Sven's glogg

Yield: 12 big mugs

Measure Ingredient
½ gallon Dry red wine
1 pint Port
½ cup Vermouth
1 cup Almonds; blanched
1 cup Raisins; seedless
¼ cup Bitter orange peel; dried
6 \N Cinnamon sticks
1½ tablespoon Cardamom
1 tablespoon Cloves; whole
1 teaspoon Aniseed
1 teaspoon Fennel seed
⅔ cup Sugar; to taste
1 pint Vodka
1 pint Cognac
1 pint Rye

Mix red wine, port, vermouth, almonds and raisins in a bowl. Fill a cloth bag with the spices and orange peel and place in the wine mixture; cover and let sit overnight.

Pour wine mixture with the spice bag into a large pot and heat to just barely simmering for a few minutes. Remove from the heat and add thew liquors. Reheat to barely simmering, remove the spice bag and pour into a chafing dish; cover and keep warm over a low heat.

Serve with some almonds and raisins in each cup with spoons.

From the Wine Lover's Drink Book by John J. Poister, published by Collier Books, ISBN 0-02-010090-6.

Posted by Jim Weller

Submitted By JIM WELLER On 08-13-95

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