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Harvard Cocktail

• One dash gum-syrup<br>• Three dashes Boker’s bitters<br>• Half a jigger Italian vermouth<br>• Half a jigger brandy<br>• Seltzer<p><i>Mixing glass half-full of fine ice; one dash</i> …

Cadaloquian Cocktail

<i>As served at Hotel Cadillac, Detroit, Michigan</i><p>Ice<br>• A few dashes Grenadine<br>• A dash of bitters<br>• A few drops of Vermouth, one part Irish whisky<p><i>Stir and strain</i> …

Gibson Girl

<i>Use a pousse cafe glass.</i><p>1-5 glass of creme de anisette<br>• 1-5 glass of parfait d’amour<br>• 1-5 glass of creme yvette<br>• 1-5 glass of chartreuse (yellow)<br>• Top off …

Locomotive

• Put two yolks of eggs into a goblet, with an<br>• Ounce of honey<br>• A little essence of cloves, and a<br>• Liqueur glass of Curaçao<br>• Add a pint of high Burgundy made …

At the Sign of the Fox

• Boil a pound of sugar and a quart of water for five minutes;<br>• Strain<br>• Take the leaves from twelve stalks of mint<br>• Chop fine and pound them to a pulp<br>• Add …

Oyster Cocktail

• A few dashes lemon juice<br>• One dash tabasco sauce<br>• Teaspoonful vinegar<br>• A few dashes tomato catsup<br>• Six Blue Point oysters<br>• Pepper and salt to taste<p><i>A few dashes</i> …

New York Raiser

• Take a lump of sugar<br>• Rub on a lemon so as to get a little of the oil on the sugar<br>• Put on one dash of Angostura bitters<br>• Serve in a high-ball glass, …

St. Charles Cooler

<i>As served at St. Charles Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana.</i><p><i>This drink is the most soothing and cold summer drink, much liked by everybody who has tried</i> …

Brain Duster

• A mixing-glass half-full of fine ice<br>• Two dashes gum syrup<br>• One pony absinthe<br>• One-half pony Italian vermouth<br>• One-half pony whiskey<br>• Mix well<br>• Strain into thin …

Nectar for 90 Degrees in the Shade

• Nectar for 90 Degrees in the Shade<br>• Put a lemon ice in a soda-water glass<br>• Add 1/2 gill of whisky and a<br>• Bottle of iced soda-water

Boating Punch

• Use large bar-glass<br>• Three-quarters full cracked ice<br>• Two teaspoonfuls bar sugar<br>• Two dashes lemon juice<br>• One dash lime juice<br>• One pony brandy<br>• One wine-glass …

Early Bird

• Use star champagne glass.<br>• Fill 3/4 full of syphon seltzer<br>• Add 3 dashes of absinthe<br>• Float small quantity of brandy on top, and serve.

Fairbank’s Cocktail

Tiger’s Milk

• To a quart of milk put in a half-gill each of peach brandy and apple-jack<br>• Sweeten with powdered sugar and put in<br>• Two drops each of oil of cloves, …

Yale Cocktail

• Take one liqueur-glass of Creme d’Yvette<br>• Two liqueur-glasses of dry gin, and<br>• One dash of Maraschino<p><i>Fill the mixing-glass with ice; stir well and strain</i> …

Niagara Club Spray Cocktail

• One-fourth Italian Vermouth<br>• One-fourth French Vermouth<br>• Two-fourths Gordon Dry Gin<br>• Two dashes Orange Bitters<br>• Two dashes Yellow Chartreuse<br>• Stir well<br>• Use …

Golfer’s Delight

Bosom Caresser

• Fill a mixing-glass one-third full of fine ice<br>• Add a teaspoonful raspberry syrup<br>• One fresh egg<br>• One jigger brandy<br>• Fill with milk<br>• Shake well, and<br>• Strain

Colorado Bracer

• Use large bar glass.<br>• One spoonful sugar<br>• Juice of one Lime<br>• One-half jigger Absinthe<br>• One-half jigger Scotch Whiskey<p><i>Fill with ice; shake well, strain in</i> …

Pikes Peak

Bobbie Burns Cocktail

• 1 Barspoonful Orange Juice<br>• 1 Barspoonful Maraschino<br>• Crust 1 Lump of Sugar<br>• 1/2 Jigger Scotch<br>• 1/2 Jigger Italian Vermouth<br>• Shake

Cocktails

Barbed Wire

• Put three lumps of ice in the bottom of a tall, slender glass, and<br>• Pour over it a wine-glass of Old Crow bourbon<br>• Fill up the glass with Martinelli …

Princeton Cocktail

• A mixing-glass half-full fine ice<br>• Three dashes orange bitters<br>• One and a half pony Tom gin<br>• Mix<br>• Strain into cocktail-glass<br>• Add half a pony port wine …

Princeton University

Navy Cocktail

• Take one-half a cocktail-glass of dry gin<br>• One-half a cocktail-glass of Italian Vermouth, and<br>• Two dashes of orange bitters<br>• Fill the mixing-glass with …

Cocktails

Sazerac Cocktail

<i>As served at The St. Charles Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana.</i><p><i>A famous Southern cocktail, which has the biggest call in the market in the South and</i> …

Mark Twain

Blood Hound Cocktail

• Fill large Bar glass 1/2 full Shaved Ice<br>• Add 1/2 dozen fresh Strawberries<br>• 1 jigger Burnette’s Old Tom Gin<br>• Shake well<br>• Strain into Cocktail glass and serve

Bloodhound

Lalla Rookh

• A mixing-glass half-full fine ice<br>• Add one pony vanilla cordial<br>• One-half jigger brandy<br>• Half a jigger rum<br>• A small spoonful fine sugar<br>• A whiskey-glass full …

Recipes

Gothic Punch

<i>(For a party of ten.)</i><p><i>(From a recipe in the possession of Bayard Taylor, Esq.)</i><p>Four bottles still Catawba<br>• One bottle claret<br>• Three oranges, or one …

Bishop

• One teaspoonful sugar in large bar-glass<br>• Two dashes lemon juice<br>• The juice of 1/2 orange<br>• Fill glass 3/4 full shaved ice<br>• One dash seltzer water<br>• Two dashes …

Horse’s Neck

• Use a large thin bar glass<br>• Peel a lemon in one long string<br>• Place in a glass with one end projecting over the edge of glass<br>• Add a large piece of clean …

Kentucky Colonel Cocktail