Wine Spices Wassail
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.
3oz (85g) Net weight. Contains spices and a brewing bag. Hand packed in Charleston, NC. Caffeine-Free.
Fill a pot with 1 gallon of red wine or port. Put 1/3 cup of the spice blend in the muslin bag provided and add to the pot with ½ cup sugar (if desired). Simmer at low heat for 1-2 hours. Remove the spice bag and serve hot or chilled.
Orange Peel, Ginger, Cinnamon, Allspice, Cloves