1888 Bartender's Manual by Theodore Proulx (Revised Edition)


To Retain the First Morning Drink. A piece of lemon with some salt upon it. An Appetizer.

Sherry and bitters, or one-third o;ang e bitters and two-thirds of she~ry, or a vermouth cocktail, or plain vermouth. For a Colcl. Rum and molasses; rock candy syrup and rye whisky; maple or honey syrup with whisky or rum. For a Sour Stomach. - One teaspoonful of- bi-carbonate of soda and seltzer or vichy. Fo1· Hiccough. Press your upper lip with your finger firmly, or half a teaspoonful of powdered sugar, or drink cold water slowly.


When you take hold of a bottle, g rasp it by the middle and not around the neck, as that gives an ap– pe~rance of awkwardness. A fter a rush of custom, take a towel in each hand t o wipe the counter. By so doing you save h alf your t ime.

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