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" I must, however, descant a little upon the mint-julep, as it is, with the thermometer at 100°, one of the most delightful and insinuating potations that ever was invented, and may be drunk with equal satisfaction when the thermometer is as low as 70°. "
How to Mix Drinks: Or, The Bon-vivant's Companion, Containing Clear and ... - Page 43
by Jerry Thomas - 1862 - 244 pages
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A diary in America: with remarks on its institutions, Volume 1

Frederick Marryat - Travel - 1839 - 300 pages
...the whole battle array against one's brains. I must, however, descant a little upon the mint-julep, as it is, with the thermometer at 100°, one of the...insinuating potations that ever was invented, and may be drank with equal satisfaction when the thermometer is as low as 70°. There are many varieties, such...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 27

Literary Criticism - 1840
...the whole battle array against one's brains. I must, however, descant a little upon the mint-julep, as it is, with the thermometer at 100°, one of the...varieties, such as those composed of Claret, Madeira, &c. ; but the ingredients of the real mintjulep are as follows. I learnt how to make them, and succeeded...
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Cooling Cups and Dainty Drinks

William Terrington - Alcoholic beverages - 1869 - 223 pages
...It was first brought into vogue here by Captain Marryatt, who, in his work on America, says : — " I must descant a little upon the mint julep, as it...varieties, such as those composed of Claret, Madeira, &c., but the ingredients of the real mint julep are as follows. I learned how to make them, and succeeded...
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A Manual of Domestic Economy: Suited to Families Spending from £150 to £1500 ...

John Henry Walsh - Cooking - 1874 - 776 pages
...Juleps Were introduced into this country by Captain Marryat, who, in his work on America, says :— " I must descant a little upon the mint julep, as it...100°, one of the most delightful and insinuating potation» that ever was invented, and may be drunk with equal satisfaction when the thermometer is...
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American and other drinks

Leo Engel - 1878
...where it is now quite a favourite. The gallant Captain appears to have been a great patroniser of this drink, and published the recipe in his work on America....drunk with equal satisfaction w.hen the thermometer is at 70°. There are many varieties, such as those composed of claret, Madeira, &c., &c., but the ingredients...
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The Guinness Drinking Companion

Leslie Dunkling - Cooking - 2003 - 224 pages
...(17921848), captain in the Royal Navy and novelist, kept a diary of his travels in the USA. He wrote: 'I must descant a little upon the mint julep, as it is, with the thermometer at 100 degrees, one of the most delightful and insinuating potations that ever was invented, and may be drunk...
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SECOND SERIES OF DIARY IN AMERICA WITH REMARKS ON ITS INSTITUTIONS.

CAPT MARRYAT, C.B., - 1840
...the whole battle array against one's brains. I must, however, descant a little upon the mint-julep; as it is, with the thermometer at 100°, one of the...insinuating potations that ever was invented, and may be drank with equal satisfaction when the thermometer is as low as 70". There are many varieties, such...
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