1939 The Gentleman's Companion volume II Beeing an Exotic Drinking Book



AULD MAN'S MILK, a REvIVIFIER from the HEATHER BoUND SLOPES of BoNNrn ScoTLAND; and FETCHED BACK to these SHORES after RESIDENCE in the BRITISH IsLES in 1932 Take a bottle of Scotch ale, heat it gently in a saucepan and while it is gaining temperature dust with y,) tsp of powdered cinnamon, the same of nutmeg and ginger. Take the yolks of 2 fresh eggs, add l scant tsp of brown sugar; then beat them well. When ale is hot but not quite boiling, pour this egg-sugar mixture slowly in-stirring dili– gently. When thoroughly blended, turn in l to 2 jiggers of good Scotch whisky. A fine stout and nourishing drink, this. YE OLDE GOSSIPE'S BOWLE, BASED on MUI.LED ALE, and DATED, ENGLAND, 1622 We, as a matter of principle, despise all titles with "Ye" in it-Ye Little Giftee Shoppee, and such ilk, but when we ran on the near– Elizabethan dating of this receipt we forgave all, for it is a grand title and one of England's oldest drinks-sometimes called Lamb's Wool.

Brown sugar, to taste Roasted crab, or other small, apples; sugared and spiced

Strong ale, two 12 oz bottles, l qt; Bass preferred Good white wine, l pint N utrneg, 1 tsp

Mix ale and wine, add sugar and spice, heat slowly. When piping hot add the roasted apples, serving in wide mugs if you have 'em. Not too much sugar on the apples, please. Crabs are best. LORD RUTHVEN'S "GOSSIP'S CUP," or TEWAHDIDDLE, a CHARMING Mix of ALE, BRANDY, SPICES & SUGAR, & DATED LoNDoN, 1654 We imagine that this is an older drink even than the Olde Gossipe's Bowle, given above. And of Tewahdiddle-what a name, what a name!-the immortal Dr. Kitchiner says:

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