- From the department of Calvados (Wiktionary)
- French, after Calvados, a department of northwest France. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But there was something about the word "calvados" that "sounds romantic whether you know what it is or ever intend to taste it," he said.”
“It is akin to giving a bottle of fine calvados to a substitute third grade homeroom teacher, A more despicable act of self-flaggelation cannot be imagined.”
“I think whisky works best with dried fruit – rum is slightly too sweet for me, and cheaper brandy anyone who cooks with a fine calvados or Armagnac won't be getting a Christmas gift from me doesn't have enough character.”
“If I remember rightly, from my early days in France running a bar restaurant, a 'canard' can be a lump of sugar which you dip into your coffee, or calvados, and then pop into your mouth - which makes you go 'mmmmmmm'.”
“Now, .. that will soak up some whisky or calvados (apple brandy) beer and wine yuk yuk or maybe even goat P.”
“Let's face up to it straight away: the French have made a fairly hefty contribution to the world of booze, and it will be a wrench to say adieu to champagne, calvados, claret, chablis, cognac and other drinks that begin with C.”
“Julia Child adds cinnamon to her apples, and Jamie Oliver suggests vanilla and calvados.”
“Look for Christian Drouin or Lecompte, whose 12-year-old calvados is warm with wood and vanilla but still tastes unmistakably of apples.”
“But take that Norman cider, distill it and let it soften in barrels and you've got calvados, a majestic brandy.”
“The drink begins its life as calvados - the apple brandy from Normandy - to which fresh apple juice is added.”
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Fermented and distilled.
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