Mellow Glogg for a Freezing Night

Total Time
48hrs 15mins
Prep 48 hrs
Cook 15 mins

Just like you buy from the Christmas Glogg stands in Scandinavia. This is alchoholic but mellow and needs overnight preparation and the beer to soften the alchohol flavour. Well worth the effort but IT MUST BE COLD OUTSIDE! You can make the base flavouring and then store and make in smaller quantities later.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1/2 bottle of red wine, all vodka and brandy and all spices, lemon, figs heated to boil and left overnight. This forms the base.
  2. Next day, heat and add sugar and further 5 cardamon seeds and 5 cloves.
  3. Add port or madeira.
  4. Add raisins and almonds to taste and just before serving , add a stubby of beer.
  5. Serve hot in glasses with some of the raisins and almonds.

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