The Ideal Bartender eBook

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1/2 jigger Rye or Bourbon Whiskey.


Pour Wineglass Santa Cruz or Jamaica Rum into a small Bar glass and add 1 tablespoonful of Molasses.

If to serve hot, fill glass with boiling Water and sprinkle Nutmeg on top.

If to serve cold, add 1/2 Wineglass Water.  Stir well and fill up with
Shaved Ice.

BLACK AND TAN PUNCH (For party of 10)

1 lb. white Sugar.

Juice of 6 Lemons.

1 quart Guinness Stout.

1 quart Champagne.

Pour into mixture of Lemon Juice and Sugar the Champagne and Stout, ice cold.  Serve in Punch glasses dressed with Fruit.


Fill Mixing glass 2/3 full Shaved Ice.

1/4 teaspoonful Lemon Juice.

1 teaspoonful Syrup.

1/2 jigger Vermouth.

1/2 Jigger Sloe Gin.

1 dash Angostura Bitters.

2 dashes Orange Bitters.

Stir; strain into Cocktail glass and serve.


Fill large Bar glass 2/3 full Shaved Ice.

4 dashes Lime or Lemon Juice.

1 teaspoonful Pineapple Syrup.

1/2 teaspoonful green Chartreuse.

1 jigger Sloe Gin.

Stir; strain into Claret glass; ornament with Fruit and serve.


Drop 3 lumps Cracked Ice in a Rickey (thin Champagne) glass.

1/2 Lime or 1/4 Lemon.

4 dashes Raspberry Syrup.

1 pony Vermouth.

3/4 jigger Gin.

Fill up with Ginger Ale (imported); stir; dress with Fruit and serve.


Use two Pewter or Silver Mugs.

1 teaspoonful Bar Sugar dissolved in a little Hot Water.

1 Wineglass (or jigger) Scotch Whiskey.

Ignite the mixture, and while blazing pour it several times from one mug to the other.  Serve with a piece of twisted Lemon Peel on top.


Into a large Bar glass put: 

2 teaspoonfuls Bar Sugar.

2 dashes Lemon Juice.

1 dash Lime Juice.

Fill up with Shaved Ice and add: 

1 pony Brandy.

1 jigger Santa Cruz Bum.

Stir; dress with Fruit and serve with Straws.

BOMBAY PUNCH (2-1/2-gallon mixture for 40 people)

Bruise the skins of 6 Lemons in 1 lb. of Bar sugar and put the Sugar in a Punch bowl and add: 

1 box Strawberries.

2 Lemons, sliced.

6 Oranges, sliced.

1 Pineapple, cut into small pieces.

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