Ingredient: aleWhat it is: Beer
Ale is a type of beer brewed from malted barley using a top-fermenting brewers' yeast.
Ingredient: eggWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: sugarWhat it is: Additive
Ingredient: rumWhat it is: Rum
Ingredient: nutmegWhat it is: Spice
Keep grated ginger and nutmeg with a little fine dried lemon peel, rubbed together in a mortar.
To make a quart of flip:—Put the ale on the fire to warm, and beat up three or four eggs with four ounces of moist sugar, a teaspoonful of grated nutmeg or ginger, and a gill of good old rum or brandy. When the ale is near to boil, put it into one pitcher, and the rum and eggs, &c., into another; turn it from one pitcher to another till it is as smooth as cream.