RE: [Distillers] Brandy from Mead
- This group generally welcomes arcane information, as long as it relates to
beverages in some form. I think it would be safe to post your refutation of
Drambuie's history. It was likely only devised as a marketing ploy, so
no-one should take offence. If you still don't feel like it, please email
me a copy at least.
From: Distillers@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Distillers@yahoogroups.com]On
Behalf Of rdadamsii
Sent: Sunday, March 26, 2006 12:52 PM
Subject: [Distillers] Brandy from Mead
Brandy is distilled wine. There is more to it than that. I have been
looking for what wine characteristics make the best brandy. I have
not gotten very far with this so I would appreciate any URL's that
might provide information on the subject.
An interesting point was raised that Dramuie is make from Heather
honey, herbs and spices, and malted whisky. The legend of Drambuie
coming from Bonnie Prince Charlie giving his recipe for it as a gift
to the Mackinnon family in 1746 for hiding him from the English army
until he could escape to France is utter nonsense for numerous reasons
which need not be enumerated here. E-mail me and I will enumerate.