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Black Dirt

Black Dirt
New York Apple Jack Brandy

Category: Fruit Brandy

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 50%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$48

Black Dirt
New York Apple Jack Brandy

Category: Fruit Brandy

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 50%
Golden amber color. Oaky aromas of sarsaparilla, peanut marzipan, spiced tea, sandalwood, and caramel apple with a velvety, crisp, dryish medium body and a polished, interesting, medium-length spumoni and caramel sauce finish. A heavily oaked Applejack to try in creative and tasty Wisconsin Old Fashioneds.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Candied, Rich & Spicy
Aroma Aroma: sarsaparilla, peanut marzipan, spiced tea, sandalwood, and caramel apple
Taste Flavor: spumoni and caramel sauce
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Wisconsin Old Fashioned, Corpse Reviver #2, Breakfast Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A heavily oaked Applejack to try in creative and tasty Wisconsin Old Fashioneds.

The Importer

Proximo Spirits

The Importer
3 Second Street
Suite 1101
Jersey City, NJ 07302
USA
1 800-837-8452

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Fruit Brandy

Spirits Glass Copita Clear.jpg
Serve in a Copita
Fruit Brandy is the default term for all Brandies that are made from fermenting fruit other than grapes. Fruit Brandies, except those made from berries, are generally distilled from fruit wines. Berries tend to lack enough sugar to make a wine with sufficient alcohol for proper distillation, and thus are soaked (macerated) in high-proof spirit to extract their flavor and aroma. The extract is then distilled once at a low proof.