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Negus – 18th Century Port Punch

Negus – 18th Century Port Punch

Written in My Own Heart's Blood

The year’s end is upon us, the smell of wood smoke in the air, and hopefully, after you read this post, you’ll soon have a soul-warming pot of Negus simmering on the stove.

Negus is an early-eighteenth century port punch flavored with lemon, sugar and aromatics. Claire is served an iced version in Written in my Own Heart’s Blood; served hot, it makes a deliciously sweet libation perfect for the holiday season.

Slàinte Mhath!

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  1. Robin
    December 6, 2016 at 6:38 am

    Yum! Thanks for sharing – I can’t wait to try it!

  2. Gilda
    December 6, 2016 at 8:17 am

    Thank you so much!

  3. Anna Lapping
    December 6, 2016 at 8:37 am

    I have port on my shopping list!

  4. ms.yoshimi
    December 6, 2016 at 9:03 am

    Perfect for the holidays — and in hot summer time too!

  5. Bullrem
    December 6, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    Thank you Theresa for this recipe. Is there any other liquor you would suggest instead of Port? Just asking.
    Happy Holidays, Helen in Ark

    • Theresa
      December 7, 2016 at 10:14 am

      No…this is really just for port.

  6. Suzanne
    December 7, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    Would a chocolate port work??

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