recommended offerings

NOTE: These are all offerings I have given or attempted to give. Your experiences may differ.

Offerings I can recommend:

  • Alcohol: dark rum, spiced rum, bourbon, whiskey, Jack Daniels, beer (ales, stouts, lagers), Irish cream, absinthe, sambuca.
  • Red meat, steak
  • Games and items of chance; dice and playing cards
  • Pipe tobacco, cigars, clove cigarettes
  • Coffee
  • Toffee, caramel, hazelnut
  • Arrows, spears, swords and daggers; shields
  • Boxes
  • Stones: hematite, tigers’ eye, obsidian, snowflake obsidian, onyx, carnelian, leopard jasper, smoky quartz
  • Fragrances: myrrh, cedarwood, frankincense, sandalwood, clove, patchouli
  • Chai tea
  • Spiced foods – nutmeg, cinnamon, clove; Indian and Asian spices
  • Cheese, cream, dairy products
  • Cool water
  • Toys such as yo-yos or Newton’s Cradles
  • Dark, bitter chocolate; dark chocolate with almonds, cranberries
  • Locks and keys
  • Old coins, especially copper ones (US pennies, etc)
  • Root beer, birch beer, ginger ale
  • Ginger

Offerings I do not recommend: raw vegetables, hasty offerings, processed foods.