Wassail is a salutation or toast given in drinking to someone's health or as an expression of good will at a festivity. It is also the drink used in such toasting, commonly ale or wine spiced with roasted apples and sugar.
1 oz. cinnamon sticks
1 tbl. ground allspice
1 1/2 quarts water
1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar
1 gallon cider
1.) Squeeze juices.
2.) Put rinds and spices in a pan.
3.) Add water, cover and simmer 2 1/2 hours. Strain over sugar, add juices and cider.
4.) Heat but do not boil.
5.) Serve hot.