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Ale, wine and brandy with citrus flavourings, including capillaire (orange syrup), herbs and spices.
Original Receipt in 'The Cook and Housekeeper's Dictionary' by Mary Eaton (Eaton 1822);
A quart of mild ale, a glass of white wine, one of brandy, one of capillaire, the juice of a lemon, and a little piece of the rind. Add a sprig of borage or balm, a bit of toasted bread, and nutmeg grated on the top.
Original Receipt from 'The Cook's Oracle' by William Kitchiner (Kitchiner 1830)
Cool Tankard, or Beer Cup - (No. 464.)
A quart of mild ale, a glass of white wine, one of brandy, one of capillaire, the juice of a lemon, a roll of the peel pared thin, nutmeg grated at the top, a sprig of borrage or balm, and a bit of toasted bread.
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