[Sca-cooks] Warm Beer was Beverage experiments

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Fri Feb 15 19:18:33 PST 2008

What's her evidence? Is there somewhere a period reference to serving 
it hot? It's clearly heated to make it, at least in some recipes, but 
that doesn't tell us how it was served.

>She says either warm or cold. Johnnae
>David Friedman wrote:
>>>  The article to see is this one--
>>>  Buxton, Moira. "Hypocras, Caudels, Possets and Other Comforting Drinks."
>>>  Liquid
>>>  Nourishment. Potable Foods and Stimulating Drinks. [Food and Society 5.]
>>>  Ed. By
>>>  C. Anne Wilson. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1993. pp.70-78.
>>>  Johnnae
>>  Does she say if hypocras was served hot? We've generally assumed it
>>  was, but I don't think i know of any evidence.
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