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Swedish Winter Beverages to try, NOW!

As the day gets shorter, men spend more time in doors. This means sitting in front of the computer blogging. The supermarket shelves are stocked with all kinds of Christmas drinks. Today I will review some of the beverages, keeping myself hydrated.

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1/ Jokk Tranbär Äpple & Kanel [Jokk Cranberry Apple & Cinnamon]

Winter Tea Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cl Jokk Lingonberry Concentrate
  • 15 cl hot tea (suggested Earl Grey or your favorite tea)
  • Ev. 1 cl of liquid honey

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Make tea
  2. Top with Jokk
  3. Add honey to taste

REACTION:

Too sweet

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Spicy Cranberry Drink Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 ounces Jokk Cranberries, ready to drink
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp whole cardamom seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey

INSTRUCTIONS

Heat Jokk cranberries in a saucepan over low heat along with the spices. Sweeten with honey. Serve.

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2/ Glögg [Swedish Mulled Wine]

INGREDIENTS:

  • as much glögg as you like
  • optional: cinnamon stick
  • optional: almond nuts (unsalted)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Slightly & slowly warm up the wine (ie. lowest heat possible. Be patient! It is worth the wait!!!!) (If you are pro/ impatient, use medium heat. WARNING! DO NOT let others see you boiling the glögg, very embarrassing)
  2. Add in the cinnamon stick and nuts…
  3. wait for 10 mins until the wine is warm
  4. Skål!

REACTION:

Absolutely amazing! Glorious!

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3/ JUL MUST [sweet soda drink]

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Pour into a glass and drink
  2. Serve chilled

REACTION:

…hmm, taste/smell a bit like toothpaste.

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Stay warm 🙂

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Gimmy

Chinese-Canadian Automotive Engineering graduate from TU Chalmers. Contact me if you have questions or just want to grab a beer at gimmygoteborg (at) gmail!
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