Have you ever wondered what death and decay smell like? Tamworth Distilling based in New Hampshire has crafted a brandy that smells like a corpse.

 

MASAU Wooded Brandy has been awarded a prestigious BRONZE MEDAL in the BRANDY Category and the New Brand Launch – Design & Packaging – at the International Spirits Challenge 2020. The accolade followed a rigorous judging process that saw more than 50 category experts gather for an intense blind tasting session. 

 

A bar at home might be the perfect project for anybody looking to spend some time on home improvements. It’s not too difficult to make – the essentials of it are a bar surface, a seating area, and some drinks – and the rest is up to you. You can take time designing your perfect bar, creating an atmosphere that’s just the way you like it, but the choices will seem endless. Here are some tips to help you cover the essentials if you feel overwhelmed by possibility. 

 

South Africa has made brandy its own. New brands and innovations are now leading the way, reports Clifford Roberts.

 

Make your own Cafe Mexicano with a Diablo twist.

 

A delicious twist on two South African favourites.

 
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When it comes to brandy, producers are upping their game with premium variants and innovative production methods. The Spirits Business held its annual Brandy Masters last month, where an experienced panel of judges recognised the best bottlings in the business.

 

There’s no better way to bond with your favourite spirit than to visit the place where it was made.

 

When it comes to food and drink pairing, wine is often the beverage you’d think of first. But matching food with spirits, such as brandy and gin & tonic, is rising in popularity.

 

Fight off the winter chill in the most decadent way with hot drinking chocolate and fine brandy cocktails, while raising a toast to World Chocolate Day on 7 July.

 
 
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Neat, on the rocks or in a cocktail, Brandy will never disappoint. Discover all about this golden liquid and how to enjoy it to the fullest. Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.