What is the difference between Rompope and Eggnog?

The difference between rompope and eggnog

is that "rompope" is a traditional, eggnog-like Mexican drink made with eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla flavoring and "eggnog" is a beverage based on milk, eggs, sugar, and nutmeg; often made alcoholic with rum, brandy or whisky; popular at Christmas.

rompope

eggnog

Noun

  • (uncommon) A traditional, eggnog-like Mexican drink made with eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla flavoring.

Exemple

  • For the purpose of this article, pharmaceutical products and toilet articles shall be registered by the presentation of a document certified by the register in the office of Inscriptions and Pharmaceutical Specialities of the Pharmaceutical College and wines and rompopes* by means of submission of […]
  • Mexican-produced table wines, ciders and rompopes
  • “Mom also has the rompope out, if you’re up for disgusting sweet yellow goop that’ll knock you on your can.” “Gee, what a salesman you are, Luis. I’ll have a beer — if there’s any real beer in the house.”
  • The story goes that each nun had a specialty, and that Sister Eduviges not only made the rompope, but was also responsible for its popularity, as her rompope was made with spirits. The nuns produced it for guests but were not permitted to [partake].
  • Sister Eduviges was the nun with the rompope gig, and it was her perfected recipe—she added an additional ingredient that she never revealed—that made the rompope wildly popular and profitable. It raised a lot of money for the convent.

Noun

  • A beverage based on milk, eggs, sugar, and nutmeg; often made alcoholic with rum, brandy or whisky; popular at Christmas.

Examples

  • Synonym: egg flip