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Aleberry

Drinks - Mixed
Historic

"A beverage made by boiling ale with spice and sugar, and sops of bread". Known from 'A Dictionary of obsolete and provincial English' by Thomas Wright (Wright 1857)

The 1616 booklet 'Rules and Good Instructions to be observed Against the Plague' gives its Sixth Rule to "comfort the stomach with an aleberry made of cloves, mace, nutmegs and such like".

cf; Drinkmeat., Ale Gruel

For other species of spicebeer, see:
Ale Gruel
Aleberry
Bragget
Caudel or Caudle
Drink-Meat
Egg Flip
Egg Hot
Koorow
Lamb's Wool, or Lamasool
Mulled Ale
Posset
Treacle Posset



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