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Widecombe Fair Ale
Drinks
Devon

Warm ale with cloves, sweet spices, apple and sugar.


Widdicombe Fair used to advertise ginger wine, c1930
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2 pints of ale
5 cloves
1 large red eating apple
large pinch of ground mixed spice
large pinch of ground nutmeg
3 level teaspoon sugar

Heat the ale gently, without boiling. Stir in the spices and sugar. Slice the apple and float in the drink just before serving hot.



See also: Widecombe Gingerbread




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