3 gallons water
1 gallon fresh red or garden sage
juice of 5 lemons
6 pounds sugar
Take three gallons of water and Six pound of Lofe Sugar
boyle the water and Sugar together and as the Scum rises take it of and when it is well boyled put it into a Clean Tubb.
Have ready in the Tubb one gallon of Sage Leaves free from the stalks.
So let it then Stand till it be almost cold then Put to it the Juice of Lemmons
beat them with a litle Ale yest brew it together
cover it very close that no Aire come in let it Stand 48 hours full and when it hath don working Stop if very close and let it Stand three weeks or a month before you bottle it.
Putting into each bottle A litle lump of lofe Sugar this wine is best kept a quarter of a year or longer before it is Drankt.