The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #82239   Message #1506176
Posted By: Megan L
21-Jun-05 - 03:00 PM
Thread Name: BS: Mudcat Low Dive
Subject: RE: BS: Mudcat Low Dive
gnomad pit that damned tea urn back ya wee nyafff i wis jist stertin tae bru ma cog in it. now whaur did i pit the recipe ah here we go

3.5lt (6 pints) Real Ale
1 bottle Whisky
1 bottle Rum
½ bottle Brandy
½ bottle Port
½ bottle Gin or Vodka
600ml - 1.2lt (1-2 pints) Stout
Mixed Spice

Place the ale and stout into a large saucepan and heat gently, but do not allow to boil.
When heated add sugar to taste and allow to dissolve.
Add the spirits and mixed spice to taste.
(Keep tasting until it is 'just right'.)
Heat very gently, but do not allow to boil.
Pour into a large punch bowl or cog.

Note: A cog is round barrel-like wooden container with handles traditional in the Orkneys.