brut

adjective
\ ˈbrüt How to pronounce brut (audio) , ˈbrᵫt How to pronounce brut (audio) \

Definition of brut

 (Entry 1 of 2)

of champagne
: very dry specifically : being the driest made by the producer

brut

noun
plural bruts

Definition of brut (Entry 2 of 2)

: a very dry champagne or sparkling wine Pair smoked salmon with … a brut that's not too dry.— Roger Voss Half the wines were non-vintage bruts, the best-established brands and a few newer entries.— Thomas Matthews

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Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

Dosage designations are noted from the sweetest to the driest: doux, demi-sec, sec, extra-sec, brut, extra brut, and brut nature, also known as non-dosage. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Everything You Need to Know About Brut Champagne," 21 Dec. 2018 Of the types, demi-sec, a sweet dessert style, brut, and extra brut are the most common seen in the US, with brut champagne accounting for 73.9 percent of all champagne shipped to the U.S. in 2017, according to the Champagne Bureau US. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "Everything You Need to Know About Brut Champagne," 21 Dec. 2018 Carr brings together spheres, lines and swirls that give off the brut characteristics of early digital art and animation. Kt Hawbaker, chicagotribune.com, "Goldfinch flies through the Astral Plane," 31 Aug. 2017 After a Champagne toast (Ace of Spades brut gold) and cheesecake from Eli’s Cheesecake, the two-day event was underway. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Food lovers brave heat to attend 10th annual Chicago Gourmet," 25 Sep. 2017 Virtuoso Serves 1 3/4 ounce Razzmatazz Raspberry Liqueur 1/2 ounce cranberry juice Ice Rotari Brut sparkling wine Cherry for garnish Combine Razzmatazz Raspberry Liqueur and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Courtney Ortega, star-telegram, "Cliburn-themed cocktails guaranteed to hit all the right notes," 1 June 2017 Virtuoso Serves 1 3/4 ounce Razzmatazz Raspberry Liqueur 1/2 ounce cranberry juice Ice Rotari Brut sparkling wine Cherry for garnish Combine Razzmatazz Raspberry Liqueur and cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Courtney Ortega, star-telegram.com, "Cliburn-themed cocktails guaranteed to hit all the right notes," 1 June 2017

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First Known Use of brut

Adjective

1891, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brut

Adjective

French, literally, rough

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The first known use of brut was in 1881

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