Glögg

Glögg Cocktail

Base Spirit: Vodka

Type: Classics, Hot

Served: Hot/Warm

Preparation: Cooked/Heated

Strength: Strong

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Spicy

About the Glögg Cocktail

Let this Scandinavian Glögg warm you to the core.

Ingredients in the Glögg Cocktail

  • 2 (750-mL) bottles Dry red wine
  • .5 (750-mL) bottle Port
  • 8 oz Vodka
  • .5 lb Dried figs, sliced
  • .5 lb Raisins
  • Peels and juice from 2 oranges
  • 8 oz Light brown sugar
  • 2 Star anise pods
  • 4 Long peppers
  • 5 Cloves
  • 7 Cardamom pods
  • 3 Cinnamon sticks

Garnish: Raisins and blanched almonds

Glass: Mug

How to make the Glögg Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a large saucepan over medium heat. Heat to a simmer, remove from the heat and let stand for 2 hours. Strain, and reheat. Serve in mugs, garnished with raisins and sliced blanched almonds.

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