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"Why Ultra-Aged Spirits are Ripping You Off"

patsully
by patsully 2 months ago

"If you sip a 40-year-old Bourbon or 50-year-old Scotch, you’re basically sipping on oak tannins, bragging rights, a sense of history and little else." I've always assumed as much, but good to h...

New Release: Rhum JM Armagnac, Calvados & Cognac finish

Are there brandies/cognacs/armagnacs as good as French ones made elsewhere?

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by gfr1111 5 years ago

Ever since I was in my twenties, my hard liquor of choice has been French brandy. By "brandy," I mean cognac, armagnac, and any other "nacs" made in France. The good ones, like Courvoisier, Henne...

Salamens Armagnac?

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by budnball 6 years ago

Anyone know this brand? It was my go to brandy until I could not find it. My last bottle of the VSOP was about 15 years ago, maybe longer. There was a pretty good wine and liquor store on Cole in t...

Armagnac choice in PDX area

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by krystof 6 years ago

I live in the Portland, Oregon metro area, and would like to buy a bottle of Armagnac. Choice is pretty limited, but I wonder if someone with some Armagnac knowledge/experience might be able to hel...

Marie Duffuy Armagnac

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by kagemusha49 7 years ago

Picked up a couple of bottles for $35 each. Got clued into it by the head chef at Platt College's teaching restaurant in Tulsa. Beats Laressingle by a mile. Beats many more expensive cognacs too.

Armagnac Selection?

thegforceny
by thegforceny 7 years ago

Which restaurant has an impressive selection of armagnac? I am only aware of Gascogne, but frankly I am looking for somewhere with a better caliber of food. (I do like Gascogne, but don't find ...

Top Cognac or Armagnac under $ 100,-?

Willem
by Willem 9 years ago

Dear Chowhounds, I am looking for a very good cognac or armagnac under $ 100,- (or slightly above). It should be delicate, aromatic, smooth, soft but flavorsome. It has been too long that I ...

Cognac, Armagnac or Brandy

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by theginguy 11 years ago

I had the pleasant experience of drinking some Courvoisier XO at a wedding a few months back. I ,of course, went to the store to start trying different Cognac, Armagnac's and Brandies after that. ...

Armagnac (In The Napa Valley)

Chris Walker Versus
by Chris Walker Versus 11 years ago

(Forgive me if this topic should go in the San Francisco/Bay Area section but since it involves spirits I thought I should post it here.) I've been reading up on Armagnac lately and am very inte...

Armagnac Question

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by Minneapolis Mark 11 years ago

Hi, I know this is a wine board, but I have an idea you folks are very knowledgable about Armagnac as well. I would like to buy a bottle of a 1951 Armagnac as a gift for a friend. I know thi...

Traverso's Cognac & Armagnac Tasting (Santa Rosa), Feb. 20th

chocolateninja
by chocolateninja 11 years ago

Thought this might be of interest to some of you around the bay area: TRAVERSO'S SPECIAL TASTING NIGHT OF COGNAC AND ARMAGNAC EDUCATIONAL DISCUSSION AND TASTING LED BY WORLD FAMOUS SPIRITS M...

ISO armagnac

Ell Gee
by Ell Gee 12 years ago

Heading to Bordeaux in the fall, but won't have a chance to venture further south without much rearranging and inconveniencing of traveling companions. Any advice on whether I can get a great armag...

Armagnac any good sources in Bay Area for top rated

Lori SF
by Lori SF 13 years ago

vintage and possibly a good selection. I want to treat my boyfriend to a really good bottle for his birthday. I have only had really good Armagnac twice and it was 10 years ago. I think I drunk a...

Armagnac source

Lori SF
by Lori SF 13 years ago

Armagnac any good sources in California for top rated vintage and possibly a good selection. I want to treat my boyfriend to a really good bottle for his birthday. I have only had really good Arm...

Desperately Seeking...Creme d'Armagnac!

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by Aaron S. 13 years ago

If anyone in NYC has any idea where to purchase Creme d'Armagnac, please, oh please let me know where! I have intensively searched the city, state and country for this miraclous liqueur (key ingre...

Armagnac?

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by David B 14 years ago

Over the summer, I've begun to acquire a taste for Armagnac after a nice meal if a restaurant offers it on the menu. Now, with winter fast approaching, I think it's time for me to take the leap an...

Cooking with Armagnac

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by Nick 16 years ago

I've recently aquired a bottle of Sempe VSOP and aside from just drinking it, I was wondering if anyone had any ideas about recipes in which to incorporate it. I was thinking it would be good added...

armagnac chocolates

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by Jasmine 16 years ago

Does anyone know if I can find armagnac chocolates in the States? I was lucky enough to get them at the international chocolate show in Paris and they're absolutely amazing. Thanks.

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