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Apricot Brandy

Apricot Brandy Recipes, Pictures and Information

Recipes with Apricot Brandy
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Apricot Sour recipe
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Breakfast Eggnog recipe
Breakfast in Trinidad
Button Hook Cocktail recipe
Canada Dream recipe
Ethel Duffy Cocktail recipe
Festival Cocktail recipe
Gamble recipe
Golden Slipper recipe
Hilty Dilty recipe
Indian Rose Cocktail
Kumquat Mule Cocktail
Latin Dream recipe
Mandarin recipe
Midnight Cocktail recipe
Naked Lady
Pocket Ball recipe
Princess Pousse Cafe recipe
Rainbow Sour recipe
Slick Rick recipe
Stone Sour recipe
Tempter Cocktail recipe
Valencia Cocktail recipe
Yellow Parrot recipe
Zombie

 

Apricot brandy

is a brandy made from apricots. Apricots lend this Brandy a very distinctive flavor, and a rich amber color. Apricot brandy can be drunk straight, used in various recipes, and added to cocktails and other mixed drinks. Most markets which stock liquor carry apricot brandy. Not to be confused with Apricot flavored Brandy which is a brandy made from grapes and flavored with apricots, or apricot liqueur/schnapps which is a neutral spirit infused or flavored with apricot flavor and sugar.

Any sort of fruit can potentially be fermented and distilled to make brandy, but some fruits yield more flavorful and interesting beverages than others. Apricots, especially when they are of high quality, have a faint flavor of bitter almonds which is tempered with a natural sweetness and a complex apricot flavor. When well-handled, apricot brandy can have a very rich, complex flavor which is quite distinctive.

Apricot Brandy is made by fermenting apricots. To make apricot brandy, producers pulp apricots and throw them into a fermenting tank along with their skin and pits, and then allow them to ferment for roughly three months. Once fermentation is complete, the liquid can be strained off, and then distilled to make brandy. .

Like any distilled liquor, apricot brandy comes in a wide range of styles, and the quality can vary significantly. Depending on what you intend to use apricot brandy for, cheap brands are sometimes perfectly effective, but when you plan to serve apricot brandy as a standalone drink, you may want to taste several brands and find one of especially high quality. You may also want to think about the things you will pair with the brandy, such as cheese or dessert.

 

Brands of Apricot Brandy

Bols Apricot Brandy

A blend of various herbs and selected cognacs bring out the best in the flavour and aroma of the finest apricots. Enriched with a hint of almond, this amber coloured liqueur is one of Bols most popular liqueurs.

Hiram Walker Apricot Brandy

Hiram Walker Apricot Brandy is made with several varieties of tree-ripened apricots for a robust and fruity flavor. The crisp, natural essences are extracted and then expertly blended to ensure fresh, true flavors in every bottle.

Leroux Apricot Brandy

Hiram Walker Apricot Brandy is made with several varieties of tree-ripened apricots for a robust and fruity flavor. The crisp, natural essences are extracted and then expertly blended to ensure fresh, true flavors in every bottle.

Dekuyper Apricot Brandy

Dekuyper Apricot Brandy is made from ripened apricots for a sweet and fruity flavor. The crisp, natural essences are extracted and then blended into a perfect finished product.