Other Alchemies
Esoteric Beverages

Milk of the Stars | Serpent Venom | Crowley Cup | Eagle Tail Maya


Milk of the Stars
Dionysos' homemade eggnog recipe

  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 1 pound of confectioner's sugar
  • 2 quarts of whipping cream
  • 4 cups of dark rum
  • 1 cup of spiced or flavored brandy

Separate the yolks from the eggs. Cover the whites and set them aside (refrigerate).
Beat the confectioner's sugar into the egg yolks, adding it gradually.
Slowly add two cups of rum to the mixture, beating constantly.
Let the mixture stand uncovered and unrefrigerated for one hour.

Slowly add the remaining rum, beating constantly, then the whipping cream, likewise, finally (still beating) add the brandy.
Cover and refrigerate for three hours.

Beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry; then fold them lightly into the mixture.

Serves one company of heaven.

The priest of Isis lifted the veil of Isis, and was slain by the kisses of her mouth. Then was he the priest of Nuit, and drank of the milk of the stars.


Serpent Venom
An original formula by Dionysos

  • oz. Gin
  • oz. Green Chartreuse
  • oz. Extra Dry Vermouth
  • 1 dash of Angostura Bitters

Stir with ice and strain into cocktail glass.

Consecrate with Deuteronymy 32:33 and Liber Cordis Cincti Serpente IV:24-25, or the Infernal Adorations of Oai.

Sip slowly.

The venom of my fang is the inheritance of my father, and of my father's father; and how shall I give it unto thee?


Crowley Cup
Recipe from an Aleister Crowley MS
Previously published in //The Scarlet Letter//

Per person

  • pint champagne
  • pint perrier
  • pint brandy
  • 1 peach
  • 6 brandied cherries

Repeat until you see God.

In our groves, in our cloistral cells, in our honeycomb of happiness, let us drink, let us drink!


Eagle Tail Maya
Recipe from an Aleister Crowley TS
Thanks to Br. Iannotti for the reference.

  • Old Brandy
  • Old Kirsch
  • Absinthe


  1. a few drops of Tabasco sauce

  2. Syrup of ether to taste.

Shake with cracked ice.

Then came an eagle from the abyss of glory and overshadowed him.

Milk of the Stars | Serpent Venom | Crowley Cup | Eagle Tail Maya

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