- "Ser Mercedes has a refined look to her, but she can drink any man in the Corps under the table - she swills spirits like mother's milk. Myself, I can only stomach liquor cut with the extract of herbs. Tasty enough, then, though. Which is why I'd like some, if you would."
Acquire a draught of Distilled Herb Ale.
Distilled Herb Ale can be obtained from Selene who will brew it from a King Bay Leaf. Three King Bay Leaves can be found near the Guardian's Grave, which becomes accessible after Witch Hunt. Acquire and gift Selene such a herb and then return the brew to Arsmith to collect the reward.
- A Distilled Herb Ale can also be obtained from Walter in Gran Soren by completing his escort quest Deliverance.
- King Bay Leaves are also required for the quest A Fabled Dram.