Ginger Brandy Drinks An ginger flavored brandy. Brandy is a wine spirit made from a fermented mash of grapes or fruit The juice is fermented then distilled twice to become brandy. Brandy is always aged in oak casks, for at least 3 months before being bottled and sold. Brandy is light to medium amber and is produced worldwide. Best enjoyed straight up in a cognac snifter, in cocktails, hot drinks and mixed drinks. Brandy is an excellent all-around flavor enhancer. Blends well with fruit juices, dairy products, carbonated drinks, coffee and almost any liqueur.