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Negus
This drink was created by colonel Francis Negus in the early 18th century. Jerry Thomas remarked in his book "How to Mix Drinks," published in 1862, that it is "A most refreshing and elegant beverage, particularly for those who do not take punch or grog after supper." Makes 1 glass.

INGREDIENTS: Port - 50 ml (2 fl oz), Claret - 25 ml (1 fl oz), Burgundy - 25 ml (1 fl oz), Brandy - 1 tsp, Water - 50 ml (2 fl oz), Lemon - thinly sliced in rings, Grated nutmeg - small pinch, Sugar - 1 heaped tsp.

COOKING: 1. Gently heat all the ingredients in a small saucepan.
2. Strain into a heat-proof goblet when hot.