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Three Barrels Brandy VSOP 70cl £10.00 @ Morrisons

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Was in Morrisons today and I saw that Three Barrels Brandy is reduced in price, a 70cl bottle for £10. The 1 Litre bottle was reduced as well but I forgot to make a note of that price but I thought it was a better deal with the 70cl bottle. The 70cl was cleared off the shelves so customers where opening boxes stacked on the floor to grab a bargain.

Somebody asked this week on HUKD if there was any brandy deals,I hope this is nationwide! Brandy and Babycham makes a nice drinky!
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#1
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1 Like #2
VSOP = very special old pale. Hmm but so are a lot of things that don't taste like cognac.
#3
fairytooth
VSOP = very special old pale. Hmm but so are a lot of things that don't taste like cognac.


Isn't this the best brandy in the world?
#4
Three barrels is our fave brandy - we bought 3 bottles on this deal today :)
#5
hot for me
banned#6
fine for the christmas cake
1 Like #7
3 Barrels is a wonderful brandy mixed with Coke.
It reminds me of my childhood.
Before supermarkets and corner shops were actually allowed to sell booze my Mum used to buy this for me from the off licence. As a young teen I used to get blasted on this listening to Hendrix, Velvet Underground and the Doors amoungst others on my headphones.
The early 80's weren't completely wasted.8)
#8
I drink a lot of brandy, always with coke and this brandy is no better than any of the budget brandies sold in supermarkets at £13-14 per litre. I honestly do not know what the extra expense is for. You can taste the deliciousness in Martell, Couvoisier, Remy, Hennessy, Asbach etc and if I was richer would certainly buy one of these brands, but there is no improvement in taste when buying Three Barrels rather than supermarket own brands at much less cost.

I will vote hot because it is cheaper than normal but try the supermarket own brands as well.
#9
good brandy and great deal.heat added.
1 Like #10
gluke21
fairytooth
VSOP = very special old pale. Hmm but so are a lot of things that don't taste like cognac.

Isn't this the best brandy in the world?

Thats going a bit far, its not bad though
#11
I wouldn't drink it neat
#12
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognac_%28brandy%29
XO is better than VSOP this brandy is just your average tasting brandy, best with a mixer
If you want a good brandy look for the word "Armagnac" on the label and be prepared to pay £25.00+
arthur
#13
There are a number of spirits at £10 at the moment. Limited to 6 bottles of any £10 spirit.
#14
XO is better than VSOP this brandy is just your average tasting brandy, best with a mixer
If you want a good brandy look for the word "Armagnac" on the label and be prepared to pay £25.00+
arthur

Actually Armagnac is not better than a cognac, it simply refers to the fact that it is a brandy produced from armagnac grapes. Also in a cognac you will find that VSO, VSOP and XO (extra old) are from older barrels than a armagnac and from 2016 all XO cognac will have a minimum storage age of 10 years. You want a really good cognac then XO is standard fair but then you can go higher still with Vieille Réserve and the Hors d'âge not to mention of course the curs where the grape is grown which also defines a brandy.
This passes as a VSOP because it passes the requirements because it is held in the cask for a minimum of 4 years but doesn't make it taste good
If like most people you are wanting a brandy to mix with coke you cant go wrong with this for £10 so for that reason despite fact I wouldnt drink it voted hot
#15
Definitely nice enough to drink neat. Thanks for posting.
#16
futura
gluke21
fairytooth
VSOP = very special old pale. Hmm but so are a lot of things that don't taste like cognac.

Isn't this the best brandy in the world?

Thats going a bit far, its not bad though

You're right I was being unkind, sorry. With mixers I expect it's great.
#17
VSOP = Very Silly Old Punter, in that it is is legally meaningless and can be put on any bottle of brandy of any quality.
Not a bad price these days, but if you're mixing it you might as well get supermarket's own brand.
#18
I drink brandy neat.
Courvoisier is by far one of the better brandys but for a low cost average alternative then Three Barrels is fine.
Never tried supermarket own label brandy, simply because many of them are not 40% abv. they tend to be 37.5% abv

Edited By: poisondwarf on Nov 27, 2011 11:26
banned#19
mikehoche
VSOP = Very Silly Old Punter, in that it is is legally meaningless and can be put on any bottle of brandy of any quality.
Not a bad price these days, but if you're mixing it you might as well get supermarket's own brand.

