Rolf's Scandinavian Glogg
(Rolf's Scandinavian Glogg)
take seeds out of cardamom pods, put the seeds and the rest of the spices (1-4) in cheesecloth bag. combine 1qt port, 1qt red wine, raisins and spice bag, simmer for 15-20 minutes. add remaining port, red wine and almonds, heat through (but not hot enough to evaporate remaining alcohol). In another pan, mix sugar with 1/3 of the brandy, light brandy on fire and melt sugar. When sugar is melted add remaining brandy. Then combine with the wine/port mixture. Drink!!!