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A period drink of Middle Eastern origin, it is made with water, sugar, vinegar, and [[mint]].  Similiar to the Greek medicinal drink [[oxymel]].  The resulting syrup is diluted with water, 5-10 parts water to 1 part syrup, according to taste.
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A period drink of Middle Eastern origin, it is made with water, [[sugar]], vinegar, and [[mint]].  Similiar to the Greek medicinal drink [[oxymel]].  The resulting syrup is diluted with water, 5-10 parts water to 1 part syrup, according to taste.
  
 
This is a good drink to bring to camping events such as [[Gulf Wars]] and [[Pennsic]].  The syrup can be stored without refrigeration and then diluted on-site, providing 2-5 gallons of drink for one soda bottle of syrup.  It's portable, stores well, it's period, and tastes much better than Pennsic hose water.
 
This is a good drink to bring to camping events such as [[Gulf Wars]] and [[Pennsic]].  The syrup can be stored without refrigeration and then diluted on-site, providing 2-5 gallons of drink for one soda bottle of syrup.  It's portable, stores well, it's period, and tastes much better than Pennsic hose water.

Revision as of 14:02, 23 August 2004

A period drink of Middle Eastern origin, it is made with water, sugar, vinegar, and mint. Similiar to the Greek medicinal drink oxymel. The resulting syrup is diluted with water, 5-10 parts water to 1 part syrup, according to taste.

This is a good drink to bring to camping events such as Gulf Wars and Pennsic. The syrup can be stored without refrigeration and then diluted on-site, providing 2-5 gallons of drink for one soda bottle of syrup. It's portable, stores well, it's period, and tastes much better than Pennsic hose water.