[ kaf-ey broo-loh, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey bry-loh ]
/ ˈkæf eɪ bruˈloʊ, kæˈfeɪ, kə-; French ka feɪ brüˈloʊ /
black coffee flavored with sugar, lemon and orange rinds, cloves, cinnamon, and brandy, ignited and allowed to flame briefly.
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Origin of café brûlot
< French: burnt brandy coffee
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