How to easily turn Beau’s Lamb’s Wool into a comforting warm beverage January 23, 2018 Make them at home! Ideal for après-ski, après-skate, après-snowmobile – or après-whatever During winter’s coldest months you may feel the desire to just cuddle up at home surrounded by your pets, with a novel in one hand and a warm beverage in the other.
But let’s be honest – you’re a beer drinker through and through. All the “hygge” in the world won’t sway you from your beloved stout to a mug of hot chocolate.
Never fear. Your friends at Beau’s have put together two very comforting warm mulled ale recipes using our latest gruit, Lamb’s Wool, a traditional wassail.
Check out the recipes below, get your hands on the simple ingredients listed, and have ’em ready for when you get back from your outdoor activity of choice: a skate on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa perhaps? Or at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto? Maybe skiing on Mont-Royal?
Or just stay in altogether this coming weekend!
Lamb’s Wool Winter Spiced Warmer:
600ml Lamb’s Wool
2 x mandarin oranges, sliced
1/2 inch fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
2 cinnamon sticks, whole
3 cloves, whole
1/2 star anise (break a whole one in half)
2 TBSP brown sugar
Heat all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Once it comes to a boil, simmer for 5-7 min, remove from heat, let stand 15 min before straining. Re-warm with sliced oranges and ginger if desired.
Lamb’s Wool “Apple Pie” Warm Cocktail:
600 ml Lamb’s Wool
1 apple, sliced
1/2 tsp fresh nutmeg, grated
1 cinnamon stick, whole
2 cloves, whole
2 TBSP maple syrup (the darker the yummier)
1 vanilla bean, scraped
1/2 cup whipped cream, sweetened to taste.
Heat all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Once it comes to a boil, simmer for 5-7 min, remove from heat, let stand 15 min before straining. Re-warm with sliced apples and top with whipped cream if desired.Share:
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