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Apple Brandy
Falling leaves and nippy air are usually the cues for apple lovers to start indulging, but one way of enjoying America’s most patriotic fruit year-round comes in a bottle. Apple brandy, one of the most popular spirits of the colonial days, has been making a comeback that will jack up your cocktail game.  Even before Johnny Appleseed planted the tree throughout the land, early settlers took advantage of the abundant fruit to make apple brandy, also known as applejack. In fact, this country’s oldest licensed distillery is Laird & Co., first opened in New Jersey and now located in Virginia. Lisa Laird Dunn, of the founding family’s ninth generation, credits renewed …
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