A top fermented dark beer made with roasted malts and/or brown malts. These are usually higher ABV (7+) and range from flavors of bread to chocolate, coffee, and cream.
A granulated sucrose product (1/2 glucose to 1/2 fructose) made from molasses. What makes mom's chocolate chip cookies taste so dang good (and butter) (and love).
Slightly sweeter than London Dry gin, but dryer than genever, this 'missing link' gin may or may not be the inspiration for the Tom Collins.
The seed from an evergreen tree, used as a grated garnish in many cocktails. A must for egg-nog and egg-nog like drinks. In sufficent amounts it gives a numbing sensation.
In a pot, gently heat the porter over medium heat to about 140F or 60C, stirring the sugar to dissolve. Pour the gin into a warmed mug, then add the porter. Garnish with a fresh grating of nutmeg. #hot #straight
Appears in Charles Dicken’s novel, The Pickwick Papers.