Preparation of hypocras

Preparation of hypocras (mid 15th century). Note the sugarloafs and the manicum hippocraticum (Hippocratic Sleeve) – a cloth device for filtering the spiced wine, based on Hippokrates writings on water filtering devices; Tractatus de herbis, c142r Modena bib estense, ms.alfa L.2.98, Lat.993

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