Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The French name for brandy: specifically applied to the coarser and less purified varieties of brandy, the term cognac being generally applied to fine grades.
“And that's why Remy Martin V is not actually a Cognac, but a "distilled grape spirit," as it says on the bottle -- think eau-de-vie, or a milder grappa.”
“The Centaur brand appreciated my work and my patience, qualities required for the production of quality eau-de-vie.”
“Like eau-de-vie, you improve and mellow over the years.”
“Distilled from grapes, pisco is closer to grappa or eau-de-vie than rum, and on its own I find the flavor to be fruitier and somewhat harsher.”
“But here she was, right in front of me, pouring my eau-de-vie.”
“The eau-de-vie made me chatty, something I'm normally not.”
“The most densely populated state in the country seems pretty far removed from the dark hollows of Kentucky and Tennessee or all those wacky mavericks distilling brandy and eau-de-vie in the mountains out west.”
“I would marinate it in some port and mirabelle and eau-de-vie and then poach it and chill it and slice it, he said.”
“A perfume inspired by the eau-de-vie should therefore be a comfort scent extraordinaire, and in talented hands of Mandy Aftel it really is.”
“Taking that as a bad omen, I almost followed him into the patisserie* to fill up on puff pastries stuffed with eau-de-vie.”
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