In bar-glass pnt small spoonful sugar,enough' water to dissolve, a small quantity of ground nut meg; small bar-spoon in tbe glass. Serve tbe customer with the bottle of gin the same as in straight drinks; ice water on the side.
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Separate the whites from the yolks of two dozen eggs; beat the whites until they make a stiff foam, and the yolks until thoroughly cut; put the yolks into the punch bowl and stir in fine sugar until it is about half as thick as Tom and Jerry batter; pour in two gallons of milk; mix well, and add, stirring all the time, one quart of brandy and one quart of N. B. rum. Float the whites on the top and ornament with colored sugars.
' Fill mixing-glass two-thirds full of fine ice, three or four dashes of Benedictine, same amount Orange bitters, one jigger Old Tom gin. Stir with spoon, strain in coektail-glass; add fruit.