This section is from the book "A Treatise On Beverages or The Complete Practical Bottler", by Charles Herman Sulz. Also available from Amazon: A Treatise On Beverages.
The following formulae will be found very practical, and withal reliable.
Angostura bark (or some of the angostura extract), 4 ounces; cardamom seeds, 2 drachms; cinnamon, 2 ounces; orange peel, 1 ounce; raisins, 8 to 16 ounces; alcohol diluted, 5 to 10 pints.
Bruise these ingredients, macerate in the diluted alcohol for a week, then press and filter.