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eau de vie

 (ō′ də vē′)
n. pl. eaux de vie (ō′, ōz′)
Colorless brandy distilled from fermented fruit juice.

[French eau-de-vie : eau, water + de, of + vie, life.]

eau de vie

(əʊ də viː; French od vi)
n
brandy or other spirits
[French, literally: water of life]

eau de vie

(oʊdə ˈvi)
n.
French.
brandy.
[literally, water of life]
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Noun1.eau de vie - strong coarse brandy
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
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Additionally, they produce smaller amounts of an Eaux de Vie as well as Raspberry Infusion, a product made from fresh raspberries and Swedish Hill's distilled grape brandy.
There is a mystique that surrounds the ageing of wine or any other eaux de vie in oak barrels.
The tiercons, as these ancient casks are called, are full to the brim with eaux de vie ( clear, full- strength brandy) that have been culled from the finest grapes produced by the chalky soil.
Boissons: aperitif, liqueur, cidre, biere, eaux de vie, limonade, soda, Coca-Cola, sirop, jus de fruits du commerce sucres.
The Limousin oak lends a special colour to the eaux de vie, the official name for the distilled product.
Spain, meanwhile, is fighting for Pacharan and Brandy, Belgium for Genever, Luxembourg and Germany for the hydrocyanic acid content in fruit eaux de vie, Greece for certain Epire and Thrace liquors, while Austria and Germany disagree with each other with regard to Korn and Jagertee.
From brand names to independent bottlings of malt, to a second tasting hall reserved for Cognacs, California brandies, eaux de vie, grappas, aged rums and tequilas, this year's WOW has expanded.
Randall Grahm began experimenting with eaux de vie because he originally wanted to make marc, a French brandy produced from grape promace (seeds, stems) in a fashion similar to eau de vie.
There is a mystique that surrounds the aging of wine or any other eaux de vie in oak barrels.