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Charles Dickens and negus

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Meann Feb 8, 2012 03:25 PM

I went looking for recipes yesterday (CD's birthday) and found several, all basically mixtures of port, claret, burgundy, and brandy, with sugar and spices. Oh, yum.

But. I could swear I had encountered literary references to "gin negus". Am I just hallucinating? hitting the absinthe too hard? confusing myself?

Has anyone ever encountered a gin negus, or other hot gin punch?

Thanks!

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  1. YAYME RE: Meann Feb 15, 2012 07:49 AM

    I've made something like that with Old Tom Gin, tea, ruby port, lemons and lots of 'baking spices'. It was very good.

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