The New and Improved Illustrated Bartenders' Manual; Or: How to Mix Drinks of the Present Style

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H. Johnson, 1888 - Bartending - 197 pages
 

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A great perspective on the truth of classic cocktails and their surprising proportions. Bitters in everything and high proportions of sweet liquors and vermouth. "Vodka Martini, straight up" has always sounded like the oxiest of morons and it's quite true.

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Page 94 - ... pips) and pour over the whole a quart of boiling water. When the sugar is dissolved, strain the lemonade through a fine sieve, or piece of muslin, and, when cool, it will be ready for use. The lemonade will be much improved by having the white of an egg beaten up in it ; a little...
Page 96 - Three quarts of ripe raspberries. AFTER standing a day, strain it, adding to each pint a pound of sugar, and skim it clear, while boiling about half an hour. Put a wineglass of brandy to each pint of the shrub, when cool. Two spoonfuls of this mixed with a tumbler of water, is an excellent drink in warm weather, and in fevers.
Page 94 - When the sugar is dissolved, strain the lemonade through a fine sieve, or piece of muslin, and, when cool, it will be ready for use. The lemonade will be much improved by having the white of an egg beaten up in it ; a little sherry mixed with it also makes the beverage much nicer.
Page 41 - Exchanges were effected with other medical libraries not only in this country but in all parts of the world.
Page 104 - In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, DC Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1887, by GW DILLINGHAM.
Page 84 - German-Seltzer-water, three ditto of soda-water; stir this together, and sweeten with capillaire or pounded sugar until it ferments, let it stand one hour, strain it, and ice it well; it is then fit for use.
Page 84 - Rub the sugar over the Lemons, until it has absorbed all the yellow part of the skins of 6 Lemons, then put in the punch bowl: 1 Ib.
Page 41 - ... stems downwards, so that the leaves will be above in the shape of a bouquet; arrange berries and small pieces of sliced orange on top in a tasty manner, dash with Jamaica rum, and sprinkle sugar on top.
Page 84 - Czar, as it is so highly appreciated in Russia, where for many years it has enjoyed a high reputation amongst the aristocracy of the Muscovite Empire. Proportions...
Page 101 - King, and the materials are admirably blended; the inebriating effects of the spirits being deadened by the tea, whilst the eggs soften the mixture, and destroy the acrimony of the acid and sugar.

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