what does "a fifth of an ancient old brandy costs 25 bucks" mean?!
does it refer to a bottle which has only a little brandy in it? or it refers to the alcohlic degree of the wine?
"A fifth" is a size of bottle. It holds one-fifth (1/5) of a gallon. One bottle of very old brandy costs 25 dollars.
Cherry Heering is a kind of alcohol.
A "fifth" is the size of the bottle. (1/5 of a gallon).