n.1.A liquor made of ale and honey fermented, with spices, etc.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
You stubborn ancient knave, you reverend bragget, We’ll teach you.”—Lear.
This was a heavy brew, laced with spices, often sweetened with honey; known as bragawd or bragget, it was almost as famous as that other Celtic drink, mead.
In West Wales it was defined as a sow (or tub of butter), a flitch of bacon, three score loaves of wheaten bread (six of fine flour, if wheat grew in the region, but otherwise oaten), bragget, twenty sheaves of oats, and a penny.
The hero Blaen, who loved purple robes and gold, dispensed the drinking-horn in his luxurious palace as he rested oa cushioas: blaen gwirawt vragawt ef dybydei ~there was drink of bragget for Blaen'.
The winter foodgift was defined in one code, from Dyfed, as a sow three fingers thick in her hams, ribs and gammoas; a flitch of salted bacon; three score wheaten loaves; a vat of bragget; twenty sheaves of oats; and a penny for the servants.
Rabbit's Foot does darker brews like braggets, made with barley and roasted hops, that go well with burgers and brats.