Wassail – Content

The Wassail (Charles Rennie Mackintosh)

WASSAIL

We encourage you to Wassail, Honor The Orchard and Celebrate the Apple.

The Wassailing

Wassail in the orchard, at your favorite cider-serving establishment, or wherever Twelfth Night week finds you.

What is Wassailing?

A Bit About Wassailing From the National Association of Cider Makers

Wassail Traditions: The 5 Key Elements.

The Wassail (Charles Rennie Mackintosh)

OUR WASSAIL POSTS from JANUARY 2014*:

A Call To Wassail. January 5th – 17th, 2014.

Come All Ye Cider Drinkers and Join In The Wassail!

IT BEGINS. 13 Days Of Wassailing 2014

These Days Of Wassailing

The Pagan Rite WASSAIL! Brown, Bradshaw and World’s Best Ciders.

Wassail Day 1. Fortifying with Pear Brandy. Olmsted’s Sidecar Cocktail.

Old Apple Tree, We’ll WASSAIL Thee!

*The month of January 2014 was dedicated to Wassail at United States of Cider.

Rackham Lady's Apple

 WASSAIL RESOURCES & LINKS: LEARN MORE ABOUT ORCHARD WASSAILING:

Wassailing Through History from the Colonial Williamsburg Journal, USA

About Wassailing from the National Association of Cider Makers, United Kingdom

Cider: It’s Time for Wassail by Maria Kennedy of Cider With Maria for Twice Cooked

MARIA KENNEDY/CIDER WITH MARIA ON WASSAIL:

Wassail: An Unexpected Revival by Maria Kennedy of Cider With Maria

Wassail: Some Historical Reports and their Contexts by Maria Kennedy of Cider With Maria

Wassail Story From The Radio Rogram – Living on Earth via the blog Cider With Maria

Rackham-Winter Trees

A SELECTION OF WASSAIL RECIPES – OLD and NEW:

Lambswool (Wassail) Recipe with a bit of history, from Tempest In a Tankard

Holiday drinks: Here we come a-wassailing at American Food Roots with a recipe and video from Alton Brown (with eggs, ale and Madeira)

How To Make PDTs Winter Wassail with Hudson Valley Cider from Breezy Hill Orchard via Serious Eats

From PUNCH Drink: A Recipe For Wassail: punchdrink.com

The Churchill’s Jenn Dowds shared this wassail recipe with Rosie Schaap for The New York Times.

Rackham Pomona

4 Replies to “Wassail – Content”

  1. We are planning our first Wassail in our orchard here in Washington State this Saturday. We are incorporating the Old English traditions as well as some American ones (hot dogs and smores). Should be interesting!

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