Mulling spices

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Mulling spices

Post #1  Postby sheldon haynie » November 6th 2011, 8:43pm

We're looking into putting together some mulling spice packets, and adding hot wine to our winter tastings
(We do it outside in a tent ! )

Any suggestions on recipe/vendor?
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Re: Mulling spices

Post #2  Postby PeterJ » November 7th 2011, 11:55pm

The shop I'm working in sells small cartons of Aspen Mulling spices that can be used in cider, wine and other things. The listed ingredients are: "Sugar, Dextrose, Extractives of Cinnamon, Clove, Annatto, Lemon, Orange & Nutmeg, & Caramel Color".

We are currently using them with apple cider + some cranberry juice, but will probably do it with some wine closer to the holidays. The cider combo is pretty tasting and smells great.
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Re: Mulling spices

Post #3  Postby Robert.Fleming » November 8th 2011, 9:28am

I like crushed cinnamon stick (not ground cinnamon), whole cloves, whole allspice, and dried orange peel. Green cardamom is nice, too. Go easy on the cloves, or they'll overpower everything else.
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Re: Mulling spices

Post #4  Postby sheldon haynie » November 8th 2011, 7:05pm

Thanks for the thoughts.
We've seen the cinnamon, cloves, cardamom with Orange and lemon zests
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