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Mulled Beer Recipe

Mulled beer

Published: December 9, 2015 at 11:20 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Forget cider and wine, mulled beer is the thing to be drinking this year over the festive season - our recipe has Christmassy flavours of cinnamon, cloves, star anise and clementine


Try our mulled beer then check out our mulled cider, mulled wine, mulled gin and more Christmas cocktails.


  • 1 litre (we used Hiver) honey beer or ale
  • 300ml clear apple juice
  • 100ml calvados or brandy
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • ½ lemon, zest peeled off in a strip
  • clementines or orange, zest peeled off in a strip
  • 4-6 tbsp  light muscovado sugar


  • STEP 1

    Put all the ingredients into a pan and bring them slowly to just below a simmer – don’t let the pan boil. Serve in heatproof glasses.


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