Wine Spices Wassail/Summer Toddy - 1 Gallon Package
Wine Spices Wassail Package Old English Recipe Quantity: 1.5oz Spices - Brews 1 Gallon Ingredients: Orange Peel, Ginger, Cinnamon, Allspice, Cloves 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 Hand Blended and Packaged by Oliver Pluff & Co. in Charleston, South Carolina.
Ingredients: Cinnamon Sticks, Hibiscus Petals, Ginger, All Spice Shelf Life: 3 Years For Four servings: Boil 4 cups of water. Add 1 tablespoon of spice blend and cinnamon sticks (to taste) to muslin bag. Steep 10-15 minutes then remove spice bag. Add honey to taste. Refrigerate overnight or add ice to cool. Pour in tumblers filled with ice, add up to 2 oz of your favorite summer alcohol (Dark Rum, Tequila, Vodka or Gin) to each glass. Stir. Garnish with lime. History: Toddies are named for the toddy drink in India, created from a drink of the toddy palm, then carried to Scotland by the East India Company as a hot whiskey drink of water, honey, herbs, and spices.