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Daniel W. Butler-Ehle dwbutler at mtu.edu
Sun Jun 28 20:28:20 PDT 1998


On Sun, 28 Jun 1998 bjm10 at cornell.edu wrote:

> "Grog" is simply rum diluted with water.  You might want to use a dark 
> rum, in all likelihood.  I don't know what the proportions are.

I was under the impression that "grog" was a general name for 
any number of "hooches" consumed by sailors and that the term may 
also be related to the Scandinavian "glugge (various spellings)".
I think there's someone where I work who may be able to 
provide a reference, I'll check.

Dan Butler-Ehle


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