hist-brewing: Name that Drink... (please?)

Craig Jones. craig.jones at airservices.gov.au
Sun Feb 11 19:18:43 PST 2001


Let me guess: Mint, Vinegar, Sugar

That would be Sekanjabin an Andalusian Mint Vinegar Cordial.

If you omit the mint, it's Sekanjabin Simple.

It could also be Switchel too.

Cheers,

Drake.


>I was at a medieval style festivle and I was given a drink that seemed to be
>composed of some kind of vinegar.  I was told that it was a traditional drink
>that was ment to cool you down (often given to people in the summer after a
>long days work).  Unfortunately I don't recall the name of the drink.  I would
>like to know how to make it though because it really did what it was supposed
>to.  It tasted like a drink one would expect to have been brewed for the
>peasentry, any ideas as to what it could be?
>
>Any clues will be much appreciated!
>
>-Bob
>
>
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