Recipe by StacieGo
"This special Yuletide drink has been enjoyed by natives of the Pennsylvania coal region for over a century! Use raisins or dried currants; use 1/2 gallon of your choice of high-proof whiskey if you prefer."
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4 1/2 pounds
whole allspice berries
190 proof grain alcohol
Thanks so much for the recipe.
I first had Boilo just yesterday at a Lithuanian friend's house, made from his Grandmother's recipe. As I didn't have his, I made this recipe pretty much as written except to adjust the proportions as I had a fifth of grain alcohol and not half a gallon. I also squeezed the citrus fruits and really mashed them into the mixture to release their full flavor. From some other sources, I let the honey mixture simmer for an hour to fully bring out the flavors from all of the ingredients. It is delicious!
I used 1 lb honey and only a pint of 150 proof Grain Alcohol.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Coal Region Boilo
Serving Size: 1/18 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 18
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 1
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