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Baptist Spike


1 pint bourbon

1 pint brandy

1 pint dark rum

1 vanilla bean, split

1 nutmeg seed, crushed

2 cinnamon sticks


In a large glass container, combine all ingredients. Cover and place away from direct sunlight. Let steep at least 2 months. Use in drinks like hot toddies, spiked ciders, and eggnog.

From Baptist Spike: The Cheeky History of a Boozy Infusion.