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Cocktails & Spirits

Bargain Brandy?

The Big Crunch | Feb 6, 201212:36 PM     18

Anyone have any recommendations on good bargain-priced brandies? I'm gradually building a home bar and want to fill the brandy gap in my base liquor arsenal with this month's purchase from the rather meager "bar budget". Just to give you some idea about me, I know nothing about brandy though I'm a fairly knowledgeable and passionate Scotch and bourbon drinker. While I may discover I love sipping the stuff neat, the main point of the brandy will be for mixing cocktails. Anyone want to lob some ideas for some respectable (if not spectacular) brandies for less than $30 a fifth?

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