Aug 092018
 
German Cocktail Lilli Marlen with Escorial

The Cocktail Lilli Marlen is a special and  interesting cocktail containing Escorial and the German brandy Asbach Uralt with some lime. Now that the name Lilli Marlen is dedicated to this cocktail I want to tell you where that name comes from. Lili Marleen is a song that was sung by Lale Andersen, released in … read more …

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May 182018
 
German Egg Liqueur or Liquor

German Egg Liqueur Recipe – What is it? The German Egg liqueur or “Eierlikoer” in German is a traditional German liquor that you can buy from Verpoorten, the most popular Dutch brand for egg liqueur. In the former DDR (East-German Republic) it used to be a popular drink. We found a recipe from that time … read more …

Dec 122017
 
Rudesheimer Coffee with Asbach - The Best German Brandy

In 1892 Hugo Asbach, merchant and distiller, founded the company Asbach & Co. in Rüdesheim at the romantic Rhine. He did not know at that time that he was setting a mile stone in Germany for a name that it still popular as in 1892.  A marketing slogan that is still valid today was created … read more …

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Dec 112017
 
Grog - German Alcoholic Hot Drink for Cold Days

Grog is a German alcoholic drink that us very common in the North of Germany as it used to be a seaman’s  drink. It is served mainly in winter, and became very common in the mountain skiing regions of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Admiral Edward Vernon introduced it to the Royal Navy in 1740. Back … read more …

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Dec 092017
 
German Mulled Wine Gluhwein for the Holidays

The holidays and winter months is the time for the German mulled wine gluhwein, or as we say in Germany, Glühwein. It is red wine, spiced with cinnamon, anise and cloves, and enjoyed while it is hot. Glühwein can be found on every Christmas Market and is is the right drink for these cold temperatures … read more …

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Nov 302017
 
Mecklenburger Punsch - German Hot Drink

Just right 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 a German hot drink that is called “Mecklenburger Punsch” . This is a classic recipe from the former DDR (East Germany)  and is also called “Seelenwaermer” translated as “warming … read more …

Aug 102017
 
Home made German Beer Liquor Recipe

Beer liquor is a somewhat traditional and local specialty in regions where they brew beer and where hops is growing as well. On the photo you can see a bottle of liqueur that was produced in the German city “Vilshofen of Bavaria”. It is made out of the beer from the local brewery Wolfstetten. They … read more …

Jun 052017
 
Rumtopf Fruit Pot Ruedesheim Style

Learn today how to make the Rumtopf Ruedesheim Style. In German we call it  “Ruedesheimer Fruechtetopf” or fruitpot, and it is an original recipe from Asbach Uralt in Germany. Ingredients Rumtopf Fruit Pot Ruedesheim Style Use a 3-4 liter stoneware, earthenware or china pot, or a jar. Choose either a variety of different fruits or … read more …