The Whole Art of Dining – Love’s Reviver

NEW AMERICAN AND OTHER MIXED DRINKS

dashes of curaçao, a dash of Angostura bitters, a port-wine glass three-quarters full of liqueur brandy, and a dash of gum syrup. Mix well and strain into a cocktail-glass. Squeeze a small piece of lemon peel on top and serve.

 

Champagne-Cocktail, - Put into a large tumbler a spoonful of crushed ice, a dash of Angostura bitters, a dash of gum syrup, a champagne-glass three parts full of champagne. Stir, strain into a champagne-glass, and serve with a twisted piece of thinly cut lemon peel.

 

Flash of Lightning-Cocktail. – Put into a large tumbler two spoonfuls of crushed ice, the juice of half a lemon, a small pinch of cayenne pepper, a dash of red-currant syrup, and a sherry-glass three parts full of liqueur brandy. Stir, strain into a cocktail-glass and serve.

 

Gin-Cocktail. – Put into a large tumbler a piece of ice, two dashes of orange bitters, a dash of gum syrup, and a gin-glassful of gin. Stir, strain into a cocktail-glass, and serve with a small piece of thinly cut lemon peel twisted.

 

Golden-Slipper. – Put into a large cocktail-glass a liqueur-glassful of maraschino, the yolk of a raw new-laid egg, and a liqueur-glassful of yellow Chartreuse. NOTE. – This should be drunk at a gulp.

 

Hell and Thunder-cocktail. – Put into a large tumbler a lump of ice, add two dashes of Angostura bitters, a good pinch of cayenne pepper and powdered cloves, the juice of half a lemon, two dashes of gum syrup, a whiskey measure of “Grapa” and another of “Marc.” Stir well and strain into a claret-glass.

NOTE, - “Grapa” is a vile, raw, fiery Italian spirit. “Marc” is a similar spirit coming from France.

 

Honey and Peaches-Cocktail. – put into a large cocktail-glass a teaspoonful of honey, fill the glass with Peach brandy, stir and serve.

 

Jersey-Cocktail. – Put into a small tumbler a spoonful of crushed ice and two dashes of Angostura bitters; fill up the glass with cider, stir well and serve.

 

Leave-it-to-me. – Put into a large tumbler two spoonfuls of crushed ice, the strained juice of half a lemon, a tablespoonful of raspberry syrup, a liqueur-glassful of maraschino, and half a wineglassful of Old-Tom Gin. Stir well together, strain into a large cocktail-glass, and serve with a small piece of thinly cut and twisted lemon peel.

 

Love’s Reviver. – Put into a sherry-glass a liqueur-glass of liqueur brandy, the yolk of a new-laid egg, two dashes of Kirsch, two dashes of maraschino and serve. (This should be drunk at a gulp.)

 

Manhattan-Cocktail. – Put into a large tumbler a spoonful of crushed ice, a dash of Peach or Angostura bitters, a sherry-glass three parts full with equal parts of Scotch whiskey and vermouth, and a dash of curaçao. Stir, strain into a proper cocktail-glass and serve.

 

Martini-Cocktail. – Put into a large tumbler a spoonful of crushed ice, a dash of orange bitters, and a sherry-glass three parts full of equal parts of gin and Italian vermouth. Stir, strain, and serve in proper cocktail-glass.

 

Oyster-cocktail. – Put into a French champagne-glass (called Star glass) six bearded oysters, two dashes of Chili vinegar, two dashes of Worcestershire sauce, two drips of Tabasco-pepper sauce and half a spoonful of tomato ketchup (or Escoffier’s Robert sauce). Stir gently, place the glass in a small and deep timbale, surround with crushed ice and serve.

 

Prairie Oyster-Cocktail. – Put into a cocktail-glass the juice of half a small lemon, a dash of Worcester sauce, and a pinch of salt and pepper (either white or cayenne according to taste). Stir and drip in the yolk of a new-laid egg. Fill the glass with sherry and serve. NOTE.- These This should be drunk at a gulp.

 

Stars and Stripes. – Put into a long narrow cocktail-glass equal parts of maraschino, cherry brandy, curaçao, green Chartreuse and Fine Champagne. NOTE. – These liqueurs must be poured out with a very steady hand one after the other, aided by a teaspoon, gently letting the liqueurs drip one on to the other to ensure distinct coloured stripes in the glass. If this is drunk near a window on a clear night, the stars may be seen the same time.

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