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Type

Brandy, unaged

Also known as

apricot eau de vie, apricot brandy, eau de vie de abricot

Description

Generic for Hungarian unsweetened, unaged apricot brandy. Though this is a true unaged apricot brandy, the latter term, when encountered in bartender manuals almost always means apricot-flavored brandy liqueur instead. The prevalent generic term for this distillate is eau de vie de abricot.

Flavor

apricot

Availability

Limited availability. Produced and sold in Hungary and Eastern Europe. Known to be distributed in Eastern Europe, Europe and Hungary and parts of Europe. Export and/or distribution unreliable. Rarely exported. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

plum eau de vie

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