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DIY Drinks How to make the Coal Region Boilo

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Coal Region Boilo is an exotic mix of honey, orange, lemon, cloves and more for a spicy, tasty cocktail.


What you need:

  • 4 cups water

  • 4 1/2 pounds clover honey

  • 4 oranges, quartered

  • 3 lemons, quartered

  • 1 cup raisins

  • 6 cinnamon sticks

  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon whole allspice berries

  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves

  • 1/2 gallon 190 proof grain alcohol


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, mix the water with honey, and stir to combine. Stir in the orange and lemon quarters, raisins, cinnamon sticks, caraway seeds, allspice berries, and cloves, and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Remove from heat, and strain the liquid into a large pot. Allow to cool for a few minutes.

  2. Slowly pour the grain alcohol into the honey mixture, and stir to combine. Pour into bottles, and cap; refrigerate until use. Serve gently warmed in shot glasses.

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