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Cordial Water of Sir Walter Raleigh


Aqua vitæ (plain spirit, vodka) in which strawberries have steeped four or five days, sweetened (WM 1671).

Original Receipt in WM 1671;

A Cordial Water of Sir Walter Raleigh.
Take a gallon of Strawberries, and put them into a pint of Aqua vitæ, let them stand for four or five days, strain them gently out, and sweeten the water as you please with fine Sugar; or else with perfume.

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