switchel


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switchel

(ˈswɪtʃəl)
n
1. (Brewing) a drink of molasses and water, plus ginger or rum; treacle beer
2. (Cookery) US and Canadian (in Newfoundland) a strong tea drunk by fishermen
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Up Mountain Switchel has released Original Swizzle, a lightly carbonated take on its award-winning switchel recipe, in 12-ounce aluminum cans.
This has been a top priority for our swizzle launch," says Ely Key, founder of Up Mountain Switchel.
The next generation of kombuchas may be drinking vinegars and switchel, which is made from apple cider vinegar, fresh ginger and maple syrup, and then cut with water.
Inspired by switchel, a recipe developed by farmers to quench thirst during the hottest days of the hay harvest season, Haymakers ciders, punches and teas are said to be made with simple ingredients such as ginger, honey, vinegar, and molasses.
TURKEY HILL DAIRY HAYMAKERS DRINK LINE: Turkey Hill Dairy has kicked off a yearlong celebration of its 85th anniversary with a new line of drinks called Haymakers, based on an old thirst-quenching concoction called switchel.
I was already on a vinegar kick--good for the gut, they say--so I started to make my own switchel at home by the gallon, filling this big old glass jug for added effect.
Many different recipes for switchel are known, but most contain mixtures of water, vinegar and ginger, sweetened with white or brown sugar, molasses, maple syrup, or honey.
During the Depression, my mother made switchel and haymaker's switchel:
Drinking vinegar, or switchel, is nothing new; it was originally invented by farmers looking for ideal hydration after a long day in the field, but it has only recently hit the mainstream beverage market.
In the New Brands on the Shelf, CideRoad Organic Switchel made its FFS debut.
Drinkable soups, coffee fruit beverages, switchels, Hawaiian cuisine, savory yogurts and intensified desserts are among the product categories that will be making their presence felt on supermarket shelves in 2016, predict officials with Sterling Rice Group, a Boulder, Colo.