Brandewijn refers to a Dutch brandy-like spirit which is one of the oldest spirits and is still popular in some areas of the Netherlands. Brandewijn is also used to make the liqueur Advocaat and other fruit liqueurs. Among the Dutch liqueurs are: Curaçao, Triple Sec (similar to Cointreau), Parfait d'Amour, and Dutch-made versions of anisette, apricot brandy and crème de menthe.

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