Treacle Ale 1903

  • 1lb Treacle
  • 2 quarts of boiling water
  • 6 or 8 quarts cold water
  • A teacupful of yeast (for the yeast a pint of brisk stout may be substituted)

Place the treacle into the boiling water and stir till they are well mixed, then add the cold water and the yeast or stout. Pour into a clean earthenware basin or jar and cover with a course cloth douched over two or three times. Bottle it next day.