The Ideal Bartender eBook

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4 dashes Lemon Juice.

1 pony Red Curacoa.

1 jigger Brandy.

1/2 pony Jamaica Rum.

Stir; decorate with Fruit and Serve with Straws.


For mixing use a porcelain-lined or agate vessel, and put in: 

1-1/2 lbs.  Cut Loaf Sugar.

1 quart Currant Juice

Place vessel on the fire and let it boil slowly for 10 minutes, and skim well while boiling.  Then remove vessel from fire and add 1/2 gill of Brandy to every pint of Shrub.  Bottle and cork securely.  This drink is served by simply pouring a little of the Syrup into Ice Water, as any drink from Fruit Syrup is prepared.  The basis preparation for all Shrubs or Small Fruits, such as Cherries, Raspberries, etc., is prepared in the same way as directed for Currant Shrub, varying the quantity of Sugar used to suit the kind of Fruit.


Fill large Bar glass with Shaved Ice.

1-1/2 jiggers Calisaya.

1-1/2 jiggers Plymouth Gin.

Shake; strain into Cocktail glass and serve.


Into a Whiskey glass pour: 

1/2 jigger Blackberry Brandy.

1/2 pony Peach Brandy.

2 dashes Jamaica Ginger.

Grate Nutmeg on top and serve.


Add to a plain Whiskey Cocktail: 

1 dash Curacoa.

6 drops Creme de Menthe.


Fill large Bar glass 2/3 full Shaved Ice.

1 teaspoonful Bar Sugar.

3 dashes Lemon Juice.

1 white of an Egg.

1 Wineglass Milk and Cream.

1 jigger Tom Gin.

Shake thoroughly; strain into tall, thin glass; cover the top lightly with Creme de Menthe and serve.


Use a large Mixing glass; fill with Shaved Ice.

1/2 Lime Juice.

2/3 white Creme de Menthe.

1/3 Apricot Brandy.

Shake well; strain into thin Stem glass and serve.


Fill large Bar glass 2/3 full Shaved Ice.

2 teaspoonfuls Lemon Juice.

4 dashes Pineapple Syrup.

4 dashes Gum Syrup.

1/4 jigger Jamaica Rum.

1/4 jigger green Chartreuse.

1/2 jigger Tokay Wine.

1/2 jigger Brandy.

1 white of an Egg.

Shake hard; strain into thin Bar glass; dress with Fruit; dash with
Seltzer; grate Nutmeg on top and serve.


Fill large Bar glass 2/3 full Shaved Ice.

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