Oliver Pluff & Co - Cider Spices Wassail Kit

Oliver Pluff & Co Cider Spices Wassail | Charleston Classic Drinks
Oliver Pluff & Co Cider Spices Wassail | Charleston Classic Drinks

Oliver Pluff & Co - Cider Spices Wassail Kit

19.99

Oliver Pluff’s mission is to connect people to American heritage through historic beverages. The teas and coffees this company makes are exquisite! With it’s unique packaging and wide variety of flavors, it keeps shopping with them fun! Kyle Brown created this company in order to bring fresh, premium coffees and teas to the Lowcountry. He is certainly passionate about his work and it shows in every sip you take!

Cider Spices Wassail Kit

Old English Recipe with Spice Bags - Quantity: 3oz Spices - Brews 3 Gallons

Contents:  3 Muslin Spice Bags with Drawstrings, Cinnamon Sticks, Cut Ginger, Ground Nutmeg

For a Gallon Brew: Fill a pot with 1 gallon of fresh apple cider, or ale, or mead.  Fill spice bag with ⅓ cup of wassail spices.  Add spices and ½ cup sugar, and simmer at low heat for 1-2 hours.  Serve hot or chilled. 

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 and topped with toast.  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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