Did you know that National Eggnog Day is always celebrated on Christmas Eve?  With the usual hectic holiday events, this popular holiday comes extremely timely.  Anyone surely needs an energy drink to sustain him through the seemingly endless activities of preparation and attendance of the Christmas celebration.

When is the National Eggnog Day in 2017?

The National Eggnog Day is on December 24, 2017, a Sunday.

The National Eggnog Day is always observed, in the United States of America, on the 24th of December, each year.

Origin and Purpose of the National Eggnog Day:

No document had been found as to the origin and official purpose of the National Eggnog Day.  It had been a usual practice though to drink eggnog during Christmas Eve in America, Canada and Europe.  This egg milk punch had been part of the holiday menu and prepared in a variety of ways depending on the country.

What is Eggnog?

Eggnog is a drink generally created by combining milk, sugar, spices, cream, alcohol, and beaten eggs.  Each country though has its own unique way of preparing it:

  • Europe uses white wine as its alcohol component;
  • Germany mix beer;
  • Peru prefers brandy;
  • Philippines preparation does not include milk, cream and spices;
  • Puerto Rico uses coconut milk;
  • United States of America uses rum or bourbon; and,
  • Venezuela serves eggnogs on ice.

It may be taken as it is or garnished with sprinkles of nutmeg, cinnamon or pumpkin spice.  It may also be added to enrich the taste of tea, coffee, bread, cake, pie or pudding.

Observance of the National Eggnog Day:

Celebrating National Eggnog Day is always incorporated in the Christmas Eve celebrations through:

  • Holiday greetings to friends and family at social media sites, where you remind them of the food holiday and help in increasing awareness of the event;
  • Include eggnog in your Christmas menu;
  • Make available more possible garnishing for eggnog on your service table; and,
  • Include an eggnog making contest in your Christmas party activities.

When is the National Eggnog Day in 2018?

The National Eggnog Day is on December 24, 2018, a Monday.

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