1895 Modern American drinks; how to mix and serve all kinds of cups and drinks



Cooper. London porter and Dublin stout mixed, half of each. Ale Cup. In a glass pitcher put the juice of half a lemon, one jigger of brandy, one heaping tablespoonful of fine sugar, one quart old ale ; mix. When serving, grate a little nutmeg on top of each glass. Badminton Cup. Put a few lumps of ice into a glass pitcher, add two jiggers of sherry wine, one jigger maraschino, one tablespoonful fine sugar, one bottle claret, one slice of cucumber-rind, a few sprigs of borage, and a cold bottle of plain soda. Mix well and serve. Balaklava Cup. Cut the peel from a lemon in one long piece, put it with a few lumps of ice in a glass pitcher, add one tablespoonful fine sugar, the juice of the lemon, a slice of cucumber-rind, one pint claret; mix well, add a pint of cold champagne, and serve. Cupid. A mixing-glass half- full fine ice, one jigger sherry, one fresh egg, a little cayenne pepper. Shake well, strain, and serve.

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