Queimada — An Extremely Potent Flaming Brew

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Floyd on Spain

By Keith Floyd

Published 1992

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Despite its inauspicious start, my dinner with the President of Galicia was a great success and, before he shot off, cloaked by security guards, to wield his mysterious and mighty powers, Señor Iribarne made Queimada, a very special Galician drink surrounded by ritual and superstition. A drink to invoke friendly spirits to bring us good fortune and happiness. In the darkened room he set fire to this potent brew, which flamed eerily as he incanted ancient S