Sweet, fruity, yet carbonated

Remember: Stir and mash, stir and mash.

Published December 18, 2001 8:30PM (EST)

juice of 1 lemon

2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

12 grapes, mashed

8 cubes ice

5 cups fruit juice (from concentrate)

1 tsp. cinnamon

2 tbsp. sugar

2.75 cups seltzer water

1 vitamin (any kind), ground

2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 tbsp. applesauce

Mix ingredients together in large pitcher. Stir and mash for 45 seconds. Serve cold or lukewarm. Hot might be good, too. Best drunk from dark glass or mug, under medium- or low-level lighting.

By Chris Colin

Chris Colin is the author most recently of "Blindsight," published by the Atavist.

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