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Witch's Brew Cider Wassail Package
"For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
Double, double toil and trouble
Fire burn and cauldron bubble."
"Old Apple tree, old apple tree, we've come to wassail thee
and hoping thou wilt bear"...
Let Every Guest toast their Glass to the Apple Tree So Fair
A tasty blend of cinnamon sticks, ground ginger and nutmeg.
Simmer one gallon of fresh apple cider with spices for 1-2 hours in a cauldron.
Serve hot or chilled over ice, my pretties.
*Add spiced rum or bourbon to wet your whistle when howlin' at the moon.
Old English Recipe
Quantity: 1.5oz Spices - Brews 1 Gallon
Contents: Cinnamon Sticks, Cut Ginger, Ground Nutmeg
For a Gallon Brew: Fill a pot with 1 gallon of fresh apple cider, or ale, or mead. Mix in cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg with ½ cup sugar, and simmer at low heat for 1-2 hours. Strain, then serve hot.
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 cider drunk as part of wassailing, an English ritual intended to ensure a good apple harvest the following year. Historically, the drink is a mulled cider, mulled beer, or mead, made with sugar, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. A group then sings: “Old Apple tree, old apple tree, we've come to wassail thee, To bear and to bow apples enow, Hats full, caps full, three bushel bags full, Barn floors full and a little heap under the stairs.”
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