Wine Spices Wassail Package
Old English Recipe
Quantity: 1.5oz Spices - Brews 1 Gallon
Ingredients: Orange Peel, Ginger, Cinnamon, Allspice, Cloves
Brewing: Check out their brewing tips for an iced Wine Wassail cocktail here!
For a Gallon Brew: Fill a pot with 1 gallon of red wine or port. Mix in orange peel, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice. Add ½ cup sugar, and simmer at low heat for 1-2 hours. Strain, then serve hot, topping each cup with a slice of toast.
History: Wassail (Middle English "wæs hæl" - "be you healthy") refers both to the salute "Waes Hail" and to the drink of wassail, a hot mulled wine, or as mulled cider drunk as part of wassailing, an English ritual intended to ensure a good apple harvest the following year. Wassail began as a spiced wine that resembled Roman recipes that survived the Middle Ages. Recipes began to vary with English production of ale, mead, and cider.
Shelf Life: 3 Years
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