A fruit liqueur, rather than a brandy in the true sense, cherry brandy is distilled from cherries and their stones. The
oil given off by the crushed stones during fermentation gives the liqueur its dis-tinctive bitter-sweet vaguely almond
Cherry Heering, a Danish liqueur manufactured by the Heering family for over 150 years, is one of the most popular types
of cherry brandy. Kirsch, or kirschwasser, always white in colour, is also made from cherries.