Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned.
— George Bernard Shaw

Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.
Samuel Johnson brandy quote

Continually finding excuses for taking a small glass of brandy and water.
— John Leech

Nothing sets a person up more than having something turn out just the way it's supposed to be, like falling into a Swiss snowdrift and seeing a big dog come up with a little cask of brandy round its neck.
— Claud Cockburn

We all drew on the comfort which is given out by the major works of Mozart, which is as real and material as the warmth given up by a glass of brandy.
— brandy quotation by Rebecca West