1827 Oxford night caps, a collection of receipts for making various beverages used in the university

7 It is sometimes in the summer season placed in a tub of ice ; when that is done it will be necessary to make the Negus somewhat sweeter, as extreme cold detracts from the sweetness of liquors. PORT WINE NEGUS. In making port wine Negus, merely omit the jelly; for when port wine comes in con– tact with -calves-feet jelly, it immediately assumes a disagreeable muddy appearance. Negus is not confined to any particular 11orts of wine ; if the jelly is omitted, it can be made with any, or several sorts mixed together.


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