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       Title: HAYMAKER'S SWITCHEL
  Categories: Beverages
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       1 c  Brown sugar
     1/2 ts Ginger
     1/2 c  Molasses
     3/4 c  Vinegar
       2 qt Water
  
   In haying season, farmers used to take their “nooning” (midday dinner) with
   them, including a jug of Switchel to wash the meal down. Although Switchel
   was usually straight, farmers have been known to spike it with hard cider,
   or
   even brandy which Down easters usd to say, “got the hay in the barn in half
   the time.” Mix together, add ice and chill.
  
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