Rudesheimer Coffee with Asbach – Best German Brandy

rudesheimer iced coffee

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…

Mulled Wine Recipe – German Gluehwein for Winter

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…

German Christmas Traditions – Advent and Gluhwein

Today we write about the  German Christmas Traditions – The Advent Wreath. There are many German Christmas traditions. One of them is the Adventskranz or Advent wreath. Made out of fir and/or pine branches and decorated with 4 candles it is symbolizing the 4…

Rum Pot or Rumtopf – A German Dessert Specialty

Rum Pot or Rumtopf in German is a traditional mix out of rum and fruit that is enjoyed during the winter months. You would start in May with strawberries and add more and more fruit during the summer months. You can make a tropical…

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. You can enjoy the egg liqueur pure in small…

German Feuerzangenbowle – Holiday Fire Punch

german feuerzangebowle - fire tong punch

Maybe you have heard about that drink named Feuerzangenbowle but you don’t know how to make it? Here is the original German Feuerzangenbowle recipe. It is a German Christmas drink and would be called in English literally “fire tong punch.” The name refers to…

The Best Underberg Cocktail Recipes

underberg cocktails

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…

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…