1876 How to Mix Drinks or the Bon-Vivant's Companion 2$50 by Jerry Thomas




87. JULEPS. The julep is peculiarly an American beverage, and in the Southern slates is more popular than any other. It was introduced into England by Captain Marryatt, where it is now quite a favorite. The gallant captain seems to have had a penchantfor the nectareous drink,and publish ed the recipe in his work on America. We give it in his own words: "I must descant a little upon the mintjulep, as it is, with the thermometer at 100°,one ofthe most de lightful and insinuating potations that ever was invented, and may be drunk with equal satisfaction when the ther mometer is as low as 10°. There are many varieties,such as those ooinnosed of claret, Madeira, &o.; but the ingre-

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