Mrs Beeton's Mulled Ale

Matt Tebbutt calls on Mrs Beeton for her mulled ale recipe, made with cloves, nutmeg and an extra kick from rum or brandy
By Matt Tebbutt
Mrs Beeton's Mulled Ale
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

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  • 1.25 litres good ale
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp whole cloves
  • 60 ml rum or brandy
  • freshly grated nutmeg, to taste

Method

1. Heat the ale in a large saucepan with the sugar and cloves. Don't allow it to boil.

2. Warm a jug by rinsing it out with boiling water, then pour the hot ale into the jug, adding the rum or brandy and grated nutmeg to taste.

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