5 recipes of delicious alcoholic beverages that will warm you this winterPictolic
With the onset of cold weather so want to feel the warmth! And one of the great ways to keep warm is to drink hot punch, grog or mulled wine.
What other drinks can warm you even in the harsh winter, as well as the recipes, see below.
This drink can say accidentally invented by the British Admiral Edward Vernon, who commanded the fleet during the unsuccessful war with the Spaniards (1739-1742). In those days, in order to prevent colds sailors were given a daily glass of rum, but Vernon soon realized that it was very expensive, and ordered to dilute the rum with water with lemon juice. Besides drunken sailors on the ship to anything.
Thus was born a new drink called grog. Why "grog"? The fact that the captain was nicknamed "old Grog" because invariably wore haevy camisole (eng. grogram).
Toddy, like many other liquors, was invented by the Scots, just experimenting with different ingredients. And what about his name still controversy: some argue that it comes from the name of the Indian drink made from fermented juice of the palm, while others associate it with the well TOD's Well, which in XVI—XVII centuries of ecah took water the people of Edinburgh. However, this is not so important, after all you came here for the recipe!
Universal pet mulled wine came to us from Germany, but the first prototypes appeared in Ancient Rome. Local residents with the aim to improve cheap wine had added the various spices and fruits. But do drink hot thought of the Germans, for which we are eternally grateful.
The name of this drink comes from the Indian word "punch", which means "five." When the punch loved to drink the officers of the British colony, it consisted of five ingredients and is served cold. But over time, the cool climate has forced officers to change this habit and slightly modernized the recipe.
The history of the emergence of the Irish coffee is closely connected with the first flights across the Atlantic. Then the heating in the salons was still missing and all the passengers were forced to suffer from the cold and wrap up in warm clothes. Once in the Irish airport of the city of Fains landed such chilled to the bone passengers and asked to give them coffee. But the local bartender quickly realized that one of coffee they are not warm, so on the move invented the following recipe.
As you can see, all the drinks is quite simple to prepare, and you can easily make them yourself. However, like any other dishes, recipes of which are available on our website.
Grog, punch, Irish coffee, toddy or mulled wine - what will you choose?