Hot apple wine

The hot “Ebbelwei” is the Hessian alternative to mulled wine and is served in Frankfurt at Christmas time.

Heißer Äbbelwoi
Heißer Äbbelwoi - © Sabine Gnau

How to prepare the traditional Frankfurt Christmas drink for yourself:

- 1 liter of Hessian apple wine
- 60g sugar
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 3 cloves
- 1 untreated lemon

Cut the lemon into slices, add all the ingredients in a pot and slowly heat to 80 degrees (do not boil!). Let it simmer for some time.