German Wine Tips – Riesling

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German Wine Tips Today we want to talk about a German wine that is a classic among all wines: Riesling. What is Riesling? Riesling is a white grape variety which originated in the Rhine region of Germany. Riesling is an aromatic grape variety displaying…

Maibowle or May Wine – German Alcoholic Drink

maibowle or may wine

Maibowle or May wine was mentioned the first time in the year 854 by the monk Wandalbertus from the German monastery Kloster Prüm, and it was used as a strengthening medical beverage for liver and heart. It also contained leaves from black currant and…

Hot Chocolate the German Way – The Real Thing

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There’s nothing better than a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day! Here’s a German recipe for you. Forget the instant hot cocoas or what you can get packaged in super markets – this is the real thing! Enjoy a cup of…

Mecklenburger Punsch – German Hot Drink

mecklenburger Punsch

This is a drink just perfect for the cold winter season! When the nights are getting longer and colder, and the days shorter,  that’s the time for a cup of this German hot drink that is called “Mecklenburger Punsch” . This is a classic…

Grog – German Alcoholic Hot Drink for Cold Winter Days

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Grog is a German alcoholic drink that us very common in the North of Germany. It used to be a a drink that the men at sea would enjoy. Grog is served mainly during the cold winter season, and became a very popular drink…

Old Fashioned Egg Liquor Recipe – Authentic German

old fashioned egg liquor

The holidays are the time for a popular drink in Germany, time for egg liquor (contains alcohol). We found an old fashioned egg liquor recipe that is super easy to make. It can be a bit difficult to find this delicious liquor in the…

Mulled Wine Recipe – German Gluehwein for Winter

german gluehwein

We found a Mulled Wine Recipe for you – it’s called “Glühwein” or Gluhwine in German, and is a traditional hot drink during the winter months. The fall and winter months are the time for hot drinks and beverages, and Germany is very popular…

The Best Underberg Cocktail Recipes

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Underberg is one of those German companies that can can look back on some astonishing history. The Underberg Digestive celebrated 170 years not long ago. Created in 1846 by Hubert Underberg, it is a natural herbal digestive that has 44% alcohol by volume, and…