Negus recipe

Negus Ingredients

Negus Instructions

Are you in the mood for a delicious, warm cocktail? Look no further than the Negus! This classic cocktail is perfect for cozy nights in or holiday gatherings. Made with a rich blend of red wine, port, citrus, and warming spices, the Negus is sure to impress your guests and warm you up from the inside out.

To make a Negus, start by heating up a bottle of red wine and a cup of port in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Add in the zest of one lemon and one orange, along with a few slices of lemon and orange. Next, add in a cinnamon stick, a few cloves, and a dash of nutmeg. Allow the mixture to simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to infuse the flavors.

Once the flavors have melded together, strain the mixture into heatproof glasses or mugs. Serve the Negus warm, garnished with a slice of lemon or orange, if desired. Sip slowly and savor the comforting flavors of this delightful cocktail.

The Negus is a versatile cocktail that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a variety of sweet treats. It pairs particularly well with chocolate desserts, such as brownies or chocolate cake. If you're feeling adventurous, try experimenting with different spices and citrus fruits to create your own unique twist on this classic recipe.

So, the next time you're in need of a cozy cocktail, give the Negus a try. It's warm, flavorful, and perfect for any occasion. Cheers!

Best served in a Red Wine Glass.