Hot alcoholic drinks. How to warm up and create a mood?

  Hot alcoholic drinks. How to warm up and create a mood? In European cuisine is very popular these 1,111,112. hot beverages [/url] As grog and mulled wine. They quickly warmed, give force and create a good mood. In the winter frost, and muddy days and the Russians did not interfere with a glass of something warming.

Preparation grog
The structure usually consists of grog rum or brandy, hot water, honey, spices, lemon and orange juice, chopped peel.

For preparation of 1,111,114. grog [/url] "Hot Henry" in the old German recipe you will need 250 ml of brandy (can substitute vodka) and 125 ml of water, 125 g of honey, cloves, black pepper, vanilla, nutmeg, grated lemon peel to taste.

In hot water, add honey and heat, stirring, until honey is dissolved. Make the crushed spices and hold on low heat for about 15 minutes. Pour the alcohol, put the lemon zest. After infusion of the lid for 5-7 minutes, strain the grog, pour into glasses and serve, and to the table hot.

Method of preparation of mulled wine
The structure of 1,111,116. mulled wine [/url] include: red, dry or semi-dry wine (sometimes brandy or vodka), sugar and spices (nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf, saffron, cardamom, allspice and pepper to taste, etc.) as well as juice or fruit.

To make a hot drink - mulled wine with apples - Take 1 liter of wine, 2-3 apples, 1 cup sugar, spices to taste. Pour wine into a suitable container, add sugar, sliced apples and spices. Put on heat and bring to a boil, but do not boil. Remove from heat and soak for about 10 minutes.

Strain mulled wine and serve hot in transparent crystal ware. Pour into glasses, put them in each slice of lemon and a slice of sweet and sour apple.

Russia has its own ancient recipe hot drink - it mead. It is perfectly suited for our frosty winter. Once on the streets of Moscow and other Russian cities sbiten sold jolly, sprightly traders - sbitenschiki.

Preparation sbiten "People"
One glass of water Dissolve honey in the other - sugar. Both solutions boil separately, remove the foam, join together and cook over low heat, stirring, until a homogeneous mass.

In 1 liter of water boil Cover and spices for 15-20 minutes, let it brew for 10 minutes, strain the mead, add the previously cooked honey-sugar mixture and heating, stirring, until boiling. Sbiten ready to for consumption.

Ingredients for cooking sbiten: 1,5 liters of water - 150 g honey, 100 g of sugar, 2-3 tsp dried herb St. John's wort, 2 clove bud, 5-6 grains of black pepper, 1 tsp cinnamon, 2 h . tablespoons mint, a pinch of powdered ginger.