correct
#20
mascott1
XO is better than VSOP this brandy is just your average tasting brandy, best with a mixer
If you want a good brandy look for the word "Armagnac" on the label and be prepared to pay £25.00+
arthur

Actually Armagnac is not better than a cognac, it simply refers to the fact that it is a brandy produced from armagnac grapes. Also in a cognac you will find that VSO, VSOP and XO (extra old) are from older barrels than a armagnac and from 2016 all XO cognac will have a minimum storage age of 10 years. You want a really good cognac then XO is standard fair but then you can go higher still with Vieille Réserve and the Hors d'âge not to mention of course the curs where the grape is grown which also defines a brandy.
This passes as a VSOP because it passes the requirements because it is held in the cask for a minimum of 4 years but doesn't make it taste good
If like most people you are wanting a brandy to mix with coke you cant go wrong with this for £10 so for that reason despite fact I wouldnt drink it voted hot


To be honest I think the old saying "you get what you pay for" should be remembered a £10.00 or so bottle of any brand of brandy is not going to be as good as the more expensive brands, but drunk for less than a tenner cant be bad.

Someone bought me some Remy Martin the other year probably cost them close to £30.00, i didnt like it yuk, mixed it with dandelion and burdock with a splash of lemonade lovely (i must be dead common)
cheers
arthur
#21
Great deal, have some heat m8!
#22
poisondwarf
I drink brandy neat.
Courvoisier is by far one of the better brandys but for a low cost average alternative then Three Barrels is fine.
Never tried supermarket own label brandy, simply because many of them are not 40% abv. they tend to be 37.5% abv

Probably true if it was this price all the time.
#23
zincalloy
3 Barrels is a wonderful brandy mixed with Coke.
It reminds me of my childhood.
Before supermarkets and corner shops were actually allowed to sell booze my Mum used to buy this for me from the off licence. As a young teen I used to get blasted on this listening to Hendrix, Velvet Underground and the Doors amoungst others on my headphones.
The early 80's weren't completely wasted.8)

sounds like you were lol
#24
VSOP (Very Superior Old Pale) is meaningless on most brandies other than cognac and armagnac, which must be aged in wood for 4 and 5 years, respectively before they can be used designated as such. Armagnac is a region, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, whereas Cognac gets its name from the town of that name, which is located about 80 miles north of Bordeaux.
I don't rate Three Barrels at all. The most acceptable low priced brandy I know of is Tesco's own brand cognac which comes in at £15 a bottle, not cheap but pretty decent quality.
#25
Nairek
VSOP (Very Superior Old Pale) is meaningless on most brandies other than cognac and armagnac, which must be aged in wood for 4 and 5 years, respectively before they can be used designated as such. Armagnac is a region, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, whereas Cognac gets its name from the town of that name, which is located about 80 miles north of Bordeaux.
I don't rate Three Barrels at all. The most acceptable low priced brandy I know of is Tesco's own brand cognac which comes in at £15 a bottle, not cheap but pretty decent quality.


Very SPECIAL old pale.
1 Like #26
dazco
Nairek
VSOP (Very Superior Old Pale) is meaningless on most brandies other than cognac and armagnac, which must be aged in wood for 4 and 5 years, respectively before they can be used designated as such. Armagnac is a region, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, whereas Cognac gets its name from the town of that name, which is located about 80 miles north of Bordeaux.
I don't rate Three Barrels at all. The most acceptable low priced brandy I know of is Tesco's own brand cognac which comes in at £15 a bottle, not cheap but pretty decent quality.

Very SPECIAL old pale.

You should have at least bothered to check online before posting a needless and inappropriate 'correction'. It can actually be either but Very Superior Old Pale is actually more commonly used, particularly in the industry.
http://www.cognac.fr/cognac/_en/modules/cognac_glossaire/cognac_glossaire.aspx
http://www.acronymfinder.com/VSOP.html
#27
Loving the comments in this thread.. Some not so much.

I like people people educating others.. For that matter, the deal has been voted hot.

Oh, I drink Brandy neat; don't know why but I can tell the difference in taste that way, don't shoot me for it.

I have dabbled with super market brands but the cheap and best one in my opinion is St. Remy Napoleon/Authentic Brandy VSOP, you can pick 1L bottles in may duty free shops for under £10 in supermarkets ASDA seem to do the best deal on these around xmas.. Look out.

In the meanwhile enjoy the 3 Barrels, I will!
#28
I guess this is expired now or only in certain stores?

I could only find a 35cl Bottle for about £7.50 which was best offer in my local Morrisons.

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