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



Imperial Punch. Dissolve one tablespoonful fine sugar in a mixing glass with a little water, add two jiggers claret, half a pony of maraschino, a little grated nutmeg, two thin slices lemon, fill the glass with fine ice, add a squirt of seltzer; mix well, trim with fruit. Serve straws. Irish Pimch. Fill a mixing-glass half -full of fine ice, add one tablespoonful fine sugar, a little water, the juice of half a lemon, one jigger Irish whiskey ; mix well, strain into a fancy bar-glass, trim with fruit, or leave on ice, and serve with straws. Jamaica Rum Punch. Prepare in the same manner as Irish Punch, substituting Jamaica rum for Irish whiskey. Japanese Punch. One lump cut-loaf sugar dissolved with a little hot water in a hot-drink glass, add the juice of half a lime, half a jigger arrack, half a jigger brandy, fill the glass with hot tea; mix and serve. This punch is usually served with cake. Fancy Kirsch Punch (For a Party). Mix two quarts of water with two pounds of fine sugar, the juice of four lemons and one pint Kirsch-

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