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This magazine has invented the 'Irish barmbrack cocktail' for Halloween

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Oct 22nd 2016, 4:13 PM 3,836 2

FOOD & WINE Magazine is a bit of an authority for all things booze and grub related – having been around for decades at this stage.

But this Halloween they’ve come up with something very strange… and peculiarly Irish.

The Barmbrack Cocktail

passenger1 Source: Food & Wine

Yes, it is based on the classic Irish bread.

As they explain:

This creamy, spiced drink honors an Irish Halloween bread called barm brack, which contains currants and raisins. Traditionally, various objects–a coin, a ring, a pea–were baked inside the loaf as a kind of fortune-telling game.

We’re assuming no coins will be inside the cocktail.

The full list of ingredients is as interesting as you’d expect

ingredients Source: foodandwine

Whiskey makes an appearance, along with one egg yolk and toasted-raisin syrup too.

The alcoholic Halloween treat we never knew we needed ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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