Hot Mulled Mead Cocktail Recipe

This hot mulled mead cocktail with an unusual liqueur warms up a cold winter night with the scent and taste of winter spices. Sip this ancient recipe to enter your favorite fantasy book.

2 cups mead 2 ounces brandy ½ teaspoon whole allspice ½ teaspoon whole cloves 10 cardamom pods, divided 2-inch piece ginger 1 cinnamon stick 1 teaspoon fresh nutmeg ½ orange 1 teaspoon honey 2 dried orange slices



Fill a large pot with mead and brandy. Add cloves, allspice, and 4 cardamom pods. 

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Put ginger and cinnamon in. Put fresh nutmeg in the pot. Let the orange juice in. 

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Remove from heat after 10 minutes of simmering.  Pour liquid through mesh strainer into glasses.

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Put honey in it. Keep ingredients simmering for 10 minutes before removing from heat. 

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You can replace mead with fruity wheat beer. Try one with apple, pear, or berry notes.

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Through a mesh strainer, pour the liquid into glasses. Cool, sweet honey wine cocktails are made with mead over ice.

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Decorate each glass with a dried orange slice and the remaining cardamom pods.

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