Steampunk Eggnog for Degenerate Time Travelers

Grab your nerf gun and goggles, kids, because we’ve got a vintage version of your favorite excuse for December Day Drinking – Eggnog! The Victorians may have enjoyed ether sniffing parties, making wreaths from dead people’s hair, and grinding up Egyptian mummies to use in makeup, but even they found limited entertainment value in a roaring case of salmonella. Sugar

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Charles Dickens Very Own Christmas Punch

This is one of my favorite recipes in SteamDrunks: 101 Steampunk Cocktails and Mixed Drinks. First, it’s incredibly drinkable (unlike some of the bemusingly terrifying Victorian milk drinks). Second, it’s a perfect social drink on a dark winter night. Finally, who doesn’t love pretentious authors using any excuse to show off? Some things never change. 1/2 gallon bottled Mineral Water

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