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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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'''Sekanjabin''' is a [[period]] [[cordial]] of [[Middle East]]ern origin, similiar to the [[Greece|Greek]] [[medicine|medicinal]] drink "[[oxymel]]". It is made with water, [[sugar]], vinegar, and [[mint]]. 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.
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This is a good drink to bring to large [[camping event]]s such as [[Pennsic]].  The syrup can be stored without refrigeration and then diluted on-site, providing 2-5 gallons/7-19 litres of drink for one standard bottle of syrup.  It's portable, stores well, it's period, and tastes much better than Pennsic hose water.

Revision as of 14:26, 23 August 2004

Sekanjabin is a period cordial of Middle Eastern origin, similiar to the Greek medicinal drink "oxymel". It is made with water, sugar, vinegar, and mint. 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 large camping events such as Pennsic. The syrup can be stored without refrigeration and then diluted on-site, providing 2-5 gallons/7-19 litres of drink for one standard bottle of syrup. It's portable, stores well, it's period, and tastes much better than Pennsic hose water.