Traditional Sangria

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Traditional Sangria

Postby poshtotti » Fri Apr 14, 2006 10:29 pm

Hi,

Anyone made their own sangia? - Any hints & tips would be greatfully received! We're having friends over on Sunday so I need to make a large volume!!! :wink:

I've surfed the net & found so many variations. :roll:

Thanks

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Postby Nikvin » Fri Apr 14, 2006 10:40 pm

there are as many traditional recipes as there are Spaniards making it!!
The one I was taught years ago, and always goes down a bomb

2 parts red wine, to 1 lemonadfe,
best made day before, chop loads fruit, best if bruised, as helps to carry on fermenting process, sugar to taste, cinnamon, orange juice ( not obligatoru( dash of brandy.

Leave to ferment.

just before serving, add ice cubes, and lemonade

fruit makes a lovelyfruit salad withice cream, but dont let kids near it


Cheap wine is fine, but thge better the wine, the better the sangria

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Postby Lorraine - Mijas » Fri Apr 14, 2006 11:42 pm

For a fairly alcoholic but fruity version:

1LTR Jug quarter filled with ice and lots of fresh chopped fruit
Fill to 2/3rds full with a decent red wine
Add 4 counts each of brandy, triple sec, peach shnapps and banana liquor (clear variety).
Top up with equal measures of lemomade and fresh orange juice.
Mix well, the end version will have a cloudy appearance.

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Postby Alan-LaCala » Sat Apr 15, 2006 9:18 am

The one I got years ago from the Sunday Times is:

1 bottle red wine
half a wine bottle of lemonade
one measure of gin (25ml)
one measure of brandy
one measure of golden rum
one measure of marsala, madeira or malaga
one measure of red martini
chopped fruit; oranges, peaches and bananas work well

Scale these measurements up for a large party.

Fiddly compared to some recipes, but I can assure you it is wonderful.

Alan
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Postby silver » Mon Apr 17, 2006 1:58 pm

Basic Sangria
Red wine, lemonade, brandy, chopped fruit..oranges, lemons, apples and a cinnamon stick...and sugar....add any liquor for personal options.
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Postby El Cid » Mon Apr 17, 2006 4:43 pm

Sangria is not something I would choose to drink ( I prefer Pimms for a fruity drink) but is it really "traditional".

Do the Spanish drink it? I would consider it more of a "tourist" drink.

What say you?

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Postby Lorraine - Mijas » Mon Apr 17, 2006 5:22 pm

Can't say I've seen them drink it either but you do see them drinking Tinto Verano which is almost the same.

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Postby silver » Tue Apr 18, 2006 3:04 pm

The Spanish drink sangria at parties, more popular in the north of Spain.
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Postby poshtotti » Fri Apr 21, 2006 9:45 am

I threw all the ingredients together, adapting suggestings (increasing measures) thus making a hugely alcoholic punch! - Ended up making 15litres & it all vanished!!! - Needless to sat we had very merry guests. However, no one had a hangover the next day :?
Thanks everyone :D


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