timberlake, Lil' Kim, and his sister, Brandy.
Brandy also appeared on Tyra Banks' talk show and addressed questions about the video.
According to Guinness World Records, the smallest living dog in 2006 was a Chihuahua named Heaven Sent Brandy that measured just six inches long..
Historically, sangria is a Spanish wine punch made with Bordeaux wine or another French red, fortified with brandy and spiked with fruit.
A wonderful way to make your sangria recipe your own is to exchange the brandy or rum for your favorite fruit-flavored liqueur.
They found that fortifying the wines with brandy did the trick, helping the wines bear up under the ship's vibration and high temperatures.
Next to the ashtray rests a large brandy snifter filled with an aged Cognac.
The scene is set, and the mere mention of brandy, Cognac, etc. conjures these images in the mind.
Nowadays, the popularity of brandy and Cognac has reached high levels.
If you see music videos of pop and rap stars, inevitably you'll see bottles of brandy on the table, and even perhaps heard them mentioned by name.
The question is, what exactly is a brandy, Cognac, and others like them?
Cognac is a brandy - but more accurately put, it's a brandy made in the Cognac region of France.
They cover everything from what is and is not allowed in the vineyard and what grapes can be grown in what areas, to the size of the kettles brandy can be distilled in and when those grapes have to be harvested.
Although a cigar does go nicely with Cognac, it can mask some of the nuances and complexity that it has to offer, so if you're new to the brandy thing, hold off on the cigar until you've enjoyed a few sips of this beauty.
If they collect Riedel Vinum series, maybe they don't have the Syrah stems or perhaps the Brandy snifter or Martini glass from Riedel in the Vinum series will be a great addition.
When the gentleman would retire to the study after a meal (because, of course, where else would you retire to?) to have their Cognac and brandy, the ladies would also partake with a Champagne cocktail.
The simple reason was that a Champagne cocktail was not as alcoholic as a glass of Cognac or snifter of Brandy.
One Tsp of brandy - You can also add a few drops of brandy to the sugar cube as well.
Walter relied on family friends, the Frey Brothers, who owned another local business, Germania Wine and Brandy Company.
They provided the grape brandy that was required to fortify Walter's table wines.
Almost every wine region in France produces red wine, with the exception of Armagnac and Cognac, which focus almost entirely on the production of brandy.
Some sangria recipes also include honey or syrup and brandy or other liquor.
The fortification added to port is called Brandy, but it is not the same brandy as what is sold in stores today by that name.
Regular wine spoiled on long sea voyages, but port, thanks to the Brandy used to fortify it, stored for far longer periods, making it the preferred drink aboard British vessels.
Eggnog recipes can also be flavored with a shot of rum, whiskey, bourbon, brandy, or cognac.
When the bourbon and brandy have been added, allow the mixture to cool in the refrigerator for up to six hours.
Brandy Ho's was one of the first Chinese restaurants to introduce Hunan cuisine to San Francisco.
The bedrooms are decorated with contemporary furnishings, and the living room offers complimentary brandy for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing.
A typical mascot costume comes with an oversized character mascot head with see-thru eye mesh, a furry bodysuit with attached tail and miniature brandy barrel, large paw-like mittens with hidden openings, and a pair of foot covers.
This tote is also laden with pockets, and is available in a range of colors, like neutral brandy and shocking pink.
Fill a large brandy snifter with colorful crayons, candy, or beads, or string Christmas tree lights around a craft store grapevine frame.
Add the wine and brandy and stir to combine.
Ray J was born Willie Ray Norwood, Jr. He is a 28-year-old hip-hop singer who has spent much of his life living in his celebrity sister Brandy's shadow.
Ray J's first big break in Hollywood came on Brandy's TV show, Moesha in the 1990s.
Piers Morgan's first role in U.S. reality television came as a judge on NBC's America's Got Talent, where, in 2006, he replaced American Idol 's Simon Cowell, and sat beside singer Brandy and actor David Hasselhoff.
The judges for this season were David Hasselhoff, Piers Morgan, and singer/actress Brandy.
One of the judges, Brandy, was also replaced.
His father is gospel legend Willie Norwood, his sister is R&B chart topping star Brandy and his cousin Snoop Dogg is hip hop royalty.
By the time The Sinbad Show wrapped in 1994, Ray J's sister Brandy was ruling the R&B airwaves.
As of the time of writing, a VH1 show featuring Ray J and Brandy as they work on their careers was being filmed.
Hildegard of Bingen, a German nun born in 1098, declared that lavender water (vodka, gin or brandy mixed with lavender) was the perfect remedy for migraines.
The lobster special is mixed with peppers, mushrooms and garlic while shrimp is prepared with brandy and brie.
Traditionally served with whipped cream, this cake is baked with almonds and topped with lemon brandy syrup.
Order a sirloin, prime rib, or porterhouse steak with sautéed mushrooms and onions, blue cheese or a brandy peppercorn sauce.
This dish features chicken scaloppine sauteed in mushrooms and served with a brandy cream sauce.
One whole wall was lined with homemade brandy.
She sat as far from the opening as she could, brandy clenched in shaking hands.
He reached in and snatched the brandy.
The coffee was half-filled with brandy.
A hand took her brandy and flung it and the glass over the wall.
Commerce is carried on in wine, brandy and building-stone.
Among the larger private establishments there existed in the same year seven breweries, one brandy distillery, two jam, two soap and candle factories, two building and furniture works, a factory for spinning thread, one iron and steel works, one paper and one ammonia and soda factory, and one mineral-oil refinery.
The manufactures include agricultural implements, leather, vinegar and plaited sandals, and there is a trade in brandy, wine, cattle, poultry and wool; there are quarries of building-stone in the neighbourhood.
Its trade is in the wines of Alsace, brandy and cereals.
On the other hand, he approves of a protective tax on German linen in favour of home manufactures, and of a tax on brandy as encouraging the sale of rum and so supporting our southern colonies.
In order to prevent the wine from fermenting further and so becoming dry, from 4 to 5 volumes of brandy are added to every 100 volumes of wine in the vats.
Deidre drank more of the brandy, until it stopped burning her throat, and the world grew a little less sharp around the edges.