Serve a specialty drink with a bowl of hot soup after a cold holiday on the mountain

16th December, 2015 by

By Krista Driscoll

❝Here we come a-wassailing among the leaves so green,Here we come a-wandering so fair to be seen.”Whilst green leaves are nary to be seen in Vail this time of year, the sentiments ring true of this time-honored English holiday tradition of wassailing — singing carols door-to-door in exchange for a drink from the homeowner’s wassail bowl containing a concoction of hot ale, spices, apples and mead, with just enough alcohol to warm the singer’s chill-induced, tingling fingers and toes.The notion of coupling music and sustenance is well established, but now has a name: “digital seasoning.” Oxford academic Charles Spence claims …

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