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The Best Brandy Brands

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Brandy is a distinct and classic liquor. Brandy is made by distilling wine and is generally considered a late evening or after dinner drink. Some consider brandy to be one of the truest forms of alcohol. There are many brandy types, from top shelf brandy brands to other, more affordable but still popular brandy brands. So curl up in your smoking jacket, grab a cigar, and let's get serious about good brandy.

Brandy was invented by accident in the 12th century when merchants concentrated wine for easier transportation with the intent of re-adding the water. However, they discovered that the concentration process improved the flavor. Some brandies are aged in wooden casks, but others use caramel coloring to imitate that process. The best brandy is a debatable distinction, but one this is for sure: thank goodness for those merchants!

Because of the complexity of the process, for each of the many brandy brands, the producer comes up with a brandy that tastes slightly different from any other's. However, there are only three major brandy types: The first is grape brandy, like Remy Martin, Hennessy, and Korbel. The second is fruit brandy, like Laird of Cusenier. The third and final type is pomace brandy, like Fairgoulette. Whichever of these top brandy brands you prefer, be sure to drink it out of a snifter, that's how the pros do it.

This list is to help determine which are the best tasting brandy liquor brands out there, through votes from the Ranker users. So what is the best brandy? Vote up your favorites and vote down the brandies that just miss the mark.

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    Metaxa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Brandy Brands

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    Gautier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Brandy Brands
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    Kasser Laird is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Brandy Brands
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    Kelt Tour Du Monde VSOP is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Brandy Brands

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    Dudognon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Brandy Brands
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    Old Admiral is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Brandy Brands
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    Cusenier is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Brandy Brands
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    Hardy Red Corner VS is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Brandy Brands

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    Bartlett Spirits of Maine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Brandy Brands
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    Bouju is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Brandy Brands
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    Dreher is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Brandy Brands
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