German Party Drinks
The many different kinds of beer are for sure the most popular German party drinks. But there is more. An apple punch for a large crowd with not too much alcohol, sweet woodruff punch for May festivities. The homemade egg nog is right for Christmas, and the traditional fire tongs punch for New Year’s Eve.
The recipes of these traditional German party drinks are easy to follow. Whereas some punches are with wine and spices others are made with liqueur and rum. The fire tongs punch is heated up over a burner and served warm.
Themed decorated German party drinks are always in the center of attention. It is easy to follow the step-by-step instructions supported with pictures.
Traditional Gluehwein Recipe The mulled wine (Gluehwein) is a popular beverage known to be served at Christmas markets in Germany. Follow the smell of spices, oranges, and wine, and you can be sure to end up at a Weihnachtsmarkt. This traditional Gluehwein recipe – mulled wine is easy to prepare. Can be done ahead of […]
10 Best Oktoberfest Beers! “Hopfen und Malz, Gott erhalt’s” meaning “God save hop and malt”. Find the 10 best Oktoberfest beers to celebrate. Three beers are imported from Germany, seven beers are brewed in the United States. Serve the beer with Oma’s original German food recipes and play German Music. Unless you’re one of the […]
Sweet Woodruff Syrup homemade recipe! Sweet Woodruff syrup is called Waldmeistersirup or Maikrautsirup in Germany. Sweet woodruff syrup can be used to prepare many recipes for spring as well as for May Day celebrations. Ingredients for Sweet Woodruff Syrup: 800 g (1.76 lb.) of fine sugar 2 l (2.11 quarts) of water 2 lemons 2 […]
German Egg Liqueur Cake The German Egg Liqueur Cake is called Eierlikörkuchen in Germany. It is relatively easy to make, however, the egg liqueur “Advocaat” (a Dutch alcoholic beverage) is only available in a few regions in the United States. When preparing the below recipe however, you will discover that it is not difficult to make […]
Apple Punch Recipe This Apple Punch recipe is easy to make following these step by step instructions. Apple Punch is called Apfelweinbowle in Germany. This punch is a favorite party drink because it has not too much alcohol. Ingredients for Apple Punch recipe: 3 bottles (ea 355 ml – 12 oz) of Woodchuck Hard Cider […]
Fresh Eggnog Fresh Eggnog is called frischer Eierflip in Germany. Ingredients for Eggnog (for about 15 cups): 8 egg yolks 1 ½ cups of sugar 1 tablespoon of sugar 4 cups of whole milk 2 cups of heavy cream 1.5 cups cups of rum 1 split vanilla bean (remove and save seeds) ½ teaspoon of […]
May Wine Punch May Wine Punch is called Maibowle in Germany. The May Punch is a traditional German favorite to celebrate May Day. May Wine Punch is made with Sweet Woodruff flavor, (Waldmeister or Maikraut) known, loved, and celebrated in Germany. The punch can be made with or without alcohol, so that children and adults may enjoy […]
Fire Tongs Punch In Germany, Fire Tongs Punch is as much a part of New Year’s Eve as New Year’s Eve itself. This warm red wine, rum, and spice concoction goes back to the 19th century and became very popular again with the release of the film “Die Feuerzangenbowle” (translated: “Fire Tongs Punch”) in 1944. […]